US secretary of state Antony Blinken:  Removing the terrorist designation will make it easier for the United States to support the implementation of the peace accord, he said. Photograph: Toms Kalnins/EPA

The United States revoked its designation of the Colombian group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia as a foreign terrorist organisation on Tue(...)

 Rodrigo Londoño   has swapped a life in jungle camps planning ambushes and kidnappings for a new routine of bedtime story-reading to his infant son, shared via Instagram. Photograph:  Daniel Garzon Herazo/NurPhoto via Getty Images

He has enough enemies to fill a telephone directory and the United States once put a $5 million (€4.4 million) bounty on his head. But Rodrigo Londoño(...)

Niall Connolly, Martin McCauley and James Monaghan upon their arrival to the maximum security wing of the La Modelo prison in Bogotá, 2001. Photograph: AP Photo

Three alleged IRA members accused of training Colombian rebels in bomb-making techniques have been granted amnesty as part of the South American natio(...)

Women hold signs during a performance to raise conciousness about  violence against women in Bolivar square, Bogotá on March 6th. Photograph:   Diana Sanchez/AFP/Getty Images

Although the Colombian peace accord was signed more than three years ago, domestic and gender-based violence remains all too familiar for women who at(...)

A still from the YouTube video, which Iván Márquez (centre) said  was filmed in Colombia’s Amazon.

A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) said in a video posted overnight that it will launch a new offensive, (...)

Members of the security forces and rescue personnel  at the site of car bomb explosion at a police cadet training school in Bogotá last week. Photograph:  Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images

Colombia’s ELN rebel group on Monday claimed responsibility for last week’s car bomb attack against a police academy that killed 21 as a legitimate ac(...)

The scene after the car bomb at Bogotá’s police academy. Photograph: BQ noticias

A car bomb exploded at a police academy in Colombia’s capital Bogotá on Thursday, killing at least nine people and wounding more than 20 in an attack (...)

Farc  guerrillas wash clothes at their camp in the Transitional Standardisation Zone in Pondores,  Colombia, in April  2017. Photograph: Joaquin Sarmiento/ AFP

For years he was one of the top tailors in the left-wing Farc guerrilla group: carrying his sewing machine through Colombia’s jungles on the back of a(...)

A farmer harvesting coca leaves in the department of Cauca, Colombia. The UN report estimated that enough coca was grown to produce 1,379 tonnes  of cocaine – up 31 per cent on 2016. Photograph: Luis Robayo/AFP/GettyImages)

Colombia is desperate to shed its reputation as a nation dogged by the drug trade, but new figures from the United Nations show that it continues to b(...)

Colombia’s new president Iván Duque during the inauguration ceremony at Bolivar Square in Bogota, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

Colombia’s youngest elected president has been sworn in to office, promising to “make corrections” to a peace deal with leftist rebels that has divide(...)

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