Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail

America 05/17/19, 19:00

A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested by police Friday moments after his release from jail by a peace tribunal whose ruling against extraditing him to the U.S. triggered an institutional crisis and revived debate about justice for victims of ...

Colombia’s female soccer players fight for level field

Sports 03/12/19, 02:50

On a recent weeknight, Sara Pulecio dribbled a soccer ball gracefully through a set of orange cones, and jumped repeatedly over small obstacles placed by coaches along a field, to develop more strength in her legs.The soccer clinic, organized by ...

Pence in Colombia announces new sanctions on Maduro

America 02/25/19, 21:38

The Trump administration announced new sanctions Monday on allies of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro as it struggles to find new ways to boost his opponent after an effort to deliver humanitarian aid to the economically devastated nation faltered amid strong resistance ...

Students fill streets of Colombia capital in education march

America 11/15/18, 18:12

Thousands of students have disrupted life in Colombia's capital with amid nationwide demonstrations called to press demands for President Ivan Duque to increase education spending.An university student is detained during a protest asking for a hike in the budget for ...

Bogota implores tourists to stop feeding pigeons

World 10/10/18, 00:22

On a bright Sunday afternoon, a group of government workers walked around Bogota's most famous square dressed as pigeons, with cardboard beaks covering their noses, as thousands of real birds swarmed overhead and left their droppings on stately monuments.Flapping their ...

APNewsBreak: DEA’s Colombia post roiled by misconduct probes

America 10/03/18, 14:51

New turmoil has roiled the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's high-profile office in Colombia, where at least three agents have left in recent months amid investigations into alleged misconduct, including accusations that one passed secrets to drug cartels and another used ...

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