Colombian authorities are investigating the discovery of at least 100 dismembered bodies in a sewer system underneath La Modelo prison in Bogota. Officials say the practice of killing, dismembering, and tossing body parts into drains might have also happened at prisons in other cities, e.g., Popayan, Bucaramanga and Barranquilla. The victims include inmates, visitors, and others.
A suspected terrorist bomb explosion in an Andino shopping mall's ladies room in Bogota, Colombia, kills three women and injures at least 11. Context: Bogota, Colombia
An explosion kills one and injures at least 30 people, mostly police officers preparing for the weekly anti-bullfighting protests in Bogota, Colombia. Bullfighting resumed last month after a four-year lull, per a Supreme Court order. Responsibility has not been determined. Context: Bogota, Colombia
An Aerosucre Boeing 727-200 Flight 4544, used as a cargo plane, crashes shortly after takeoff in Puerto Carreno's German Olano Airport en route to the Colombian capital Bogota killing five people and injuring one. Context: Bogota, Colombia
Samuel Moreno Rojas, the former mayor of the Colombian capital Bogota, is jailed for 18 years for taking bribes to award ambulance contracts. Context: Bogota, Colombia
At least four people are killed and a dozen injured after a small plane crashes in a residential area of the Colombian capital Bogota. Context: Bogota, Colombia
Gustavo Petro, mayor of Bogot, Colombia, is removed from office and banned from re-taking it for fifteen years, due to a failing city cleaning policy promoted by him. Context: Bogota, Colombia
Six people die in a stampede in a bar following a police raid in the Colombian capital Bogota. Context: Bogota, Colombia
A targeted bombing in the Colombian capital Bogota injures former Interior Minister Fernando Londono, and kills his driver and a police officer. Context: Bogota, Colombia
200,000 people protest in Bogot, Colombia, against government cuts in public education. Context: Bogota, Colombia
Voters in Colombia go to the polls for local gubernatorial and mayoral elections, including the mayors of Bogot, Medelln, and Cali. Context: Bogota, Colombia
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