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Nine dead after Colombia tourist boat sinks in reservoir

Nine dead after Colombia tourist boat sinks in reservoir

 

Ninety-nine people were rescued, Margarita Moncada, the head of disaster relief for Antioquia province, told journalists.

 

At least eleven die in Colombia coal mine explosion

At least eleven die in Colombia coal mine explosion

At least eleven miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and two remain missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the government said on Saturday.

Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

Colombian coal production hit a record 90 million tons last year, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

 

Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters: Officials

Rebels with Colombia`s National Liberation Army (ELN) group have freed two Dutch journalists snatched days ago in the country`s northeast.

Explosion rattles Colombia’s capital, 26 injured

An explosion injured at least 26 people in the Colombian capital Sunday, most of them police guarding a bullring that had been targeted by protests on reopening last month, officials said.

Amateur video captures Colombian cargo plane crash – Watch

Amateur video captures Colombian cargo plane crash – Watch

The Boeing 727, operated by the Colombian carrier Aerosucre, was bound for Bogota from Puerto Carreno, near the Venezuelan border.

Colombian cargo plane crash kills five crew

A Colombian cargo plane crashed three minutes after taking off in the east of the country Tuesday evening, killing five crew members and critically injuring another, officials said.

Colombia's FARC rebels turn over 13 child soldiers

Colombia's largest rebel group has handed 13 child soldiers over to an international humanitarian mission as part of a deal to end decades of bloody fighting.

Colombia court backs referendum on peace deal with FARC

A peace deal being negotiated with FARC rebels will ultimately be subject to a referendum once mooted by the Colombian government, the constitutional court ruled Monday.

Thousands of Colombians pose nude `in the name of peace`

Thousands of Colombians pose nude `in the name of peace`

Around 6,000 people in Colombia braved chills to pose naked in Bogota's Bolivar Plaza `in the name of peace` on Sunday.

Ex-mayor of Colombia's capital jailed 18 years for graft

The former leftist mayor of Colombia's capital has been sentenced to 18 years in jail for taking bribes in the awarding of ambulance contracts.

Scores of dismembered bodies found in Colombian jails

Remains of at least 100 dismembered prisoners and visitors have been found in drain pipes at a jail in Colombia`s capital that houses drug traffickers, Marxist rebels and paramilitaries, investigators said on Wednesday.

Colombia arrests 11 in sex-trafficking ring

In the capital Bogota, four people were captured for being brokers of air tickets and visas to China, police said.

Small plane crashes in Colombia capital; 4 dead, 12 injured

A small plane crashed into a residential area of Bogota shortly after taking off from the capital's airport, setting a bakery on fire and killing all four people on the aircraft and injuring a dozen people on the ground, authorities said.

Peace with FARC rebels brings cheers, cynicism from weary Colombians

A pledge from Colombia`s government and FARC rebels to end Latin America`s longest war by next March brought both applause and doubts among a people bruised by 51 years of death, disappearances and damage to the economy.