Colombian President Gustavo Petro has had to backtrack on his claim that four Indigenous children — missing for more than two weeks after a plane crash — had been found alive in the Amazon.
Colombia's hippos are a threat to the country's ecosystem and its people. Here's how a drug lord's pet project turned into a major problem.
Recent deadly riots in Medellin during a local football game between Atletico Nacional and Independiente have been fueling debate about fan violence. Clubs have called for tougher penalties and cultural change.
Once considered by many as the de facto leader of Venezuela, Juan Guaido was accused by Colombian authorities of entering the country illegally.
Thirty media outlets in the Forbidden Stories consortium of investigative journalists, including FRANCE 24, are continuing the work of Colombian journalist Rafael Moreno, who was murdered in October 2022. In particular, Moreno was investigating Cerro Matoso, an open-pit nickel mine in Colombia's northern Córdoba region.
A powerful explosion in a coal mine in central Colombia has claimed at least 11 lives and left 10 more workers trapped in the mine.
Authorities in Colombia have devised a plan with zoos and wildlife sanctuaries in India, Mexico and Ecuador to rehome a group of invasive and territorial hippos descended from Pablo Escobar's exotic animal collection.
Colombia has struck a ceasefire deal with five illegal armed groups, including ELN guerrillas, FARC dissidents and drug gangs.
8 Oct 2022
Colombia and Venezuela have reopened their shared border after years of diplomatic deadlock and partial closures. Relations between the two countries have thawed since Colombia's first left-leaning president took office.
3 Oct 2022
Esteban Sinisterra, a young Black fashion designer from Colombia's largely-poor Pacific region, is dressing Vice-President Francia Marquez - the first Afro-Colombian woman to hold the post - in what he calls "resistance" fashion.
2 Oct 2022
The reopening was a key campaign promise from the recently elected President of Colombia, Gustavo Petro. The Simon Bolivar international bridge had been closed for seven years.
26 Aug 2022
Colombian Defense Minister Ivan Velasquez said the government wants to avoid the deaths of minors who have been forced to join. The government has indicated willingness to engage in peace talks with rebel groups.