The 3 pillars of America’s newly proposed security policy for Colombia

The 3 pillars of America’s newly proposed security policy for Colombia

US President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that the 15-year-old “Plan Colombia” will become “Peace Colombia.” According to the White House, the change is not just in the name, but  Full Article »

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Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Feb 5, 2016

The 3 pillars of America’s newly proposed security policy for Colombia

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The 3 pillars of America’s newly proposed security policy for Colombia

US President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that the 15-year-old “Plan Colombia” will become “Peace Colombia.” According to the White House, the change is not just in the name, but  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jan 26, 2016

Colombia closes national parks around Bogota amid severe drought

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Colombia closes national parks around Bogota amid severe drought

Authorities in central Colombia have closed six national parks amid fears that drought caused by weather phenomenon “El Niño” could spur forest fires.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jan 3, 2016

Colombia’s almost-Miss Universe rejects porn offer, but says she would do nudes

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Colombia’s almost-Miss Universe rejects porn offer, but says she would do nudes

Former Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, who possibly obtained more fame by losing Miss Universe than her predecessor did by winning it, rejected an offer to enter the porn industry. She  Full Article »

Correcting Plan Colombia: 5 ways the US can support lasting peace in Colombia

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Correcting Plan Colombia: 5 ways the US can support lasting peace in Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will meet with US President Barack Obama to promote the peace process and mark the 15th anniversary of Plan Colombia, a US assistance package that  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Feb 5, 2016

The 3 pillars of America’s newly proposed security policy for Colombia

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The 3 pillars of America’s newly proposed security policy for Colombia

US President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that the 15-year-old “Plan Colombia” will become “Peace Colombia.” According to the White House, the change is not just in the name, but  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Feb 5, 2016

Colombia’s 2015 exports plummet 35% amid low oil prices and in spite of cheap peso

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Colombia’s 2015 exports plummet 35% amid low oil prices and in spite of cheap peso

Colombia’s 2015 exports plummeted 34.9% compared to the year before. The drop is partly due to a steep drop in the price of oil, Colombia’s main export product.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Feb 3, 2016

Colombia’s Jackson Martinez joins China’s Guangzhou for $46M

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Colombia’s Jackson Martinez joins China’s Guangzhou for $46M

Colombia’s Jackson Martinez will leave Atletico Madrid for China Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande after closing a $46 million deal.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jan 14, 2016

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ becomes Colombia’s first Oscar-nominated film

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‘Embrace of the Serpent’ becomes Colombia’s first Oscar-nominated film

For the first time in history, a Colombian film has been nominated for an Oscar. “Embrace of the Serpent” is running in the Foreign Language Film category.