Latin America

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four months

Thousands of people enter Colombia to buy food and medicine after President Nicolas Maduro orders reopening of border.

Latin America

Colombian police fight against coca farming

Colombia launched a large anti-narcotics operation, going after poor coca-plant farmers and drug traffickers.

Women's Rights

For many women in Colombia, peace never arrived

Nearly three years after the peace deal, threats and attacks against women continue to plague the South American nation.

For many women in Colombia, peace never arrived

Reporter's Notebook

Venezuela: Who are the colectivos?

Government opponents fear the armed groups more than police, but for Maduro, the colectivos are likened to 'angels of socialism'.

Venezuela: Who are the colectivos?

Latin America

Violence continues to displace farmers in northern Colombia

Violence displaces thousands of farmers and indigenous people in northern Colombia three years after FARC peace deal.

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Security forces personnel stranded in Colombia

More than a thousand members of Venezuela's security forces are in Colombia, waiting to join the fight against Nicolas Maduro.

Latin America

Thousands hold 'national strike' in Colombia over budget cuts

Protesters march against government plans to decrease the education budget and change pension plans.

Thousands hold 'national strike' in Colombia over budget cuts

Colombia

Colombia landslide kills villagers on Easter Sunday

At least 17 killed and more than 25 people still buried in the mud, local media reports say.

Colombia landslide kills villagers on Easter Sunday

Colombia

Colombia's lower house rejects Duque's changes to peace tribunal

Colombia's lower house voted 110-44 to turn down the suggested changes in latest congressional defeat to the president.

Colombia's lower house rejects Duque's changes to peace tribunal

Shorts

This Colombian woman shelters 150 Venezuelans every day

When Maria del Pilar Figueroa saw fleeing Venezuelans passing by her home in Colombia on foot, she had to do something.

This Colombian woman shelters 150 Venezuelans every day

Latin America

Colombian undertaker offers free burials to Venezuelan migrants

Sonia Bermudez is a retired forensic doctor with a lifelong mission - caring for Venezuelans dying destitute in an area of northern Colombia and saving them from a communal grave.

Latin America

Camps open in Colombia for Venezuelans fleeing crisis

The UN describes Venezuela's refugee exodus as the worst crisis in Latin America. Al Jazeera met some who have fled.

Latin America

South American leaders announce new regional bloc

Prosur will replace Unasur, which fell apart last year following divisions over how to address the Venezuela crisis.

Latin America

Colombia war crimes: Mass protests in support of special tribunal

Anger is growing over the Colombian president's attempts to make changes to a special tribunal set up to investigate war crimes.

Venezuela

Venezuelan students use risky crossings to get to Colombia school

Border closure forced many children to use armed group-controlled trails to attend classes in the neighbouring country.

Venezuelan students use risky crossings to get to Colombia school