Figures from an NGO show that over 30 people have died since the start of the protests, while official figures show at least 18 of 24 dead were shot, and over 800 others injured.
Bogota's decision brings the number of countries worldwide that recognise Palestine as a sovereign state to 140. The Palestinian diplomatic mission in Colombia said on Wednesday that the move will help create conditions for peace in Middle East.
Ex-FARC guerrillas worry about conservative Ivan Duque’s win in the presidential election due to his promises to roll back the 2016 peace agreement that ended the decades-long conflict in the country.
For many Colombians this will be the first time they've had more than one viable choice in an election – and that might just trigger a run-off next month.
The Colombian government estimates there are some 470,000 Venezuelans in the country. Some visit just to buy or sell groceries, while others begin lives from scratch, often working informally
With the country's lawmakers falling behind on the implementation of last year's peace accord, violence has resurfaced in former FARC-controlled areas.
Ex-chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega, who fled Venezuela after being hit with charges of alleged corruption, was offered asylum by Colombia as it joined other countries in criticising President Nicolas Maduro's rule.
At least another 90 days are needed to process all the former fighters now in 26 temporary "peace zones" across Colombia. But even after disarmament, whether civilians will accept the rebels back into their communities is unknown.
After a peace deal was signed last year, ending the conflict between the Colombian government and FARC rebels, the armed group is now looking to hand over its weapons.
The investigation will focus on building regulations as well as natural disaster plans. At least 290 people died and hundreds remain missing.
The two sides finalised a revised deal on November 12 that aims to end 52 years of conflict that has killed more than 220,000 people and displaced millions.
Wednesday will be crucial in determining the future of the country as President Juan Manuel Santos and Senator Alvaro Uribe Velez meet to thrash out a way forward with the peace deal.
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