Ivan Duque
Colombian government talks peace with FARC dissidents

In the past one and a half months in office, the government of progressive President Gustavo Petro has taken major steps towards achieving peace in Colombia

Colombia and Venezuela announce reopening of border

In a new step towards restoring bilateral relations, Colombian President Gustavo Petro and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro have announced the reopening of the land border between the nations, closed since 2015

Columbia talks with Cuba Colombian foreign minister visits Cuba, announces resumption of peace talks with ELN

Colombian Foreign Minister Álvaro Leyva Durán announced that the Colombian government aspires to resume the dialogues with the ELN in Cuba and called it the land of peace. He also rejected Cuba’s classification by the United States as a state sponsor of terrorism, and called for its removal from that list

Colombia: It is the time of the people

Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez of the Historic Pact coalition represent a major shift in the politics of the country. Theirs is the first left-wing government in Colombia.

Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez take office in Colombia

The inauguration of the left-wing leaders, Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, marks the beginning of a new era of peace and social justice in Colombia

Colombia massacres Colombia witnesses one of the worst killing-sprees of 2022

According to the Institute of Development and Peace Studies (INDEPAZ), 20 citizens were murdered in six massacres in the past 10 days. Five social leaders and five ex-combatants were also assassinated in the same period

Meet the ministerial cabinet of Colombia’s first left-wing government

Colombia’s president-elect, Gustavo Petro, has so far appointed eight ministers to serve in his cabinet, five of them are women

Dialogue between US and Venezuela advances step further

Venezuela received a visit from a US delegation amidst US and European efforts to tackle a brewing energy crisis driven by the imposition of sanctions on Russia.

Left-wing Historic Pact coalition emerges victorious in Colombia

The victory of the Historic Pact is expected to bring an end to decades of conservative and neoliberal politics which have dominated the country.

Who will be the next president of Colombia?

Senator Gustavo Petro of the left-wing Historic Pact coalition is running against businessman Rodolfo Hernández of the League of Anti-Corruption Governors movement for the presidency of Colombia in Sunday’s run-off vote

Colombia enters crucial phase ahead of run-off election

Zoe Alexandra of Peoples Dispatch talks about the results of the first round of the Colombian elections and the upcoming contest between Gustavo Petro and Rodolfo Hernández in the run-off

Colombia goes to second round presidential elections with Gustavo Petro and Rodolfo Hernández

“Anti-corruption” businessman surprised and will run against Petro on June 19, the conservative favorite Fico Gutiérrez came in third.