Number of Venezuelans fleeing over the border into Colombia to escape a humanitarian crisis at home is rising at an alarming rate.
Two policemen were killed in a gunbattle in southern Colombia with alleged FARC dissidents, the defense minister said Tuesday. The clash happened in San Vicente de Caguan in the Caqueta department when the police stopped and tried to search two men, who opened fire, Luis Carlos Villegas told a press conference. Show More Summary
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast CALI, Colombia—In the minds of many Americans this picturesque Andean nation is best known for three things: 1) Cocaine. 2) A famous leftist guerrilla movement fueled by profits from cocaine, and Read more at The Daily Beast.
Fleeing crime and economic crisis, more than half a million Venezuelans have entered Colombia, with many homeless, begging for food and suffering abuse.
These fascinating photos were captured by an Italian travel photographer named Sergio, a.k.a Indian_Foreve that documented everyday life of Colombia in 1979. The areas include Bogotà, Norte de Santander, Amazonas, Cartagena, Barrancabermeja, Guajira. See more »
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says his country needs international help to cope with a humanitarian crisis after the arrival of hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia on Thursday said an increasing number of Venezuelans were taking part in attacks by Marxist ELN rebels and in criminal activity, as hundreds of thousands of migrants flee over the border to escape a humanitarian crisis at home.
I HAD BEEN ASSURED THAT BORDER CONTROLS WERE RACIST: Colombia tightens borders as Venezuela crisis worsens.
Ingrid Hoffmann knows what it's like to be an immigrant in a new country. You wouldn't know it by her fluent American English and her infectiously sunny disposition, but the gorgeous superstar food celebrity, who hails from Colombia, remembers vividly the challenges of fitting in.
Colombia's new border controls are making it more difficult for Venezuelans to flee the misery in their country in search of a better life.
Staunch allies of the Maduro regime say that U.S Admiral Kurt Todd's trip to Colombia is "suspicious."
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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday the country needs international aid to help cope with the humanitarian crisis caused by hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing over the border to escape the economic crisis at home.
Solving a need that remains latent under the shadow of many taboos, MotelNow is an application that allows you to search and book motels created by two Chilean entrepreneur friends. Continue reading The Chilean app MotelNow arrives in Colombia in time for Valentine’s Day at Property Portal Watch.
Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, People are fleeing the socialism forced on them in Venezuela by the hundreds of thousands. Starving, and facing violence over crumbs of food, many have no choice but to flee the wasteland which...Show More Summary
CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Venezuelan accusations that Colombia has been eyeing military action against its crisis-hit neighbor were "ridiculous," the head of Colombia's military forces said on Tuesday, during a visit to the border area.
Tagline: “Kill or Be Killed.” ExPatriot is an action thriller from director Conor Allyn. To be released by Monarch Home Entertainment, this title involves a whistleblowing CIA agent and Riley's (Valene Kane) escape to Colombia. Even here, she is chased by her past. Show More Summary
… or, as us relationship lifers call it: Amateur Evening! Photo courtesy of ace photographer & funny dude Ozark Hillbilly. And speaking of flowers, from the Washington Post — “How the rose trade lifted Colombia – and nearly erased an American industry”: The majority of roses Americans give one another on Valentine’s Day, roughly 200 […]
Former Marxist rebel group announces suspension of its political campaign fearing safety of its leaders.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Colombia has contacted international lending agencies about devising a financial rescue plan worth up to $60 billion for neighboring Venezuela if President Nicholas Maduro leaves power, Colombia's finance minister said in an interview on Friday.