Salgar, amid tears, buries 33 victims of Colombia’s worst natural disaster since 1999

Salgar, amid tears, buries 33 victims of Colombia’s worst natural disaster since 1999

Cries of grief, bells, and despairing voices were heard throughout the streets of the western Colombian town of Salgar as 33 of at least 82 victims of a landslide that  Full Article »

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posted by Alice Bradshaw-Smith on Apr 30, 2015

Colombia’s Sofia Vergara to have star on Hollywood’s walk of fame

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Colombia’s Sofia Vergara to have star on Hollywood’s walk of fame

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara is to have her own star on Hollywood’s prestigious Walk of Fame.

posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 6, 2015

How I helped a pseudo-scholar spread anti-American propaganda

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How I helped a pseudo-scholar spread anti-American propaganda

Instead of spurring a serious investigation into alleged sexual abuse carried out by the US military in Colombia, I feel my recent reporting on the scandal has been a disservice  Full Article »

posted by Matthew Dancis on May 21, 2015

Santos adds Colombia’s foreign minister and business leader to peace talks negotiating team

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Santos adds Colombia’s foreign minister and business leader to peace talks negotiating team

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos had added the country’s foreign minister and a business leader to the government’s negotiation team holding peace talks with rebel group FARC.

posted by Torkan Omari on May 22, 2015

China’s prime minister visits Colombia to strengthen trade ties

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China’s prime minister visits Colombia to strengthen trade ties

China’s prime minister made his first visit to Colombia on Thursday to strengthen existing trade relationships between the two countries.

posted by Torkan Omari on May 21, 2015

Nairo Quintana will be the 1st Colombian to win the Tour the France: Former victor

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Nairo Quintana will be the 1st Colombian to win the Tour the France: Former victor

Nairo Quintana will be the “first Colombian to win” the Tour de France, according to Pedro Delgado, Spanish ex-cyclist and winner of the world’s most important cycling event in 1988.

posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 10, 2015

Colombia police finds stolen 1st edition of Garcia Marquez book

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Colombia police finds stolen 1st edition of Garcia Marquez book

Colombian police said Saturday that they had found a first edition of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ book One Hundred Years of Solitude that had been stolen at the Bogota Book Fair.