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News: Colombia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Colombia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Colombia raid 'must be condemned'

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 11:17
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, Venezuela Venezuela

The presidents of Ecuador and Venezuela say Colombia must be condemned for its raid on rebels inside Ecuador.
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Venezuela troops 'move to border'

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 21:34
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Thousands of Venezuelan troops take up position on Colombia's border, Venezuela's defence minister says.
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Ecuador seeks to censure Colombia

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 2:13
related countries: United States United States

Ecuador urges the Organisation of American States to condemn Colombia for violating its territory.
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Colombia calls for Chavez charges

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 20:52
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Colombia's president calls on the International Criminal Court to bring charges against Venezuela's Hugo Chavez.
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Neighbours cut ties with Colombia

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 3:44

Venezuela and Ecuador take new diplomatic measures in response to a Colombian cross-border raid.
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US urges diplomacy in Bogota row

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 22:51
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, United States United States
related places: Bogota

The US urges Colombia and Ecuador to seek a diplomatic solution to the crisis over a Colombian cross-border raid.
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Troops sent to Colombia borders

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 15:52
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, Venezuela Venezuela

Ecuador and Venezuela send troops to their borders with Colombia after a Farc rebel leader is killed in Ecuador.
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Venezuela 'sends tanks to border'

Sunday, March 2nd 2008, 22:16
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez orders tanks to the border after Colombia kills a rebel Farc commander.
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Chavez in Farc raid 'war' warning

Sunday, March 2nd 2008, 3:35
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador, Venezuela Venezuela

Hugo Chavez warns Colombia a strike against Farc rebels inside Venezuela like that in Ecuador could start a war.
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Top Farc leader killed by troops

Saturday, March 1st 2008, 16:41

Raul Reyes, one of the most senior leaders of Colombia's Farc rebels, has been killed by the army, a minister says.
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Fears grow for Farc sick hostage

Thursday, February 28th 2008, 13:38

Concern for the health of kidnapped Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt prompts fresh calls for her release.
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Colombian hostages freed by Farc

Thursday, February 28th 2008, 10:09
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Four hostages are set free by Colombian Farc rebels, in a deal brokered by the Venezuelan president.
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Sarkozy meets hostage family

Saturday, February 23rd 2008, 23:13
related countries: France France

The daughter of the kidnapped Colombian politician, Ingrid Betancourt, meets the French president.
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Farc 'to release another hostage'

Thursday, February 21st 2008, 10:36
related countries: France France

Colombia's Farc rebels will release four hostages in the coming weeks, says France's foreign minister.
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Colombian judge convicts troops

Monday, February 18th 2008, 18:45

A Colombian judge convicts 15 soldiers over the deaths of 10 anti-drugs police in a May 2006 ambush.
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Nicaragua steps up border row

Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 10:12
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

Nicaragua protests formally to Colombia over alleged intimidation of its fishermen in disputed waters.
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'Progress made' on Farc hostages

Saturday, February 9th 2008, 23:14
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela says it has made progress on securing the release of three more Farc hostages in Colombia.
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Colombian drug lord jailed in US

Tuesday, February 5th 2008, 22:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

A New York court sentences a leading Colombian drugs trafficker to 30 years in prison.
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Colombia hostages 'to be freed'

Sunday, February 3rd 2008, 7:32

Colombia's Farc rebel group says it will release three hostages kidnapped over six years ago, for health reasons.
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Colombian drugs lord found dead

Friday, February 1st 2008, 20:50
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Colombia's most-wanted drugs trafficker has been found murdered in a Venezuelan holiday cabin.
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US jails Colombian rebel leader

Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 3:51
related countries: United States United States

A Colombian rebel leader is jailed for 60 years in the US over the kidnapping of three US intelligence operatives.
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Rice talks trade on Colombia trip

Saturday, January 26th 2008, 2:13
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state promotes free trade with Colombia, as Venezuela alleges "aggression" plot.
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Rice to show Colombia support

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 23:41
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is visiting ally Colombia to try to secure a free trade accord.
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EU to keep Farc on 'terror list'

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 18:46
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The EU insists it will not remove Colombia's Farc rebels from its "terror list", despite recent calls by Venezuela.
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Colombian volcano threatens

Friday, January 18th 2008, 17:17

A volcano erupts in southern Colombia, prompting the evacuation of 8,000 residents of a nearby city.
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Colombian clergy 'contact' Farc

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 2:33

Colombia's Roman Catholic clergy say they are in contact with Farc rebels in a bid to free more hostages.
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Colombian brings news of hostages

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 12:07

A Colombian woman freed last week after six years in rebel hands goes home with news of fellow hostages.
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New Farc kidnappings in Colombia

Monday, January 14th 2008, 23:20

Left-wing Farc rebels kidnap six tourists on Colombia's Pacific coast, authorities in the country say.
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Freed Colombia hostage sees son

Monday, January 14th 2008, 7:38
related places: Bogota

Released Colombian hostage Clara Rojas returns to Bogota and visits the son she has not seen for three years.
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Chavez in Colombia rebel call

Saturday, January 12th 2008, 3:38
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's president says the Farc guerrillas should not be treated as terrorists, but Colombia disagrees.
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Released hostage eager to see son

Friday, January 11th 2008, 15:50

Released Colombian hostage Clara Rojas says she is eager to be reunited with her son who was born in captivity.
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Family reunions for Farc hostages

Friday, January 11th 2008, 7:39
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Two hostages freed by Colombian rebels arrive in Venezuela after several years in captivity.
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Colombian rebels 'free hostages'

Thursday, January 10th 2008, 17:57
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Colombian guerrillas have freed two women they have been holding, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says.
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New Colombia hostage mission

Thursday, January 10th 2008, 15:22
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Two Venezuelan helicopters are in Colombia to pick up two hostages due to be released by Colombian rebels.
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