Move risks escalating tensions, analysts say, as two countries gradually reopen shared border after years-long closure.
Steven Grattan is a freelance journalist from Northern Ireland who has been based in Bogota, Colombia, since 2013. He has covered Colombian elections,... Venezuelan migration, general news and politics and has a particular interest in human rights and LGBTQ stories.
Experts say rise in attacks likely after top commander of leftist ELN armed group died after Colombia military bombing.
Rural Colombians in illegal coca industry raise fears spraying with glyphosate will harm environment, residents’ health.
Three quarters of the killings occurred in Latin America, Global Witness report says; Colombia has the most deaths.
Human Rights Watch is calling on Colombia’s government to ‘take urgent measures to protect human rights’.
Protesters plan a national strike on Friday as their demands grow and negotiations with the government lag.
On Sunday night, armed civilians attacked protesters who have blockaded main roads around the Colombian city.
Anti-government protests were met with police tear gas as rights group continue to raise concerns about excessive force.
Colombia’s finance minister has resigned, but experts say public anger goes beyond the widely-decried tax proposal.
In court, an ex-commander of the defunct rebel group formally admits that kidnappings were official FARC policy.