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 cities, towns and villages of Valle de Cauca, Colombia

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DENVER -- Colorado's largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation's first ... of Toribio and Caloto in the department of Cauca, Colombia, on March 15, 2016. ... Some cities tolerate them; in others, clubs operate underground, with ... marijuana company buys California town, plans pot paradise ...
Fernando Asprilla, Another Social Activist murdered in Colombia ... this week by locals of a rural town in the southern state of Cauca, Colombia. ... of Piamonte municipality and an active member of Patriotic March, Asprilla, ...

Vice president of the local Communal Action Board of Piamonte municipality and an active member of Patriotic March, Asprilla, with the help of ...
In effect, Cauca is the department with most victims of the systematic ... leaders: Cauca, Antioquia, Norte de Santander and Valle de Cauca.
But for me, the highlight is not the town but getting away from there. Nothing thrusts you deeper into the hot heart of Colombia than a slow cruise along its ... or submerge with the capricious flows of two big rivers, the Magdalena and Cauca. .... Founded in April of 2008, The City Paper is Colombia's largest ...
Social Leader raped and Killed in Cauca, Colombia ... Idaly Castillo Narvaez, a social leader from the town of Rosas in the southwestern Colombian ... the town of Rosas, and vice president of the Rosas' Board for City Action.

Notwithstanding, Toribio was confirmed to be the town that suffered ... from the guerrilla attacks, followed by three other Municipalities in Cauca, ...
Colombia: UN-backed team ambushed; one wounded in attack ... Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) in the Caloto municipality in the south-west of the country. ... were unharmed and remain safe in the Veredal Zone of Cauca.
The United Nations Mission to Colombia has confirmed that a U.N. team was ambushed while extracting hidden explosives in the state of Cauca, leaving ... working in Caloto, a remote municipality in the south of Colombia, ...
As an acute observer of life growing up in one of Colombia's racially diverse towns, where being black is a source of pride, the affirmative term ...
Miners watch rescue operations after an illegal open-pit gold mine collapsed in western Colombia's Cauca department in 2014, resulting in at ...
FARC insurgents, flying a white flag of truce, head toward the Pacific coast city ... The southwestern Pacific region of Colombia -- which includes the departments of Cauca and Narino -- appears ... With the exception of Cordoba, where violence can occur even near key cities such as Monteria, most of the ...
Becca Sattler, who spent a year in Colombia as part of the Rotary youth Exchange ... Sattler spent her time in Santiago de Cali, a city of roughly 3 million inhabitants and ... a city of roughly 3 million inhabitants and the capital of Valle de Cauca, she said. ... "It's one of the prettiest cities in the world," she said.
Afro-Colombian human rights Activist Killed in Cauca ... men as he was having breakfast at a restaurant in the town Caloto, 100 meters from ... Mina's murder came only two days after Colombia's Human rights Ombudsman, ...
Colombia has the third largest population of African descent in The Americas. ... mainly Afro-descendants, in Valle del Cauca on Colombia's Pacific coast. ... The city, where 89 per cent of the population is black, is home to the country's ... free towns for the slaves fleeing from captivity, founded in Montes de ...
Buenaventura, a coastal city consisting of about 400,000 residents - most ... been one of Colombia's most violent and resource-deprived cities.
Nearly 15 months after President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree that legalized the growing, sales, and export of marijuana for medical and scientific purposes, the process of obtaining the necessary licenses remains in a legislative limbo as the ...

