“Heavily armed men” displace farmers after government fails to substitute removed coca crops

Heavily armed men have displaced entire townships in northern Colombia after the government refused to compensate former coca farmers, according to the United Nations. The local farmers’ association ASCSCUCOR said more people...

The Billboard of Paola Holguín uncover the truth about the JEP in Colombia

In the department of Antioquia (Colombia), the political group of the right-wing senator, Paola Holguín, sent a controversial and harsh message through Billboards, linking the Special Justice for The Peace, (JEP)...

Man ‘tries to kill wife’ by crashing plane into baby shower she was attending

A pilot is believed to have crashed a stolen plane into a clubhouse hosting a baby shower in a bid to kill his wife, according to reports. Dozens of guests were forced to flee...

Witnessing the birth of Colombia’s largest river

The Magdalena River is Colombia’s largest. By the time it reached the Caribbean coast in the north its waters have traveled 950 miles from the river’s birthplace. In order to see the...

Native Colombians expand protests despite stigmatization, death threats and repression

Thousands of participants joined indigenous protests in southwest Colombia on Sunday, putting the government of President Ivan Duque under further pressure. Interior Minister Nancy Patricia Gutierrez has been negotiating with indigenous representatives...

Magistrate investigating Uribe never told court she worked for his defense attorney: report

A magistrate investigating Senator Alvaro Uribe never told the Supreme Court she used to work for the controversial former president’s attorney, according to weekly Semana. Magistrate Cristina Eugenia Lombano never included her...

Minor damage reported after M6 earthquake in west Colombia

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6 that shook multiple of Colombia’s cities on Saturday left only minor damage, according to authorities. The earthquake occurred around 2:30PM some 124 kilometers under Versalles, a...

IACHR criticizes Colombia for failure to ratify war crimes tribunal bill

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has criticized Colombia’s government for its failure to adopt a law that defines the powers of a war crimes tribunal. The IACHR said it was...

Colombia begins search for 126,000 missing persons with $15 million deficit

More than two years into a peace process, Colombia’s transitional justice system is finally set to begin its search for 80,000 people who disappeared during the armed conflict. But with a...

Queiroz’ debut: Colombia beats Japan 1-0 in friendly

Carlos Queiroz began his reign as manager of the Colombian national football team with a 1-0 win over Japan in an international friendly in Yokohama on Friday. A second half penalty from...