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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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US university gets Marquez archive

Monday, November 24th 2014, 20:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marquez, Texas

The University of Texas acquires the archives of Nobel prize-winning late Colombian writer, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
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Farc warning on release of general

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 23:17

Colombia's Farc rebels warn that military operations where they are holding captured general, Ruben Alzate, may jeopardise his release.
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Colombia general 'free next week'

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 18:21

Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.
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Colombia general 'released soon'

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 1:31

Colombia's Farc rebels reach an agreement with the government over the conditions necessary for releasing an army general and four others.
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Farc defends general's abduction

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 19:13

Colombia's Farc rebels issue a statement defending the kidnap of an army general and his two companions during peace negotiations.
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Huge search for general in Colombia

Monday, November 17th 2014, 20:28

The Colombian authorities launch a huge search operation for an army general abducted by left-wing Farc rebels on Sunday.
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VIDEO: Colombia calls off FARC peace talks

Monday, November 17th 2014, 9:58

Colombia has suspended peace talks with the Farc rebel group after the apparent kidnapping of an army general.
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Colombia suspends Farc peace talks

Monday, November 17th 2014, 5:49

The Colombian President‎ Juan Manuel Santos suspends peace talks with the Farc rebel group after the apparent kidnapping of an army general.
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Colombia rebels 'sorry' over murder

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 14:47

Colombia's largest left-wing rebel group, the Farc, says it is sorry for killing two members of the Nasa indigenous group last week.
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UN concern over Colombia Farc verdict

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 14:33

The UN has expressed concern over the sentencing by an indigenous court in Colombia of seven Farc rebels over the murder of two indigenous leaders.
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Tribal court convicts Farc fighters

Monday, November 10th 2014, 3:22

An indigenous court in western Colombia convicts seven left-wing Farc guerrillas over the murder of two leaders of the Nasa tribe.
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Memorial plaque removed in Colombia

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 1:04
related places: Cartagena

A controversial plaque unveiled last week by Prince Charles in the Colombian port city of Cartagena is removed after local opposition.
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VIDEO: Man saved after two days in Pacific

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 8:07
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

Dramatic footage shows the moment a Colombian man was plucked from the Pacific Ocean after two days at sea.
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Colombia mayor urges plaque removal

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 22:39
related places: Cartagena

A plaque unveiled by Prince Charles commemorating a 1741 British siege of Cartagena should be removed, the Colombian city's mayor says.
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VIDEO: New royal plaque may be ripped out

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 12:02
related places: Cartagena

The mayor of the Colombian port city of Cartagena has said he will ask for a controversial plaque unveiled last week by Prince Charles to be removed.
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The Colombian who teaches Colombian

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 14:59

The Colombian who stands up for regional slang
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Charles faces 'pirate' plaque row

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 21:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cartagena

Complaints have been voiced in the Colombian city of Cartagena over a plaque unveiled by Prince Charles recalling an 18th-century siege by a British admiral.
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The price of peace in Colombia

Friday, October 31st 2014, 1:19

What would Colombia look like, if talks could end conflict?
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Colombian Farc in civilian admission

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 21:43

Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".
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US judge sentences Farc commander

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 4:38
related countries: United States United States

A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.
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Venezuela murder blamed on Colombia

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 10:35
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says Colombian paramilitaries ordered the murder of a governing party lawmaker in his home in Caracas.
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Lightning kills 11 in Colombia

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 0:34

Eleven members of the Colombian Wiwa indigenous group are killed by lightning during a religious ceremony in a remote area of the country.
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VIDEO: 'Gangster hound' joins police academy

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 4:14

Following the arrest of his owner, an alleged Colombian drug trafficker, last month, Pecas the dog is enjoying a new life firmly on the right side of the law.
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VIDEO: Colombia tower blocks demolished

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 17:27
related places: Medellin

Engineers in the Colombian city of Medellin have blown up four tower blocks at the Space apartment complex, which was deemed unsafe following a deadly collapse.
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Medellin high-rises demolished

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 14:22
related places: Medellin

The remaining towers in the Space apartment complex in the Colombian city of Medellin have been demolished following a deadly collapse last year.
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Cycling team keep flesh-coloured kit

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 11:39

A Colombian women's cycling team says it will not stop wearing its flesh-coloured kit despite criticism from the sport's governing body.
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Seven truly shocking sports strips

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 12:21

Newsbeat takes a look at some of the worst kits worn by teams through the years after the Colombian cycling team caused quite a stir with their latest strip.
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Father 'won't forgive' siege killers

Monday, September 15th 2014, 18:59
related countries: Algeria Algeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The father of one of the British men killed in the Algerian gas plant siege last year tells an inquest that his son's killers are not "forgiven or understood".
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Team's 'naked' kit 'unacceptable'

Monday, September 15th 2014, 15:40

A Colombian team is warned by cycling chiefs after their unusual kit made the female riders look naked.
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Colombian women's group wins UN refugee prize

Friday, September 12th 2014, 7:56

How a small Colombian women's group won an international award
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Brazil 1-0 Colombia

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 5:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Neymar scores the only goal of the game as Dunga's second spell as Brazil boss begins with victory over 10-man Colombia.
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Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 0:31
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.
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Spain returns Colombian treasure

Monday, September 1st 2014, 23:08
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain returns to Colombia hundreds of indigenous artefacts that were seized from drug gangs in 2003, but later smuggled out of the country.
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Colombia frees hired killer 'Popeye'

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 4:13

One of Colombia's most notorious killers, known as Popeye, who admitted to 300 murders for drug lord Pablo Escobar is freed from prison.
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Colombian anti-groping squad goes to work

Monday, August 25th 2014, 23:12
related places: Bogota

The police squad fighting groping on Bogota's public transport
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