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Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe tests positive for COVID-19
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Colombia top court places ex-President Uribe under house arrest
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Medical workers in Colombia calling for a full lockdown
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In Colombia, Militant Groups Resort To Arson, Murder To Enforce Lockdowns
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Colombia journalist calls surveillance scandal threat to democracy
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Colombia: Gang rape of Indigenous girl sparks national outrage
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Venezuelan migrants stranded after border with Colombia closed
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COVID-19 surges in Colombia, doctors fear deaths underreported
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Latin America Is Losing The Battle Against COVID-19
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Latin America and the Caribbean surpass Europe's number of coronavirus cases
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Quintana escapes serious injury after being hit by car
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Woman gives birth while battling coronavirus in a coma
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Venezuelans returning home after Colombia economic lockdown
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Colombia women protest against rising femicide
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Colombia violence: Killings continue during lockdown
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Puppets bring purpose to puppeteer in lockdown
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Real Madrid return to competition at Di Stefano stadium after COVID lockdown
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Cycling star Uran stunned when farmhand keeps pace on Colombia’s back roads
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Colombia's Uran facing competition from unlikely source
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Rural Colombia gets help from above on testing
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COVID-19: Google Maps rolls out new features to avoid crowds when using public transit
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Farmers trade fruits for essentials in the AmazonTwo siblings provide farmers in Colombia's Amazon jungle with food and other essentials in exchange for fruit they harvest that would otherwise go to waste because of the coronavirus pandemic. (July..
Colombian army frees two foreigners held by FARC dissidentsColombian soldiers have freed two foreign nationals who were being held hostage by FARC rebel dissidents in the country's southwestern Cauca province, the government said on Thursday.
U.S. offers $10 million reward for capture of former Colombian rebelsThe United States on Thursday said it was offering rewards of up to $10 million each for information leading to the arrest or conviction of two former leaders of Colombia's FARC rebel group.
Colombia's potential cocaine output up 1.5% in 2019, says U.N. drug agencyPotential production of pure cocaine hydrochloride in Colombia was up by 1.5% last year to 1,137 metric tonnes, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said on Wednesday, even as the areas..
Colombia's beleaguered president gets approval bump during pandemicThe coronavirus pandemic has battered the popularity of governments and leaders around the world, yet Colombia's Ivan Duque has actually received an unexpected boost in public opinion.
Colombia's confirmed coronavirus cases rise above 50,000Reported coronavirus cases in Colombia have risen to over 50,000, the country's health ministry said on Sunday, as neighboring Ecuador approaches the same milestone.
Colombia guerrilla group the ELN releases six prisonersColombia's biggest active guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), released six hostages on Sunday in the north east of the country, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)..
As quarantine wanes, Bogota's medics brace for a spike in COVID casesA COVID patient lies shirtless on a gurney in a chill corridor of a hospital in Colombia's capital Bogota, oxygen tubes coiled on his chest. It takes five staff - in scrubs, masks and face shields - to..
Colombian businessman close to Venezuela's Maduro arrestedAuthorities in Cape Verde have arrested Alex Saab, a Colombian businessman close to socialist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro who was charged by the United States with alleged money laundering, the..
Colombia seizes $265 million worth of cocaine in shipping containersColombian police on Tuesday seized cocaine with an estimated value of $265 million in shipping containers at the Pacific port of Buenaventura, a city on the Andean country's Pacific coast, a senior..
Hundreds of Venezuelans camp in northern Bogota, await return homeHundreds of Venezuelan migrants are camping in an array of tents along a major Bogota highway as they wait to make their way back home, even as tightening border restrictions strand returnees fleeing..
Private planes take to the sky to ferry coronavirus tests from isolated Colombia"This is HK4679 G on a humanitarian flight between La Primavera and Cumaribo, transporting COVID-19 tests at 3,500 feet," Ernesto Perez radioed to a nearby military base as he piloted his twin-engine..
