Homicides in Colombia went up 3% in 2019, according to the country’s Medical Examiner’s Office, which is contradicting government claims homicides dropped. The Medical Examiner’s Office, whose numbers are used to calculate the country’s homicide rate, said homicides went up...
A mysterious illness is ravaging indigenous communities in western Colombia where 10 children have died so far this year, local media reported Wednesday. Regional authorities sent physicians and bacteriologists to the Baudo river in the Choco province to confirm suspicions...
Colombia’s Supreme Court elected President Ivan Duque‘s former human rights adviser, Francisco Barbosa, as the country’s new chief prosecutor. Barbosa has no experience with criminal law, but studied law with Duque and is specialized in international humanitarian law and transitional...
Colombia’s President Ivan Duque on Thursday rejected the offer on his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro to reestablish consular relations between the two countries. Venezuela’s authoritarian leader offered to reestablish consular ties on Wednesday after the arrest of a fugitive former...
La Guajira is the driest and hottest place you will find in Colombia and the home of the legendary Wayuu people. The Wayuu are particularly legendary because the Spanish were never able to conquer them...
Parque Tayrona, one of Colombia’s most popular beach destinations, will be closed for three periods a year to allow its protected ecosystem to recover from damage caused by tourism. Until this year, the country’s...

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