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20 killed in Colombian mudslide
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 06:00:21 GMT
In Colombia, at least 20 people have been killed after a massive mudslide triggered by heavy rainfalls crushed and buried a local bus.
5 Colombian troops killed in minefield
37 bodies found in Colombia mudslide
Colombia mudslide death toll rises
100 still missing in Colombia mudslide
Colombians protest school privatization
Fri, 08 Apr 2011 05:45:23 GMT
In Colombia, hundreds of thousands of university students and staff members have staged mass demonstrations against a government plan to privatize public education.
Colombia resumes gas flow to Venezuela
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 17:34:15 GMT
Colombia has restarted gas exports to Venezuela after completing repairs on a pipeline that had been damaged in a bomb explosion by FARC rebels.
Colombian military kills 10 FARC rebels
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 18:37:33 GMT
Colombian security forces have killed 10 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in a military raid in the western province of Choco.
Kidnapped Colombian oil workers freed
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 14:08:34 GMT
Twenty one of the 23 Colombian oil workers earlier kidnapped by suspected FARC rebels in a remote eastern jungle area have been released.
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 15:18:39 GMT
FARC releases last two hostages
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has released the last two of six political hostages as part of a unilateral pledge to release the high-profile captives.
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 14:36:48 GMT
Drug submarine seized in Colombia
The Colombian navy has seized a submarine hidden in a jungle area, believed to have been built to carry up to eight tons of cocaine to Mexico.
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 09:26:50 GMT
FARC misleads Colombia on hostages
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which said it planned to free two hostages, has provided "false coordinates" about the captives' whereabouts.
Sat, 12 Feb 2011 03:22:19 GMT
FARC frees two more hostages
Colombia's FARC rebels have released two more of the five hostages they had promised to free this week as a gesture of peace to the government.
Thu, 10 Feb 2011 16:17:48 GMT
FARC 'to release more hostages'
The Colombian FARC rebel group has promised to free more hostages in the coming days following the release of former councilor Marcos Baquero.
Wed, 02 Feb 2011 05:14:45 GMT
5 killed in Colombia coal mine blast
An explosion in a coal mine in Colombia has killed at least five miners, a few days after the government promised to overhaul workplace safety measures following a string of similar incidents.
Mon, 31 Jan 2011 19:01:48 GMT
Colombian navy seizes cocaine boat
The Colombian navy has seized a boat carrying over a ton of cocaine along the Pacific coast of Choco Province as the country steps up counternarcotics operations.
Wed, 26 Jan 2011 16:50:07 GMT
21 killed in Colombian mine blast
An explosion in a coal mine in northeastern Colombia has claimed the lives of at least 21 miners, leaving many others trapped.
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 03:10:05 GMT
Queen of Amphetamines extradited to US
Colombia has extradited Beatriz Henao, who is also known as the Queen of Amphetamines, to the United States where she is wanted on drug trafficking charges.
Tue, 04 Jan 2011 18:25:18 GMT
Colombia seizes cocaine shipment
Columbian police have seized 1.5 tons of cocaine in a shipment of dog food in the city of Cartagena, destined for the United States.
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 02:07:21 GMT
Colombia's pres. hails death of drug lord
Colombia's president lauded police for killing Pedro Guerrero, a notorious drug lord known as "The Knife" who had a 2.5-million-dollar US bounty on his head.
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 09:02:01 GMT
Top Colombian drug lord 'may be dead'
Colombian police say they may have killed Pedro Guerrero Castillo one of the country's most-hunted drugs traffickers and a former paramilitary warlord.
Fri, 24 Dec 2010 08:14:51 GMT
Colombian landslide kills 13, injures 27
A landslide has killed 13 people and left 27 others injured in a village in southeastern Colombia, forcing hundreds of homes to be evacuated in the area.
Sun, 19 Dec 2010 07:33:43 GMT
5 Colombian troops killed in minefield
Five Colombian soldiers have been killed and two others injured after stepping into a minefield in southern part of the capital city Bogota.
Wed, 08 Dec 2010 11:08:25 GMT
37 bodies found in Colombia mudslide
Rescue officials in Colombia say at least 37 bodies have so far been recovered from a massive weekend mudslide in the north of the country.
Tue, 07 Dec 2010 17:35:48 GMT
Colombia mudslide death toll rises
Colombian authorities say the bodies of 30 victims killed in a massive weekend mudslide have been recovered while close to 100 people remain missing.
Tue, 07 Dec 2010 08:18:50 GMT
100 still missing in Colombia mudslide
Colombian rescue teams have recovered the bodies of 23 victims killed in Sunday's mudslide, while more than 100 others still remain missing.
