Colombia

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US expected to remove Farc from international terrorist list
The announcement comes five years after the demobilised rebel group signed a peace deal with the Colombian government

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

23, Nov, 2021 @11:11 PM

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The Mennonites of Liviney, Colombia – a photo essay
In Colombia’s eastern flood plains, a group have started a new colony called Liviney, beginning a new chapter in Mennonite history

Joe Parkin Daniels, photographs by Luca Zanetti

17, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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We need a new observatory of democracy in the Americas | David Adler and Guillaume Long
The Organization of American States is no longer credible. We need a new body if we are to protect democracy

David Adler and Guillaume Long

15, Nov, 2021 @11:13 AM

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Latin American countries join reserves to create vast marine protected area
‘Mega-MPA’ in Pacific will protect migratory turtles, whales and sharks from fishing fleets

Dan Collyns in Lima

02, Nov, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Can an animal be a person? Yes – if they are Pablo Escobar’s cocaine hippos | Elle Hunt
The case to really watch out for is that of Happy the elephant

Elle Hunt

28, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Nothing will change’: void left by Colombia cartel boss will quickly be filled, say experts
The capture of Ontoniel has been called a landmark victory against the drug trade. But he is ‘just one node of a network’

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

25, Oct, 2021 @8:48 PM

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Colombia’s president hails capture of cartel boss Dairo Antonio Úsuga
Úsuga, one of South America’s most wanted men, arrested at rainforest hideout after massive manhunt

Tom Phillips and Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

24, Oct, 2021 @2:59 PM

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‘I was terrified’: the vet sterilizing Pablo Escobar’s ‘cocaine hippos’
The progeny of animals brought illegally to Colombia and kept in the drug lord’s private zoo must now be put on birth control

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

23, Oct, 2021 @4:01 AM

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Colombia found responsible for 2000 kidnap and torture of journalist
Jineth Bedoya was abducted in May 2000 outside a Bogotá prison where she was due to interview a paramilitary leader

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

19, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A herd of ‘cocaine hippos’ from Pablo Escobar’s private zoo are being sterilized
The 80-strong bloat, originally part of the Colombian drug lord’s estate, present an environmental concern as an invasive species

Edward Helmore

16, Oct, 2021 @3:08 PM

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Killing of two boys for alleged shoplifting shocks Colombia
Pair were taken away by armed men on motorbikes and later found shot dead on edge of town

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

13, Oct, 2021 @12:30 PM

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African-Colombian moonshine gets official seal of approval as heritage drink
Viche – traditionally produced by women on the Pacific coast – is poised to be for Colombia what mezcal is for Mexico, experts say

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

19, Sep, 2021 @1:02 PM

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