Colombia speculates over who’s behind Bogota bomb attacks

Colombia speculates over who’s behind Bogota bomb attacks

Colombian officials have contradicted each other about who is responsible for the planting of two bombs that went off in the capital Bogota on Thursday, injuring 10.

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Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 3, 2015

Colombia speculates over who’s behind Bogota bomb attacks

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Colombia speculates over who’s behind Bogota bomb attacks

Colombian officials have contradicted each other about who is responsible for the planting of two bombs that went off in the capital Bogota on Thursday, injuring 10.

Posted by Emma Rosser on Jul 1, 2015

Colombia’s Los Katios Park no longer in danger: Unesco

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Colombia’s Los Katios Park no longer in danger: Unesco

Due to “significant improvements” against human destruction, UNESCO removed Colombia’s Katios National Park from its list of World Heritage in Danger.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 3, 2015

Mutiny at Miss Universe: Colombia’s Paulina Vega condemns Trump

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Mutiny at Miss Universe: Colombia’s Paulina Vega condemns Trump

The current Miss Universe, Paulina Vega from Colombia, on Thursday condemned her boss, the US presidential hopeful Donald Trump, over his “unjust and hurtful” comments regarding Latinos.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 15, 2015

Why everybody opposing a bilateral ceasefire in Colombia is wrong

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Why everybody opposing a bilateral ceasefire in Colombia is wrong

The vast majority of Colombians are against the government agreeing to a bilateral ceasefire with the FARC. While this position is respectable and understandable, I believe it is also very erroneous and even  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 30, 2015

Would you want a demobilized FARC guerrilla as neighbor?

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Would you want a demobilized FARC guerrilla as neighbor?

The majority of people from Colombia’s conflict areas would be okay living next door to a demobilized FARC guerrilla, but that’s as far as they would go, a recent poll  Full Article »

Posted by Reuters on Jun 25, 2015

Colombia central bank holds benchmark interest rate steady

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Colombia central bank holds benchmark interest rate steady

Colombia’s central bank held its benchmark interest rate for a 10th consecutive month on Wednesday, as policymakers grappled with the twin constraints of inflationary pressure and an economy weakened by  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 1, 2015

The 6 Colombians taking part in this year’s Tour de France

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The 6 Colombians taking part in this year’s Tour de France

Six Colombian riders will be taking part in this year’s Tour de France, widely considered the world’s most prestigious cycling event. Here’s who they are.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jun 23, 2015

Colombia’s Juanes to join Pope Francis during visit to US

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Colombia’s Juanes to join Pope Francis during visit to US

Colombia pop star Juanes will perform before Pope Francis while the Catholic Church’s top clergy visits the United States in September, the singer announced.