Mon, 06 Dec 2010 03:08:04 GMT
200 feared dead in Colombian landslide
At least 200 people are feared to have been buried by a landslide in Colombia's second largest city as rescue workers scramble to save victims of the country's worst floods in decades.
Sun, 05 Dec 2010 07:56:06 GMT
174 killed in Colombia torrential rains
Weeks of torrential rains in Colombia have left at least 174 people dead and more than 1.5 million others homeless, the country's Red Cross says.
Wed, 01 Dec 2010 05:18:09 GMT
Colombia bus blast kills at least four
A bomb explosion in southern Colombia has killed at least three army troops and a civilian, wounding another sixteen people, local authorities say.
Thu, 25 Nov 2010 21:47:38 GMT
3 Colombian soldiers die in FARC attack
Clashes between FARC guerrillas and government troops in Colombia's southwestern Huila department leave three soldiers dead, two injured and three missing.
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 01:32:55 GMT
FARC rebels kill 7 in Colombia
Four police officers and three soldiers have reportedly been killed by suspected FARC rebels in separate attacks in the southern and central regions of Colombia.
Sat, 20 Nov 2010 18:28:09 GMT
Ex-Colombia spy chief granted asylum
Colombia's former secret service head Maria del Pilar Hurtado has been granted political asylum in Panama after fleeing a criminal investigation into illegal spying.
Sat, 20 Nov 2010 16:49:49 GMT
Colombia vows to hunt for wanted Israeli
Colombia's government pledges to fight for the extradition of a former Israeli military officer, whom it has convicted of training right-wing Colombian militias.
Fri, 19 Nov 2010 00:25:03 GMT
Floods affect 1.2 million Colombians
Persistently heavy rains in Colombia have led to 136 deaths and disrupted the lives of more than 1.2 million others in the Latin American country.
Thu, 04 Nov 2010 01:40:33 GMT
Colombia slams military's child murders
The Colombian government has slammed the involvement of military soldiers in the killing of three children in the northern Arauca department.
Sun, 24 Oct 2010 18:59:39 GMT
Brazil, China eye Colombia investment
China and Brazil have voiced interest in investing in Colombia's railway and port infrastructure in order to facilitate access to the nation's attractive coal mines.
Wed, 13 Oct 2010 10:16:29 GMT
Uribe probed over wiretapping scandal
The Colombian Congress has launched an investigation into former president Alvaro Uribe's alleged role in an illegal wiretapping scandal.
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 11:22:03 GMT
Colombia seizes record drug money
In a fourth attack in little more than a month, the Colombian police have seized a huge cache of money in a raid on a house in south of the capital Bogota.
Tue, 28 Sep 2010 07:13:23 GMT
30 buried in Colombia landslide
At least 30 people have been buried following a landslide caused by heavy rains on a highway in northwestern Colombia, officials say.
Thu, 23 Sep 2010 18:26:40 GMT
Top Colombian rebel leader killed
The Colombian Army says Jorge Briceno, one of the most senior leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), has been killed.
Sun, 19 Sep 2010 23:52:02 GMT
22 FARC guerrillas killed in Colombia
The Colombian military has killed at least 22 suspected leftist guerrillas in a battle near the Ecuadoran border, Defense Minister Rodrigo Rivera said.
Sat, 11 Sep 2010 05:32:57 GMT
Eight policemen killed in Colombia
Fresh clashes between police and leftist militants in southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador have left eight police officers dead.
Sun, 05 Sep 2010 06:56:20 GMT
15 suspected rebels killed in Colombia
The Colombian Air Force has killed at least 15 suspected leftist rebels during an Air Force bombing raid near the country's eastern border, a report says.
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 06:18:51 GMT
Mine blast kills 14 in Colombia
Fourteen police officers have been killed and seven others wounded by explosion of a mine allegedly laid by leftist rebels in southern Colombia, said a police commander.
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 15:26:16 GMT
Red alert in Colombia as volcano erupts
Colombia has announced a state of "red alert" after the Galeras volcano showed signs of activity, prompting thousands to leave areas near the spewing mount.
Thu, 19 Aug 2010 09:19:36 GMT
7 rebels killed in Colombian army attack
Seven rebels of the National Liberation Army (ELN) have been killed in a military attack in the northwestern Colombian town of Taraza.
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 07:06:02 GMT
US-Colombia pact "unconstitutional"
Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled that a controversial agreement which gives US troops access to Colombian military bases is unlawful.
