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El Dorado Expansion Adds to Colombia’s Biggest Airport

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Colombia and Venezuela begin talks to reopen border

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Taxis in Colombia Hold Protest Strike Against Uber

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Miss Colombia Crowned Miss Universe

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Revised Peace Deal Signed in Colombia

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8 killed, 150 Injured in Bogota following Colombia World Cup victory: Mayor

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(From Latimes.com) After more than five decades of bloody civil war, Colombia’s infamous armed guerrillas were preparing for...

Drugs and Trafficking Behind Death of 15 Foreigners in Medellin

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Nearly Half of Colombians Fear Venezuela War Over Border Crisis

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Colombia explores the possibilities of the digital age

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Baby Boom in Colombia’s Farc Rebel Army

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Colombia Dismantles Underage Prostitution Ring

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Talks for Peace in Colombia Continue in Cuba

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Colombia Suspends Demining

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Colombia’s Growing Local Drug Market Now Worth US$2 Billion

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At least 62 killed in northwest Colombia flash flood, more missing and feared dead

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Can Colombia Meet Its Huge 2017 Coca Eradication Goal?

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Colombia kidnappings down 92% since 2000, police say

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Colombians march to demand Farc peace deal be revived

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Colombia: ‘Crime Drops’ After Venezuela Border Operation

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Colombia: Uribe presents new party name and logo

TODAY COLOMBIA - Colombia’s former president Alvaro Uribe on Friday updated the name and logo of his new...

US Celebrates Ceasefire in Colombia

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Colombia, US Partner in Mega Drug Bust

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Foreigners Attending Colombia “Hooker Holiday” May Face Deportation

A risqué promotional video offers a drug-fuelled orgy offering unlimited sex with big-bottomed hookers in a “sex island...

Colombia Votes For Peace!

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Zika Virus: Colombia Confirms Three Deaths

TODAY COLOMBIA - Colombia has confirmed the first three deaths of patients infected with the Zika virus who...

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