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Colombia's private crude producers cautiously optimistic about Duque

7:01pm GMT

BOGOTA Private oil producers in Colombia said on Friday they are optimistic about promises by President Ivan Duque to improve security and bolster the sector.

Colombia's private crude producers cautiously optimistic about Duque

7:00pm GMT

BOGOTA, Nov 16 Private oil producers in Colombia said on Friday they are optimistic about promises by President Ivan Duque to improve security and bolster the sector.

Colombia to probe deaths of Odebrecht whistleblower, son

14 Nov 2018

BOGOTA Colombia's attorney general has launched a criminal investigation into the deaths of a whistleblower and his son at the centre of a corruption probe involving Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht, it said late on Tuesday.

Spain's Sanchez offers Colombia help to reach peace with ELN rebels

30 Aug 2018

BOGOTA Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, on his first tour of Latin America since taking office in June, on Thursday offered any necessary support to push forward a peace deal between Colombia and ELN rebels.

Colombian anti-corruption referendum fails to meet quorum

27 Aug 2018

BOGOTA A referendum vote on seven anti-corruption measures failed to meet quorum in Colombia on Sunday, nullifying the results even though each of the measures, including a reduction in lawmakers' salaries and term limits for public posts, got at least 99 percent support.

Colombians vote on anti-corruption measures in Sunday referendum

26 Aug 2018

BOGOTA Colombians are voting on seven anti-corruption measures in a referendum on Sunday, including a reduction in lawmakers' salaries and term limits for public posts, as graft scandals continue to spark outrage.

U.S. to give Colombia $9 million to help Venezuelan migrants: Haley

09 Aug 2018

CUCUTA, Colombia The United States will give Colombia $9 million to help provide for hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela fleeing a severe economic and political crisis over the past 18 months, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday.

U.S. to give Colombia $9 mln to help Venezuelan migrants -Haley

08 Aug 2018

CUCUTA, Colombia, Aug 8 The United States will give Colombia $9 million to help provide for hundreds of thousands of refugees from Venezuela fleeing a severe economic and political crisis over the past 18 months, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday.

U.S. 'not willing to wait too long' for North Korea to act - U.N. envoy

08 Aug 2018

CUCUTA, Colombia The United States is "not willing to wait for too long" for North Korea to take steps toward denuclearisation, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday.

Duque becomes Colombia's president, promising to unite divided nation

08 Aug 2018

BOGOTA Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque was sworn in to office on Tuesday, pledging to unite a divided nation behind his plan to toughen a peace accord with Marxist rebels and rekindle economic growth. | Video

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Trump says he 'easily' answered Russia probe questions

President Donald Trump on Friday said he had "very easily" completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, but had not yet submitted them to Mueller's office.