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Firebrand mayor guns for weapons

Gustavo Petro has gone from guerrilla to peacemaker-politician.

Red-carding the cartels

Colombian Congress to tackle money laundering that threatens to make football 'non-viable'.

Warring neighbours kiss and make up

The presidents of Venezuela and Colombia exploit the feelgood factor in the region to mend a relationship that had turned sour.

Blood gold in Bogota

British mining giant Anglo American has been accused of profiting from the persecution, intimidation and killing of miners in Colombia who oppose the company's operations. The international charity War on Want says in a report released this week that Anglo American and its subsidiaries benefited from army operations in areas where the company is prospecting, which have forced families off their land and intimidated community leaders.

Claims of militia links rock Colombian presidency

Colombia's political establishment has been shaken by near-daily allegations of how President Alvaro Uribe's allies worked with rightwing militias who for more than a decade used terror in pursuit of their own ends. The Supreme Court has ordered six pro-Uribe lawmakers, including the foreign minister's brother, to answer questions about alleged links with the paramilitaries who are blamed for the murder of thousands of Colombians.

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