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23 Oct 2021
Jineth Bedoya was kidnapped, tortured and raped by paramilitaries 21 years ago. After fighting for years, she has now finally found justice in the form of an international verdict.
17 Oct 2021
The liberation of the nun, captured on the border with Burkina Faso nearly five years ago, has been welcomed by the Colombian government. Mali's president saluted her "bravery" after the ordeal.
11 Oct 2021
Brazil star Neymar greets fans in Barranquilla just before the World Cup qualifier against Colombia. Neymar said Sunday that the 2022 World Cup will be his last as he "doesn't have the strength to put up with more football".
2 Oct 2021
Haitian migrants on the Colombia-Panama border speak of their determination to reach the United States. The US special envoy to Haiti resigned Thursday, denouncing the Biden administration's deportation of Haitian migrants. The announcement came after the US had already flown 1,400 Haitians back to Haiti on 12 flights.
6 Sep 2021
In the mountains and jungles of southwestern Colombia, rural workers toil doggedly in the coca fields despite the dangers posed by guerrillas and drug traffickers -- and despite the government's anti-drug campaign.
26 Aug 2021
The Colombian Navy has intercepted 1.2 tonnes of cocaine bound to Central America on a Go-Fast boat in the Pacific Ocean on Narino Province.
24 Aug 2021
Moments before tying the knot, a suspected member of the 'Clan del Golfo' drug cartel is arrested at his wedding in a church in Antioquia, Colombia. Luis Daniel Santana, alias 'Machete', has been wanted by authorities since 2017 and had allegedly been avoiding them in the mountains of Antioquia, but intelligence officers determined that the 24-year-old would come out of hiding to attend his wedding.
22 Aug 2021
Mexican and Colombian aid arrives in Haiti, after the Caribbean nation was struck by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that left more than 1,400 dead.
31 Jul 2021
Colombian immigration authorities expelled a German activist who documented anti-government protests. She said she was the victim of an attack last week, which Colombian police dispute.
30 Jul 2021
The illegal activity has caused major environmental damage in Colombia, one of the world's most biodiverse countries. Officials say the spike in mining is also deeply concerning "because it has ties to organized crime."
11 Jul 2021
Anti-government protesters and police clash in the Colombian cities of Medellin and Popayan during demonstrations that mark two months of a grassroots movement in which more than 60 people have died across the country.
4 Jul 2021
The Movistar Arena and the Colpatria tower in the Colombian capital Bogota light up in rainbow colours to mark pride month global celebrations.

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