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FARC Rebels Say Colombians Can Count On Them Post Rejected Deal: “Peace Will Triumph”

The Colombian government has been left without a plan ‘b’ after 50.22 percent of the country’s voters rejected a peace deal with FARC rebels on Sunday (Oct. 2). The…

Shakira Makes Global Education Her Personal Business

Shakira is using her international pop star influence for a greater good. The Colombian singer-songwriter and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador has partnered with the Education…

Two More Seasons Of ‘Narcos’ Ordered: “It’s Bigger Than Pablo Escobar”

It’s no secret: Pablo Escobar dies in Season 2 of Narcos. But the producers have made it clear that the Netflix hit series is really about something much bigger in the…

Jennifer Lopez Will Portray Colombian Drug Lord Griselda Blanco In HBO Film

Jennifer Lopez is taking on her most infamous role to date. The singer-actress is set to executive produce and star in a new film based on Colombia’s godmother of…

So, Adidas Misspelled Colombia & Everyone Lost It

Adidas’ new ad for the Copa América 2016 is causing a social media frenzy with the Colombian community. The German company has manufactured the Colombian jerseys for the…

Colombian Rebel Group Frees Journalist After 6-Day Captivity

Spanish-language daily El Mundo correspondent Salud Hernández was released on Friday (May 27) after being kidnapped in Colombia for a week. She was freed by the leftist…

Colombia Takes Major Strides In The Pursuit Of Marriage Equality

The LGBTQ community of Colombia is now one step closer to marriage equality. In a 6-3 vote, the country’s constitutional court ruled on Thursday (Apr. 7) that marriage…

Blackface Character Axed From Colombian Sitcom After Social Media Backlash

While Americans are busy dropping Confederate flags from their historical repertoire, the Afro-Colombian community has succeeded in vanquishing their own signs of…

Snoop To Bring His Doggy Dogg World To Colombia’s 2016 Estéreo Picnic

West Coast icon Snoop Dogg is set to headline Colombia’s 2016 Estéreo Picnic. The three-day music festival began as an outlet for Colombia’s prominent, rising artists to…