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Tuesday 30 May 2017

Colombia Rebels Present Plan To Regulate Illicit Drugs

(TODAY COLOMBIA) The FARC presented the plan as part of its peace talks with the government. The guerrilla...

Colombia Allows Stranded Cubans To Seek Asylum

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Bogotá - Their names are Ángel, Briam, Edualdo, Greisy, Yoanker and Nayip, six Cubans who have...

American Airlines Separates Lesbian Couple At Colombia Airport

(TODAY COLOMBIA) A lesbian couple alleges security personnel of American Airlines at the Medellin airport wrongfully separated them...

Record Year for Colombia Marijuana Seizures

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Marijuana seizure rates in Colombia reached their highest levels for 20 years in 2013 while cocaine...

The Landmark Law You Never Heard Of

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Colombia's Congress passed a law which, if well implemented, could revolutionize Bogotá's economy and quality of...

Colombia wants more US, Canadian tourists

(TODAY COLOMBIA)  - Seasonal increases in the number of flights between North America and Colombia will allow more...

Unwrapping Latin America’s Gift-Giving Etiquette

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Throughout Latin America, gift-giving etiquette differs, varying depending on customs, cultures, traditions and climates. Presenting an item...

Yankee Neocolonialism Returns to Colombia

(TODAY COLOMBIA) There are two other certainties in life besides death and taxes. One is that Latin America's...

Bicycle Use Booming in Latin America | Today Colombia

(TODAY COLOMBIA / IPS) - “I ride 43 km a day and I love it,” said Carlos Cantor...

Spain anticipates EU visa waiver for Colombians done in 2014

(TODAY COLOMBIA) - Spain said Friday it is anticipating the already approved visa waiver for Colombians that want...

Colombian vet arrested for stuffing living dogs with heroin

(QCOLOMBIA) A Colombian veterinarian who surgically implanted heroin packages inside of dogs, has been arrested by Spanish police,...

Violence despite Colombia rebels ceasefire

A member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas stops a chiva at a checkpoint on...

Bogota Mayor Ordered Removed

Colombia’s inspector-general ordered Bogota’s mayor removed from office Monday and banished from politics for 15 years, deeming unconstitutional...

FARC-EP Announce Unilateral Ceasefire in Colombia

(QColombia) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People''s Army (FARC-EP) announced today a unilateral ceasefire in that South American...

U.S. Vows Support for Colombia Peace Talks

(QCOLOMBIA) WASHINGTON  (IPS) - Despite looming differences over Colombia’s drug policy, President Barack Obama renewed his support for...

Colombia’s President Santos Stands For Re-election in 2014

(QCOLOMBIA) -Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday he will seek a second term in next May's...

President Santos Calls On All Colombians To Support the Peace Process

(QCOLOMBIA) president, Juan Manuel Santos, asked this week all Colombians to join the efforts of the national government...

Colombia & FARC Agree But Tough Drug Question Remain

(QCOLOMBIA) - The Colombian government and Marxist guerrillas have negotiated a deal on ensuring rebel political participation, a...

Colombia Opens Consulate in Calgary, Canada

(QCOLOMBIA) Colombia's Consul to Canada, Andrés Talero’s new office in the Beltline will provide services to the approximately...

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QCR - Mobile phone penetration in Costa Rica has surged from just 33% in 2006 to over 170% in 2016, according to a report...

Colombia Would Change If Poor Complained as Much as Venezuela’s Rich: William Ospina

Colombian poet, writer and essayist William Ospina. | Photo: EFE TODAY COLOMBIA – “If Colombia’s poor were able to complain as much as the rich...

The “YoYo” Dollar Exchange Rate: ¢18 Colones Drop In Three Days

Q MONEY - After hitting almost ¢600 Colones to one US dollar last week, the reference rate today is down ¢17.82 Colones, to ¢582.87. The...

Venezuela Accuses European Parliament of Encouraging Violence

Right-wing opposition protesters in Venezuela have left over 70 dead. | Photo: Reuters A Venezuelan diplomat accused the European Parliament Monday of approving resolutions that...

Costa Rica Immigration Official “Key” In Human Trafficking Gang

Q COSTA RICA - The Policía de Migración (Costa Rican Immigration Police) struck a major blow to a human trafficking ring after capturing four...

David Strecker aka “Cuba Dave” Wins Appeal, Says Website Bearing His Name

Q COSTA RICA - David Strecker, the man known as Cuba Dave and in a Costa Rica prison for promoting the country as a...

This is why American tourists don’t want to travel to Cuba

TODAY CUBA – A flash of excitement about travel to Cuba after the country opened its borders to the U.S. in 2016 for the...

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