Colombia


Israel to Help Columbia Clear Deadly Mines

Israel has promised to assist Colombia in clearing anti-personnel mines, which have killed or injured over 11,000 people during the recently ended civil war there. “Israel has been a friend…

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Israel, Colombia Pledge Cooperation in Post-Conflict Era

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos are pledging to strengthen ties in areas like science and tourism as Colombia transitions into a post-conflict era. Netanyahu…

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Nine People Dead After Colombia Tourist Boat Sinks

Nine people died and 28 are missing after a multideck tourist boat carrying about 170 passengers sank in Colombia’s Penol-Guatape reservoir on Sunday during the long holiday weekend, a government…

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Venezuela Reopens Colombian Border

In the latest whiplash policy decision, Venezuela announced it is reopening the border with Colombia on Tuesday, just days after it had announced the 1,274-mile frontier would be closed until…

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A Brazilian Soccer Team’s Plane Crashes in Colombia; 71 Dead

A chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match in its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 71 people and leaving six…

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Colombian President Santos Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in a surprise choice after Colombians voted “No” to an agreement he signed with Marxist rebels to…

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