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 cities, towns and villages of Valle de Cauca, Colombia

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The 'pistol plan' is a tactic that has been used by armed gangs at various times in Colombia's history to gun down police or military personnel in the street, often by offering a cash bounty to any sicario - assassin - willing to pull the trigger ...
SachaColombia is an innovative social business working to bring the health benefits of sacha inchi to the rest of the world, ensuring peace and prosperity in Colombia at the same time. How will they do ... Improving the equitable distribution of wealth ...

Buenaventura, a city in the Valle del Cauca region, is the largest (and one of only two) Colombian port in the Pacific Ocean, but its strategic commercial position has not translated into wealth for its inhabitants.
... Elvira in the municipality of Buenos Aires, department of Cauca with the participation of the Special Representative and UN Chief of Mission in Colombia, Jean Arnault. Today, the process continued in these following five zones: El Ceral (La Elvira ...
In Buenaventura's case, we are talking about a city that has between 400 and 450 thousand residents, but the majority of the population has nothing to do with the port, because it is run by foreign concession holders and Colombian functionaries.
police in Colombia have arrested a local TV presenter and model on suspicion that she helped a kidnapping ring abduct a businessman and a lawyer.

Participants puff during the vape competition "Cloud chasing" which measures the distance of the vapor being exhaled using an electronic cigarette or vape, at the Vape Trade Convention in Mexico City, Mexico, June 11, 2017. PHOTO: Reuters.
police in Colombia have arrested a local TV presenter and model on suspicion that she helped a kidnapping ring abduct a businessman and a lawyer.
After two failed attempts to land at an airstrip near the town of Buenos Aires, in the department of Cauca, President Juan Manuel Santos had to preside over the handing-over of weapons ceremony Tuesday May 13, from a conference room.
"peace will be built little by little, in fact, it is like building a cathedral, it is brick by brick," Santos said from the city of Cali after he was unable to reach a weapons handover ceremony in Cauca province due to bad weather. The deadline for ...
CEO of Cordoba minerals Talks about Mining in Colombia and His Copper-Gold San Matias Project. Marketwire. Jun. 12, 2017, 09:28 AM.
Guests tasted a wide range of coffees from Mexico, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Brazil, Kenya, and Colombia. Coffees ranged in quality distinctions, from lower scoring specialty coffees all the way to Cauca Best Cup award winning Colombia coffee. Special ...
A high court in Colombia has ruled that the Atrato River is deserving of rights as guaranteed by the Constitution. ... The Atrato is the largest river in the country, followed by Magdalena and Cauca. ... when 79 civilians were killed after a cylinder ...
(Washington, DC) - Two armed groups competing for control over stretches of Colombia's San Juan river are committing serious abuses against Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Wounaan riverside communities, Human Rights Watch said today.
After a marathon 11-hour meeting that continued into the early hours of Tuesday meeting, Colombian authorities and organizers of the civic strike in the Afro-Colombian city of Buenaventura reached an agreement to end the 21-day strike that has ...
Brazil - 5 June 2017: Several labour unions agreed to a 24-hour general strike to demand President Michel Temer's resignation and direct elections on 30 June.
Colombia's government today agreed to invest more than $500 million USD in development programs over the next decade to put an end to a general strike in the port city of Buenaventura that had ground the largest municipality on the nation's Pacific ...

