Colombians grapple with a big problem: wandering hippos

DORADAL, Colombia (AP) — Maria Jaramilla awoke in the middle of the night to the sound of her panicked mule. When she lo...
20:46 23 February 2022

Warren Buffett’s son helps Colombia kick cocaine curse

TIBU, Colombia — With Colombian military snipers in position, Howard Buffett descends from a helicopter and trudges through the wet grass in steel-toe...
14:18 13 February 2022

Pablo Escobar’s hit man dies after short battle with cancer

BOGOTA, Colombia — A former hit man for late drug lord Pablo Escobar who confessed to killing hundreds of people during one of Colombia’s most violent...
16:30 6 February 2022

Ill Cali cartel drug kingpin seeks early prison release

MIAMI — One of the world's major cocaine kingpins, a co-founder of Colombia's Cali Cartel that smuggled some $2 billion in drugs to the U.S., is seeki...
16:20 6 February 2022

AP exclusive: Law firm dumps Maduro official amid outcry

BOGOTA, Colombia — A U.S. law firm that was hired for $12.5 million by a top official in Nicolás Maduro's government has decided to dump the controver...
22:56 30 January 2022

Colombia’s conflict spills over to museum of memory

BOGOTA, Colombia — On a vacant grassy lot squeezed between several smoggy highways lies the property where Colombia’s government hopes to build a larg...
16:33 24 December 2021

The Latest: Colombia president opens ‘national conversation’

BOGOTA, Colombia — The Latest on protests in Colombia (all times local):
0:08 23 November 2021

Colombia president orders curfew in capital following unrest

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombian President Iván Duque ordered a curfew in the nation’s capital Friday amid continuing unrest following a massive march a d...
23:42 22 November 2021

Colombians fill streets hoping to channel wave of discontent

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombians angry with conservative President Iván Duque and hoping to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent took the streets b...
0:45 22 November 2021

AP Explains: Did a coup force Bolivia’s Evo Morales out?

BOGOTA, Colombia — Did Bolivia experience a coup or the culmination of a popular movement demanding a president's resignation?
23:36 11 November 2021

Shootings, death threats mar Colombia’s post-peace elections

BOGOTA, Colombia — Threatened with death, Wilson Florez chose a bulletproof vest.
18:56 25 October 2021

Morales declares victory in Bolivia as foes keep protesting

LA PAZ, Bolivia — President Evo Morales on Thursday declared himself victor of the weekend election, stirring more anger among his opponents who have ...
3:00 25 October 2021