Colombia arrests 50 for plant and animal traffickingColombia has captured 50 people and charged them with illegally trafficking plants and animals as part of efforts by authorities to protect the environment, the government said in a statement on..
Stranded in Central America, migrants demand passage to U.S. borderPanama has stepped up border controls in the vast and wild Darien Province that neighbors Colombia, authorities said on Thursday, after some members of a group of 1,900 migrants from as far afield as..
For Colombia's quarantined poor, lunch is served - by trendy restaurantsIn the bustling kitchen of one of Bogota's trendiest restaurants, a team of chefs that usually caters to the Colombian capital's well-heeled citizens is preparing meals for a community of people cut..
Colombia court to investigate ex-President Uribe's alleged ties to hackingColombia's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it would investigate former President Alvaro Uribe's possible connections to a scandal involving alleged military spying on journalists, politicians and judges.
Video calls connect anxious parents to hospitalized newborns in ColombiaDeysi Silva cannot see, hug or kiss her infant daughter.
Colombia will not ease quarantine in capital, cities hit hard by coronavirusColombia issued new measures to control the spread of the novel coronavirus in three of its most affected cities on Saturday, including the capital Bogota, as the rest of the country prepares for..
International naval operation nets 50 tonnes of cocaine in 45 daysA multilateral naval anti-drug operation confiscated 50 tonnes of cocaine in 45 days, Colombia President Ivan Duque said on Friday.
Colombia ELN rebels would back U.N. ceasefire, urge government to joinColombian rebel group the National Liberation Army (ELN) would be willing to participate in a global three-month ceasefire being discussed at the United Nations to contain the spread of coronavirus,..
Colombia extends national quarantine until JulyColombia on Thursday extended a nationwide quarantine to contain the spread of the coronavirus until July 1, while allowing more freedom of movement in some parts of the country.
Bogota quarantine to continue for additional two weeksA coronavirus quarantine will continue in Colombia's capital Bogota until at least June 15, the mayor said on Thursday, even as other parts of the country begin re-opening.
U.S. unit to arrive in Colombia to help fight drug traffickingA U.S. army unit will arrive in Colombia in the coming days to help the Andean country's armed forces fight against drug trafficking for a four-month period, the U.S. embassy in Bogota said on..
Colombia to begin easing restrictions from the start of JuneColombia will begin easing restrictions put in place to control the spread of the coronavirus starting from June, President Ivan Duque said Wednesday, though he asked the public to continue isolating..
Colombia inter-city bus drivers demand to return to workDrivers of inter-city bus services in Colombia protested on Wednesday to demand the government let them return to work after two months of quarantine aimed at stopping the spread of the novel..
Special Report: U.S. takes aim at the power behind Venezuela's Maduro - his first ladyFour years ago, a bit player in the Venezuelan leadership was arrested in Colombia and extradited to the United States to face drug charges. He proved to be an important catch.
Colombian factory adds bedrooms for workers as economy slowly reopensColombian seamstress Nazly Penagos got an unusual offer from her boss: come live inside the Bogota factory to reduce the chance of getting sick with the novel coronavirus.
Colombian businessman makes hospital bed-coffin combo to serve coronavirus deadDisturbing images of bodies of dozens of coronavirus victims awaiting burial on the streets of Ecuador's largest city Guayaquil has motivated a businessman in neighboring Colombia to design something..
Colombia issues arrest warrants for 10 mayors for alleged graftColombia's attorney general's office said on Thursday it will issue arrest warrants for 10 mayors for alleged acts of corruption during the country's two months of coronavirus lockdown.
Colombian police use drones to detect high body temperaturesIt is not a bird, a plane or Superman: the aircraft humming in the skies above Colombia's capital Bogota are instead police drones that are meant to detect people with high temperatures or those..
Colombia follows Argentina in banning all international flights through August 31Colombia on Wednesday followed Argentina's footsteps and imposed one of the toughest travel bans in the world to fight coronavirus, saying no international passenger flights will be allowed until Aug...
