Wes Michael Tomaselli
A recent seizure highlights how “corrupt Colombian government officials have helped to launder Venezuelan coltan into licit supply chains in Colombia,” said one expert.
Lawmaker María Fernanda Cabal wants to legalize guns. Colombia is home to left-wing guerrilla groups and has seen violent protests this year.
President Iván Duque’s government called the bomb a “terrorist act” and is also in the midst of trying to end a month of violent, anti-government street protests.
The incident took place in the city of Cali, which has become an epicenter for anti-government protests roiling in Colombia since late April.
Corporations are now pouring millions into pharmaceutical-grade crops of cannabis in a country where drug cartels dominated the weed business. But regulations make it nearly impossible for small farmers to enter the legal realm.
The death toll from the protests, now in their eighth day, is rising.
After a 17-year-old boy kicked a police officer on a motorbike, the officer drew his gun and shot him dead.
Black market lenders are calling in their debts, and those who can't pay are facing the consequences.
The U.S President just promised to maintain the status quo on the regime of President Nicolás Maduro.
The intelligence agent working undercover with the DEA and Colombian police took advantage of the alleged traffickers penchant for paid-for sex.
A special court found that 6,402 civilians were murdered by the armed forces and falsely presented as rebels killed in combat - 4,000 more than previously thought.
The country's socialist regime has run out of cash, and the vaccines on hold are only a fraction of what President Nicolás Maduro needs to cover the nation.