A joint operation by authorities from Chile, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru led to the seizure of 426 kilograms of a Colombian strain of marijuana known as "cripy," as well as the dismantling of a Colombian gang that was hoping to sell the drug in Santiago ...
PUERTO BELLO, Colombia -- Coca production in Colombia has surged to levels unseen in two decades of U.S. eradication efforts, according to a White House report released Tuesday.
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and PSA International (PSA) have formally opened Puerto Aguadulce, a joint venture terminal in the Port of Buenaventura, Colombia with His Excellency, Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic ...
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and PSA International (PSA) have formally opened Puerto Aguadulce, a joint venture terminal in the Port of Buenaventura, Colombia with His Excellency, Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic ...
In an interview with BBC Mundo published March 6, Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas boldly stated that government forces have "already occupied" areas formerly under the dominion of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas ...
The family was forced to leave the Medellin's neighborhood Comuna 13 during a military operation in 2002, in which the army, with the help of paramilitaries, targeted left-wing militias that were controlling the periphery of the city. ... In Corinto ...
The department of Valle del Cauca and its capital city Cali, in particular, have seen new cycles of mafia wars led by former drug traffickers from the Norte Del Valle Cartel (NDVC) and Cali Cartel.
Not only does each side have its own grievances, he said, but there often are vastly different perceptions of the conflict, with people living in bustling cities unaware of the hardships facing their countrymen in remote areas. "People have grown up in ...
Eider Cuetia Conda, coordinator of organization Campesino Security, died from shots fired to his head in the municipality of Corinto, Cauca. According to local media, hooded men shot several times at Cuetia while he was at a gathering with several of ...
The man, identified as John Alexander Calderon Vidal, alias Largo (Large), was arrested in the city of Cali, in the western Colombian department of Valle del Cauca. He was the leader of a criminal gang and has been charged with 117 homicides, committed ...
41-year-old Gomez was attacked at 3 a.m. in his house in the city of Arauca in Colombia's northeastern border with Venezuela.
The two hour trip was a mix of crowded city streets, small towns and rural villages with impoverished dwellings and horse-drawn carts along the roadsides.
There are many Colombians who rightly remain concerned about the fragility of a process that has now entered its implementation phase with 24 of 26 "Transitional Adjustment Zones" receiving guerrillas from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ...
GTM Research recently reported that Colombia's C&I market is progressing because the country has no state-owned utility and off-takers are needed.
Local tourism in Colombia will be key for sustaining peace and "tearing down stereotypes and divisions built by the war," a panel at the 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates said on Friday.
These proposals are closely related to the debates that have taken place in Colombia since the Constitutional Court approved same-sex marriage and recognised other rights such as adoption and creating diverse families.
At least 20 of these libraries will be installed in the various camps where guerrilla from Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are relocating as dictated by the insurgent group's peace deal with the government. According to culture Minister ...
The Governor's office and Grupo Grajales have begun work on structuring the financial model of a project to consolidate the creation of a Caribbean Fruit and Vegetable Center in the Malambo, in the deparment of Atlantico, which is expected to be ready ...
PharmaCielo Colombia Holdings has signed an agreement with Cooperativa Caucannabis in a push to develop medical marijuana products from cannabis cultivated in the Colombian department of Cauca. This cooperative of ... "A former FARC stronghold ravaged ...
"What the (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) have done is defend with weapons a political effort that (the government) wanted to exterminate ... Violence isn't worth the trouble, but defending that political effort was worth the trouble," Rojas ...
"PharmaCielo is proud to have the opportunity to work together with Cooperativa Caucannabis to develop sustainable, legal production in the northeastern Cauca region of Colombia . We took part, together with the ... A former FARC stronghold ravaged by ...
France's president Francois Hollande, left, speaks during a joint statement with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, right, during a visit to a United Nations camp near an area where members of FARC, will turn over weapons to U.N.
121 / SP Angel Mining Investment conference Cape Town, 6th-7th February 2016. Located in the ... Jeremy Wrathall, a well known city analyst, has decided to follow Captain Poldark into mining in Cornwall. Wrathall, CEO of ... The company reports that a ...
A community leader and her husband were brutally murdered near the port city of Buenaventura, their bodies found bruised, beaten and gunshot wounded in a jungle area on Tuesday, reported El Espectador.
In 1980, in the first-ever Amnesty International mission to Colombia in a visit to leaders of the Consejo Regional Indigena del Cauca (The Indigenous Regional Council of Cauca, CRIC) who were unjustly imprisoned in the Popayan city jail, I spoke with ...
By investing in and maintaining the land around our water sources, we can create a more water-secure future for cities and communities while generating a number of other benefits for people and nature.
A woman who worked for the Association of Farming workers of Balboa, Cauca, was shot 4 times in the town of Robles in the same province, W Radio quoted the Southwest Colombian human rights Network as saying.
"We believed in the peace process, and we thought things would change," said Jesus Tabarez, 74, a leader of a small farmers' association here in the northern Cauca department, where six of his fellow Marcha Patriotica members were killed last year ...
A supporter of the peace deal signed between the Colombian government and rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, wave a flag during a rally in front of Congress, in Bogota in October, 2016. Photo: AP. The killings appear ... "We ...
The religious ceremonies associated with Easter are beautiful in so many towns across Colombia, but there is a solemnity to Mompox and tradition that dates back to 1564.
Peruvian bullfighter Andres Roca Rey is hit by the bull during a bullfight at the Canaveralejo bullring in Cali, department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia in the framework of the 59th Fair of Cali. PHOTO: AFP. An employee controls the arms of a manned ...
For its part, the community asked the Colombian authorities to urgently investigate these events, taking into account that so far this year there have been 15 official cases of murders of social leaders in Cauca, while the human rights network reports ...
Here in Colombia, we are quite fond of the holiday season. So much so ... To make this list as comprehensive as possible, I turned to my facebook friends and asked them about the typical foods their families serve in their home towns. I ended up ...


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