Colombia

Colombia top cocaine producer despite shrinking coca fields : UN

Colombia in 2020 managed to reduce by seven percent its land surface under coca cultivation, but remained the world's largest producer of cocaine,...

Colombia orders police ‘modernization’ after protest criticism

Colombia announced Sunday an effort to "modernize" the police, who have been widely criticized internationally for the violent repression of...

Colombia orders police ‘modernization’ after protest criticism

Colombia announced Sunday an effort to "modernize" the police, who have been widely criticized internationally for the violent repression of...

Young people moonlight as nurses in Colombia’s social unrest

By day they are publicists, YouTubers or market vendors. By night they dodge tear gas and stun grenades to tend to the wounded in clashes between...

First signs of appeasement in talks between Colombian government, protesters

Colombian protesters made cautious overtures towards the government Tuesday in talks seeking to end weeks of violent social unrest that has left...

Colombian soldiers given mixed reception in protest center Cali

Inhabitants of Colombia's third largest city reacted with fear and suspicion to the sight of soldiers patrolling the streets of Cali, but others...

Colombian army tightens grip on Cali after protests leave 13 dead

The Colombian army on Saturday tightened its control over Cali, the country's third largest city, after the latest anti-government protests left...

Military deployed to Cali as Colombia marks full month of protests

Colombian President Ivan Duque announced Friday he was deploying military troops to the city of Cali, as international alarm grows over the policing...

No end in sight as Colombia marks full month of protests

Colombia on Friday marks a full month of anti-government protests that have claimed dozens of lives and invited international condemnation of...

New peace commissioner for Colombia as clashes continue

Colombia's president on Monday appointed a new high commissioner for peace after the last resigned amid anti-government protests that have claimed...

Colombians protest ahead of talks with government

Colombians took to the streets Wednesday, on the eve of talks with the government, in a third week of demonstrations that have been marked by...

In Colombia, cattle farmer declares truce with jaguar

On the plains of eastern Colombia, an age-old conflict between man and beast plays out near-daily. Jaguars attack cattle. Farmers retaliate with...

Colombia govt to consider protesters’ conditions for talks

The Colombian government said Sunday it would consider protesters' demands to "guarantee the right to protest" as a condition for negotiations...

Thousands of Colombians in anti-govt march in Madrid

Thousands of Colombians marched through central Madrid on Saturday in support of anti-governments protests back home which over 40 people have...

In Colombia, cattle farmer declares truce with jaguar

On the plains of eastern Colombia, an age-old conflict between man and beast plays out near-daily. Jaguars attack cattle. Farmers retaliate with...

Crisis-hit city of Cali emblematic of Colombian anger

Poverty, long-simmering racial tension, drug trafficking and a recent outbreak of violent anti-government protest: the Colombian city of Cali...

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