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The offer receives short shrift from President Ivan Duque, who writes on Twitter: 'I will never stop complying with the constitutional duty to confront criminality throughout the territory'
Colombia is the world's largest producer of cocaine and coca leaves from which the drug is made, according to the United Nations. The United States is the largest consumer.
Brazil suffers a loss of 7.8 million jobs from March to May 2020, mainly affecting informal workers
The International Monetary Fund says Colombia's economy is expected to contract for the first time in two decades due to the coronavirus pandemic
Colombia's last recognized leftist guerrilla group, the ELN, says it will unilaterally suspend military action from April 1 to the end of the month 'as a humanitarian gesture'
'This is not voluntary.... If you don't comply you'll be committing a crime, which is putting the public health at risk,' President Alberto Fernandez says
Colombia's first case of novel coronavirus is a 19-year-old woman who arrived in the country from Milan, where she was studying
The US State Department observes suspicious activity on Twitter during the period of the protests
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to meet with Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido in Colombia
Bogota's first woman mayor, Claudia Lopez, takes over a city that has become a focal point of countrywide protests against the rule of right-wing President Ivan Duque
'I promise to honor you and love you for life!' Claudia Lopez writes on Instagram to her wife, opposition senator Angelica Lopez
Some protesters in Bogota, the captial, bang pots and pans as they made their way through the streets. Large demonstrations are also held in Cali and Medellin.
The protest comes amid social upheaval across South America, as a wave of unrest over the past two months has battered governments in Chile, Bolivia and Ecuador
Center-left candidate Claudia Lopez, who is openly gay, wins the local election with 35.2% of the vote ahead of liberal Carlos Fernando Galan with almost all votes counted
President Ivan Duque says he had authorized the military operation in rural areas of Colombia's south
(UPDATED) 'We are announcing to the world that the second Marquetalia has begun,' Ivan Marquez, dressed in green military fatigues, says in a video posted on YouTube
Colombia's constitution recognizes the rights of LGBTQ people, but indigenous communities have been slower to accept them
This comes after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the reopening of the Venezuelan border in the western state of Tachira
Venezuela suffers from shortages of food and medicine amid a power struggle between President Nicolas Maduro and interim president Juan Guaido
The funds is allotted for the 'implementation of peace" and to 'formalize land' in areas ravaged by half a century of armed conflict
Mauricio Lezama was shot dead by 4 armed men while making a documentary on Colombia's victims of violence
Here are some initial reactions from world governments
Juan Guaido delivers a blow to Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro as he turns up unexpectedly at the concert in the Colombian border town of Cucuta
Colombia plays a crucial role because it has taken in the lion's share of the more than two million Venezuelans fleeing chaos, poverty, and political violence
(UPDATED) Juan Guaido, who proclaimed himself acting president on January 23, claims that up to 300,000 people face death if the aid is not delivered
The protest march ends with a religious service in memory of the victims, all between the ages of 17 and 22, killed Thursday in the deadliest attack with explosives in the city since 2003
'All Colombians reject terrorism and we're united in fighting it,' President Ivan Duque says in the aftermath
Police detains 3 Venezuelan citizens in possession of 'weapons of war,' who are believed to be part of the alleged plot to assassinate Colombia President Ivan Duque
Venezuela says Colombian President Ivan Duque 'has placed Colombian institutions at the service of obscure and unspeakable interests against the government of Venezuela, endorsing and supporting all sorts of actions and conspiracies'
Colombia's Ivan Duque says Venezuela should be barred from talks called for September 25 to support countries that have taken in migrants from the country grappling with a severe political and economic crisis
(UPDATED) Argentine Laura Saravia along with Brits Barney Green and Dan Rivers are held 'as they left the country' and released some 8 hours later
The group is handed over to a humanitarian commission made up of the Ombudsman, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the Roman Catholic Church
The arrests include 'several managers of large chains' accused of 'speculating and hoarding basic products' that are subject to prices fixed by the government
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says it's a similar deal to that which Spain is proposing in the European Union in the face of mass migration from Africa in particular
Election officials say, with almost all ballots counted, the measure for tougher anti-corruption punishment is 470,000 votes short of the 12.1 million votes needed for approval
Peru has decided it will only allow in Venezuelan migrants in possession of a passport. But only around half of the Venezuelans heading south to escape poverty and economic crisis are carrying passports.
Ecuador's foreign ministry says 23 people were killed in the crash, instead of 24 as previously announced
The rebels' chief negotiator Pablo Beltran says the group is discussing how to carry out the releases with the International Committee of the Red Cross
Venezuela's Supreme Court orders the arrest of Julio Borges for 'attempted murder,' suspecting his involvement in what officials say is a drone 'assassination' attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.
In his inaugural address, President Ivan Duque says he will take steps to fix 'structural flaws' in the deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
(UPDATED) In a video posted on Twitter shortly before midnight, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says police and the military have captured some of the conspirators and are now hunting the masterminds
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accuses Colombia of plotting this attempt to 'assassinate' him
The ex-rebel delegation gets an icy reception from the party of newly-elected President Ivan Duque
'We apologize to all of them, we will do the impossible so they can know the truth of what happened, we will assume our responsibilities," says Rodrigo "Timochenko" Londono, the leader of what was until recently the most powerful guerrilla group in South America.
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The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which disarmed and transformed into a political party after the peace deal but did not contest the election, immediately calls on Duque to show 'good sense' in dealing with the agreement