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Colombia Violence

Colombia To Unearth 'World's Largest Urban Mass Grave'

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.17.2015 | World

MEDELLIN, Colombia, July 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For the past seven years, Luz Elena Galeano has been searching for her husband who was las...

How Music Saved Juanes As A Young Man

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.08.2014 | Latino Voices

Juanes is no stranger to using music as an emotional outlet -- but while the singer now writes lyrics of love and peace, his musical roots grew out of...

Attack Kills 9, Injures Dozens In Colombia

AP | Associated Press | Posted 12.08.2013 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says nine people, including civilians, military and a police officer, died in an atta...

Nightclub Shooting In Colombia Leaves 8 Dead

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CALI, Colombia -- CALI, Colombia (AP) — Police say eight people have died and six are injured after a man entered a nightclub in the Colombian city ...

U.S. and Colombia's Every-Child-Left-Behind Policy Advancing

Dan Kovalik | Posted 04.27.2012 | World
Dan Kovalik

The UNHCR has released a report in which it concludes that, between 2008 and 2011, around 250,000 teachers and students have been displaced by neo-paramilitary death squads.

Courage and Common Ground

Jack Leslie | Posted 01.09.2012 | World
Jack Leslie

Before dinner started, President Santos pulled me aside, and in a hushed but excited tone, told me that he was "95 percent sure" that his military forces had a few hours earlier killed Alfonso Cano, the leader of FARC and Colombia's most wanted terrorist.

Colombia: Lento Y Fuerte

Lloyd Rundle | Posted 10.14.2011 | Travel
Lloyd Rundle

Life in Colombia is a marriage of heaven and hell that creeps up on you before you know it.

Study: Colombia Anti-Union Violence Undeterred

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 12.02.2011 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia — A new study challenges claims from the administration of President Barack Obama that Colombia is making important strides in ...

San Jose Apartado Massacre: The Murder Of Colombia's Peace Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nadja Drost BOGOTA, Colombia -- The bodies of seven civilians were dumped in shallow graves and strewn by a riverbank in northern Colombia five ...

The New Face Of Violence In Colombia (VIDEO)

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Colombian government says that all paramilitary groups in the country were demobilized between 2003 and 2006, and that they no longer exist. But H...