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Experts Excavate Remains of 3,000-Year-Old Structures Found in Colombia

Experts Excavate Remains of 3,000-Year-Old Structures Found in Colombia

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. continue reading »

15 Countries Broadcast Pablo Escobar Television Series

15 Countries Broadcast Pablo Escobar Television Series

The Colombian television series "Escobar, el Patron del Mal" has been sold in 15 countries and is currently back on the air in Colombia, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the death of the biggest drug trafficker in history. continue reading »

Oval Office Meeting for President Obama and Colombian President Santos

Oval Office Meeting for President Obama and Colombian President Santos

U.S. President Barack Obama praised Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos here Tuesday for "his bold and brave efforts to bring about a lasting and just peace" in the Andean nation. continue reading »

Explosion at Colombian Fireworks Factory Injures 6

Explosion at Colombian Fireworks Factory Injures 6

A fireworks factory blew up Monday in northwestern Colombia injuring six people, one of them seriously, government officials reported. continue reading »

Colombians Bake ‘World’s Largest Pound Cake’

Colombians Bake ‘World’s Largest Pound Cake’

More than 180 Colombians prepared a 606.6-meter (664-yard) pound cake in Bogota over the weekend, setting a Guinness record for the world's biggest pound cake and easily breaking the old mark of 500 meters. continue reading »

Colombian Guerrillas Release Kidnapped Engineer After One Year

Colombian Guerrillas Release Kidnapped Engineer After One Year

The National Liberation Army, or ELN, Colombia's second-largest guerrilla group, on Sunday turned over to a humanitarian commission agricultural engineer Leon Andres Montes Ceballos, whom it had kidnapped last year. continue reading »

Colombian Army Kills 10 ELN Guerrillas

Colombian Army Kills 10 ELN Guerrillas

Soldiers killed 10 National Liberation Army, or ELN, guerrillas in fighting early Sunday in Fortul, a rural area in the northeastern Colombian border province of Arauca, military spokesmen told Efe. continue reading »

Colombian President Announces Plans for Reelection in 2014

Colombian President Announces Plans for Reelection in 2014

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced Wednesday that he will seek reelection in the 2014 elections. continue reading »

Ex-Spy Chief Arrested for 1989 Assassination in Colombia

Ex-Spy Chief Arrested for 1989 Assassination in Colombia

A former head of Colombia's now-defunct DAS security agency was arrested Wednesday on charges he was involved in the 1989 assassination of presidential candidate Luis Carlos Galan. continue reading »

REPORT: Check out Brands that Have Invaded Colombia

REPORT: Check out Brands that Have Invaded Colombia

Check out the brands that are taking over Colombian shopping malls. They are global brands and many are American. Brands like Forever 21 and Chili's are on top of the list. continue reading »

Colombia Fines Carlos Slim’s Companies $1.2 Million

Colombia Fines Carlos Slim’s Companies $1.2 Million

Colombian authorities fined the companies Telmex Colombia and Telmex Telecomunicaciones, part of Mexican magnate Carlos Slim's business empire, for failure to respond to users' concerns. continue reading »

Europe Changes Visa Requirements for Peruvians, Colombians

Europe Changes Visa Requirements for Peruvians, Colombians

The elimination of Europe's visa requirements for Peruvians and Colombians will not cause a "stampede" of Peruvians seeking jobs, but it will create an opportunity for to learn about other realities, Peru's foreign minister, Eda Rivas, said Wednesday at a forum organized by Agencia Efe. continue reading »

Police Arrest 10 for Cybertheft in Colombia

Police Arrest 10 for Cybertheft in Colombia

Colombian police on Tuesday arrested 10 suspected members of a gang that stole a total of 1.2 billion pesos ($620,870) from three companies by means of "deceptive maneuvers" on the Internet. continue reading »

Grenade Attack on Emerald Dealer Kills 3 in Colombia

Grenade Attack on Emerald Dealer Kills 3 in Colombia

At least three people were killed in an attack on emerald dealer Pedro Nel Rincon, who was wounded by shrapnel from a grenade, Colombian media reported. continue reading »

Colombian President Slams Incursion of U.S. Research Ship Into Caribbean

Colombian President Slams Incursion of U.S. Research Ship Into Caribbean

President Juan Manuel Santos denounced Friday the incursion of a U.S. research vessel into Colombia's Caribbean waters. continue reading »