War & Conflict

Colombia to begin peace talks with ELN rebels

Move comes after deal signed with the FARC rebel group - a pact that was narrowly rejected by voters in a referendum.

Colombia to begin peace talks with ELN rebels

Opinion

Colombia: A Nobel Prize to save peace

The Nobel Peace Prize will offer Juan Manuel Santos and Colombians a second shot at peace.

Remi Piet

by Remi Piet

Remi Piet

Inside Story

How is the Nobel Peace Prize awarded?

The president of Colombia wins award despite the referendum result to reject peace with FARC rebels.

Opinion

Why Colombians opposed the peace deal with FARC

The outcome of the referendum on the peace accord may be shocking but it is largely a result of domestic politics.

Hisham Aidi

by Hisham Aidi

Hisham Aidi

Opinion

Colombia's long road to peace

If implemented properly, the agreement's political provisions should help to foster national reconciliation.

Jose Antonio Ocampo

by Jose Antonio Ocampo

Jose Antonio Ocampo

Opinion

Is peace possible in Colombia?

Latin America's longest-running civil war has left some quarter of a million people dead and millions more displaced.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Health

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women have Zika

More than 25,000 people are infected in Colombia, President Santos says, among them 3,177 are pregnant.

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women have Zika

War & Conflict

Colombian security forces killed in rebel attack

At least 12 security officials killed by Leftist ELN rebels as country conducted one of its most peaceful elections.

Colombian security forces killed in rebel attack

Opinion

Afro-Colombians face surge in racial violence

Increasing violence against Afro-Colombians has raised concerns about deep-rooted racial divisions.

Hisham Aidi

by Hisham Aidi

Hisham Aidi

War & Conflict

Colombian army 'kills' Marxist rebel commander

Jose Amin Hernandez from country's second-largest guerrilla group, ELN, killed in province of Antioquia, army says.

Colombian army 'kills' Marxist rebel commander

Politics

Kidnapped daughter of top Colombian official released

Eleven year-old daughter of a high-profile security official freed days after being abducted, Colombian president says.

Kidnapped daughter of top Colombian official released

War & Conflict

Colombia and FARC rebels agree to form truth commission

Negotiators from both sides meeting in Cuban capital reach agreement despite recent escalation of violence.

Colombia and FARC rebels agree to form truth commission

Latin America

Dozens dead in massive Colombia landslide

Most residents sleeping as landslide tears through ravine in Salgar, in country's northwest.

Latin America

Trapped Colombia gold miners feared dead

Two bodies recovered from Riosucio gold mine where 15 miners are feared dead after water poured into underground shafts.

Trapped Colombia gold miners feared dead

War & Conflict

Colombia to resume bombing of FARC targets

Ten soldiers killed by rebels in early morning ambush described by President Santos as a "rupture" of FARC's ceasefire.