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The Week Unwrapped: Sporting genes, Colombia and orcas
South African athlete Caster Semenya
In Depth

The Week Unwrapped: Sporting genes, Colombia and orcas

What does Caster Semenya’s latest defeat say about gender? Is Colombia slipping into conflict? And are killer whales turning against us?
18 Sep 2020
Why Farc is threatening to tear up Colombia peace deal
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In Depth

Why Farc is threatening to tear up Colombia peace deal

President Ivan Duque offers bounty for capture of rebel leaders planning to resume armed conflict
30 Aug 2019
What next for the Venezuela crisis?
An opposition demonstrator in Caracas last week
In Depth

What next for the Venezuela crisis?

US Vice-president Mike Pence to meet opposition leader Juan Guaido as prospect of military intervention mounts
25 Feb 2019
US announces moves against Venezuela
John Bolton appears to reveal US plans to send 5,000 troops to Colombia
In Brief

US announces moves against Venezuela

National Security Advisor piles pressure on Maduro, while possibly also inadvertently revealing plans to send US troops to Colombia
29 Jan 2019
Money mules swallowing wads of cash for Colombian drug gangs
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In Brief

Money mules swallowing wads of cash for Colombian drug gangs

Police arrest 27 people from criminal networks smuggling dirty money from Mexico
7 Dec 2018
Who tried to assassinate Nicolas Maduro?
President Nicolas Maduro at the military parade on Saturday
In Brief

Who tried to assassinate Nicolas Maduro?

Venezuelan president blames Colombia, right-wing opposition and exiles in Florida for failed drone strike
6 Aug 2018
Colombian drug cartel puts £53,000 price on dog’s head
Sombra dog
In Depth

Colombian drug cartel puts £53,000 price on dog’s head

Sombra had become something of a celebrity for her powers of drug-detection
27 Jul 2018

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World Cup group H: Colombia and Japan through, Senegal out
Group H 2018 World Cup guide Poland Senegal Colombia Japan - Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images
In Brief

World Cup group H: Colombia and Japan through, Senegal out

Group H results and final standings
28 Jun 2018
Seven of the world’s best birdwatching holidays
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In Depth

Seven of the world’s best birdwatching holidays

Whether you're tracking ostriches in African grasslands or seeking out toucanets in cloud forests, there's plenty here to fit the, er, bill
5 Jun 2018
Who was Gabriel Garcia Marquez?
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In Brief

Who was Gabriel Garcia Marquez?

Google Doodle celebrates late Colombian author’s birthday
6 Mar 2018
Can Farc’s Marxist militia rebrand as a political party?
Farc members and supporters wave flags bearing the movement's new logo at its first conference as a political party
In Depth

Can Farc’s Marxist militia rebrand as a political party?

In Depth: after a 50-year war, Colombia brings leftists in from the cold
13 Sep 2017
Six killed as Colombian tourist boat sinks
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In Brief

Six killed as Colombian tourist boat sinks

Dozens missing after El Almirante capsizes in popular resort with 150 people on board
26 Jun 2017
Colombia: More than 250 killed in landslide
Mudslides in Mocoa, Colombia
In Brief

Colombia: More than 250 killed in landslide

Dozens of children among the dead after heavy rain floods the south-western city of Mocoa
3 Apr 2017
Chapecoense plane crash: Pilot 'was warned of fuel problem'
Brazil's Chapecoense players pose for pictures during their 2016 Copa Sudamericana semifinal second leg football match against Argentina's San Lorenzoheld at Arena Conda stadium, in Chapeco,
In Brief

Chapecoense plane crash: Pilot 'was warned of fuel problem'

Bolivian newspaper told Miguel Quiroga was warned he did not have enough fuel on board before take-off
2 Dec 2016
Colombians reject deal to end Farc rebel war
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In Brief

Colombians reject deal to end Farc rebel war

Surprise referendum result risks prolonging armed conflict and plunging country into uncertainty
3 Oct 2016
World's deadliest cities named
Caracas protests
In Brief

World's deadliest cities named

Caracas takes lead in league table based on number of murders per year
29 Jan 2016
Cocaine users with 'social conscience' targeted in campaign
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In Brief

Cocaine users with 'social conscience' targeted in campaign

National Crime Agency video warns of the drug's impact – but critics argue regulation would counter this
2 Dec 2015
'Tim Howard for President', as best World Cup delivers again
Tim Howard USA goalkeeper
In Depth

'Tim Howard for President', as best World Cup delivers again

World Cup whispers: Howard's heroics, Europe back in the game, Neymar fitness fears
2 Jul 2014
World Cup dark horses: how Colombia can win in Brazil
Colombian national football team
In Review

World Cup dark horses: how Colombia can win in Brazil

They come from South America and they play in yellow shirts... could Colombia steal the hosts' thunder this summer?
4 Jun 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 4 Sep 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 4 Sep 2012

4 Sep 2012
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