• In this April 1, 2013 file photo, a dove flies near the logo of Novartis India Limited at their head office in Mumbai, India. Colombia’s government announced on Tuesday, May 17, 2106, that it is giving pharmaceutical giant Novartis a few weeks to lower prices on a popular cancer drug or see its monopoly on production of the medicine broken and competition thrown open to generic rivals. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)

    Colombia battles world’s biggest drugmaker over cancer drug

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s government is giving pharmaceutical giant Novartis a few weeks to lower prices on a popular cancer drug or see its monopoly on production of the medicine broken and competition thrown open to generic rivals.