Families of those who disappeared during decades-long civil conflict await exhumation of mass grave in Medellin.
Colombia: Excavating began to find the corpses of an estimated 300 victims of armed conflict buried beneath a mass grave in Medellin, Colombia. Peru: The Peruvian government decreed that telecommunications firms can legally collect cell phone data including geolocation and store that information for up to three years. Show More Summary
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Kuwait steps up mosque security, French farmers protest against German agricultural produce, Colombia begins to unearth its largest mass grave, and separated South Sudanese children are reunited with their families. Show More Summary
Bomba Estéreo built their sound by fusing together the folkloric and tropical sounds of their native Colombia with modern beats. But with their recently released fourth album, “Amanecer,” the group’s Cumbia-infused songs take the backseat as new high-powered electronic dance tracks call shotgun. Show More Summary
At around 8:00 p.m. ET on Monday, June 22, I found myself in an awkward position. The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team was kicking off a critical game against Colombia at the Women’s World Cup in Canada, and I am one of the sports editors of this very website. Show More Summary
As the Obama administration has pursued normalization with Cuba, it has been drawn into lower-profile but thorny dialogues with two of Havana's long-standing clients: the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro and Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC). Show More Summary
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Rescuers work to free trapped miners in China, Obama's controversial remarks in Kenya, Colombia's surprise decision on the FARC rebels, and why so many local French people are angry at the Saudi king. Read: "French Protesters Try to Derail Beach Takeover by Saudi King and His Massive Entourage"
Brazil’s women won the Pan Am games in Toronto on Saturday, as they beat Colombia 4-0 in the final. Arguably the defining moment of the final came when Maurine found the target in the 74th minute. With the Brazilians 1-up at the time, Maurine...Show More Summary
Colombian President ordered to suspend air strikes on positions of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos ordered a halt to air raids against FARC rebel camps as the government seeks to cool hostilities with the Marxist group while the two sides hammer out a peace accord to end five decades of war.
British cyclist Chris Froome virtually ensured his third Tour de France title in three years after holding off a fierce challenge from Nairo Quintana of Colombia in Saturday’s 20th stage of the race. Quintana, who finished second in the stage to French rider Thibault Pinot, shaved almost a minute and a half off Froome’s overall […]
Six Nobel Prize winners, led by America's Jody Williams, wrote a letter supporting the action being taken by five organizations demanding that victims of sexual violence in Colombia be guaranteed access to the health care they need,Show More Summary
Think of a sunny destination and Canada may not immediately come to mind, but did you know that the Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of the westernmost province of British Colombia, boasts more hours of sunshine than Rio de Janeiro...Show More Summary
The latest truce in Colombia's half-century internal conflict began this week, as FARC guerillas agreed to implement a unilateral ceasefire following the release of a government soldier on Sunday. The truce, the sixth since October 2012,...Show More Summary
During peace negotiations between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), tangible progress has emerged between the two parties on the issue of addressing landmines, unexploded military munitions, and improvised explosive devices which pose a seriou
There was an eye-catching goal celebration in Colombia over the weekend, as Alianza Petrolera picked up a 1-0 home win over Boyaca Chico in the second round of the new season. The match was settled by an excellent left-footed strikeShow More Summary
Ceasefire marks latest attempt to bring peace to the country after a half-century of hostilities.
Washington hopes that a restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba will contribute to a stronger dialogue between the United States and Venezuela and to putting an end to the hostilities in Colombia, US State Secretary John Kerry said.
Cuba: After fifty-four years the embassies of Cuba and the U.S. reopened in their respective countries and, hence, officially reestablished bilateral diplomatic relations. Colombia: On Colombian Independence Day the FARC commenced their...Show More Summary
STARTING today, Colombia’s oldest and strongest rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), is set to enter yet another unilateral ceasefire. It is just the latest in a long line of events that show how little progress has been made in Colombia’s peace negotiations. Show More Summary