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COLLEGE MEETING: Commission acts to boost trust in scientific studies on food safety. Today the Commission is responding to the concerns expressed by citizens in a successful European Citizens' Initiative, with a proposal to improve the transparency of scientific studies in the food safety area.
Therefore we'll meet with all the officials to weigh how the reconstruction turned out," he told reporters at the Military Air Transport Command (Catam) in Bogota, from where he had meant to fly to the capital of Putumayo province. Between the night of March 31 and the morning of April 1, 2017, heavy rains ...

Isacson, who spent a month on the ground in Colombia in February, pointed to Putumayo, a department on Colombia's southern border. ... An antidrug policeman escorts workers during an eradication operation at a coca-leaf plantation near San Miguel, southern Putumayo province, August 15 2012.
However, help was at hand in southern Putumayo province. Since 2005, a collective of 66 groups has been advocating for women's rights. It focuses on the difficulties faced by tens of thousands of displaced women among nearly 146,000 victims of the armed conflict in the region bordering Ecuador.
Putumayo is a department of Colombia, located next to the borders of Ecuador and Peru. In Putumayo, the ANT gave titles to 60 families so that they can formalize their properties. These 60 families were beneficiaries of these titles because they stopped planting coca and began planting legal cultivations in ...
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However, help was at hand in southern Putumayo province. Since 2005, a collective of 66 groups has been advocating for women's rights. It focuses on the difficulties faced by tens of thousands of displaced women among nearly 146,000 victims of the armed conflict in the region bordering Ecuador.
Violent protests have erupted at state-controlled Ecopetrol's Castilla, Chichimene and CPO-9 oilfields in Colombia's central Meta province. ... can pump up to 85,000 barrels of crude daily between the southern Putumayo basin and the Pacific port of Tumaco) it's a dark omen for Colombia's energy patch.
An antidrug policeman escorts workers during an eradication operation at a coca-leaf plantation near San Miguel in southern Putumayo province, Colombia, August 15 2012. REUTERS/Fredy Builes. As levels of cocaine production in Colombia have risen to new records in recent years, more of the drug ...
Without verification by the UN, families taking part in the crop substitution program cannot receive the stipend that helps them survive while awaiting their first legal harvest. Pardo made his statements eight months after his visit to the southern Putumayo province where local farmers were threatened by an ...
Nueva Esperanza, which means “New Hope” in English, sprang up in 2001 when the first displaced families in the country's southern Putumayo department staked out home sites – some using plastic bags as markers. It has since grown to a sprawling informal settlement that is home to 258 families.
In the southwestern department of Putumayo on the border with Ecuador, InSight Crime has identified about 300 dissidents who formerly belonged to the FARC's 38th and 42nd Fronts. These dissidents, whose presence has also been confirmed by the Colombian military, are purportedly maintaining a hold ...
Authorities in Colombia dismantled a cocaine processing laboratory in the department of Putumayo along the border with Ecuador, a further indication that dissident elements of the demobilizing FARC guerrilla group are maintaining operations in this traditional trafficking hub. The head of Colombia's ...
The disaster struck in the early hours of Saturday when the rushing waters of the Mocoa river and its tributaries converged on the capital of Putumayo province, catching many people by surprise as they slept. As the waters rose, one woman identified as Laura Montoya called an emergency helpline from the ...
An antidrug policeman escorts workers during an eradication operation at a coca-leaf plantation near San Miguel in southern Putumayo province, Colombia, August 15 2012. REUTERS/Fredy Builes. As levels of cocaine production in Colombia have risen to new records in recent years, more of the drug has been flowing to ...
Nueva Esperanza, which means “New Hope” in English, sprang up in 2001 when the first displaced families in the country's southern Putumayo department staked out home sites – some using plastic bags as markers. It has since grown to a sprawling informal settlement that is home to 258 families.
But, the State Department puts a level four "do not travel" on the Russian-occupied regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia "due to civil unrest, crime, and landmines." Colombia carries a level two warning, but the detailed travel advisory identifies thirteen regions, including Putumayo on the border of Peru ...

