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Thousands of Colombians march against violence after deadly car bomb

20 Jan 2019

BOGOTA White flags and balloons filled streets nationwide as thousands of Colombians marched on Sunday to express outrage at violence after a car bomb blamed by the government on ELN rebels killed 20 police cadets and injured dozens.

Car bomber kills 10 in Colombia police academy attack

18 Jan 2019

BOGOTA A car bomb exploded at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday, killing at least 10 people and wounding over 50 in an attack that prompted fears of a return to the country's violent past. | Video

UPDATE 5-Car bomb at Colombian police academy kills 9, injures 24

18 Jan 2019

BOGOTA, Jan 17 A car bomb exploded at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday, killing at least nine people and wounding over 20 in an attack that prompted fears of a return to the country's violent past.

Avianca seeks to cut Airbus order as much as half: CEO

10 Dec 2018

BOGOTA Airline Avianca Holdings SA will begin negotiations with Airbus to reduce the 100 planes it had agreed to purchase in a 2015 deal to as few as 50, the chief executive of the Latin American company said.

UPDATE 1-Avianca seeks to cut Airbus order as much as half -CEO

10 Dec 2018

BOGOTA, Dec 10 Airline Avianca Holdings SA will begin negotiations with Airbus to reduce the 100 planes it had agreed to purchase in a 2015 deal to as few as 50, the chief executive of the Latin American company said.

'No more camps,' Colombia tells Venezuelans not to settle in tent city

22 Nov 2018

BOGOTA Francis Montano sits on a cold pavement with her three children, all their worldly possessions stuffed into plastic bags, as she pleads to be let into a new camp for Venezuelan migrants in the Colombian capital, Bogota.

From gunbattles to tourism: Colombia's ex-rebels turn rafting guides

12 Nov 2018

MIRAVALLE, Colombia The nine former rebel fighters, who traded their guns, battle fatigues and heavy rucksacks for paddles, helmets and life jackets, launch four rafts laden with visitors into the turbulent Pato River, deep in Colombia's dense Amazon jungle.

Ecopetrol seeks license to starts fracking tests in Colombia

29 Oct 2018

BARRANCABERMEJA, Colombia Colombia's state oil company Ecopetrol has requested an environmental license to launch a pilot plan to explore for crude oil from unconventional deposits using fracking technology, its chief executive said.

Gran Tierra oil pipeline in Colombia damaged by bomb: army

20 Oct 2018

BOGOTA A pipeline owned by Canadian oil company Gran Tierra Energy in southern Colombia was damaged on Friday by a bomb blast triggered by an unidentified armed group, an attack that caused a fire and oil spill, a senior military chief said.    

Colombia president hopes to pass agenda without deal-making in Congress

27 Sep 2018

BOGOTA Colombian President Ivan Duque's campaign promise to eschew traditional deal-making with the legislature may make it hard for him to pass business-friendly tax proposals, modifications to a peace deal with Marxist rebels and other measures that are unpopular with some centrist and leftist legislators.

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