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Tuesday 25 July 2017

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

Changing economic and criminal dynamics in the country had led to internal drug market growth in Colombia(Today Colombia)...

Raising Taxes in Colombia Will Not Help the Country’s Poor

A view of Medellin from the Metro Cable. The common argument for more taxes in Colombia is that...

8 Years After Indictment, US Sentences Colombia Crime Boss

Maximilian Orozco Bonilla, alias “Valenciano,”(Today Colombia) A US court has sentenced a top Colombian drug trafficker years after...

Gringo Roundtable on the Colombia-FARC Peace Deal

A peace mural is painted near the road leading to Planadas, Colombia, where a peasant uprising in 1964...

Why are Colombia, Peru Coca Numbers Going in Opposite Directions?

Today Colombia – Peru has eradicated more than 22,000 hectares of coca so far in 2016, suggesting yet...

Colombians march to demand Farc peace deal be revived

Thousands of Colombians have taken part in marches to demand that a peace deal signed by the government...

China Eyes Free Trade Talks With Colombia

(Reuters) China wants to start talks on a feasibility study for a free trade agreement with Colombia as...

Santos Wins Nobel Peace Prize Peace Talks

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos(Reuters) OSLO/BOGOTA – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize...

Referendum in Colombia Does Not Spell End of Peace Process with FARC

The referendum in Colombia came as a surprise to authorities and international observers. (Youtube)(TODAY COLOMBIA) Uncertainty is sweeping...

Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC rebels in historic photo-finish referendum

In a historic vote, Colombia’s electorate on Sunday rejected a recently signed peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, stopping...

Peace in Colombia Could Mean Violence in Venezuela

Colombian National Police photo(TODAY COLOMBIA) The political opposition in Venezuela has warned that Colombia’s peace deal with the...

Santos convokes opponents after divided Colombia rejects peace deal with FARC rebels

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos summoned all political parties, particularly the conservative opposition, for an urgency meeting on...

The Devils Breath – Blackout in Bogota

From Freeborn Aiden, Scopolamine spiking’s or (“Devils Breath” to use its sinister, headline friendly street name) are apparently...

Historic Colombia Peace Deal Is Signed!

TODAY COLOMBIA - The Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels have signed a historic agreement that formally brings...

Crime Wave Hits Cartagena

Cartagena, Colombia’s coastal city TODAY COLOMBIA – A crime wave has hit Colombia’s port city of Cartagena just days...

The war in Colombia is over, Santos tells UN

  A day later than expected, Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos appeared before the United Nations’ General Assembly on Wednesday...

We’ll come after your money, Santos tells FARC

  Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday warned leftist rebels that their illicit fortune would be seized and...

Colombia’s rebels have survived war. Can they survive peace?

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

“Yes” Option Leads In Colombia’s Peace Deal Polls

Rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, stand in formation during the group’s 10th conference in...

Miami Colombians Divided Over Peace With A Guerrilla ‘Mafia’

Give to Colombia founder Angela Maria “Nai” Tafur at her home in Key Biscayne.. Tim Padgett / WLRN.org(Today...

5.9 Earthquake Rattles Medellin

  From Today Colombia- A shallow, 5.9 magnitude earthquake rattled residents of Colombia’s second-largest city of Medellin on Tuesday...

Colombian Ex-President Pastrana Wants to Meet with FARC Leader before the Referendum

Former President Andrés Pastrana said he has never approved of the pace talks in Havana(Today Colombia) From Panamapost.com...

Cuban Drug to Treat Lung Cancer Presented in Colombia

The Cuban vaccine to treat lung cancer, known as Cimavax(Today Colombia) The Cuban vaccine to treat lung cancer,...

Colombia, Chile and Ecuador Reign in the Latin America Green Awards

Colombia, Chile and Ecuador Reign in the Latin America Green Awards(Prensa Latina) Representatives of socio-environmental projects in Colombia,...

What Does Colombia Peace Deal Mean for Cocaine Trade?

The FARC peace process negotiators in Havana, CubaA peace agreement between Colombia‘s government and the country’s largest rebel...

Yes, You Can Leave The North America Bubble

(Q24N) Yes, you can leave the North America bubble It’s not the only place that matters I resisted moving...

Migrant Boom Provides Opportunities For Colombia’s Criminal Groups

(TODAY COLOMBIA) A large influx of migrants from the Caribbean and other regions landing in Colombia has provided the...

Organized Crime Threatens Referendum on Colombia Peace Deal

(TODAYY COLOMBIA) Electoral authorities say nearly 250 municipalities in Colombia are at risk of violence or fraud affecting...

After Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Colombia Is Now Talking About Medical Coca

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Only months after medical marijuana was legalized, the Colombia senator that successfully sought the legalization is...

Fewer Homicides Good Business for Colombia’s Organized Crime?

(Today Colombia) Colombia’s murder rate reached a 40-year low in 2015 despite evidence to suggest organized crime in...

Colombia To Deport Thousands To Battle Migrant Crisis

More than 1,200 Cubans are stranded in Colombia with hundreds of them housed in a warehouse in the...

Colombia Declares Zika Epidemic Over!

Six-weeks pregnant Daniela Rodriguez, 19, waits for test results after being diagnosed with the Zika virus at the...

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USA Gives Costa Rica First Warning After 2-0 Win In Gold Cup 2017 Semi-Final

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Is Tesla gearing up for a big surprise? Or is it hiding something?

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The Typewriter Over the Computer

The typewriter might be the snail-writer but it still has advantages over your computer. For one, your ‘files’ cannot be hacked and stolen. The...

July 25 is Guanacaste Day: A National Holiday

On Tuesday, Guanacaste Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824. It is celebrated every July 25th....

U.S. Looks To Flip Script on Costa Rica in Gold Cup Semifinals Tonight

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  If you are like me, picking the right sandía (watermelon) is a hit and a miss. To show off my expertise to no one...

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