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Blinken seeks to reaffirm US-Colombia strategic ties in trip

Oct. 21, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in his first official visit to South America, on Thursday sought to reaffirm the strategic ties between his country and Colombia while underscoring the importance of ensuring the democracies in the region meet the needs of...

Colombia court refuses to try general accused in 104 murders

Aug. 30, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A court refused Monday to allow a trial for a retired general accused of offering incentives that led soldiers to murder 104 civilians and pass them off as guerrilla fighters killed in combat during Colombia's long civil conflict. Mario Montoya...