Colombia vows to crack down on coca cultivation at Venezuela border

Colombia vows to crack down on coca cultivation at Venezuela border

Colombia’s government announced on Thursday that it is going to combat drug traffickers and increase the eradication of coca cultivation in the northwestern border region of Catatumbo.

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Posted by Grace Brown on Sep 4, 2015

Colombia vows to crack down on coca cultivation at Venezuela border

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Colombia vows to crack down on coca cultivation at Venezuela border

Colombia’s government announced on Thursday that it is going to combat drug traffickers and increase the eradication of coca cultivation in the northwestern border region of Catatumbo.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Sep 1, 2015

Avianca cuts flight prices to Colombia by 15 to 50%

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Avianca cuts flight prices to Colombia by 15 to 50%

Colombia’s largest airline, Avianca, said on Tuesday that it will cut prices of international tickets to 25 destinations within the South American country by 15 to 50%

Posted by Grace Brown on Aug 29, 2015

Policeman discovers theft of his own identity during routine check

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Policeman discovers theft of his own identity during routine check

A policeman has had a surprising encounter during a routine bus search on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, where one of the passengers was found to be travelling under the cop’s identity.

Posted by Ernesto Garcia Montesano on Aug 25, 2015

Colombiamoda 2015 as seen by a Spanish entrepreneur

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Colombiamoda 2015 as seen by a Spanish entrepreneur

Fashion is a very important industry for Colombia as it accounts for over 5% of the country’s exports. Every year Medellin, the (unofficial) fashion capital of Latin America, hosts a very important  Full Article »

Posted by Grace Brown on Sep 4, 2015

Host countries urge need for peace in Colombia ‘this year’

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Host countries urge need for peace in Colombia ‘this year’

The host nations of Colombia’s peace talks, Cuba, Norway, Chile and Venezuela on Thursday proposed a meeting in order to reach a peace agreement by the “end of the year.”

Posted by Grace Brown on Sep 1, 2015

Tracing Colombia’s gold from savage jungles to Swiss watches

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Tracing Colombia’s gold from savage jungles to Swiss watches

Colombia’s gold is almost exclusively exported to the United States and Switzerland. This gold is mined both legally and illegally, then sold to exporters in Medellin before being sent to North America  Full Article »

Posted by Walt Donner on Aug 24, 2015

Juventus offers Juan Cuadrado a fresh start after Chelsea stint

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Juventus offers Juan Cuadrado a fresh start after Chelsea stint

Colombia’s Juan Cuadrado will be shipped from one championship team to another. After languishing on Chelsea’s bench, the 27-year-old Costeño will look to compete for a starting spot at Juventus, last  Full Article »

Posted by Grace Brown on Aug 25, 2015

How Colombia became a hotspot for international movie productions

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How Colombia became a hotspot for international movie productions

Colombia has increasingly been attracting big productions to what is becoming a popular setting for the production of major national and international movies. All because of one 2012 law.