Illegal coca plantations in Colombia reduced slightly in 2018 but the country remains the world's biggest producer of the primary ingredient in cocaine production, the United Nations said on Friday.
Global cocaine production reached an all-time high in 2017, breaking the previous year's record by 25 percent, the UN drugs and crime agency said Wednesday in its annual report, as production soars in post-conflict Colombia.
Ecuador on Wednesday became one of 28 countries to legalise same-sex marriage, but in many other parts of the world homosexuality is illegal and sometimes subject to the death penalty.
Taiwan on Friday joined nearly 30 mostly Western countries to legalise same-sex marriage but in many other parts of the world homosexuality is illegal and sometimes subject to the death penalty.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro warned Wednesday of a possible "military escalation" with neighboring Colombia after Bogota accused Caracas of sheltering leftist guerrillas on its territory.
New York's Empire State Building, Egypt's pyramids, London's Big Ben and Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue were among the world's most renowned monuments plunged into darkness for an hour Saturday as part of a global campaign to raise…
by Hector Velasco Decades into the US-led war on drugs, coca plantations continue to surge like a green tide across ally Colombia's Catatumbo region. Their spread has left former coca growers like Alex Molina embittered, having convinced…
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido is due to meet Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia on Thursday, sources from both camps said.
US Vice President Mike Pence and Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido agreed on a strategy to tighten the noose around President Nicolas Maduro following a meeting with regional allies in Colombia on Monday. Pence announced more…
A drug cartel based in Medellin, Colombia has expanded its operation in the Philippines, President Rodrigo R. Duterte warned on Monday night.
A music concert called by Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro will take place just 300-meters from a rival gig organized by billionaire Richard Branson in support of opposition leader Juan Guaido, an official said on Wednesday.
Pink Floyd singer Roger Waters hit out at Richard Branson on Tuesday over plans to hold a humanitarian aid concert to benefit Venezuelans suffering from shortages of food and medicines.
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro hit out at the United States on Friday for "stealing" billions of dollars and offering "crumbs" in return as humanitarian aid.
Desperately needed aid being stockpiled at Venezuela's door is at the heart of a political duel between the two men fighting to lead the oil-rich nation: Juan Guaido and Nicolas Maduro.
The soldiers blocking humanitarian aid from entering Venezuela look unlikely to give any ground, but Maria Acevedo thinks she knows how to make them let the shipments through.
The United States and major South American nations recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim leader
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was to head Thursday on the first trip by an Israeli premier to Brazil, where he will attend the inauguration of incoming president Jair Bolsonaro.
A Colombian man who pretended to be a Roman Catholic priest for 18 years hearing confessions and celebrating weddings, was exposed just before Christmas, the diocese in Spain where he was preaching said Monday.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro lashed out Wednesday at what he said was a plot to assassinate him directed by the White House -- and involving the right-wing governments of Colombia and Brazil.
The Philippine government is willing to open an embassy in Colombia as the two states explore ways to strengthen bilateral ties.
More than 150 rights campaigners from around the world gathered in Paris on Monday, warning of a spike in the number of activists from Brazil to the Philippines being murdered for their work.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants a thorough investigation on how bulk shipments of drugs found their way to the Philippines before blaming the Chinese for them.
The United States returned to Colombia Wednesday 38 ancient artifacts plundered over decades by a private American collector described as a "modern-day Indiana Jones."