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Colombia: Four killed, hundreds injured in deadly bullfight stand collapse

At least four people have been killed and more than 300 were injured after a stand collapsed during a bullfight in central Colombia. The three-storey wooden stand filled with spectators falling at a stadium in El Espinal, Tolima department. A bull continued to roam the ring as people fled the wreckage. The traditional “corraleja” event […]

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Colombia kills at least 23 rebel dissidents of FARC in armed operation along Venezuela border

At least 23 dissidents of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel group were killed during an operation by the Colombian armed forces along the Venezuelan border, the defence ministry said. The dissidents “died during military operations” carried out in the northern border department of Arauca, a narcotrafficking corridor that has seen fierce fighting […]

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Landslide triggered by heavy rains kill at least 14 people in central Colombia

A landslide triggered by heavy rains has killed at least 14 people in central Colombia, officials say. Another 35 people were now in hospital after several homes were engulfed in the Dosquebradas municipality, Risaralda province, on Tuesday. Pictures showing a gash in the lush foliage covering a mountain overlooking the area. Residents living close to […]

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Colombia’s Farc rebel leader ‘El Paisa’ killed in an ambush in Venezuela

A dissident former leader of Colombia’s Farc rebels was killed in an ambush in Venezuela, local media reported. Hernán Darío Velásquez, nicknamed El Paisa, was reportedly shot dead in Venezuela’s Apure state. His death has not been officially confirmed and the Colombian army said it had no knowledge of the killing. Local media have speculated […]

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Colombia: Instagram model helps mum escape jail with hidden rope ladder and getaway bike

An Instagram model has helped her mum escape jail by distracting the security guard, reports said. Colombian influencer Aída Victoria Merlano, 21, was reportedly able to execute her daring plan of breaking her mum out of prison by using a hidden rope and a getaway bike. During a trial this week, prosecutors heard that the […]

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Colombia to send country’s most wanted drug trafficker to the United States

Colombia has announced that the country’s most wanted drug trafficker will be extradited to the US after his capture on Saturday.Dairo Antonio Úsuga, better known as Otoniel, was seized after a joint army, air force and police operation.He led the country’s largest criminal gang and has been on the US Drug Enforcement Agency’s most wanted […]

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Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker, gang leader Otoniel captured

Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker and the leader of the country’s largest criminal gang has been captured. Dairo Antonio Usuga, better known as Otoniel, was seized after a joint operation by the army, air force and police on Saturday. The government had offered a $800,000 reward for information about his whereabouts, while the US placed […]

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Cases of Havana syndrome reported at US embassy in Colombia

The United States is investigating potential cases of Havana syndrome in the South American nation of Colombia, US media reported. The investigation comes a week ahead of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s scheduled travel to Bogota next week. US embassy staff in Bogota may have been injured by the mysterious illness, which causes a […]

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American Airlines passenger opens exit door and walks out on to wing of plane at Miami airport

An American Airlines passenger on a flight from Colombia used an emergency exit and walked out onto the wing of the plane at the Miami International Airport, Miami-Dade Police said. The plane had just landed and was getting into position at the gate, according to police. After walking onto the wing, the man jumped into […]

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Five killed in shooting in south-west Colombia, breakaway rebel group blamed

Five people were shot dead in south-west Colombia on Sunday in the latest of a series of attacks by armed groups. Six other people were injured. A military commander blamed a breakaway rebel group for the attack. The government signed a peace deal with the left-wing Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) five years ago […]

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Colombia confiscates 3,493 shark fins bound for Hong Kong from Bogota airport

Colombia confiscated a shipment of 3,493 shark fins which were to be illegally trafficked to Hong Kong from Bogota’s airport. Environmental authorities in the capital said the quantity of fins meant between 900 and 1,000 sharks between 1 and 5 meters in length would have to be killed. In some countries shark fins are sold […]

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Scientists study debris of alleged UFO crash, metals not known to Earth

Physical debris obtained through on field research of alleged UFO crashes in Colombia and Argentina, is now being studied by scientists. Dr. Jacques Vallée purportedly collected metal debris from UFO cases dating as far back as 1947 Now a team of experts are analyzing them in a state-of-the-art laboratory at Stanford University. The breakthrough has […]