Trump threatens Colombia over record cocaine production

Sep 14, 2017

Trump threatens Colombia over record cocaine production

U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening that he may decertify Colombia as a partner in the drug war unless it reverses a record surge in cocaine production in the South American nation. The shock rebuke for Washington's staunchest ally in Latin America came Wednesday in ...

/ Sep 7, 2017

Colombian police kill top drug-trafficking fugitive

Security forces in Colombia have killed one of its most-wanted drug fugitives, the alleged No. 2 leader of a ruthless criminal network that arose from disbanded right-wing paramilitary groups to become the nation's largest drug-trafficking organization. Gulf clan capo Roberto Vargas, best known by his ...

Venezuela's ousted attorney general leaves Colombia for Brazil

/ Aug 23, 2017

Venezuela's ousted attorney general leaves Colombia for Brazil

The Venezuelan ex-chief prosecutor who fled her country after being targeted by President Nicolas Maduro has left her first refuge stop in Colombia for Brazil, migration authorities said Tuesday. "Venezuelan Chief Attorney Luisa Ortega Diaz today left for Brazil, having carried out the necessary emigration ...

/ Jul 28, 2017

Forward Ibarbo makes permanent move to Tosu

Former Colombia international striker Victor Ibarbo has made his loan move to Sagan Tosu permanent, theclub said Friday. The 27-year-old Ibarbo initially joined Tosu from Italian Serie A side Cagliari in March on a loan deal through the end of the season. He has made ...

Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

Jun 18, 2017

Explosion in Bogota shopping center kills three, wounds nine

Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping center in Colombia's capital on Saturday. The Andino shopping mall in an exclusive area of Bogota was evacuated after the blast, which occurred around 5 ...

/ Apr 30, 2017

15 nabbed in blow to Colombian drug cartel

Authorities have arrested 15 people believed to be part of Colombia's dominant Gulf Cartel, prosecutors said Saturday. The suspects — 12 adults and three minors — were arrested in the northwestern town of Docordo, in the Choco region, the national organized crime prosecutor's office said. The ...

/ Apr 17, 2017

Grenade blast hurts 36 in Colombia nightclub

At least 36 people were injured after a grenade detonated inside a nightclub in the Colombian town of San Pedro, officials said on Sunday. Two of the injured were hospitalized at an intensive care unit in the town, which is located in Valle del Cauca ...