Venezuela announces border curfews as coronavirus cases jumpVenezuela imposed new curfews in a handful of towns along its borders with Colombia and Brazil in response to a jump in coronavirus cases which officials attributed mainly to returning migrants,..
Colombia coronavirus quarantine extended through end of MayColombia's mandatory quarantine has been extended by a further week until May 31, President Ivan Duque said on Tuesday, the fourth extension to a lockdown intended to curb the spread of the..
Regional health body warns of COVID-19 spread in Amazon tri-border areaThe Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned on Tuesday that new coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the tri-border area of the Amazon between Brazil, Colombia and Peru and threatens to infect..
Colombia to work together with hard-hit Brazil to fight coronavirus on border: DuqueColombia will work with hard-hit Brazil to increase the military presence along their Amazonian border and share information in an effort to fight an increasing number of coronavirus cases in the area,..
Residents of Bogota slum facing eviction despite quarantineHundreds of people expected to be evicted from their hillside homes in a slum of Colombia's capital Bogota on Friday, despite having nowhere to go during the country's coronavirus lockdown.
Colombia bombing kills ELN rebel commander, three othersA commander from Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels known for his management of illicit finances has been killed along with three others in a military bombing, the Defense Ministry said..
Colombia says over 52,000 Venezuelans return home, cites lockdownMore than 52,000 Venezuelans have voluntarily returned to their country from Colombia during the coronavirus lockdown, Colombia's migration agency said on Tuesday.
Venezuela says troops seize abandoned Colombian combat boats, weaponsVenezuela's military said it seized three abandoned Colombian light combat vessels that soldiers found on Saturday while patrolling the Orinoco river, several days after the government accused its..
Colombian capital to lift gendered shopping rulesColombia's capital, Bogota, will lift rules that required men and women to shop on different days during the country's coronavirus quarantine, the city's mayor said on Friday.
Coronavirus outbreak in Colombia prison sparks fear among officials, familiesA coronavirus outbreak that has infected more than 30% of inmates at the prison in Villavicencio, in central Colombia, has sparked fear among local officials, neighbors and prisoners' families that the..
Colombian President Duque declares new state of emergency to ease pain of virus lockdownColombia has declared a second state of emergency to support sectors of the economy that will remain shut down for an extended period to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, President Ivan Duque..
Colombia extends COVID-19 lockdown to May 25, additional sectors to start re-openingColombia's mandatory quarantine will be extended by a further two weeks as it tries to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, President Ivan Duque said on Tuesday, although additional sectors..
Colombia's military chief vows to root out army officials linked to spy scandalThe chief of Colombia's armed forces vowed on Sunday to get to the bottom of an ongoing scandal over spying on journalists, politicians and judges by what he described as rogue elements within the..
Venezuela government says eight killed in foiled mercenary 'incursion'Venezuela's government said it foiled a marine incursion on Sunday by "terrorist mercenaries" who attempted to enter the country on speedboats from neighboring Colombia, adding security forces killed..
Colombia ousts 11 military officials in spying investigationColombia's defense ministry on Friday announced the ouster of 11 military officials and the resignation of a general related to an ongoing probe into allegations the army spied on journalists,..
Coronavirus response boosts approval for Colombia's DuquePresident Ivan Duque's response to the coronavirus has earned him a rare boost in approval ratings, a survey showed, as Colombia's long nationwide quarantine stretches on.
Venezuelan migrants block Bogota road, demand to travel homeA large crowd of Venezuelan migrants held up traffic on a Bogota highway on Wednesday, demanding to be allowed to leave Colombia and return to Venezuela.
Two dozen people deported to Colombia on U.S. flight found to have coronavirus: sourcesAbout two dozen migrants deported from the United States on a flight to Colombia last month have tested positive for the new coronavirus, two people familiar with the matter said, adding to worries..