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Unconventional journalists: Wolfe, Kanafani and García Márquez

We look at the lives and legacies of three journalists who broke the mould. Credit You can donate to keep…

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Latin America

Venezuela detains Sinaloa cartel members in clash near Colombia

  About eight Venezuelan soldiers have died during the operations, which have caused about 5,000 people to flee across the…

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Africa

Colombia to extend coronavirus restrictions as infections rise | Coronavirus pandemic News

Nightly curfews will vary depending on intensive care unit occupancy rates in various Colombian cities, president says. Colombia will extend…

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Asia

Venezuelan offensive sends thousands of civilians into Colombia | Latin America News

ARAUQUITA, Colombia — When the Venezuelan military helicopters started firing shots and the bombing began, Yanet Garcia fled her home. With…

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Middle East

Venezuela: Two soldiers killed by land mine near Colombia border | FARC News

The explosion also left nine members of Venezuela’s military injured, the defence ministry says. Venezuela on Thursday said two of…

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Middle East

‘Humanitarian time bomb’: 4,700 Venezuelans flee to Colombia | Military News

Some accuse Venezuelan army of using excessive force in operation against armed groups near Colombia-Venezuela border. About 4,700 Venezuelans have…

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Europe

Venezuela says six members of ‘armed groups’ killed near Colombia | Latin America News

Thousands are displaced after Venezuela military launched operation against ‘armed groups’ near Colombian border. Venezuela’s defence ministry has said six…

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Latin America

Colombia accuses FARC dissidents of car bomb that injured dozens | Latin America News

Bombing in Corinto on Friday injured 43 people, including several public officials, defence minister says. The government of Colombia has…

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Africa

Thousands of Venezuelans flee to Colombia amid violence on border | Coronavirus pandemic News

Venezuela’s military says it is fighting Colombian armed groups in rural areas, Colombia says people ‘forcibly displaced’. Tensions on the…

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Europe

Ex FARC leader asks US Congress for help with peace deal | Conflict News

Bogota, Colombia – One of Colombia’s most notorious ex-rebel leaders has sent an open letter to the United States Congress…

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Latin America

Report: 2020 saw more violence and abuses in Colombia | Conflict News

Amid pressures from the pandemic and a decades-old conflict, Colombia faced a resurgence of violence last year, the International Committee…

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Asia

Colombia military operation kills 10 FARC dissidents | FARC News

Colombian army bombs a base housing dissidents from the former FARC rebel group in Calamar, southeast Colombia. Bombing by the…

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Europe

In Pictures: Is avocado boom to blame for bee deaths in Colombia? | Latin America News

For the second time in two years, Gildardo Urrego is scooping up piles of dead bees after an invisible evil…

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Europe

Colombia becomes first in Americas to get vaccines through COVAX | Coronavirus pandemic News

The Pan American Health Organization says United Nations-backed programme will boost COVID vaccine access in hard-hit Latin America. Colombia has…

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Latin America

In Colombian port town, LGBTQ community faces increasing threats | LGBTQ News

Buenaventura, Colombia – Gisela Diaz, 40, bursts into tears as she recalls the years of violence and discrimination she and…

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Europe

Colombia launches ‘elite force’ to target rebels, drug gangs | Crime News

The new unit consisting of 7,000 personnel will be deployed to border with Venezuela and to drug trafficking hotspots. Colombia…

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Middle East

Colombian army committed 6,400 extrajudicial killings: Court | Crimes Against Humanity News

Colombia’s military carried out at least 6,400 extrajudicial killings and presented them as combat deaths between 2002 and 2008, a…

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Asia

Colombia, Mexico roll out vaccine, Brazil suffers shortages | Coronavirus pandemic News

Head nurse Veronica Luz Machado, who for months has battled the coronavirus pandemic from an intensive care unit in the northern Colombian…

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