News Colombia » Arauca: Colombia offers unspoiled beauty for tourists after being unreachable for decades (photos)
Travel warnings In January, the State Department issued an advisory warning to travelers to exercise increased caution in Colombia, and recommending not travelling to the provinces of Arauca, Cauca, Choco, and Norte de Santander due to the threat of crime ...
News Colombia » Arauca: ELN Leader: Colombian Gov't 'Didn't Show Up' to Ceasefire Talks
Ceasefire talks broke down Jan. 10 when President Santos called his lead negotiator back to Colombia after receiving word that members of the ELN allegedly attacked the state oil company, Colombian Petrol, in the departments of Boyaca and Arauca.
News Colombia » Arauca: Colombia in talks with Venezuela over cross-border ELN guerrillas
Colombia’s minister of defense said Thursday he has spoken ... A police officer was allegedly assassinated by Venezuelan ELN guerrillas in Arauca. “The number of Venezuelans who’ve participated in actions with the ELN has been growing,” he said.
News Colombia » Arauca: Colombian gov't says ELN has planned attacks from Venezuela
in the Colombian border (provinces of) Norte de Santander and Arauca" from Venezuela, Villegas told reporters in Pereira. Recently, Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek Saab said Colombia was planning "the military bombardment, the military invasion" of his ...
News Colombia » Arauca: Colombian government refuses to close its border with Venezuela
southeast of Colombia. Although the migratory flow at this point does not compare with the thirty or forty thousand Venezuelans who cross the Simón Bolívar bridge between Santander and Táchira every day, in Arauca the majority of migrants arrive in ...
News Colombia » Arauca: 'Bolivarian Diaspora' can no longer be ignored
1,300 miles south of Parkland, in the border town of Arauca, Colombia, Venezuelan women have become the backbone of the sex trade, selling their bodies, desperate to find any way to feed themselves. Their escape from their home country’s horrors have ...
News Colombia » Arauca: Colombia bombs 'Farc rebel arms factory' in Arauca
Colombia's air force has bombed a suspected arms factory operated by the left-wing Farc guerrilla group, killing four rebels, the government says. Two women were captured during the assault in Arauca near the border with Venezuela, the defence minister said.
News Colombia » Arauca: COLOMBIA: Government Launches Economic Strategy For Venezuelan Migration
The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos ... of Norte de Santander, 114 in Arauca, 875 in Cesar and 302 in Guajira. Also, 15 projects have been approved for almost 8 billion pesos, which have benefited 959 people who were in the informal sector.
News Colombia » Arauca: When Pope Francis visits Colombia, he’ll beatify priests killed in political violence
Two days before Pope Francis was scheduled to arrive in Colombia to kick off a four-city tour ... It wasn’t a miracle, exactly, but it felt like one in Arauca — this far-flung border state and ELN stronghold that has seen its recent history etched ...