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Colombia: Country in South America
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in North America. Colombia shares a border to the northwest with Panama, to the east with Brazil and Venezuela, and to the south with Ecuador and Peru. It shares its maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Colombia is a unitary, constitutional republic comprising thirty-two departments, with the capital in Bogotá.

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Despite killings, Continental Gold still on track with flagship Colombia mine

Last September, Continental Gold Inc's painstaking efforts to build community support for its gold and silver mine beneath the green skirts of Colombia's Andes suddenly looked vulnerable when gunmen..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Gold miners' rocky road in Colombia

Canada's Continental Gold is on track to open a mine in Colombia in 2020 that will be the country's first large-scale underground gold project in years.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Colombia

Colombia hoping to be 'Latin American Silicon Valley,' president tells Euronews [Video]Colombia hoping to be 'Latin American Silicon Valley,' president tells Euronews

Colombian President Ivan Duque has been telling creative industry experts, gathered on the French Riveria, how he's focusing on the Orange economy to drive growth and employment.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:30Published

Colombia deports undocumented Venezuelans entering Cucuta [Video]Colombia deports undocumented Venezuelans entering Cucuta

In response, Venezuela now requests migration cards for Colombians travelling to Venezuela.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:23Published

Mexican Narcos Shift What They're Smuggling Out Of Colombia [Video]Mexican Narcos Shift What They're Smuggling Out Of Colombia

A change in what's being smuggled out of Colombia hints at a shift in the Mexican cartels' cocaine trade. Business Insider reports Colombia's anti-narcotics chief says unrefined coca base is..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Colombia 'torture' defence minister wins no-confidence vote [Video]Colombia 'torture' defence minister wins no-confidence vote

Guillermo Botero has been at the centre of a political storm for weeks and is now receiving handshakes and congratulatory hugs after surviving a vote to remove him from office.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:29Published

U.S. women impatient for next soccer World Cup match [Video]U.S. women impatient for next soccer World Cup match

Veteran U.S. player Carli Lloyd says her team would like to play their next match as soon as possible, following their 13-0 victory against Thailand.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:42Published

Exhibition's tribute to human rights activists killed in Colombia [Video]Exhibition's tribute to human rights activists killed in Colombia

The artist Doris Salcedo directed an exhibition of public art in Bogotá in tribute to dozens of human rights leaders killed in Colombia after the signing of the peace agreement.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Quebrantos: Art tribute to Colombia's murdered community leaders [Video]Quebrantos: Art tribute to Colombia's murdered community leaders

One of the most influential Latin American artists has created a major installation mourning murdered community leaders.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

Angelina Jolie visits refugee camp in Colombia [Video]Angelina Jolie visits refugee camp in Colombia

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie visits a refugee camp in Colombia after thousands of Venezuelans fled into the country.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four months [Video]Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four months

Thousands of people enter Colombia to buy food and medicine after President Nicolas Maduro orders reopening of border.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:32Published

Venezuela crisis: Border with Colombia reopened [Video]Venezuela crisis: Border with Colombia reopened

The border had previously been closed as relations between the two countries worsened.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:49Published

Angelina Jolie visits Venezulan border as millions flee crisis [Video]Angelina Jolie visits Venezulan border as millions flee crisis

UNHCR special envoy and actress Angelina Jolie visited refugees in camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan border as the U.N. announced four million Venezuelans have fled the country. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Watch: Locals paint the town red in Colombia tomato throwing festival [Video]Watch: Locals paint the town red in Colombia tomato throwing festival

The tomato fight marks the end of the harvest in this agricultural region. The vast pile of tomatoes used are leftovers and not fit for human consumption.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

A Japanese Drug Mule Died On A Flight From Colombia To Tokyo. [Video]A Japanese Drug Mule Died On A Flight From Colombia To Tokyo.

A Japanese man flying to Tokyo from Bogotá, Colombia, died mid-way through his flight after ingesting over 240 bags of cocaine. AeroMexico crew attended the passenger, who authorities are calling "Udo..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Zakarin wins Giro stage 13 as Roglic, Nibali stay together [Video]Zakarin wins Giro stage 13 as Roglic, Nibali stay together

Zakarin wins Giro stage 13 while Polanc retains pink jersey

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:05Published

Viviani disqualified to give Gaviria Giro stage win [Video]Viviani disqualified to give Gaviria Giro stage win

Fernando Gaviria is awarded the third stage of the Giro d'Italia following the disqualification of Elia Viviani for dangerous riding

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:49Published

Colombian police fight against coca farming [Video]Colombian police fight against coca farming

Colombia launched a large anti-narcotics operation, going after poor coca-plant farmers and drug traffickers.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published

Venezuelan migrants find temporary respite at UN camp [Video]Venezuelan migrants find temporary respite at UN camp

The camp, the only one of its kind in Colombia, opened in March in a bid to provide some shelter for the rising number of Venezuelans fleeing a humanitarian crisis in their homeland. Jonah Green has..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

Violence continues to displace farmers in northern Colombia [Video]Violence continues to displace farmers in northern Colombia

Violence displaces thousands of farmers and indigenous people in northern Colombia three years after FARC peace deal.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

Lima Group Accuses Maduro Of Protecting Colombian Terrorist Groups [Video]Lima Group Accuses Maduro Of Protecting Colombian Terrorist Groups

Reuters reports the Lima Group regional bloc has accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting “terrorist groups” in Colombia. The bloc, which supports the opposition in Venezuela, says..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Venezuela crisis: Security forces personnel stranded in Colombia [Video]Venezuela crisis: Security forces personnel stranded in Colombia

More than a thousand members of Venezuela's security forces are in Colombia, waiting to join the fight against Nicolas Maduro.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

Crab Fossil Are A Mash-Up Of Shrimp and Lobster Parts [Video]Crab Fossil Are A Mash-Up Of Shrimp and Lobster Parts

According to MNN.com, "When paleontologists unearthed dozens of fossils from the Andes Mountains in Colombia, they were puzzled by the creatures' odd assortment of features. They were such a hodgepodge..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

 

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says

Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ranks, according to five Colombian military..
Reuters - Published

Colombia scores late to edge Qatar 1-0 in Copa America

Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar and a spot in the knockout stage of the Copa America on Wednesday
USATODAY.com - Published

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina

James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams' debut in the South American tournament
USATODAY.com - Published

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in..
Reuters - Published

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