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Southwest Colombia's Massacres Increase Due to Drug Trafficking, Illegal Mining

The southwestern province of Valle del Cauca in Colombia witnessed the ninth massacre in the region after residents from the town of Tulua found the victims on Sunday, increasing the number of massacres in the region.
Latin Gaming: Latin America’s Top 3 Video Games

Latin Gaming: Latin America’s Top 3 Video Games

Latin America has also witnessed the fast-evolving world of gaming. Here are three of the best Latin American video games over the past years.
Colombia Navy Seizes $60 Million Worth of Cocaine Found Inside a Semi-Submersible Vessel

Colombia Navy Seizes $60 Million Worth of Cocaine Found Inside a Semi-Submersible Vessel

One of Colombia's Navy operations resulted in the seizure of 1.8 tonnes of cocaine being transported onboard a semi-submersible vessel in the south Pacific.
Colombian Migrant, 11-Year-Old Daughter, Found Dead in Arizona Desert After Smugglers Abandoned Them

Colombian Migrant, 11-Year-Old Daughter, Found Dead in Arizona Desert After Smugglers Abandoned Them

A Colombian mom and her 11-year-old daughter were found dead in an Arizona desert late last month after crossing the U.S. border from Mexico.
Missing Colombia Man Found Wandering in Florida a Month After Vanishing From Miami Airport

Missing Colombia Man Found Wandering in Florida a Month After Vanishing From Miami Airport

A 23-year-old man from Colombia was found in a Florida Park a month after he vanished from Miami International Airport.
2 Women in Colombia Caught Smuggling Cocaine Hidden in Their Vaginas

2 Women in Colombia Caught Smuggling Cocaine Hidden in Their Vaginas

Two women in Colombia were caught smuggling cocaine hidden in their vaginas after airport authorities noticed them walking strangely.
Woman in Colombia Bungee Jumps to Her Death After Following a Signal Meant For Her Boyfriend

Woman in Colombia Bungee Jumps to Her Death After Following a Signal Meant For Her Boyfriend

A woman in Colombia bungee jumped to her death after she misheard a signal from the instructor meant for her boyfriend.
Drug bust

Costa Rican Authorities Seize 4.3 Tons of Cocaine

Authorities in the Central American nation seized 4.3 tons of cocaine which were originally produced by drug cartels in Colombia, Costa Rican authorities stated on Sunday.
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Colombia Coast Guard Seizes 5.4 Tonnes of Cocaine Worth $185 Million

After working with their counterparts in Panama and the United States, Colombian authorities seized 5.4 tonnes of cocaine worth $185 million, Colombia's Navy stated Wednesday.
Colombia Court Says 10 Military Members Killed More Than 100 Civilians

Colombia Court Says 10 Military Members Killed More Than 100 Civilians

A court in Colombia has accused 10 military members and a civilian of being involved in the forced disappearance of 24 people and murdering at least 120.
Colombia Offers Nearly $800,000 Reward After President Ivan Duque's Helicopter Was Attacked

Colombia Offers Nearly $800,000 Reward In Connection to the Attack to President Ivan Duque's Helicopter

The government of Colombia offered a reward amounting to nearly $800,000, in exchange for the information on the attack of President Ivan Duque's helicopter.
Colombia President Ivan Duque’s Helicopter Hit by Gunfire Near Venezuela Border

Colombia President Ivan Duque’s Helicopter Hit by Gunfire Near Venezuela Border

A helicopter carrying Colombia's President Ivan Duque was hit by gunfire while the aircraft was flying near the border with Venezuela on Friday.
Copa America: Bolivia and Chile Announces More COVID-19 Positive Football Players, Staff, Amid Tournament

Copa America 2021: Bolivia and Chile Announce More COVID-19 Positive Football Players, Staff Amid Tournament

More COVID positive patients rise, related to Copa America, as Bolivia and Chile announced cases from their team.
36 Wounded in Colombia's Car Bomb Explosions at Military Base

36 Wounded in Colombia's Car Bomb Explosions at Military Base

At least 36 people were injured in Colombia after car bomb explosions took place at a military base near the country's border with Venezuela on Tuesday.
Colombian Superstar Karol G Unveils 2021 U.S. Concert Tour Dates

Colombian Superstar Karol G Unveils 2021 U.S. Concert Tour Dates

Colombian reggaeton superstar Karol G unveiled her 2021 concert tour dates in the United States and Puerto Rico.
Coca Plant Eradication in Effect

Cocaine Production Increases Despite Coca Crop Region Cut

The government of Colombia shrunk the land surface under coca cultivation by seven percent in 2020, but the country remained the largest cocaine producer in the world, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) stated in their report, Wednesday.
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