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Colombian General Surrenders to DEA

A retired Colombian police general who was a top aide to former President Alvaro Uribe gave himself up Tuesday to agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to answer charges he colluded with traffickers. continue reading »

Juanes to perform in Lima Peru in September, visit Machu Picchu

Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes will give three concerts in Peru in September and also visit the famed Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, organizers of the Movistar Musica 2012 tour said. The pop star known for hits such as "Fijate bien" and "Me enamora" will perform in Lima on Sept. 12 at the National University of San Marcos' stadium continue reading »

Colombian Singer-Songwriter Estefano Relives Night he was Shot in “Resurreccion”

Colombian singer-songwriter Estefano returns to the world of music with "Resurreccion," a number on his new disc to be released in September and in which he sings about the tragic night when he was shot twice at his home in Miami. continue reading »

60- Million-Year-Old, 8-Foot Long Turtle Fossil Found in Colombian Coal Mine

Remains of a ‘coal turtle’ officially known by paleontologist as ‘Carbonemys cofrinii’ in honor of the Colombian coal mine where it was found have been discovered. continue reading »

Colombian Drivers Owe More Than $300 Million in Unpaid Fines

Bogota, Colombia’s Mobility Department is reportedly preparing to impound 36,842 vehicles and 2125 homes because the owners have failed to pay a total of about 560 billion pesos (more than US$309.6 million). continue reading »

Bomb in Bogota Targeting Interior Minister, Fernando Londoño, Kills Two and Wounds 39

A bomb targeting former Interior Minister Fernando Londoño killed his driver and a bodyguard and wounded 39 others Tuesday in the Colombian capital, police said, amending earlier official comments that spoke of five dead and 29 injured. continue reading »

Colombia and China Reach Agreement to Boost Oil Cooperation

Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos and Chinese President Hu Jintao presided over the signing here Wednesday of nine agreements to boost cooperation in a range of industries, including the oil sector. continue reading »

Colombia’s FARC Rebels May Be Holding French Journalist Romeo Langlois

Colombia's FARC guerrillas admitted on Tuesday that they are holding French journalist Romeo Langlois, who disappeared three days ago in the middle of a firefight between security forces and the guerrillas in the southern province of Caqueta. continue reading »

Deadly Helicopter Crash in Colombia Leaves 13 Dead

Seven airmen and six National Police officers were killed when an air force helicopter crashed outside Sabanagrande, a city in Colombia's northern Atlantico province, the air force said. continue reading »

Sir Paul McCartney Guarded by 1,400 Officers During Colombian Stop of “On the Run” Concert Tour

Former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney was reportedly being protected by as many a massive number of police officers during a two-day stay in Colombia. While in Bogota, continue reading »

Colombian Rebel Group FARC Releases 10 Captives

The last 10 security force members held by Colombia's FARC rebels arrived here Monday after a handover in the jungle to a team from the International Committee of the Red Cross. continue reading »

Human Rights Commission Condemns Murder of Well-Known Colombian Radio Journalist

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of Colombian broadcast journalist Argemiro Cárdenas Agudelo, which took place on March 15 continue reading »

Protesters of Transmilenio Bus Network in Colombia Bring Traffic to a Stand-Still

Windows were shattered, traffic disrupted and some 30 people arrested here Friday amid protests by thousands of riders of the Colombian capital's Transmilenio bus network. continue reading »

Colombian Hen May Break Guinness Record with 245-gram Egg (VIDEO)

Hernando Nino, owner of Altamira ranch in Colombia and of the now famous hen, is convinced 245-gram egg is the biggest of its kind and will break the Guinness Record. continue reading »

Colombian Boy Dies, Brother Injured After Stepping on Rebel Landmine

One indigenous person was killed and another three were injured when they stepped on landmines planted by leftist FARC rebels in the mountains of the southwestern Colombian province of Valle del Cauca, community leaders said. continue reading »

Members of Colombian Soccer Team Arrested for Rape of Teen

Four players from Colombia's Once Caldas soccer team are being accused by a woman of raping her, the Manizales-based team said. The Attorney General's Office continue reading »

FARC Suspected in Hotel Bomb in Colombia

One person died and four others were injured Thursday when a bomb detonated at a hotel in the west-central Colombian city of Cajamarca, authorities said. continue reading »

Colombian FARC Guerrillas are Large Land Owners

Colombia's FARC guerrilla group has carried out land seizures and owns - in the names of straw men - farms of up to 42,000 hectares (105,000 acres), the director of the Territorial Consolidation and Reconstruction Unit, Alvaro Balcazar, said in an interview published by the El Tiempo newspaper. continue reading »

Drunken TV Reporter Sends 1,500 Colombian Cops on Wild Goose Chase

A Colombian television reporter found herself in hot water after contacting police about an abduction that never happened, the press said Wednesday. continue reading »

Colombian Marines Seize 32 Homemade Bombs

Marines found 32 homemade bombs containing a total of 130 kilos of explosives in a rural area outside Tumaco, a port city on Colombia's Pacific coast, the navy said Sunday. continue reading »