A baby-food jar packed with gunpowder and ball bearings found in a field in La Venta, Colombia. Improvised explosive devices such as this were commonly used during the decades-long conflict between the FARC rebels and the Colombian government.
FARC guerrillas at a Colombia jungle camp last fall. Under last year's peace treaty, FARC agreed to disarm and confine its fighters to demobilization camps. But a small number of dissident rebels continue to extort business owners.
Luiz Otávio of Brazil's Chapecoense (left) celebrates with teammate Wellington Paulista after scoring against Colombia's Atlético Nacional in April. Chapecoense has a chance at another title — that of the Recopa Sudamericana — when it plays Atlético again in the second leg of the final this week.
FARC rebel Alfredo Gutierrez holds his month-old daughter, Desiree, as fellow FARC rebel Jenny Cabrales plays with her. Since the Colombian government and FARC leaders reached an agreement last year to end the war, rebel women have given birth to more than 60 babies. About 80 more are pregnant.
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Soldiers carry a victim on a stretcher in Mocoa, Colombia, on Saturday, after an avalanche of mud and water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 125 people dead.
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Sisters Bela Henriquez, left, and Nadiezhda Henriquez with their mother, Zulma Chacin de Henriquez, center, testified about how Giraldo Serna's drug operations destroyed their family.
Brazil's Chapecoense players pose for pictures during their 2016 Copa Sudamericana semifinal against Argentina's San Lorenzo in Chapeco, Brazil, on Nov. 23. Most of the players on the team died in a plane crash in Colombia late Monday.
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