Colombian police and flower growers work hard to make sure exported flower boxes for Valentine's Day are free of cocaine.
Colombian police have seized the largest amount of cocaine ever confiscated in a single operation in the South American country. President Santos said the 12 tons of cocaine would have fetched $360 million in the US.
Argentina's government says it plans to re-open an investigation into alleged money laundering involving the widow and son of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Officials say they were "middlemen" in an illegal scheme.
Colombia is set to succeed in its fight against drug trafficking, following the FARC peace deal. But coca-growing farmers worry they will be left without any means of support. Mira Galanova reports.
Colombia signed a peace deal with FARC rebels last November. But large swathes of the county are still mired in violence, as smaller armies try to gain control of the territory. Manuel Rueda reports from Buenaventura.
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