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  • Silence surrounds Colombia's 92,000 disappeared: ICRC

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 92,000 Colombians have disappeared during 50 years of war and at the hands of drug gangs, and the government needs to step up efforts to find missing people, the Red Cross said.
  • Colombia arrests suspected drug trafficker for major Mexico cartel

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian authorities have arrested a Costa Rican man accused of trafficking shipments of cocaine to the United States on behalf of Mexico's infamous Sinaloa cartel. Oscar Antonio Berrocal, 52, was detained late on Thursday after...

    Colombia police team infiltrates public transportation, looking for sexual harassment

    BOGOTA, Colombia Every morning at rush hour, seven young women and four men plow into the capital's mass transit system, blend into the crowd, and then wait. In the jostle and crush of commuters, they stay alert for those who might be enjoying the cramped...

    Colombia's war victims ask country to support peace talks

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombian military officers and leftist guerrillas met face-to-face on Friday for the first time in their 50-year war, starting talks on a ceasefire that would take hold should the government and the rebels reach a comprehensive peace...

    Colombia's Santos says backs marijuana use for medical purposes

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday he supported the use of marijuana for medical use as a means to ease the suffering of terminally ill patients and deprive criminals of profits from the illegal trade in the drug....