Mexico

Colombia sends police to Mexico to help hunt down ‘El Chapo’
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 28, 2015 2 comments

Colombia sends police to Mexico to help hunt down ‘El Chapo’

Colombia’s National Police has sent a commission of high-profile officials to Mexico to help find “El Chapo,” the recently escaped leader of the feared Sinaloa Cartel, newspaper El Tiempo reported  Full Article »

El Chapo’s drug trade partners in Colombia
Posted by Emma Rosser on Jul 23, 2015 1 comment

El Chapo’s drug trade partners in Colombia

Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel of the recently escaped “El Chapo” has a number of business partners across Colombia responsible for the export of more than a third of the South American country’s annual cocaine  Full Article »

Pacific Alliance comes into force, opening Colombia’s borders for trade partners
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Pacific Alliance comes into force, opening Colombia’s borders for trade partners

The Pacific Alliance, a trade deal between Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Peru on Monday came into force, eliminating most trade tariffs and allowing easier migration between the partner countries.

Experts doubt FARC is giving military training to Mexican cartels
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 19, 2015 Leave a comment

Experts doubt FARC is giving military training to Mexican cartels

Independent experts disagree with reported US intelligence about whether Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, is providing military training to Mexican drug cartels.

Passenger ‘stung’ by scorpion on Colombia-Mexico flight
Posted by Alice Bradshaw-Smith on Mar 5, 2015 1 comment

Passenger ‘stung’ by scorpion on Colombia-Mexico flight

A plane travelling from Colombia to Mexico was forced to make an emergency landing in Bogota after a Canadian passenger claimed to have been stung by a venomous scorpion.

‘FARC-Zetas link’ arrested in southwest Colombia
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Dec 22, 2014 Leave a comment

‘FARC-Zetas link’ arrested in southwest Colombia

An alleged drug trafficker connecting Colombian rebel group FARC to Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel and drug trafficking organization Los Zetas was arrested in southwest Colombia on Sunday.

‘Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel sending arms and troops to Medellin’
Posted by Emil Foget on Sep 22, 2014 Leave a comment

‘Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel sending arms and troops to Medellin’

Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel has sent arms and troops to Medellin in an attempt to increase military support for two of Colombia’s most powerful criminal organizations, according to local newspaper El Tiempo.

Trade bloc  of Colombia, Mexico, Peru & Chile to start talks with Mercosur
Posted by Arthi Nachiappan on Jun 24, 2014 Leave a comment

Trade bloc of Colombia, Mexico, Peru & Chile to start talks with Mercosur

The Pacific Alliance trade bloc (uniting Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Peru) announced plans to strengthen ties with Latin America’s other major trading group, Mercosur, reported Colombia’s El Espectador newspaper on Tuesday.

Pacific Alliance – the Colombia, Peru, Chile & Mexico trade bloc
Posted by Arthi Nachiappan on Jun 17, 2014 Leave a comment

Pacific Alliance – the Colombia, Peru, Chile & Mexico trade bloc

The Pacific Alliance is a free trade agreement that, among other things, reduces tariffs for goods exchanged between its four member countries: Colombia, Peru, Chile and Mexico, joined by their  Full Article »

Colombia’s president bids farewell to Garcia Marquez in Mexico City
Posted by Victoria McKenzie on Apr 22, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia’s president bids farewell to Garcia Marquez in Mexico City

President Juan Manuel Santos joined mourners at “Colombia’s largest farewell ceremony of all time,” the memorial service for Colombian author, Gabriel ‘Gabo’ Garcia Marquez, the president’s office reported Monday.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez cremated in Mexico
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Apr 19, 2014 Leave a comment

Gabriel Garcia Marquez cremated in Mexico

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who on Thursday died at 87 after a long sickbed, has been cremated in Mexico City where he spent the last 50 years of his  Full Article »

Garcia Marquez to be cremated in Mexico, Colombia to pay homage later
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Apr 18, 2014 Leave a comment

Garcia Marquez to be cremated in Mexico, Colombia to pay homage later

The family of deceased Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez announced on Thursday that the cremation ceremony will take place in Mexico where the writer has lived  Full Article »

Colombia to respect family wishes if Garcia Marquez want late writer buried in Mexico
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Apr 17, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia to respect family wishes if Garcia Marquez want late writer buried in Mexico

Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, has ordered his staff to respect the decision of the family of Gabriel Garcia Marquez if they decide to bury the deceased writer in Mexico  Full Article »

Colombia 6th most dangerous country in Latin America, behind Mexico and Venezuela
Posted by Alexandra Jolly on Feb 10, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia 6th most dangerous country in Latin America, behind Mexico and Venezuela

Colombia is the sixth most dangerous country in Latin America, according to a regional crime index, dropping below Venezuela and Mexico, both of which have seen drug-related crime surges in  Full Article »

Colombia to host February’s Pacific Alliance Summit
Posted by Steven Cohen on Jan 29, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia to host February’s Pacific Alliance Summit

This February 10th, Colombia’s Cartagena de Indias will play host to the Pacific Alliance Summit, and with it, several of the region’s most prominent officials, reported a national news outlet  Full Article »

Alleged architect of international kidnappings captured by Colombian authorities
Posted by Mimi Yagoub on Jan 28, 2014 Leave a comment

Alleged architect of international kidnappings captured by Colombian authorities

The Colombian National Police’s anti-kidnapping and extortion units (GAULA) have captured a Colombian man believed to be the brains behind a kidnapping network based in Mexico, national news reported on  Full Article »