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BOGOTA The nephew of a former commander from Colombia's FARC rebels has traveled to the United States to testify to U.S. authorities about a plot to sell 10 tonnes of cocaine to Mexico's Sinaloa cartel, Colombian law enforcement sources said on Tuesday.
BOGOTA The nephew of a former commander from Colombia's FARC rebels has travelled to the United States to testify to U.S. authorities about a plot to sell 10 tonnes of cocaine to Mexico's Sinaloa cartel, Colombian law enforcement sources said on Tuesday.
BOGOTA A former Colombian guerrilla insurgent who is trying to become the country's first leftist president, Gustavo Petro said he would focus on narrowing its yawning gap between rich and poor if elected.
FUSAGASUGA, Colombia Four years ago, when Colombia last held congressional elections, Carlos Antonio Lozada was dodging army bullets in jungle trenches as he and his Marxist rebel comrades battled a government offensive.
BOGOTA Sergio Fajardo, a front-runner for May's presidential election in Colombia, likes to draw diagrams to explain his vision to revive the South American country's economy and bridge the chasm between its rich and poor.
BOGOTA/QUITO Colombia's Marxist ELN rebels resumed attacks on oil installations and the armed forces on Wednesday, threatening the future of peace talks just hours after the expiration of a ceasefire agreement with the government.
BOGOTA, Jan 9 Union workers at Colombia's largest coal mine, Cerrejon, could strike if disagreements at negotiations for wages and benefits are not resolved by Jan. 19, the main union's president said on Tuesday.
BOGOTA Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and former FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono each promised on Friday their continued backing to a peace deal they signed a year ago, despite slow progress on parts of the accord.
CARACAS/BOGOTA Veteran Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, under house arrest since 2015 for alleged coup plotting, escaped across the border to Colombia on Friday and later flew to Spain.
AGUA BONITA, Colombia Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels have begun to construct communes in rural areas once torn apart by violence, part of their bid to reintegrate into society following a peace deal with the government.