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  1. AngloGold Ashanti ‘accepts’ central Colombia town vote to ban ‘world’s largest open-pit gold mine’

    04.27 / 21:58 colombiareports.com Colombiareports.com - Colombia
    South African mining giant AngloGold Ashanti announced Thursday it has given up on plans for the world’s largest open-pit goldmine in central Colombia’s Cajamarca after the town almost unanimously voted to ban… Read more AngloGold Ashanti ‘accepts’ central Colombia town vote to ban ‘world’s largest open-pit gold m…
  2. Colombia’s prosecution announces indictments in Colombia’s biggest corruption scandal ever

    04.27 / 20:56 colombiareports.com Colombiareports.com - Colombia
    More than a year after Colombia’s biggest corruption scandal ever broke, the prosecution indicted eight former executives of disgraced state oil refinery Reficar on corruption charges. Curiously, according to Prosecutor General Nestor Humberto… Read more Colombia’s prosecution announces indictments in Colombia’s biggest corruption scandal ev…
  3. ELN on oil pipeline leave 1,000 without potable water

    04.27 / 17:54 colombiareports.com Colombiareports.com - Colombia
    An attack by alleged ELN guerrillas on one of Colombia’s main oil pipelines, the Caño Limon-Coveñas, has contaminated the drinking water of some 1,000 people living near the pipeline. Colombia’s state oil… Read more ELN on oil pipeline leave 1,000 without potable wat…
  4. Only 47 of Colombia’s 30,000 demobilized paramilitaries convicted: report

    04.27 / 14:53 colombiareports.com Colombiareports.com - Colombia
    No more than 47 of approximately 30,000 paramilitaries who demobilized more than a decade ago have since been convicted of war crimes, reported Colombia’s leading newspaper El Tiempo Thursday. The “Justice… Read more Only 47 of Colombia’s 30,000 demobilized paramilitaries convicted: …
  5. Colombia Congress approves seats for demobilized FARC guerrillas

    04.27 / 13:57 colombiareports.com Colombiareports.com - Colombia
    Colombia’s Congress on Wednesday approved the political inclusion of former guerrilla group FARC, whose members will have guaranteed seats for two electoral terms. The Senate vote allows the FARC to form… Read more Colombia Congress approves seats for demobilized FARC …
  6. Demobilized FARC guerrillas assassinated in southwest Colombia

    04.27 / 13:57 colombiareports.com Colombiareports.com - Colombia
    Two demobilized FARC member have been assassinated in southwest Colombia in the past 10 days, sparking fears of a repetition of the mass killing of leftists that cost thousands of lives after a 1985 peace… Read more Demobilized FARC guerrillas assassinated in southwest Colo…
  7. Venezuela and Colombia at odds over soldiers’ asylum request

    04.26 / 21:08 colombiareports.com Colombiareports.com - Colombia
    Colombia’s Foreign Minister is considering giving refugee status to three military officials from Venezuela the neighboring country wants to try for desertion. The desertion and subsequent asylum request in Bogota further increases tensions between… Read more Venezuela and Colombia at odds over soldiers’ asylum req…
  8. Colombia headed for serious water shortage by 2050

    04.26 / 20:31 colombiareports.com Colombiareports.com - Colombia
    Colombia is the world’s 24th country with the most plentiful water resources on the planet, yet experts believe that within 35 years it will face serious water shortages, reported El Espectador… Read more Colombia headed for serious water shortage by …
  9. ‘The cleansing has just begun, death to all’: Colombia’s paramilitaries

    04.26 / 20:01 colombiareports.com Colombiareports.com - Colombia
    Pamphlets signed by the AGC, Colombia’s largest illegal armed group, confirmed the paramilitaries’ apparent attempt to consolidate power in former FARC territories throughout the country. While some 7,000 FARC guerrillas are still in rural camps… Read more ‘The cleansing has just begun, death to all’: Colombia’s para…