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5 min ago | Inside Colombia
The peace community of San Jose de Apartado considered the official apology by Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday as the first steps to restore a relationship of trust between the community and the state.
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GRANADA, Colombia Every Christmas for the last eight years, Claudia has written a letter to Jesus Christ asking for a wish.
8 hrs ago | Reuters
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' popularity rose for a third straight month in December and he would be re-elected next year in a second-round vote, a poll published on Thursday showed.
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Venezuela's murder rate has fallen by about a quarter this year, the government says, dismissing opponents' talk of ever-rising crime as propaganda.
Colombia's FARC rebels said Tuesday that the decision of Inspector-General Alejandro OrdoA ez to oust the leftist mayor of Bogota dealt "another serious blow" to the 13-month-old peace process between the guerrillas and the Andean nation's government.
I had the opportunity to visit Bogota, Colombia for a meeting of representatives of public sector unions from the Western Hemisphere.
Totó La Momposina, the great singer of Colombian traditional music, received a lifetime achievement award at the Latin Grammys last month.
A new home-grown Colombian app is helping farmers in central Colombia to check weather, get market prices and most importantly, connect with potential clients for their agricultural products.
Colombia's Supreme Court said it has convicted 45 congressmen and 7 governors for connections to paramilitary organizations since investigations into an ongoing "parapolitics" scandal broke in 2006.
A record half a million Colombians this year have requested a U.S. visa and 85 percent of those requests have been approved, the U.S. consulate in Bogota reported after the milestone was reached.
The Federation of Culinary Associations of the Republic of Cuba and the Cocinarte Academy of Gastronomy in Santiago de Cali, Colombia, signed an agreement to build closer ties and collaboration.
The mayor of Colombia's capital has told thousands of supporters the city will become ungovernable if he is forced from office.
Some 170 archaeologists and workers have spent the last year excavating a 3,000-year-old site in a rural area near the Colombian capital of Bogota.
In the capital of a country notorious for drug trafficking, here was a familiar scene.
Colombia, it must be said, has not always enjoyed a good reputation as a destination for foreign investment or tourism, due to decades of civil unrest from whose dark shadow it has struggled to escape.
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The Bogota National Library has been bringing in speakers this year to talk about the future of libraries, the relation of digital and cultural worlds, and library innovation, partially sponsored by the U.S. State Dept.