U.S. opens Venezuelan diplomatic office in Colombia

Sep 12, 2019 Latam
The Venezuela Affairs Unit will work for the restoration of democracy and the constitutional order, and the security and well-being of the Venezuelan people

Colombian military, on alert for exercises in Venezuela border

Sep 12, 2019 Latam
The Venezuelan military deployment and the exercises on the border with Colombia
Colombian troops are protecting the border and fighting illegal economies such as drug trafficking, illegal mining and armed groups

Colombian Court maintains precautionary measure against fracking

Sep 11, 2019 Latam
Soil drilling machine for oil extraction
The decision prevents starting pilot projects to increase oil and gas production and reserves

Maduro should spend money on food and not on missiles: Iván Duque

Sep 06, 2019 Latam
President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, during a press conference.
Iván Duque's message comes in response to Nicolás Maduro's announcement to be alert to a possible attack by Colombia

US increases aid budget for Venezuelan migration crisis

Sep 05, 2019 Latam
Venezuelans on footpath
The United States will provide an additional US $120 million in humanitarian assistance to help Latin America

Venezuela announces military exercises on Colombian border

Sep 04, 2019 Latam
President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro
Meanwhile, Juan Guaidó announced the use of satellite technology to facilitate the location of irregular groups

Killings, threats and delays disenchant Colombia's ex-FARC

Sep 03, 2019 Latam
Some ex-rebels are worried about whether right-wing President Ivan Duque, who took office last year, is committed to helping former fighters achieve…

Fighting the rebels would be easier without Maduro: Colombian Foreign Minister

Sep 02, 2019 Latam
Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo.
The comments came in response to a video where FARC leaders announced they would return to the armed struggle after the signing of the peace agreement

Venezuela expresses concern over "imminent" restart of armed conflict in Colombia

Sep 02, 2019 Latam
The Foreign Minister of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza
Venezuela said it was worried about the "imminent reactivation" of the armed conflict in Colombia, where FARC leaders who had demobilized announced they will…

Colombia: FARC deserters return to armed struggle

Aug 29, 2019 Latam
FARC commander Ivan Márquez, along with Jesús Santrich, reading the announcement that they will resume their insurgency
According to analysts, the decision of Márquez and company is a strategy that should not be taken with such an announcement or importance

From coca to cocoa, Colombian farmers reinvent themselves

Aug 21, 2019 Latam
Farmer showing cocoa products
Tired of the violence that comes with the fact of growing coca, in the times of the drug trafficking boom, farmers began voluntarily eradicating coca
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