First female elected as mayor of Colombia capital

2019-10-28 16:29

Claudia Lopez, a symbol of the fight against corruption in Colombia, became the first woman to be elected mayor of the capital Bogota.

Colombia plane crash kills seven

2019-09-16 11:14

At least seven people have been killed and another three injured when a small plane crashed in southwestern Colombia a firefighter has said.

Colombia captures top drug trafficker

2019-08-24 09:33

The "finance chief" and brother of the head of Colombia's top drug gang has been captured, the country's president has announced.

WATCH: 'I clear landmines' - 24-year-old woman risks her life daily

2019-07-13 09:46

Paola Sanchez is 24 years old and risks her life every day, finding and deactivating landmines after five decades of conflict in Colombia.

WATCH: Humanitarian aid truck goes up in flames on Colombian-Venezuelan border

2019-02-25 19:55

One truck in a convoy attempting to deliver humanitarian aid into Venezuela from Colombia went up in flames as the country faces political turmoil and economic collapse.

21 dead in Bogota car bomb attack - police

2019-01-18 10:52

Twenty-one people died in a car bomb attack at a Bogota police cadet training academy, with 68 injured, Colombian police said.

Police find endangered, poisonous frogs at Colombia airport

2018-11-08 13:13

Police in Colombia's capital have recovered 216 poisonous frogs from an airport bathroom and authorities say smugglers planned to illegally send them for sale in Germany.


2018-06-12 07:15

A MAN who wanted his ex-wife dead for rejecting him blew himself and his mum-in-law up by mistake instead.

Woman, who became journalist to catch her father’s murderer, sees justice served after 20 years

2018-04-20 18:38

Diana Lopez Zuleta was only 10 years old when her beloved dad died after being shot in the neck. She decided to become a reporter to prove that a powerful politician had ordered the hit.

Colombian bandits steal airplane - and $610 000 in cash

2018-02-01 08:32

Authorities in Colombia say bandits stole a small airplane and made off with the equivalent of $610 000 it was carrying.


Fikile Mbalula: Our oceans offer massive opportunity for economic growth

2019-09-30 11:51

Our oceans offer the region and the continent massive opportunities for economic stimulation. We are well on track towards the realisation of this goal, writes Fikile Mbalula.

Colombia plane crash | UK Lib Dems blame Cameron for Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-16 07:06

Colombia plane crash kills seven | Jo Swinson: David Cameron cannot be forgiven for calling Brexit referendum; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | Colombians celebrate 'World Laziness Day'

2019-08-19 12:26

Stressed out? Take a break and head to Colombia, where the city of Itagui marks "World Laziness Day", a quirky effort to urge overstressed workers to slow down.

Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine

2019-05-28 07:11

A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing.

Authorities: Officer shot dead on Colombia border bridge

2019-02-19 08:17

Authorities say gunmen in Colombia have killed a police officer stationed at a border bridge that connects the nation to Venezuela.

WATCH: Rats on the loose interrupt Colombian Senate

2018-12-13 14:45

Colombia's Senate was interrupted after protesters reportedly threw rats in the chamber, according to local media.

Pablo Escobar museum in Colombia closed down

2018-09-22 13:01

A museum dedicated to late and notorious Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar has been shut down in Medellin, according to local authorities.

Female driver Calderon could get F1 session in 2018

2018-05-09 09:51

Female Colombian driver Tatiana Calderon is not ruling out her chances of securing some practice outings for Sauber this weekend.

Right-wing parties opposed to FARC peace deal lead Colombia vote

2018-03-12 11:44

Right-wing parties bitterly opposed to a peace deal with leftist former rebel group FARC were leading Colombia's legislative elections but were set to fall short of a majority in Congress, partial results shows.

Landslide kills 13 in Colombia

2018-01-22 05:43

A landslide in southwestern Colombia has killed 13 people on a small public bus in a rain-soaked mountainous area, authorities have announced.

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