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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: news

Colombia candidate hurt by video

Sunday, May 18th 2014, 16:50

Colombia's presidential campaign takes an unexpected turn as a magazine publishes a video of the leading candidate apparently discussing illegal interceptions.
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Colombia and Farc reach drug deal

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 0:03
related countries: Cuba Cuba

The government of Colombia and the Farc rebel group agree on a plan to deal with the illegal drug trade, at peace negotiations in Cuba.
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Colombia rebels declare poll truce

Friday, May 16th 2014, 15:10

Two rebel groups in Colombia, the Farc and the ELN, announce a unilateral truce with the government during the country's forthcoming elections.
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Colombian paramilitary boss arrested

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 10:38
related places: Medellin

A Colombian paramilitary suspected of killing Carlos Castano, boss of the country's largest paramilitary group, is arrested in the city of Medellin.
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British hovercraft's Colombian role

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 5:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The role being played by UK-made combat hovercraft in Colombia
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Colombia raids 'spying' office

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 20:56
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Colombia says it has raided an office that illegally intercepted rebel and government communications to try to undermine ongoing peace talks in Cuba.
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Scandal forces out top Colombia aide

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 10:41

Political strategist Juan Jose Rendon quits the Colombian president's re-election campaign amid allegations that he took money from drug dealers.
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VIDEO: Diggers search Colombia mine collapse

Saturday, May 3rd 2014, 4:07
related places: Cauca

Diggers are brought in to help rescue workers in Colombia find people buried under tonnes of mud after an illegal gold mine collapsed on Wednesday night in the Cauca department.
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Rescuers search for Colombia miners

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 4:48

Rescuers are using large mechanical diggers to try to reach people trapped underground after an illegal gold mine collapsed in Colombia.
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Deadly mine collapse in Colombia

Thursday, May 1st 2014, 17:50

Rescuers try to reach up to 30 people trapped underground after an illegal gold mine collapses in south-western Colombia, killing at least three.
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Colombia farmers protest over reform

Monday, April 28th 2014, 23:02

Farmers across Colombia take part in protests to demand that the government implement agricultural reforms agreed last year.
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Teen dies in Colombia 'tribal ritual'

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 13:53

A teenager from Bristol dies in a South American rainforest while apparently taking part in a local tribal ritual during a gap-year trip.
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Bogota mayor Petro reinstalled

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 15:44
related places: Bogota

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos reinstates the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, to his post following a court order to that effect.
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Colombian tribute to Garcia Marquez

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 18:50

Colombia honours its most renowned author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in a ceremony at the capital's cathedral, less than a week after he died aged 87.
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Twin memorials for Garcia Marquez

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 9:39

Mexico and Colombia hold commemorations for renowned author and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on Thursday.
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VIDEO: Santos on Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 9:17

The Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has told the BBC that Gabriel Garcia Marquez was "probably the greatest Colombian we have had in the history of our country".
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Tributes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Friday, April 18th 2014, 14:16
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ,who has died in Mexico aged 87.
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Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 23:30
related countries: Mexico Mexico

The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, dies in Mexico aged 87, his family says.
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VIDEO: Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 21:42
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87.
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Climate fears over Colombia drought

Monday, April 14th 2014, 23:43
related places: Casanare

Colombia's Casanare region ill-prepared for drought
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Victims 'a priority' for Colombia

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 1:15

Colombian Victims' Unit says reparations key to peace process
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez returns home

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 22:12
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Renowned Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, leaves hospital in Mexico after treatment.
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Colombia arrests acid attack suspect

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 18:40
related places: Bogota

Police in Colombia arrest a man suspected of throwing acid at a woman's face, in a case that has caused outrage across the country.
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez in hospital

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 20:54
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Renowned Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, is admitted to hospital in Mexico.
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Colombia's president replaces mayor

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 2:43
related places: Bogota

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos confirms the removal of Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, despite international protests.
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Colombia VP puts dog ahead of career

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 19:29
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Germany Germany

Colombian Vice-President Angelino Garzon turns down the post of ambassador to Brazil because his German Shepherd dog would not adapt to the hot weather.
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GB women win bronze as men miss out

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 7:56

GB's Jess Varnish and Becky James finish third on a poor day for the men's team at the Track Cycling World Championships.
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Colombia's military chief replaced

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 11:23

The Colombian defence minister replaces military chief Gen Leonardo Barrero amid a series of scandals involving the armed forces.
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Colombian army corruption 'unveiled'

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 20:41

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos promises a full investigation into allegations that senior army officers were involved in massive corruption.
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Colombia army dismissal over spying

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 2:12

Colombia's government dismisses the army's head of security following reports that army agents spied on officials negotiating with Farc rebels.
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Colombia to charge US firm employees

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 0:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Drummond

Colombia's chief prosecutor says he will charge six employees of the US coal mining company Drummond with damaging the environment.
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Deadly fire in Colombia prison

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 16:17
related places: Barranquilla, Ten

Ten prisoners die in a fire at a jail in the Colombian city of Barranquilla following a fight between inmates and guards, say police.
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Colombia hopes for peace 'this year'

Friday, January 24th 2014, 22:45

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos tells the BBC he hopes to sign a peace treaty with the rebels this year to end a decades-long conflict.
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Falcao is major World Cup doubt

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 16:07
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Colombia's Radamel Falcao appears set to miss the World Cup after Monaco confirm the striker requires knee surgery.
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