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