• 3.4 million Venezuelans fled

    3.4 million Venezuelans fled

    geneva February 22, 2019 11:00 Hot Recent News

    The number of Venezuelans who left their homeland due to the economic and humanitarian crisis increased to 3.4 million. That's what the refugee organization of the United Nations...

  • Dutchman liquidated in Colombia

    Dutchman liquidated in Colombia

    medellín (colombia) February 19, 2019 07:32 Hot Recent News

    For the second time in a month, a Dutchman was killed in Colombia through violence. 49-year-old Derk Lodewijk died yesterday afternoon in the Colombian drug town of Medellín, when...

  • Ecuador continues ex-president for kidnapping

    Ecuador continues ex-president for kidnapping

    quito November 8, 2018 07:48 Hot Recent News

    The Ecuadorian prosecutor is going to sue former president Rafael Correa for the failed kidnapping of opposition politician Fernando Balda in 2012. Judge Daniella Camacho announced on Wednesday that there is enough evidence that Correa was the supposed brain behind the kidnapping attempt to start a trial against him.

  • Medellín closes Pablo Escobar museum

    Medellín closes Pablo Escobar museum

    medellín September 21, 2018 11:32 Hot Recent News

    The Colombian municipality of Medellín has closed the museum dedicated to its most notorious resident, Pablo Escobar (1949-1993). Escobar was a ruthless drug lord who at the height of his power held more than three quarters of the world's cocaine trafficking and smuggling. He was the founder and the boss of the gang called the Medellín Cartel.

  • In Colombia, the area as big as Limburg is full of coca cultivation

    In Colombia, the area as big as Limburg is full of coca cultivation

    bogota September 19, 2018 21:48 Hot Recent News

    The area in Colombia where coca plants are grown has never been so great. According to a report published by the United Nations on Wednesday), the area in the South American country grew by 17 percent in 2017 to 2,170 square kilometers, which is approximately the area of ​​the Dutch province of Limburg. This corresponds to a potential coca leaf harvest from which almost 1400 tonnes of cocaine can be extracted.

  • Trump sends Pence to Asia

    Trump sends Pence to Asia

    washington August 31, 2018 22:16 Hot Recent News

    US President Donald Trump will not go to Singapore and Papua New Guinea in November for top talks with Asian leaders. In his stead, he sends Vice President Mike Pence. The White House has announced this on Friday.

  • Long prison sentences after coke smuggling in a private jet

    Long prison sentences after coke smuggling in a private jet

    london August 24, 2018 14:00 Hot Recent News

    Four men pretended to be businessmen and rented a private plane to smuggle drugs. They flew from Britain to Colombia, supposedly to go to a Bruno Mars concert. When they returned in January, however, they ran into the lamp. Two Britons and one Spaniard are sentenced to 24 years in prison, another Spaniard received 20 years in prison.

  • Alleged drug lord (85) arrested in Spain

    Alleged drug lord (85) arrested in Spain

    madrid August 8, 2018 19:27 Hot Recent News

    The Spanish authorities have arrested the alleged drug lord Manuel Charlín (85). The police also arrested the son of Charlín and sixteen other suspects during a major campaign against drug trafficking in Galicia. Defendants were also arrested in other areas.

  • Failed attack on Venezuelan president

    Failed attack on Venezuelan president

    caracas August 5, 2018 01:09 Hot Recent News

    During a speech by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, several drones with explosives detonated on Saturday night. According to the Venezuelan Minister of Information Jorge Rodriguez, it was an attack against the president. Seven soldiers of the national guard were injured. Maduro himself remained unharmed.

  • Japanese eat World Cup octopus

    obira July 4, 2018 12:51 Hot Recent News

    Octopus Rabiot, who knew how to predict the outcome of three World Cup matches in Japan, has been eaten. The octopus that became a national prominence was sold on the market after the third correct prediction.

  • Duque wins Colombia's presidential election

    Duque wins Colombia's presidential election

    bogota June 17, 2018 23:21 Hot Recent News

    The Conservative presidential candidate Iván Duque has won the presidential elections in Colombia. He received 54 percent of the votes against 42 for his leftist rival Gustavo Petro, as it turned out after 97 percent of the votes had been counted.

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