FARC raises minimum recruitment age to 18

FARC raises minimum recruitment age to 18

Colombia’s FARC rebels announced they would not allow anyone under 18 to enter their ranks. The country’s human rights office, however, said the guerrillas have failed to keep a previous promise  Full Article »

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Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Feb 11, 2016

FARC raises minimum recruitment age to 18

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FARC raises minimum recruitment age to 18

Colombia’s FARC rebels announced they would not allow anyone under 18 to enter their ranks. The country’s human rights office, however, said the guerrillas have failed to keep a previous promise  Full Article »

Posted by Joel Duncan on Feb 10, 2016

Our favorite revelers at Barranquilla’s Carnival

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Barranquilla’s Carnival drew hundreds of thousands of spectators over the weekend to see one of the world’s most colorful collection of revelers.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Feb 8, 2016

Mini gold rush in northeast Colombia after money found flowing through local creek

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Mini gold rush in northeast Colombia after money found flowing through local creek

Resident of a town in northeast of Colombia had a field day on Sunday when the local creek surprisingly began producing a mysterious flow of peso bills.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Feb 9, 2016

Independent again, Colombia Reports celebrates 8th anniversary

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Independent again, Colombia Reports celebrates 8th anniversary

Colombia Reports celebrates its 8th anniversary on Tuesday and, unlike last year, we’re single again.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Feb 11, 2016

FARC raises minimum recruitment age to 18

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FARC raises minimum recruitment age to 18

Colombia’s FARC rebels announced they would not allow anyone under 18 to enter their ranks. The country’s human rights office, however, said the guerrillas have failed to keep a previous promise  Full Article »

Posted by EFE on Feb 11, 2016

Colombia attributes $4B refinery cost overrun to series of errors

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Colombia attributes $4B refinery cost overrun to series of errors

Colombia’s finance minister said Wednesday that a series of errors caused a project to expand and modernize the Refinery of Cartagena, or Reficar, to run $4 billion over the budgeted  Full Article »

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.