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For the implementation of the peace Agreements signed between the FARC guerrilla group and the Colombian government, the Constitutional Court approved the "Fast Track" legislative procedure to incorporate these agreements into the legal system in a ...
Latin American stocks and exchange traded funds helped lead last year's emerging markets rebound. Included in that group is Colombia, South America's.
Last October, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) kickstarted the process that was expected to clear the way for Colombian Hass avocados to be imported into the country for the first time. The news came amid an avocado shortage in the country that ...
Colombia, a country whose economy has enjoyed a rebirth since the economic catastrophe of 1999, is a nation full of optimism.
QBE, which operates a global insurance business, said it had been using big data to find that fraud, gang car use and hospital fee gouging had been rife in its Colombian business. The insurer has been simplifying its emerging markets exposure and has ...
Hilton (nyse: HLT) today announced the signing of a management agreement with Corferias to operate a new build Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the ...
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 14 to 12 and 5 ended unchanged on the Colombia stock exchange. In commodities trading, US coffee C for March delivery was up 0.84% or 1.25 to $150.82 .
Colombia's chief prosecutor on Wednesday criticized several aspects of a transitional justice deal between the government and Marxist FARC rebels currently debated in Congress.
The Defense Minister of Colombia said that the country doesn't have any active paramilitary groups, despite recent criticism from social organizations and ...
And in Colombia, human rights defenders Emilsen Manyoma and her husband Joe Javier Rodallega have been assassinated. Manyoma was a leader in Bajo Calima's human rights organization and has been documenting human rights violations in the ...
Colombia Nautica announced that exhibit space is filling fast for the 2017 Feria Internacional Colombia Nautica, a new boat show taking place April 27-30 in the coastal city of Cartagena de Indias.
BARRANQUILLA, Colombia--(Marketwired - Jan 19, 2017) - New Colombia Resources, Inc. ( OTC PINK : NEWC ) (the "Company"), a U.S.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Colombia has extradited to the U.S. a prominent Panamanian businessman accused of running a worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers.
Big-three credit rating agency Standard & Poor's yesterday affirmed Colombia's sovereign credit rating at BBB, two notches above junk, and maintained its negative outlook.
On Friday, January 20 at 6:30pm (Adelaide time), we will be hosting the premiere of Thereabouts 3: Discovering Colombia. For those of you who cannot make the live screening in Adelaide (sold out), you can see it here on CyclingTips where it will be ...
Davos, Switzerland, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Colombia's finance minister, Mauricio Cardenas, said on Thursday there were "good reasons" for the central bank to cut interest rates when it meets this month.
A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit Colombia Thursday morning, leaving, causing unrest but leaving no immediate reports of damages or injuries.
CHAPECO, Brazil -- veteran forward Robinho has been called back into Brazil's national team for Wednesday's friendly against Colombia -- a match that will raise funds for the families of the victims of the Chapecoense team air crash. The former Real ...
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos at the presidential house in San Salvador, El Salvador April 5, 2016. Credits: Reuters.
The National Liberation army (ELN), Colombia's second-largest rebel group, had agreed to release captive politician Odin Sanchez in exchange for pardons to be granted to two of its members, Santos said while attending the World Economic Forum in Davos ...
On November 26, 2016, the Colombian government signed a final peace agreement with leaders of the Marxist FARC rebel group, ending five decades of conflict.
SCI-Arc is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity in partnership with Colombia. SCI-Arc Bogota, the school's first initiative in South America, launched in September of 2016 with international programs of study, exhibitions, conferences, and ...
Colombia's president says a breakthrough may be imminent toward peace talks between the government and the country's second-largest rebel group, after a long-awaited peace deal with the larger FARC.
The Colombian conflict grew out of a crushed peasant uprising in the 1960s. It has killed more than 260,000 people and left 60,000 missing.
BETHESDA, Md. (Jan. 18, 2017) - The Auto Care Association (ACA) and U.S. Department of Commerce will host a webinar Feb. 23 highlighting automotive industry business opportunities in Colombia. The webinar, set for 2 p.m. Feb. 23, will include ...
