Tracing Colombia’s gold from savage jungles to Swiss watches

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 »

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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 Adriaan Alsema on Aug 31, 2015

Colombia looking into helipad near Lost City site

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Colombia looking into helipad near Lost City site

A tourism operator is talking to Colombia’s national authorities to see if it is possible to build a helicopter pad near the Lost City, ancient pre-Columbian ruins that now require  Full Article »

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 Aug 31, 2015

FARC rebels ‘optimistic’ about ongoing peace talks with Colombia govt

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FARC rebels ‘optimistic’ about ongoing peace talks with Colombia govt

Colombia’s FARC rebels announced on Sunday that peace talks between the guerrilla group and the government “are heading towards a final agreement” that would end more than 50 years of armed conflict.

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.