Injured Colombian veterans invited to US Memorial Day commemoration

Injured Colombian veterans invited to US Memorial Day commemoration

The US State Department invited five Colombian veterans and a former police officer to New York City on Monday to participate in a Memorial Day commemoration for the first time  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 Torkan Omari and Matthew Dancis on May 22, 2015

Reactions to Colombia’s peace process gone in reverse

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Reactions to Colombia’s peace process gone in reverse

Following an escalation of violence that led to the FARC’s suspension of its unilateral ceasefire on Friday, opinions in Colombia’s politics are as divided as never before.

posted by Talor Gruenwald on May 25, 2015

Sale of Colombia energy giant Isagen suspended

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Sale of Colombia energy giant Isagen suspended

Colombia has temporarily suspended the sale of the country’s third largest energy company, Isagen, to consider allegations that the sale would be a misuse of public resources.

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.