Mon, 16 Aug 2010 18:31:39 GMT
One killed in Colombian air crash
A woman has died after storm and bad weather downed a Colombian passenger plane while it was trying to land on the island of San Andres, official say.
Thu, 12 Aug 2010 14:01:06 GMT
Car bomb injures 4 in Colombia
A strong car bomb has exploded in northern Bogota, injuring four people and damaging the headquarters of private Caracol Radio and other buildings.
Wed, 11 Aug 2010 02:04:14 GMT
Venezuelan, Colombian presidents meet
The Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos have met to mend their countries' severed ties.
Mon, 09 Aug 2010 06:12:57 GMT
Venezuela, Colombia presidents to meet
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is to meet his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, on Tuesday in a move that could "turn the page" and restore their diplomatic relations.
Sun, 08 Aug 2010 02:20:37 GMT
Santos sworn in as Colombian president
Juan Manuel Santos has been sworn in as Colombia's new president, taking over from conservative Alvaro Uribe.
Mon, 02 Aug 2010 01:36:20 GMT
Colombia tightens security nationwide
Colombian government has tightened security measures across the country after leftist rebels killed three off-duty soldiers in a town in the southern province of Tolima.
Sun, 01 Aug 2010 09:51:07 GMT
Bogota: No plans for attack on Caracas
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has denied allegations that he plans to attack neighboring Venezuela amid heightened tensions between the two South American states.
Thu, 29 Jul 2010 02:23:08 GMT
Colombia rejects Venezuela peace plan
Colombia has rejected Venezuela's peace plan to end the dispute over allegations that Venezuela is sheltering leftist guerrillas.
Thu, 22 Jul 2010 09:28:42 GMT
Colombia recalls envoy from Caracas
Colombia has recalled its envoy to Caracas in a fresh escalation of a diplomatic row over claims that anti-Colombia leftist rebels operate in Venezuela.
Mon, 12 Jul 2010 14:56:39 GMT
Betancourt not to sue Colombian govt.
Former Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt says she will not sue the government for its failure to protect her when she was kidnapped and held by FARC rebels for six years.
Mon, 12 Jul 2010 03:38:28 GMT
22 die in Colombian army, rebel clashes
Soldiers have killed 12 rebels in central Colombia, while separate clashes with the guerillas near the Venezuelan border left 10 soldiers dead, the military says.
Wed, 07 Jul 2010 06:57:24 GMT
13 FARC rebels killed in bombardment
At least thirteen rebels, among them two leaders, have been killed in the northern coast of Colombia during a surprise aerial bombardment by the country's security forces.
Mon, 21 Jun 2010 01:46:00 GMT
Columbia's ex-defense chief wins poll
Former Colombian Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos has triumphed in presidential run-off vote that was marred by killings blamed on leftist rebels.
Sun, 20 Jun 2010 11:03:49 GMT
Run-off polls to begin in Colombia
Voters in Colombia will head to the polls in a presidential runoff ballot, with surveys showing a huge lead for former defense minister Juan Manuel Santos.
Mon, 14 Jun 2010 04:13:29 GMT
Colombia rescues FARC hostages
Colombian security forces have rescued two senior police officers and a soldier held hostage by leftist FARC guerillas for more than a decade.
Thu, 10 Jun 2010 07:54:25 GMT
Clinton vows US support for Bogota
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has pledged to continue the US support for America's staunchest ally in Latin America, amid growing criticisms in the region against the military-focused ties .
Tue, 01 Jun 2010 09:31:17 GMT
Colombia heads for run-off election
Colombia is set for a June run-off election, as no candidate managed to claim an outright victory in Sunday's first round of presidential polling.
Mon, 31 May 2010 01:32:17 GMT
Santos leads in Colombian election
Early results have put Manuel Santos of the Social Party of National Unity ahead in the Colombian presidential election, although the possibility of a run-off looms large.
Sun, 30 May 2010 18:01:55 GMT
Presidential polls open in Colombia
The Colombian presidential election has kicked off with an estimated 29 million voters casting their votes to replace President Alvaro Uribe.
Sun, 30 May 2010 07:30:21 GMT
Colombians vote for president
Colombians head to polls in a national election that will see an end to eight years of leadership under President Alvaro Uribe.
Tue, 25 May 2010 02:00:06 GMT
FARC kills nine Colombian marines
Nine Colombian marines have been killed and two others injured in an ambush by FARC rebels in southern Colombia, the Navy says.
Thu, 20 May 2010 06:29:15 GMT
Colombian activist shot dead
Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a Colombian human rights activist in the northern Sucre department, says a group monitoring major crimes.
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