The negotiations were attended by representatives of the UN, the Office of the Ombudsman, the Office of the prosecutor General, the Catholic Church and the government of the Valle del Cauca province who finalized the terms that will be put to Congress ...
The communities denounced the excessive use of violence by the Mobile Anti-Riot Squadron (ESMAD) against those participating in the general strike in the city of Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca. Local NGO Proceso de Comunidades Negras (PCN) has ...
That's what was happening on May 1 in Villa Rica, a small town with just over 16,000 residents, located in the Department of Cauca, Colombia. On that day, hard reality would shatter ... In the city of Buenaventura, in the Department of Valle de Cauca ...
In Cauca, Colombia, women face the threat of Domestic Violence. "We are gradually overcoming this problem with professional help.
The acquisition was announced in April this year, helps the company to consolidate its gold-copper porphyry portfolio in the underexplored Mid Cauca Belt of Colombia, adding La Mina to its existing asset base. GoldMining chairman Amir Adnani said: "We ...
Letter to the people of Cauca and Colombia, May 07 of 2017. The joint command of our armed organization with the aim to defend the interests of this great country, free and sovereign for not allowing the terrorist propaganda about converting our ...
In the latest mass job action, some 300,000 teachers took to the streets Wednesday to call attention to education issues in major cities across the country, including Bogota, Cali, Medellin, Bucaramanga, Barranquilla and others. "The main task of the ...
Colombia's national teachers' strike marked three weeks on June 1 as tens of thousands of education workers continue to pressure the government to respond to their demands for better working conditions, higher salaries and more investment in public ...
GoldMining consolidates leading gold-copper porphyry portfolio in the underexplored Mid Cauca Belt of Colombia, with the addition of La Mina to its existing asset base that includes the Titiribi gold-copper project and adjacent concession applications ...
Sunday 30 April, Daniel Libreros, facilitator of the ecosocialist movement, Camila C. (23) and John F. (24), members of CADTM in Colombia picked me up at 8:30 a.m. at the city centre hotel to take me to a working-class district on a mountain side, at ...
"We sell that every day," Samir, who was born in Cali, Valle del Cauca, says. Simpson first opened Arepas Deliciosas in ... "I think it's good what the city is doing [with Memphis in May], so that we can know different cultures. Memphis is growing, and ...
Indigenous in a third of Colombia marched on Wednesday to demand the government honors a peace agreement with FARC guerrillas, end the ongoing assassination of leaders and ends land-grabbing.
Thousands of residents of Buenaventura, in Colombia's Pacific Coast department of Valle de Cauca, began a "civic strike" on May 16 to protest the horrendous conditions endured by the city's working class. Home of Colombia's largest port, the city of ...
So UBC's International Reporting Program reached out to programs in other countries to create a networked team to tackle the theme "Surviving the City." student journalists from Colombia, China and India collaborated with their UBC counterparts to add ...
women voters queue at a polling station in the city of Qom, Iran, on May 19. In the country's first ... A man wades through his flooded house in Cali, Colombia, on May 16, after heavy rains caused the overflowing of the Cauca river. Colombia remains on ...
Mark Wilson / Getty Images. 6. A man wades through his flooded house in Cali, Colombia, on May 16 after heavy rains caused the overflowing of the Cauca river. Colombia remains on "alert" due to heavy rains which, since March, have left 389 people dead.
Meanwhile, the Risk Management official for Valle del Cauca province, of which Cali is the capital, Diana Marcela Navarro, said that the rains have caused emergencies in 25 Municipalities in the region, of which "13 are affected by the high levels of ...
A woman walks along a flooded street in Cali, Colombia, after heavy rains caused the overflowing of the Cauca River.
... 24,000 victims in Colombia. Hundreds died in April when disaster struck the cities of Mocoa and Manizales, but the ongoing rains, especially over the weekend, additionally left thousands without a home or with their crops destroyed.
Both the Buritica and Miraflores deposits are located within the middle Cauca gold belt of Colombia which also hosts the 3.5m oz Gramalote deposit and the 28.5m oz La Colosa gold deposit of Anglogold Ashanti, which has been experiencing issues over ...
In Colombia, ideological vestiges of the Cold War have been refashioned to direct fear and anger towards a fictional "gender ideology" that supposedly poses a spiritual threat to Christian values.
In Colombia, ideological vestiges of the Cold War have been refashioned to direct fear and anger towards a fictional "gender ideology" that supposedly poses a spiritual threat to Christian values.
For example, the Salvajina reservoir that regulated the water level of the Cauca river already "is at 89% of its capacity," local water manager Ruben Dario Materon told Spanish news agency EFE, while the IDEAM reported that "the rains are going to ...
In addition to its Titiribi Gold-Copper project in Colombia, the company also controls the nearby project La Mina. Both sites are located in the lucrative Mid-Cauca Porphyry Belt alongside many other mines held by various multinational mining firms.
New Colombia Resources Inc (OTCMKTS:NEWC) reported that its medical marijuana JV, Sannabis SAS, the Cultivando Esperanza Foundation and the Town of Corinto-Cauca have planned the first therapeutic, industrial and medical cannabis expo to be ...
The Colombian government's peace agreement with the FARC rebels requires the government to protect activists and former FARC fighters, but their government is not living up to this requirement, says Prof.
Indigenous brothers of Cauca, to think that three days ago we spoke with the Vice President of the Republic in Popayan, precisely on the subject of land ownership, and he said he was going to find a solution to the issue.
Information about the attack was confirmed by Aida Quilcue, a representative of the Senior Council of the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia, ONIC. Social organizations like the People's Congress denounced the incident and shared images of ...
Through the "Fe en Colombia" campaign (Faith in Colombia), the army seeks to ensure "territories of peace," with activities that bring institutions and communities closer together.
Corinto, in the north of the Cauca department, is home to 50% of the marijuana grown in Colombia, an area known for the best medicinal strains of marijuana in the world.
It added that the behavior of the fuel in the reference markets for Colombia and the increase in the cost of biofuels was also taken into account as part of the commitment to improve air quality.
It added that the behavior of the fuel in the reference markets for Colombia and the increase in the cost of biofuels was also taken into account as part of the commitment to improve air quality.
FARC Commander Jose Huber Yatacue was shot dead Tuesday outside a hospital in Toribio, a town in the southwestern department of Cauca, one of the regions hardest hit by the decades-long internal armed conflict and ongoing paramilitary violence. Just ...


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