Colombia

  • FARC praises Colombia's Santos for halting air strikes

    Colombia's FARC guerrillas on Tuesday praised President Juan Manuel Santos' decision to suspend air strikes against rebel forces, but urged further steps to de-escalate the half-century-old conflict. Santos ordered the stand-down on Saturday, five days after the Revolutionary Armed Forces of…

  • The daredevil pilots of Colombia

    Captain Raul does not know the exact age of the plane he flies. There is no space for emergency landings in the impenetrable rainforest, which is twice the size of Texas. The slightest problem and the plane will just fall out of the sky," Captain Raul says.

    Al Jazeera
    • TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees

      BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation.

      Associated Press
    • World's Most Dangerous Travel Destinations

      Nigeria and Colombia have earned the unfortunate distinction of being named the two least safe countries to visit, in a recent report from the World Economic Forum. Nigeria, says the report, which ranks 141 economies around the world, is plagued by violence and terrorism -- not much of a surprise…

      The Street