A Colombian investigation into the death of Jorge Enrique Pizano, a key witness at the center of a corruption probe involving Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht [ODBES.UL], found that he died of a heart attack, the chief coroner said on Friday.
Ivan Duque was sworn in as Colombia's president in August after an easy election victory in which he promised to boost the sluggish economy by decreasing corporate taxes, while bringing order to rural areas that have long been plagued by drug trafficking and violence between armed groups.
Colombia's attorney general has launched a criminal investigation into the deaths of a whistleblower and his son at the center of a corruption probe involving Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht, it said late on Tuesday.
A dramatic recording from beyond the grave has led to allegations that Colombia's chief prosecutor — a key U.S. ally in the war on drugs — tried to cover up bribery payments that were part of Latin America's biggest corruption scandal, prompting calls for his resignation.
Colombian authorities moved homeless Venezuelan migrants to a soccer field filled with yellow tents and cots Tuesday, as the number of migrants fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian calamity continues to rise.
Colombian state-run oil company
Ecopetrol said on Tuesday that three new bombings of
the Cano Limon pipeline have caused contamination in several
waterways in the country's northeastern Arauca province.
The nine former rebel fighters, who traded their guns, battle fatigues and heavy rucksacks for paddles, helmets and life jackets, launch four rafts laden with visitors into the turbulent Pato River, deep in Colombia's dense Amazon jungle.
BOGOTA, Colombia — The widow of Pablo Escobar fell madly in love as a preteen with the man who would rise to be a ruthless drug lord, but she says she felt raped when at age 14 he forced her to have a clandestine abortion, and over time came to view him as a cruel...
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