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Gabriel Garcia Marquez obituary: 87 years of Magic!

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 09:22

There are only a few writers who can evoke such vehement emotions in you and leave you astound with wonder. Such is the case with Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Colombia militarises its violent port city

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 02:45

The Colombian government has deployed 700 additional security force members to the Pacific port city of Buenaventura, which has been plagued by killings, dismemberments and forced disappearances.

Five die in Colombian goldmine collapse

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 13:43

At least five people were killed and 17 injured when an illegal goldmine in Colombia collapsed, said authorities.

Colombian officials: At least 15 trapped in mine

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 03:17

Colombian officials say at least 15 people are trapped in a gold mine collapse in southwestern Colombia.

Correa slams report on CIA role in Ecuador strike

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 00:35

Ecuador`s President Rafael Correa warned on Monday that reports US intelligence played a role in a 2008 Colombian attack on FARC rebels in his country as a threat to regional peace efforts.

Colombian held for plotting to kill Venezuelan president

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 13:54

A Colombian has been arrested for a murder attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, police said.

Award-winning Colombian writer Alvaro Mutis dies

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 16:03

Alvaro Mutis, an award-winning Colombian poet, essayist and novelist influential throughout the Spanish-speaking world, died on Monday in Mexico City, officials said.

Colombian rebels suspend peace talks in Havana

Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 13:06

Colombia`s largest guerrilla army walked away from peace talks with the government on Saturday over President Juan Manuel Santos` refusal to agree to modify the constitution if a peace pact is struck.

`World`s biggest cocaine dealer` deported to Italy

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 22:14

An Italian mafia capo alleged to be the biggest cocaine trafficker in the world will be deported to Italy on Saturday, a day after being arrested in a Colombian shopping mall, prosecutors said.

Colombian develops airbag vests for motorcyclists

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 22:55

Seven years ago, engineer German Acevedo left his job as head of R&D for the Colombian navy to develop an innovative product aimed at saving thousands of lives: an airbag vest for motorcyclists.

Colombian rebels release two captured cops

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 11:34

Colombia`s FARC rebels have released two police officers taken prisoner last month, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

Colombian rebel commander killed in airstrike

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 11:09

A man identified by Colombian authorities as the commander of the FARC guerrilla group`s 5th Front was killed along with five other insurgents in an airstrike.