Brought on by relentless rain and an overflowing river, a devastating landslide over the weekend has left at least 250 dead in Mocoa, Colombia. The front-page headline Monday of La Opinión declares that the tragedy could have been predicted. Situated in the Andes mountains in southwestern Colombia, the region is particularly prone to natural disasters. The landslide struck in the early hours Saturday when many were sleeping. Officials say dozens of children are among those killed. Read more from BBC
LA OPINION (COLOMBIA)
La Opinion is a Spanish-language daily headquartered in Cucuta, Colombia. It was created in 1960.