Colombia’s Santos: FARC weapons handover “Best News in 50 Years”

Santos met with FARC's "Timochenko" Tuesday in the town of Mesetas to celebrate the end of the guerrilla as a fighting force and successful handover of weapons.

FARC mark end of insurgency with ceremony in former stronghold Mesetas

As the demobilization of FARC reaches an historic conclusion, on Tuesday, in a ceremony in Mesetas (Meta), the former guerrilla launch themselves as a political party.

Authorities claim MRP behind Andino bomb, nine captured across Colombia

In raids across Colombia, special agents from the national police have captured nine suspects accused of planting a bomb in Bogotá's luxury mall Andino, last Saturday that killed three women.

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Colombian Police arrest Eight for Andino shopping mall bomb in Bogotá

A week after the terrorist attack in the Andino shopping mall in which three women were killed, Colombia's Attorney General confirmed Saturday the capture of eight suspects.

Review: Colón’s Otello brings surreal elegance to a world-class performance

Directed by Willy Decker, the Colón's production of Otello delivers a surreal production of Verdi's masterpiece and under the baton of Hilary Griffith.

From San Pelayo to Bogotá, a night of porro magic

The Teatro Mayor JMSD presents the 41st edition of the traditional Porro Music Festival dedicated to coastal genre.

Verdi’s Venetian Opera comes to Bogotá’s Colón Theatre

Willy Decker, director of Barcelona’s Liceu Theatre and conductor Hilary Griffiths bring Verdi’s operatic masterpiece Otello to the stage in four performances this month.

Editorial: A Matter of Perception, But Let’s Move Forward

Last month's meeting between U.S President Donald Trump and Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos, revived the ghost of decades past when the only talking point was drugs. Can we move on?

Millions to march across Colombia in general strike Tuesday

Millions are expected to participate in the general strike planned Tuesday June 6, across Colombia.

The strange rebellion of Brazil’s “Operation Car Wash”

The so-called "Operation Car Wash" is the largest corruption case in Brazil and could force the resignation of President Michel Temer. This multibillion dollar scandal could contaminate the region.

Editorial: The tragedy of Venezuela

Venezuela is on the brink of collapse, and for more than a month, millions have taken to the streets protesting the ant-democratic government of Nicolás Maduro.

How developing nations can help rethink earthquake resiliency

Western know-how can help developing nations withstand and recover from earthquakes. But to be most effective, there has to be an understanding about the facts on the ground.

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