President says Otoniel’s arrest is the biggest blow to drug trafficking in Colombia since Pablo Escobar’s death.
As avocados replace coffee crops in many parts of Colombia, scientists warn there are consequences for wildlife.
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to worsen existing gender gaps and erase progress made by Latin American women workers.
Ex-FARC and right-wing paramilitary leaders testify as part of Truth Commission into country’s decades-long conflict.
Fighters forced many out of Colombian rural towns 21 years ago and those who returned fear it might happen again.
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights urges Colombia to make structural changes to its militarised police force.
Environmentalists and scientists worry US-Mexico border wall could do permanent damage to biodiverse region.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has pledged to end President Donald Trump’s asylum policies.
Femicide Observatory records 86 killings of women and girls in September, the highest monthly total since 2017.
Activists say women are now at greater risk across a region already suffering from high rates of gender-based violence.