Latin America

Former Colombian president faces bribery charges

Since President Alvaro Uribe left office, he has remained popular and divisive.

Colombia

The photographer who exposed Colombia's invisible war

Jesus Abad wins Latin America's top journalism prize after spending years documenting violence in his homeland.

The photographer who exposed Colombia's invisible war

Latin America

Colombia: Dramatic escape by jailed former senator

Investigation launched after Aida Merlano climbs out of window and escapes from custody during dentist appointment.

Dramatic escape by jailed Colombian politician caught on video

Humanitarian crises

The walkers: Venezuelans travel hundreds of kilometres by foot

Venezuelan migrants cross Colombia-Venezuela border every day. For many, it's only the beginning of a gruelling journey.

The walkers: Venezuelans travel hundreds of kilometres by foot

Latin America

Colombia plane crash kills seven and injures three

Incident occurs shortly after the aircraft took off from the airport in the southwestern city of Popayan.

Colombia plane crash kills seven and injures three

Latin America

Venezuela holds 'anti-invasion' drills at border

Some say more money should be spent on food than missiles, but Maduro insists drills are needed to defend country.

Latin America

Colombia FARC: Most former fighters still committed to peace deal

This is despite announcement by FARC's former second-in-command that he and others would take up arms again.

Environment

Amazon countries sign pact to better protect the rainforest

Indigenous leaders and analysts remain cautiously optimistic about pact, saying it is thin on details and directives.

Amazon countries sign pact to better protect the rainforest

Inside Story

Are Colombia's FARC rebels returning to war?

Former FARC commander issues call to arms and accuses government of betrayal.

Colombia

Colombia: 9 FARC dissidents killed in bombing raid

Colombian president says raid is a 'clear message' to former FARC leaders who have announced a return to arms.

Colombia: 9 FARC dissidents killed in bombing raid

FARC

Ex-FARC leaders' return to arms brings back memories of bloodshed

Victims fear Colombia's 'moment of calm' after 2016 peace deal may soon be over.

Ex-FARC leaders' return to arms brings back memories of bloodshed

FARC

Colombia's Duque seeks arrest of rearmed ex-FARC leaders

Duque announces offensive to find ex-FARC leaders, who said they're rearming in a 'new phase of the armed struggle'.

Colombia's Duque seeks arrest of rearmed ex-FARC leaders

Colombia

Colombia: Ex-FARC commander Marquez says will take up arms again

Ivan Marquez went into hiding last year as he is wanted by US in connection with drugs charges.

Colombia: Ex-FARC commander Marquez says will take up arms again

Latin America

Venezuelans stranded as Ecuador imposes new visa rules

Ecuador latest country to impose visa restrictions on Venezuelans fleeing political, economic and humanitarian crises.

Venezuelans stranded as Ecuador imposes new visa rules

Ecuador

Venezuelans race to Ecuador before new visa rules take effect

Ecuador set to become latest South American country to implement strict visa requirements for Venezuelans.

Venezuelans race to Ecuador before new visa rules take effect