Colombia

Violence in eastern Colombia has left 130 dead this year, UN and Catholic Church say
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Violence in eastern Colombia has left 130 dead this year, UN and Catholic Church say

(CNN) – Some 130 people have been killed and more than 3,000 have been forcibly displaced this year as violence…
Colombia becomes latest Latin American country to partially decriminalize abortion
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Colombia becomes latest Latin American country to partially decriminalize abortion

Bogota, Colombia (CNN) – Colombia became the latest country in Latin America to partially decriminalize abortion on Monday, marking a…
Mohamed ElBaradei calls for imposing wealth tax to achieve social equality
Egypt

Mohamed ElBaradei calls for imposing wealth tax to achieve social equality

Former Egyptian Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei shed light on the wealth tax imposed on the wealthy after ten people gained…
Colombian leader sees opportunity in cannabis, but not coca
Middle East

Colombian leader sees opportunity in cannabis, but not coca

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Colombian President Iván Duque has high hopes for the medical marijuana industry in a country…
Colombia’s most wanted drug lord captured in jungle raid
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Colombia’s most wanted drug lord captured in jungle raid

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian security forces have captured the country’s most wanted drug trafficker, a rural warlord who stayed…
Rights group: Colombian police cause deaths of 20 protesters
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Rights group: Colombian police cause deaths of 20 protesters

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — An international monitoring group on Wednesday accused police officers in Colombia of responsibility for the deaths…
Colombian protests roll on for third day amid tear gas, injury
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Colombian protests roll on for third day amid tear gas, injury

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Groups of demonstrators were dispersed by tear gas on Saturday during a third day of protests in…
Fierce gun battles as El Chapo’s son arrested in Mexico
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Fierce gun battles as El Chapo’s son arrested in Mexico

Mexican security forces on Thursday arrested one son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in an operation that…
Former Colombian rebel leader announces return to arms
World

Former Colombian rebel leader announces return to arms

A former senior commander of the dissolved FARC rebel army in Colombia announced Thursday he is taking up arms again…
Venezuela foils attempt on President Maduro’s life: government
World

Venezuela foils attempt on President Maduro’s life: government

Venezuela thwarted a US-linked plan to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro and seize power from his socialist government, Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez alleged on…
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