Colombia's surprising runner-up in last Sunday's elections Rodolfo Hernández is poised to become the country's next president, according to a survey conducted by the Centro Nacional de Consultoría. The study showed Hernández would edge former leftwing M-19 guerrilla leader and...
A short-tempered 77-year-old entrepreneur who once physically assaulted an opponent has shaken up Colombia’s presidential election race in its final few days. A week ago, Rodolfo Hernandez was seen as a long shot. But now he’s on investors’ radar after...
By guest contributors Boghuma K. Titanji MD PhD, Keletso Makofane, PhD and @neurofourier In recent weeks multiple cases of confirmed and suspected monkeypox infections have been reported in three European countries. The initial cluster of cases which first appeared in the...
In 1980, the M-19 guerrilla movement stormed a diplomatic reception in Bogotá and kidnapped US envoy Diego Asencio, holding him and several other ambassadors hostage for two months before flying them to Cuba and releasing them. It was one...
Colombia’s mining industry is on track to bring in a record 8.8 trillion pesos ($2.2 billion) in taxes and royalties during 2022, the Colombian Mining Association (ACM) said on Wednesday, adding mining is an essential sector for the transition...
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian center-right presidential candidate Federico Gutierrez on Tuesday said a microphone had been found illegally installed in one of his campaign offices in the Andean country’s second city of Medellin. The microphone was found on Friday and...
Gustavo Petro once lived a clandestine life as an urban guerrilla and was imprisoned and tortured. Now the former revolutionary is the favourite to win Colombia’s presidential election and lead the most leftwing government in the traditionally conservative South...
The Colombian Attorney General's Office suspended the mayor of Medellín, Daniel Quintero, from his post on Tuesday for a video in which he indirectly but clearly expresses his support for the candidacy of leftist Gustavo Petro in the upcoming...
Environmental activists Fabian Urquijo and Jhordan Peinado, who hail from Colombia’s Santander region, received an eerie warning in February. They were named in a pamphlet shared by the Gulf Clan paramilitary group, warning that they would be killed if they did...
Colombia will lift a face mask mandate for some indoor spaces from May 1, President Ivan Duque said on Monday, though coverings will still be required on transport and in medical facilities and schools. The Andean country has reported more...

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