At Least 13 Die in two Massacres in Colombia

The killings took place in Antioquia department in the northwest and Cauca in the southwest, areas hit hard by violence this year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least 13 people died in two massacres in different parts of Colombia, authorities there said Sunday, November 22nd.

The killings took place in Antioquia department in the northwest and Cauca in the southwest, areas hit hard by violence this year.

Since January, Colombia has suffered dozens of massacres -- defined as attacks in which at least three people die -- making 2020 the worst year since the signing in 2016 of a peace agreement with the former guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

In the Antioquia town of Betania, five coffee growers and three . . .

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