Mocoa

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 Rescuers seek people among the rubble left by mudslides following heavy rains in Mocoa, Putumayo department, southern Colombia on Saturday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Flooding and mudslides in the Colombian city of Mocoa sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning, k(...)

Tthe Colombian National Army, soldiers and residents work together in rescue efforts in Mocoa, Colombia on Saturday. Photograph: Colombian Army Photo via AP

A landslide in Colombia’s southwestern border province of Putumayo sent mud and debris crashing onto houses overnight, killing 154 people and injuring(...)

Mocoa is the capital of  Putumayo, which lies in south-west of Colombia, bordering Ecuador and Peru.

The body of a British teenager who died after drinking a hallucinogen during a tribal ritual was left by the side of the road by two frightened(...)