18 Jan 2019
Bomb strikes Colombian Police Academy, kills 10 and injures 65
A car bomb attack on a police cadet training academy killed 10 people and wounded 65 in Bogota yesterday, making it the worst such incident in the Colombian capital in 16 years.
11 Jul 2017
Colombia: President Santos extends amnesty to 3600 FARC rebels
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed the third and final decree granting amnesty to around 3600 members of the rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
04 Apr 2017
Colombia: FARC rebels offer to help rebuild landslide affected town
FARC rebels have offered to help rebuild the town of Mocoa, in the country's south-west, that was destroyed in the recent landslide in Colombia.
02 Apr 2017
Deadly landslides kill 206 in Colombia, 220 missing
At least 206 people were killed and 202 injured by landslides in Colombia's south-west Putumayo province.
10 Oct 2016
President Santos donates Nobel Peace prize award
Colombian President, Juan Santos, announced that he will be donating the Nobel Peace prize-money towards victims of Colombia's civil-war. The announcement came right after he partook in a religious ceremony held for the victims.
08 Oct 2016
Juan Manuel Santos wins the Nobel Peace Prize
The Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, won the Nobel Peace prize for 2016 on Friday, September 7.
26 Aug 2016
Colombia's Government seals a peace deal with FARC rebels
The Colombian Government has finally reached a deal with the country's largest rebel outfit Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) ending the longest-running - 52-year-old - war in both the Americas.