William Rodríguez Abadía, son of Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela, the former boss of the powerful Cali cartel in Colombia, asserts that Netflix series 'Narcos' doesn't have all the facts correct. He spoke with el Nuevo Herald's reporter Catalina Ruiz.
Colombian entrepreneur Miguel Caballero — the maker of high-fashion, bullet-proof clothing — is starting to sell his wares in Florida. He’s also hoping his penchant for blasting employees and potential clients will get him into the Guinness Book of World Records.
Longtime combat medics with Colombia’s FARC guerrillas are being offered the chance to get medical degrees in Cuba, now that a peace deal is ending the 50 year conflict. But first they have to pass high school.
Gregory Morales, a member of Colombia’s FARC guerrillas, talks to reporters at a “normalization” zone near the town of Icononzo. The camp is one of 26 where the FARC have gathered as they begin the transition to civilian life in the wake of a historic peace deal last year. Morales said the government has failed to provide basic services at the camp but that the peace process is “irreversible.”
After more than 50 years of conflict, creating peace in Colombia isn’t easy. Coca crops are booming, politically motivated murders are on the rise and new armed groups have rushed to fill the void left by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
For 14 years Inty Maleywa has been painting and sketching in the jungle as a member of Colombia's FARC guerrillas. Now that the group is demobilizing amid a historic peace deal, Maleywa's work is finally being seen in public.
With insufficient drinking water, no kitchen and makeshift bathrooms, members of the FARC are struggling with life in the new transition camps as part of the Colombian peace deal. Mothers with children are among those who are struggling.
A dislodged traffic light box lies in the street of La Macarena barrio after a homemade bomb exploded near the Santamaria bull ring in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. The artefact was detonated just a few hours before a scheduled bullfight, killing a police officer and injuring several dozen bystanders.
Members of Colombia’s FARC guerrillas being bused to a “concentration zone” in southwestern Cauca Department, where they will eventually hand in their weapons and begin the process of reentering civilian life.
Kalet, a chocolate Lab, retired from Colombia’s police force Friday in a ceremony replete with honor guard and speeches. His nose was so good, he was among the elite: sniffing bags at the presidency and congress.