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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(...)

A woman cycling in the northern Italian city of Milan where air pollution has dropped during the lockdown

Milan is to introduce one of Europe’s most ambitious schemes reallocating street space from cars to cycling and walking, in response to the coronaviru(...)

Inmates point from inside of La Modelo jail in Bogota, Colombia, where violence broke out  out of inmates’ fears that prison guards are not doing enough to prevent coronavirus. Photograph: Ivan Valencia/AP Photo

A prison riot in Colombia’s capital Bogota late on Saturday has left 23 prisoners dead and 83 injured, as detainees protested sanitary conditions ami(...)

The Garda has no plans to send a liaison officer to Colombia to assist in the case of a Wexford father of three reported missing and possibly kidnappe(...)

People cross from San Antonio del Tachira in Venezuela to Cucuta in Colombia through ‘trochas’ – illegal trails – near the Simon Bolivar international bridge, on November 20th 2019. Photograph: Schneyder Mendoza/AFP via Getty

Emma Perez is banging on the heavy metal door of the soup kitchen hoping to get her family something to eat. She arrived in Colombia the previous nigh(...)

An aerial view of Roger Federer’s exhibition match against Alexander Zverev in the Plaza de Toros bullring in Mexico City during his South American tour last month. Photograph: Madla Hartz/EPA

Roger Federer admits he broke down with emotion during last month’s tour of Mexico and South America after rioting in the Colombian capital Bogota for(...)

The Custom House next to the River LIffey in Dublin. Photograph: iStock

Dublin has been ranked the worst city in the world to find a place to live for expats in a new study published on Tuesday. Ireland’s capital was in l(...)

Three police were killed in a bomb blast late on Friday at a police station in Colombia. Photograph: Joaquin Sarmiento/AFP via Getty Images

Three police were killed in a bomb blast late on Friday at a police station in Colombia, after thousands gathered for renewed protests and sporadic lo(...)

People march during a nationwide strike called by students, unions and indigenous groups to protest against the government of Colombia’s president Ivan Duque in Medellin, on Thursday. Photograph: Joaquin Sarmiento/AFP via Getty Images

Three people were killed in events following Thursday marches across Colombia, the defence minister said, as cities woke on Friday to widespread publi(...)

Demonstrators and riot police clash in Quito on Monday following days of protests against the sharp rise in fuel prices following the authorities’ decision to scrap subsidies. Photograph: Rodrigo Bundia/AFP via Getty Images

Ecuador’s government has decamped from the capital in Quito to the coastal city of Guayaquil after five days of violent protests over fuel price rises(...)

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