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Colombians march to protest against killing of activists

Thousands take to streets in cities across Colombia demanding government action over the killing of social leaders.

Colombians march to protest against killing of activists

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New US sanctions target Venezuelan food subsidy scam

Treasury Department slaps punitive measures on corruption network used 'to exploit Venezuela's starving population'.

New US sanctions target Venezuelan food subsidy scam

Colombia

UNSC in Colombia to check on implementation of FARC peace deal

The UN Security Council makes four-day visit to Colombia to check in on the implementation of the landmark agreement.

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Chinese company intensifies Colombia’s black market for taxis

Rivaling Uber, Chinese ride-hailing app DiDi is now fighting for control of Bogota’s streets.

Chinese company intensifies Colombia’s black market for taxis

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The Pacific Alliance is gearing up for a fight

The Latin American countries want to form a regional economic powerhouse to rival the world's largest trade blocks.

The Pacific Alliance is gearing up for a fight

Latin America

Colombian hospitals overwhelmed with Venezuelans

A few aid organizations are trying to help as cases of measles, tuberculosis and malaria are on the rise.

Risking it all

Venezuela's Fuel Traffickers on the Fringes

Faced with a collapsing economy, some risk smuggling fuel to Colombia while dodging Venezuelan soldiers at the border.

Latin America

Uruguay walks out of OAS assembly over Guaido envoy inclusion

The regional group voted in April to recognise Venezuela's opposition envoy as country's delegate in blow to Maduro.

Uruguay walks out of OAS assembly over Guaido envoy inclusion

Latin America

Desperate Venezuelan migrants face homelessness in Colombia

Homeless but hopeful, how Venezuelans are trying to make a new start in Colombia.

Latin America

OAS says Venezuela is the region's top priority

Organization of American States appeals to the international community for aid for Venezuelan migrants.

OAS says Venezuela is the region's top priority

Latin America

Five things to watch for at the OAS General Assembly in Colombia

Member nations of Organization of American States are due to convene in Colombia to tackle the hemisphere's challenges.

Five things to watch for at the OAS General Assembly in Colombia

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Venezuela's oil crisis destabilises Colombian black markets

The crash in illicit fuel trade left thousands of people unable to make a living, say Colombian police.

Venezuela's oil crisis destabilises Colombian black markets

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Guaido's envoys accused of embezzling aid funds

There are allegations of corruption against Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido's envoys operating on the Colombian border.

Latin America

Ecuador: Colombia refugees stage weeks-long protest against UNHCR

Dozens of protesters occupying space outside UNHCR's office in Quito say the refugee agency is failing to protect them.

Ecuador: Colombia refugees stage weeks-long protest against UNHCR

Asia Pacific

Colombia: Controversial defence minister wins no-confidence vote

Guillermo Botero has been at the centre of a political storm for weeks and is now receiving handshakes and congratulatory hugs after surviving a vote to remove him from office.