Colombia

Can football heal old wounds in Colombia?

As former FARC rebels try to reintegrate into society, will the country's most popular sport help ease the transition?

Can football heal old wounds in Colombia?

Latin America

Colombia begins to register Venezuelan migrants

Bogota has promised that the census is not to deport the Venezuelans back to their crisis-stricken country of origin, but to better design policies to assist them.

Human Rights

Rights groups decry murder of Colombian social leader

The Colombian social leader, known as an 'untiring fighter' for human rights, was killed last week at her home.

Rights groups decry murder of Maria Magdalena Cruz Rojas

FARC

Colombia: Where did the FARC's former rebels go?

More than 55 percent of former FARC rebels have left the 26 reincorporation zones set up under the 2016 peace agreement.

Why are former FARC rebels leaving reintegration camps?

FARC

Why did FARC fail its first electoral test in Colombia?

While the now-political party wasn’t expected to make gains, analysts blame a failure to reinvent itself for its showing

Colombia: Why did the FARC 'fail' its first electoral test?

Latin America

Colombia: Right-wing parties opposed to FARC deal lead vote

Results show a resurgence of right-wing parties opposed to the peace deal that allowed former FARC rebels to legally participate in politics, putting at risk the implementation of the already fragile agreement.

FARC

Colombia: FARC performs poorly in first electoral test

Conservative parties, who opposed the 2016 peace deal with the FARC, take lead in parliamentary elections.

Colombia

Colombia's ex-FARC rebels face first electoral test

FARC participates in first electoral contest since it transformed itself into a political party following the 2016 peace deal.

Venezuela

'We'll end up dead': The indigenous fleeing Venezuela

The binational indigenous group says it is being denied its rights on both sides of the border.

Indigenous Yukpa face humanitarian crisis after fleeing Venezuela

FARC

Former FARC rebels make debuts in Colombian elections

After more than 50 years of fighting, former FARC rebels are running for office, but are facing violence and intimidation and are struggling to reach outside their traditional base.

Arts & Culture

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Why Google honours him today

Marquez is described as 'the greatest Colombian who ever lived'.

Arts & Culture

Gabriel Garcia Marquez quotes that resonate today

Best known for his masterpiece 100 Years of Solitude, Marquez's work offers a wealth of quotes on life, death and love.

Latin America

Vinyl collectors gather in Colombia

Thousands of people gather each year in the city of Cali to celebrate the old school vinyl record, and revel in the region's unique sounds.

Opinion

Colombia's 'fake' peace in tatters

As the FARC is forced to fight for a place in mainstream politics, Colombia's hard-earned peace is under threat.

Fabricio Chagas-Bastos

by Fabricio Chagas-Bastos

Fabricio Chagas-Bastos

Latin America

Colombia: Ex-rebels' launch of TV network stumbles

'New Colombia News' aims to offer a different post-conflict alternative to traditional media.