Indian music inspires Colombian fusion artiste

Inspired by Indian music, renowned Colombian fusion artiste and multi-instrumentalist Carlos Balanta says he will incorporate the country`s rhythms in his latest album. Balanta regularly watches the Telepacific channel which showcases Bollywood movies and music on weekends.

Kidnappers release Colombian police officer`s daughter

The kidnappers who grabbed the 10-year-old daughter of a Colombian police commander released the girl hours later, authorities said.

Colombian held for plotting to kill Venezuelan president

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

Award-winning Colombian writer Alvaro Mutis dies

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 volcano erupts

A volcano in Colombia has erupted, sending a plume of ash and vapour 10 km into the sky, officials said.

Colombian is world`s shortest man at 27 inches

Edward Nino Hernandez is in many ways a typical 24-year-old Colombian male. He loves to dance reggaeton, dreams of owning a car — preferably a Mercedes and wants to see the world.

Colombian teens get death threats on Facebook

Around 90 teenagers in Puerto Asis town in Colombia have received death threats on social networking website Facebook, which has prompted several families to flee, officials said.

Seven shot dead on Colombian highway

Seven members of a family, including two minors, were killed when gunmen attacked their vehicle in the northwestern Colombia, authorities said.

Colombian army seizes nearly two tonnes of cocaine

Colombian security forces have seized nearly two tonnes of cocaine in an operation in northwestern part of the country, officials said.

Abducted Colombian state Governor found dead

The Governor of a southern state was found dead Tuesday, his throat slit, the day after being abducted by leftist rebels in the the first kidnapping of a major Colombian politician since 2002.

Colombian guerrilla who guarded Betancourt surrenders

A FARC guerrilla who guarded 15 high-value hostages, including former presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt who was rescued by the Colombian military last year, has surrendered, the army said.