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Colombia’s new president wants ‘war on drugs’ to end

The new president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, called yesterday Sunday, in his speech after his inauguration, to end the so-called "war on drugs", judging that it has failed, and to be replaced by a "policy of...

Colombia: Most Powerful FARC Rebel Group Proposes Ceasefire

The most powerful group of defectors from the former rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has proposed to Colombia's president-elect, Gustavo Petros, that a ceasefire be declared in order to find a "political solution"...

Venezuela – Colombia will restore diplomatic relations with the assumption of power by G. Peter

Venezuela and Colombia will restore diplomatic relations at the ambassadorial level on August 7, the day the new Colombian president Gustavo Petro, who belongs to the left, takes office, representatives of the two countries announced on...

Colombia: Eight children are missing after a landslide near a school

Eight children are missing, trapped after a landslide hit the site of a rural community school in northwestern Colombia, authorities said Thursday. "A landslide has hit the school in (the village of) Porvenir. The first information is...

Colombia: Gustavo Petros proposes a mutual truce to the ELN

Colombia's president-elect Gustavo Petro proposed yesterday Tuesday to the National Liberation Army (ELN) to declare a bilateral ceasefire and to restart the government's peace negotiations with the rebel organization, which is officially considered the last to...

Colombia: President-elect announces first name of cabinet minister

Colombian Social Democrat President-elect Gustavo Petro - the first left-wing politician to take office in the country on August 7 - named Alvaro Leiva his future foreign minister at the weekend. This is the first name of...