Latin America

Kidnapping mars UN Security Council visit to Colombia

UN employee taken captive just before UN Security Council ambassadors arrive to show support for peace deal with FARC.

Kidnapping mars UN Security Council visit to Colombia

Latin America

Colombia: Complaints over construction delays at FARC peace camps

Former FARC fighters say the Colombian government has yet to make good on its promise to provide proper housing for those now living in temporary camps. They say the delay could hinder the peace process agreed last year.

Opinion

Why is coca production on the rise in Colombia?

After countless reforms and billions of investment eradicating coca cultivation is still a great challenge for Colombia.

Ross Eventon

by Ross Eventon

Ross Eventon

Latin America

Venezuelans turn to Colombia for basic supplies

Anti-government protesters in Venezuela are planning a day of action on Monday after 20 people were killed in violence last week.

Latin America

14 killed, 20 missing in new Colombia landslide

Mud and debris spill through streets of city in west Colombia that received equivalent of one month of rain overnight.

At least 14 killed in Manizales landslide

Latin America

11 killed, 20 missing in new Colombia landslide

Mud and debris spill through streets of city in west Colombia that receives equivalent of one month of rain overnight.

Nearly a dozen killed in Manizales landslide

Latin America

Colombia ends mudslide search operation; 106 missing

At least 102 children among the dead in a giant mudslide that slammed into the town of Mocoa last week.

Latin America

Colombia: Investigation begins for Mocoa disaster

It's been a week since a devastating landslide killed more than 300 people in the Colombian city of Mocoa.

Colombia

Colombia probes landslide as death toll tops 300

Authorities launch investigation into landslide as survivors continue searching for 314 loved ones still missing.

Politics

Colombia and ELN in talks to end 52 years of war

Government and second biggest rebel group begin talks in neighbouring Ecuador after more than three years of attempts.

Latin America

Colombia landslides: Survivors left with nothing

Survivors of Colombia's mudslides are returning to their neighbourhoods to recover what's left. Despite government promises to help people rebuild, those left with nothing are worried it won't happen at all.

Colombia

Colombia: Burials start for Mocoa mudslides victims

At least 273 people were killed after rains and mudslides caused havoc in the Colombian city of Mocoa. Many of the victims were children. Families have started burying their loved ones as the search for the missing goes on.

Humanitarian crises

Bodies decomposing in Colombia morgue after landslides

Death toll, currently at 273, could rise as rescuers search for more victims and survivors after flooding and mudslides.

Latin America

Hopes fade as Colombians comb rubble for signs of life

Search and rescue teams dig through mud after devastating landslides triggered by heavy rains kill more than 200.

Latin America

Colombia mudslides kill more than 200

Rescue effort suspended for the night as hundreds still missing following mudslides in Mocoa, southwest Colombia.