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FARC guerrillas wash clothes at their camp in the Transitional Standardization Zone in Pondores, La Guajira department, Colombia. ... Disillusion set in soon after Tavarich and 443 other ex-combatants arrived at the La Carmelita camp in Putumayo – one of Colombia's most remote regions and previously a ...
5 January 2017: Firefighters tackle a wildfire near La Adela in La Pampa Province, Argentina Eitan Abramovich/AFP Kyrgyzstan plane crash .... 3 April 2017: A family rests at a shelter in Mocoa, Putumayo department, southern Colombia Luis Robayo/AFP Pictures of the Year 2017 disaster 4 April 2017: ...
Hernan Bedoya, was killed by hired neo paramilitary members in a rural sector of the Choco Department in Colombia. | Photo: Twitter / Intercelestial ... Another land rights activist, Luis Alfonso Giraldo, took place in the neighboring Putumayo department just days ago. Nearly 200 social leaders have been ...
PUERTO LEGUIZAMO, Colombia – Already infamous for coca production and conflict, Colombia's southwest department of Putumayo borders Ecuador and Peru and is ripe for a variety of eco-crimes. In 2016 there were 45 arrests in the region connected to wildlife smuggling, gold mining and the illegal ...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (April 3, 2017) — A state of emergency was declared after deadly mudslides ravaged the Putumayo Province of southwestern Colombia, an area roughly 45,000 residents. More than 250 people were killed in the mudslides, including 48 of them children. Hundreds of others have been reported missing or ...
Governor Sorrel Aroca of the Putumayo department called the development "an unprecedented tragedy," telling W Radio there were "hundreds of families we have not yet found, and whole neighbourhoods missing." Carlos Ivan Marquez, director of the National Disaster Risk Management Unit, said that the ...
The disaster struck in the early hours of Saturday when the rushing waters of the Mocoa river and its tributaries converged on the capital of Putumayo province, catching many people by surprise as they slept. As the waters rose, one woman identified as Laura Montoya called an emergency helpline from the ...
Without verification by the UN, families taking part in the crop substitution program cannot receive the stipend that helps them survive while awaiting their first legal harvest. Pardo made his statements eight months after his visit to the southern Putumayo province where local farmers were threatened by an ...
Companies should be more creative in their compensation proposals for oil and gas activity in the southwestern Colombian department of Putumayo, ... Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features every month, always concentrating on how to make or ...
In a joint operation of the Colombian National Army, Navy, and National Police, 444 buried mines were found in the southern department of Putumayo. (Photo: ... “Organized armed groups, or groups that commit crimes here [in the department of Putumayo] always use inhospitable and hard-to-reach areas,” ...
... a farmer, and an unidentified man in the southern province of Putumayo when he commanded the 9th Special Energy and Roads Battalion of ...
Colombia's 100,000 coca farming families are under constant threat from drug trafficking groups trying to violently counter the substitution of the plant that is the base ingredient of cocaine. Authorities are trying to get rid of 100,000 hectares of coca, the base ingredient for the production of cocaine, before ...
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos walks down a street after floods and landslides, caused by heavy rains where a river overflowed, pushed sediments and rocks into houses and roads, in Corinto, November 8, 2017. Colombian Presidency/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS ...
PUERTO LEGUIZAMO, Colombia – Already infamous for coca production and conflict, Colombia's southwest department of Putumayo borders ...
In the southwestern department of Putumayo on the border with Ecuador, InSight Crime has identified about 300 dissidents who formerly ...
The killing of a communal leader in Putumayo department was also reported. ... (Common Alternative Revolutionary Force) were killed in the department of ...
In the southwestern department of Putumayo on the border with Ecuador, InSight Crime has identified about 300 dissidents who formerly ...
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (April 3, 2017) — A state of emergency was declared after deadly mudslides ravaged the Putumayo Province of southwestern Colombia, an area roughly 45,000 residents. More than 250 people were killed in the mudslides, including 48 of them children. Hundreds of others have been reported missing or ...
Governor Sorrel Aroca of the Putumayo department called the development "an unprecedented tragedy," telling W Radio there were "hundreds of families we have not yet found, and whole neighbourhoods missing." Carlos Ivan Marquez, director of the National Disaster Risk Management Unit, said that the ...
... waters of the Mocoa river and its tributaries converged on the capital of Putumayo province, catching many people by surprise as they slept.
In April more than 300 people died in a landslide in Mocoa, Putumayo. ... in Cauca province, came too late, some residents told local media.
... through the town of Corinto in Colombia's south-west Cauca province. ... were killed in the town of Mocoa, in southern Putumayo province.
On Friday, in Orito municipality of the southern Putumayo province, rebels destroyed lines connecting an Ecopetrol oil field to a pipeline in the ...
... to be a part of the political movement,” said Omaira Solarte from a FARC demobilization camp in Colombia's southern Putumayo department.
In southern Colombia's Putumayo, the area planted with coca dropped to 4 386ha by 2004 from 66 022ha in 2000, when the province ...
According to projections from the National Planning Department, the country ... the deforestation registered in 2016 was concentrated in the states of Putumayo, ...
The avalanche destroyed 17 neighborhoods in the capital of the Putumayo department between 11:00, on the night of March 31st, and 2:00 on ...
Lack of access to roads in Colombia's Putumayo Province is one contributing factor in the continued cultivation of coca. Credit Juan Arredondo ...
... people are dead and hundreds more missing after heavy rainfall triggered lethal mudslides and flooding in Colombia's Putumayo province.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (April 3, 2017) — A state of emergency was declared after deadly mudslides ravaged the Putumayo Province of southwestern Colombia, ...
President Santos visited Mocoa, the capital of Putumayo department, on Saturday to supervise rescue efforts in the heavily forested region.
Flooding and mudslides sent debris and fast flowing water into houses as residents of Putumayo province's capital city slept. Over a 1000 army ...


 

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