Latin America

Colombia Supreme Court sends Uribe case to attorney general

Alvaro Uribe is under investigation for alleged witness tampering and is currently under house arrest.

Colombia Supreme Court sends Uribe case to attorney general

Latin America

Colombia Supreme Court gives Uribe case to attorney general

Colombian Supreme Court decides it should no longer handle the fraud and bribery case against former President Alvaro Uribe.

Colombia

Dozens of young people killed in Colombia, perpetrators unknown

More than 35 young people have been killed in 12 days, some of them tortured, as families call for justice.

Dozens of young people killed in Colombia, perpetrators unknown

Latin America

Colombia: 17 youth dead in attacks by armed groups in 24 hours

A spike in violence in Colombia's countryside raises questions over the country's fragile peace.

AJ IMPACT

Colombia: Shop owners protest in Bogota over renewed lockdown

Renewed lockdown orders have come into effect in Bogota, despite protests against five months of lockdown.

Latin America

Colombia economic slump: Fears 20 years of gains could be erased

Many shops that have reopened since the beginning of July are struggling to get back into gear.

Latin America

Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe tests positive for COVID-19

Colombia's former president gets more bad news, just a day after he was placed under house arrest over an investigation into witness tampering.

Latin America

Colombians revel, protest over order to detain ex-President Uribe

The Supreme Court decision is likely to further divide the country's already polarised political atmosphere.

Colombians revel, protest over order to detain ex-President Uribe

Latin America

Colombia top court places ex-President Uribe under house arrest

Supreme Court's ruling is the first ever in Colombia ordering the detention of a former president.

Colombia top court places ex-President Uribe under house arrest

Environment

'More dangerous every day': Land rights defenders killings surge

Colombia and the Philippines account for more than half those killed in 2019, with Indigenous people at greatest risk.

'More dangerous every day': Land rights defenders killings surge

Latin America

Medical workers in Colombia call for a full lockdown

Coronavirus cases in Colombia soar, medical workers call for total lockdowns to bring infections under control.

Latin America

Colombia reporter calls surveillance scandal threat to democracy

The surveillance operation in Colombia that journalists say is a threat to democracy.

Latin America

Colombia: Gang rape of Indigenous girl sparks national outrage

The fallout grows for Colombia's military over a gang rape that has turned the spotlight on the military’s record of violence and abuses.

Latin America

COVID-19 surges in Colombia, doctors fear deaths underreported

Colombia is reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths along its Caribbean coast.

Latin America

Colombian women protest against rising femicide

Protests are held against femicide in Colombia after the brutal killing of a mother and her daughter.