A dark cloud hanging over her campaign to take home what would be Colombia's third title, however, is the fact that her country had the crown last year --for a few minutes that is.
(Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP). Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia, right, receives the global statesman award by German Klaus Schwab, left, founder and president of the World Economic Forum, in the Congress Hall at the 47th .
It wasn't London Calling but Australia for a punk rocker activist from Colombia set to be granted asylum after authorities ruled that his adherence to punk rock's clothing, music and lifestyle made him vulnerable to persecution in his home country ...
Nashville, TN / ACCESSWIRE / January 18, 2017 / First Colombia Gold Corp. (OTC PINK: FCGD) (http://www.firstColombiaGoldcorp.
Bogota, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos created the Special Electoral Mission of Colombia (MEE) to propose ...
A former governor of the La Guajira Province in Northern Colombia was on Monday sentenced to 55 years in prison for his involvement in a triple murder.
Organizers of the Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants ranking have announced that Colombia will be home to the next two editions of the event in 2017 and ...
New Colombia Resources has announced the completion of a purchase agreement to send some $90 million USD of Colombian coal to China. The deal includes recurring shipments of metallurgical coal throughout the year in a deal made with ...
Many Colombians don't know the Vallenato Legend, though they hear from the cradle to the grave a musical form that celebrates it.
Colombian economy is dominated by the service sector, which contributed approximately 62.8% to the total GDP in 2016. Industrial sector contributes 30.5% of GDP, in which the manufacturing contributes 11.2% of GDP.
BOGOTA, Colombia (CMC) - Columbia has confirmed that it expelled 34000 illegal immigrants in 2016, including more than 20000 Haitians.
The World Bank projected economic growth at 2.5% for Colombia in 2017 in its semi-annual Global Economic Prospects report released last week.
He said his son had been targeted because of how he dressed and his adherence to the punk subculture, and if he were to go back to Colombia, paramilitary groups would either make him disappear or would kill him and the father would never be able to ...
Ballesteros, a renowned campesino union leader of the Patriotic March, a political movement consolidating much of the Colombian left, was accused of rebelling against the state and financing terrorism - that is, supporting the FARC. He was imprisoned ...
Quito, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Delegations of the government of Colombia and of the National Liberation army (ELN) continue today with consultations in Ecuador to determine the beginning of the public dialog table towards a peace agreement in this South ...
In Spite of Santos Claims, Colombia is Still at war over Drug Trafficking, as ELN and criminal gangs battle for control of drug routes on Pacific Coast.
Amid an ongoing wave of fatal violence against Colombian social leaders despite the end of more than half a century of civil war in the country, a top official advocate called Monday for the government to improve protections for activists and human ...
BOGOTA, Colombia - Authorities on Monday arrested the former bodyguard of a Colombian presidential candidate shot to death on a crowded airliner more than two decades ago, charging the policemen with being part of the assassination plot.
Colombia's government acknowledged on Friday the threat of dissident FARC guerrillas following the seizure of 500 kilograms of cocaine in southwest Colombia. The seizure of the high-purity cocaine which belonged to dissident guerrillas calling ...
Colombian authorities said they arrested on Saturday a former senator suspected of taking US$ 4.6 million in bribes to help Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht S.A.
Amsterdam-based geo-mapping company TomTom has brought its real-time GPS navigation service to Colombia. The firm was an early leader in race to provide live directions for drivers in Europe and the United States, along with updates on traffic and ...
A ranking of the nine best foreign places to buy real estate in 2017 put Portugal and Colombia at the top of the list. Panama-based publisher Live and Invest Overseas also included locations in Brazil, Cape Verde, Mexico and the Dominican Republic in ...
After burying Leonardo Duran Ibanez in his native Colombia, family of the 42-year-old man kicked to death on an Edmonton street by half a dozen attackers want ...
Germany will accompany the peace process, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said in Colombia. He was opening the German-Colombian Peace Institute and visiting one of the 26 centers for demobilized FARC rebels.
BOGOTA/Sao Paulo, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Colombian authorities have arrested a former senator for allegedly taking $4.6 million in bribes to help Odebrecht SA win a road-building contract, as fallout from a massive corruption scandal continues to bite ...





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