Colombian president Ivan Duque orders curfew in Bogota amid protests
As massive anti-government protests continue in Colombia, the president has called for a "national conversation" while shutting down the capital city overnight. Multiple deaths and injuries have been reported.
Venezuelans left stranded at Ecuador's border as visa rule comes into effect
Ecuador's new visa restrictions left Venezuelans marooned at the border. Colombia's government criticized Quito's decision, saying it could boost human trafficking and put migrants at risk.
Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release
Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug trafficking.
The women emerald miners of Colombia
Fura Gems is vowing to make a clean break from the past. It’s working to win over nearby villages by offering to hire an unprecedented number of female miners. The company is setting up a gem washing plant run entirely by women, an initiative the company says has never been attempted before.
Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in runoff
What next for Colombia? Voters tacking conservative in the first presidential runoff to feature a straight choice between left and right.
'War is not an option,' says former FARC guerrilla leader
As presidential elections in Colombia approach, FRANCE 24 sits down with former FARC Guerrilla leader Rodrigo Londono, better known as Timoleon "Timochenko" Jimenez, in an exclusive interview. He talks about his group’s transformation into a political party and the challenges of changing public perceptions. “The fact that we can spread our message under present circumstances cannot be quantified,” he says.
Colombian and Ecuadorean troops search jungle for dissident FARC group
Colombian and Ecuadorean troops continued on Wednesday (April 18) a joint operation in the jungles of southwestern Colombia to search for an insurgent group believed to have kidnapped two Ecuadorean journalists and their driver recently.
UN World Food Program:'Venezuelans are starving to death'
David Beasley, Director of the World Food Program said, Colombia needs international help as it struggles with a humanitarian catastrophe along its border from Venezuelans driven from their homes by hunger. He made the comments after meeting refugees during a visit to Cucuta in eastern Colombia.
Colombia worried over massive influx of Venezuelans
Colombia is facing one of the world's biggest migration crises. More than half a million Venezuelans have crossed the Colombian border, fleeing a political crisis and poverty. Colombia's government fears the immigrants could destabilize the country.