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Madonna’s Son Upsets Colombians, Calls Medellín “Cocaine Central”

Madonna’s Son Upsets Colombians, Calls Medellín “Cocaine Central”

The son of pop icon Madonna has upset the people of Medellín, Colombia after posting a photo of the city and labeling it the "cocaine center of Columbia." Rocco Ritchie, 12, is the son of Madonna and Guy Ritchie. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Colombian Wife Pours Boiling Water on Husband’s Genitals After Learning he Cheated

LATINO BLOTTER: Colombian Wife Pours Boiling Water on Husband’s Genitals After Learning he Cheated

Police are still looking for a Colombian woman who poured boiling water on her husband’s genitals as he slept. On Tuesday, Yolivel Lopez allegedly poured boiling water on to continue reading »

Canadian Engineer Remains Captive by Colombian Guerillas

Canadian Engineer Remains Captive by Colombian Guerillas

The smaller of Colombia's two main guerrilla groups said Monday that a Canadian mining engineer abducted last month will remain a captive. continue reading »

ELN Rebel Group Release Kidnapped Mine Workers in Colombia

ELN Rebel Group Release Kidnapped Mine Workers in Colombia

Five foreign workers kidnapped last month from a mining project in northern Colombia were released Friday by the smaller of the Andean nation's two main guerrilla groups, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. continue reading »

Latin America News: Colombian FARC Guerillas Release Kidnapped Police

Latin America News: Colombian FARC Guerillas Release Kidnapped Police

Colombia's FARC rebels on Friday released two police officers taken prisoner last month, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. continue reading »

Latin America News: 7 Colombian Soldiers Killed in Clashes with FARC Guerillas

Latin America News: 7 Colombian Soldiers Killed in Clashes with FARC Guerillas

Seven Colombian soldiers were killed and five more wounded in clashes with leftist rebels in the southern province of Caqueta, the military said continue reading »

Juanes Hosts Intimate Concert to Celebrate Grammy for “Best Latin Pop Album”

Juanes Hosts Intimate Concert to Celebrate Grammy for “Best Latin Pop Album”

Colombian singer Juanes celebrated his Grammy for Best Latin Pop Album with an intimate concert in Los Angeles, where he told reporters that he intends to include songs in English on his next album. continue reading »

Colombian Military Kill 3 FARC Guerillas, Capture Four Others in Gun Battle

Colombian Military Kill 3 FARC Guerillas, Capture Four Others in Gun Battle

Colombian troops killed three FARC rebels and captured four others during operations in the province of Caqueta, the army said, while Bogota daily El Tiempo reported that a guerrilla attack in Guaviare province left two dead and 25 injured. continue reading »

Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia Have Best Climate for Private-Public Partnerships

Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia Have Best Climate for Private-Public Partnerships

Chile, Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Colombia are the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean most able to carry out sustainable public-private partnerships (PPPs) to develop infrastructure and increase access to basic services, according to the continue reading »

Colombian Drug Lord Arrested in Panama

Colombian Drug Lord Arrested in Panama

A man suspected of being the leader of Colombia's Oficina de Envigado gang was arrested over the weekend by the National Police in Panama, officials said. continue reading »

6.9 Quake in Southern Colombia Injures 8, Damages 143 Homes

6.9 Quake in Southern Colombia Injures 8, Damages 143 Homes

A total of eight people were injured and 143 homes were damaged by a magnitude-6.9 earthquake that rocked southwest Colombia, according to the latest report by the National Risk Assessment Unit, or UNGRD, on its Twitter account. continue reading »

Latin America News: Colombian Government Suspends 4G Broadband Auction

Latin America News: Colombian Government Suspends 4G Broadband Auction

Colombia's government has suspended a scheduled auction of 4G mobile broadband service after learning about a potential merger deal involving two of the participants, Information Technologies and Communications Minister Diego Molano said. continue reading »

Netflix Looking to Nab Pablo Escobar Series for Original Programming

Netflix Looking to Nab Pablo Escobar Series for Original Programming

Netflix is looking into series for the first of its original programming and they reportedly have their eye on wirking with Gaumont International Television for a drama series about Colombia's notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar. continue reading »

Colombian Army Investigates Car Bombs that Killed 2, Wounded 2

Colombian Army Investigates Car Bombs that Killed 2, Wounded 2

Colombia's army said two car bombs - not one, as was initially reported - were used in attacks in the conflict-ridden province of Cauca that left two dead and two others wounded. continue reading »

Latin America News:  Two Killed in Car Bombing in Colombia

Latin America News:  Two Killed in Car Bombing in Colombia

At least two people died and three others were wounded Tuesday when a car bomb exploded in a rural part of the strife-torn Colombian province of Cauca, authorities told Efe. continue reading »