FARC praises suspension of air strikes, opposition rejects reciprocation to ceasefire

FARC praises suspension of air strikes, opposition rejects reciprocation to ceasefire

Colombia’s rebel group FARC on Sunday praised President Juan Manuel Santos’ move to suspend air strikes on guerrilla targets in an attempt to deescalate the ongoing armed conflict. The conservative opposition in  Full Article »

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Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 27, 2015

FARC praises suspension of air strikes, opposition rejects reciprocation to ceasefire

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FARC praises suspension of air strikes, opposition rejects reciprocation to ceasefire

Colombia’s rebel group FARC on Sunday praised President Juan Manuel Santos’ move to suspend air strikes on guerrilla targets in an attempt to deescalate the ongoing armed conflict. The conservative opposition in  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 21, 2015

Post-conflict tourism: Colombia looks at Vietnam for lessons

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Post-conflict tourism: Colombia looks at Vietnam for lessons

Colombia’s vice-minister for tourism is in Vietnam to learn how her country’s tourism sector can benefit if a deal is reached between the government and FARC rebels to end more than 50 years of  Full Article »

Posted by Emma Rosser on Jul 26, 2015

Shirtless protesters fight draft to cover up in Cartagena

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Shirtless protesters fight draft to cover up in Cartagena

Shirtless protesters have taken to the streets of Cartagena in opposition of a draft to ban those without satisfactory attire from entering parts of the coastal holiday destination.

Posted by Julian Avila and Zoe Pepper-Cunningham on Jul 9, 2015

Student and rights activists among arrested ‘ELN’ bombing suspects

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Student and rights activists among arrested ‘ELN’ bombing suspects

Colombia’s police arrested 17 people for their supposed connection to two bombings in Bogota last week at two pension fund offices. However, among those said to be ELN rebels are legitimate  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 27, 2015

FARC praises suspension of air strikes, opposition rejects reciprocation to ceasefire

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FARC praises suspension of air strikes, opposition rejects reciprocation to ceasefire

Colombia’s rebel group FARC on Sunday praised President Juan Manuel Santos’ move to suspend air strikes on guerrilla targets in an attempt to deescalate the ongoing armed conflict. The conservative opposition in  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 27, 2015

Colombia’s Nairo Quintana feels ‘more like a leader’

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Colombia’s Nairo Quintana feels ‘more like a leader’

Nairo Quintana, who finished second in the Tour de France on Sunday, said he is hopeful to become the first Colombian to win the world’s most prestigious cycling event.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 20, 2015

Colombia reigns at World Salsa Open

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Colombia reigns at World Salsa Open

Colombia salsa duo Adrianita Avila and Jefferson Benjumea won first prize at the World Salsa Open in Puerto Rico with a stunning improvisation.