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Less than a fifth of Colombia’s gold is produced legally, with much of the 60 metric-ton annual production controlled by illegal armed groups
Last year’s deal with the guerrilla group left a power vacuum, putting authorities and residents on edge amid new violence: ‘Everyone’s nervous’
The lawsuit could be one of many as ongoing civilian resistance and increasingly strict environmental regulations
The UN Mission in Colombia is on the verge of completing the registry of about 7,000 weapons formerly held by FARC
Bogotá Mayor’s Office released a press note highlighting the most important changes and ongoing plans in the city
The Colombian authorities have ordered an investigation into a deadly landslide that swept through the south-western town of Mocoa.
The president of Colombia declared Monday a state of economic, social and ecological emergency
Colombia's Congress backed the appointment of retired General Oscar Naranjo as vice president
For 35 years, the international cocaine trade has made drug cartels rich and helped fund and expand the activities of the FARC
Ensuring sustainable land restitution in Colombia, Amnesty International explores the weaknesses and failures in implementing it
Coca production in Colombia has surged to levels unseen in two decades of U.S. eradication efforts, according to a White House report released Tuesday
Colombia's senate late Monday approved a constitutional reform to set up special war crimes courts
The US has provided Bogota with some $10 billion in mainly military aid since 2000 under Plan Colombia
If you have a drug problem, blaming the producer of the ingredients of that drug is clearly a cop-out
The UN mission responsible for supervising the execution of such measure approved by the consensus of the two sides
Clouds gathered Monday over peace talks aimed at ending Colombia's half-century conflict after the ELN rebels claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing at a bullring in Bogota.
Colombia's FARC rebels should have all their weapons turned over by June after almost 7000 of them reached demobilisation zones across the country.
The Government of Colombia will present a political reform to the Congress seeking to increase the presidential term to five years, as well as the posts of Attorney, Public Prosecutor, mayors and governors.
Colombia, one of the most mined countries in the world, aims to remove all landmines and other explosives by 2021 after the government and FARC rebels signed a peace deal last year, a top government official has said.
Cocaine is probably the last thing most people think about when buying roses.
Around 300 fighters from Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels will not demobilize under a peace deal, a military commander said, giving the first official figure of guerrillas who may join with crime gangs seeking control of lucrative rebel drug territory.