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Colombia wages 'historic' crackdown on rebel mines

Guapi - Colombian authorities said Tuesday they have dealt a major blow to leftist guerrilla army ELN's finances with a "historic" military operation against illegal gold mines.

Colombians turn against peace deal: poll

Estanzuela - A poll published Sunday indicated that Colombians would reject a peace deal to end the country's half-century civil war in a planned referendum.

Colombia launches big demining brigade

Estanzuela - Colombia has launched what it says is the world's biggest operation for clearing unexploded mines as it closes in on an end to its half-century civil conflict.

Andre Ward seals fight with Kovalev after shutout win over Brand

Former unified WBA, WBC and Ring Magazine middleweight champion Andre Ward has cleared the hurdle for his upcoming fight against Sergey Kovalev after his near shutout win over Alexander Brand Saturday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

Hundreds of Cuban migrants in Colombia await deportation

Turbo - Hundreds of Cubans stranded in northwest Colombia have been left facing deportation after the government adopted emergency measures against illegal migration following a massive US-bound influx.

Colombia, FARC to sign peace deal after rebels' conference

Estanzuela - The Colombian government and FARC rebel group will sign a peace agreement after the guerrillas hold a final internal conference to approve the historic deal, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday.

Colombia conflict victims seek land, reconciliation

Trujillo - Ferney Santa knows how hard it is to start over. He was forced to flee his home twice by fighters in Colombia's long civil war.

Colombia adopts measures to battle migrant crisis

Estanzuela - Colombia will undertake emergency measures against illegal migration, including deporting thousands of Cuban and other migrants and reinforcing its borders following a massive influx of people bound for the United States, the government said late on Tu...

Op-Ed: Ward has no business facing Kovalev if he can't beat Brand

Former unified WBA, WBC and Ring magazine middleweight champion Andre Ward is set to face Alexander Brand of Colombia in a tune up fight on Saturday against Sergey Kovalev for the WBA, IBF and WBO light heavyweight titles on Nov. 19 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Venezuelans fleeing crisis flood into Colombia: UN

Estanzuela - Venezuela's economic crisis has sent a huge but largely ignored wave of people into Colombia, and many more could be on the way, a senior UN refugee official said.

Colombian court backs referendum on peace deal with FARC rebels

Estanzuela - Colombia's constititutional court gave its approval for a popular referendum on a historic peace deal being negotiated with FARC rebels.

Venezuelans pour into Colombia to buy basic goods

C - Thousands of Venezuelans crossed Saturday into the Colombian city of Cucuta to buy food and medicine, taking advantage of another brief opening in the border that's been closed nearly a year.

FARC peace deal success hangs on referendum: Colombia negotiator

Estanzuela - A peace deal being negotiated with FARC rebels will ultimately be determined by a referendum previously mooted by the Colombian government, the official leading negotiations with the insurgents said Monday.

Clash with rebels was FARC 'error': Colombia government

Estanzuela - A clash between FARC guerrillas and Colombian government forces last week stemmed from an insurgent "error," the official leading peace negotiations with the rebels said Monday.

FARC rebels injured in 'combat' with Colombian army: minister

Estanzuela - FARC rebels in Colombia have clashed with government forces in the center of the country, Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas said, as the two sides push to finalize a historic peace deal."This took place 48 hours ago in La Uribe.

Venezuelans cross into Colombia searching for food

C - Thousands of Venezuelans poured across the border into Colombia on Sunday to buy essential goods during a brief opening of the border that's been closed for nearly a year.

Colombia rebels warn members against boycotting peace

Estanzuela - Colombia's FARC rebel group on Friday warned renegade members they will be thrown out of the movement if they boycott a peace deal aimed at ending a half-century conflict.

Colombia cocaine production soars: UN

Estanzuela - Colombia's cocaine production surged by nearly half its previous amount last year, United Nations experts said Friday.

Colombia FARC rebels stop levying 'tax' in peace drive

Estanzuela - Colombia's FARC rebel force says it has halted recruiting fighters and demanding money from civilians as it works towards a historic peace deal with the government.

Colombia FARC rebels stop levying 'tax' in peace drive

Estanzuela - Colombia's FARC rebel force says it has halted recruiting fighters and demanding money from civilians as it works towards a historic peace deal with the government.
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