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The ELN Blockade and Carnival in Colombia
Hours after the January 9 expiration of a four-month ceasefire, the National Liberation Army (ELN) resumed attacks on Colombia’s law enforcement…

The Prospects of the ELN Ceasefire and Impact to Security in Colombia
On July 24, the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional, ELN) and the Colombian government began another phase of peace talks with…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Bogota (Colombia), Landslide/Flooding Risk & Evacuation
There is substantial landslide and flooding risk near and downstream from the Hidroituango dam in Ituango, Antioquia.

Security Alert: Bogota (Colombia), Upcoming Presidential Elections
Event: Presidential elections will take place throughout Colombia on Sunday, May 27, 2018. If needed, a second round will take place on Sunday, June…

Security Alert: Bogota (Colombia), Kidnapping threats within Nariño
Recent reporting indicates a threat of continued kidnappings within the department of Nariño, following the kidnapping and deaths of three Ecuadorian…