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In the world’s biggest cocaine producer, cultivation has hit an ‘all time high’ and the new president is vowing harsh measures that ...
The area being used to cultivate coca in Colombia grew 11% in 2017, according to the US government, and is driving cocaine use by Americans. "This is just not where we want cocaine production to be," a US official said.
‘The United States had lost its mind’: What the Parkland shooting looked like in a country emerging from civil war
Colombians 'really do think that we are a danger to ourselves and others right now.'
Colombian immigration officials say there are nearly 600,000 Venezuelans in the country — double the number six months ago.
The recent killing of Colombian farmers by police has raised concerns about the government's ability to secure peace, fight the drug trade, and stop criminals.
Members of Colombia’s biggest rebel group are trying to join LinkedIn, but they’re struggling to connect
The demobilization process for Colombia's FARC rebels is advancing, but the group's members have struggled with some aspects of their reintegration.
Colombia's crop-substitution program aimed at reducing the country's coca output is being challenged in some regions by criminal groups and dissident rebels.
Colombia is trying to root out the cocaine trade, but farmers are relying on it as an ‘insurance policy’
Production of cocaine has spiked in Colombia, and government efforts to crack down on it have been stymied.
Pablo Escobar loomed large over Colombia's criminal landscape, and cutting him down cleared a path for smaller, more sophisticated criminal groups.
Reports suggest coca cultivation rose again in Colombia in 2016, marking a third straight year of increases.
"The full impact of this surge in coca cultivation likely remains to materialize," the US State Department says.