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U.S. ' Venezuela aid to stop in ‎Colombia‏

The U.S. military will begin delivering relief supplies to Colombia to help Venezuelan migrants crossing the border, the Pentagon said Friday, part of a broader U.S. effort to assist an interim government in Caracas.

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2019-02-16 02:31:26

US supplies aid to Venezuela migrants in ‎Colombia‏

Washington DC [USA], Feb 16 (ANI): The US military on Friday (local time) delivered relief supplies to Venezuelan migrants in Colombia. The aid, comprising food, medical supplies and hygiene kits, comes as the Donald Trump administration continues to put pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Ni

BIRMINGHAM STAR - 2019-02-16 02:18:00

‎Colombia‏ prepares flowers for Valentine 's Day rush

(WIAT) -- We're just two days away from Valentine's Day and people in the country of Colombia are hard at work getting those Valentine's flowers ready. Colombia is the source of 74 percent of flowers imported to the U.S. for Valentine's Day. It is also the world's second largest flower producer. Som


Gran ‎Colombia‏ increasing gold production in ‎Colombia‏

[GCM-TSX; TPRFF-OTCQX], the largest underground gold and silver producer in Colombia, has two producing mines in the South American country. Together, the flagship Segovia operation 130 kilometres northeast of Medellin, and the Marmato Mine, 80 kilometres south of Medellin, produced 55,260 ounces of


Win a Trip to ‎Colombia‏

We’ve partnered with WhereNext to give away a free trip to Colombia!. Watch The Birders, a documentary film of the places, people, and birds of northern Colombia (link below) and choose three species of birds in the film that catch your eye for any reason. Enter the names of the birds in the form be


Max Resources active on ‎Colombia‏ agreement

Max Resource Corp. [MXR-TSXV; MAXROF-OTC; M1D1-FSE] advanced in active trading Monday February 11 after the company said it had received conditional approval form the TSX Venture Exchange to acquire additional mineral rights in Colombia.


Froome up against altitude on season debut in ‎Colombia‏

Medellín (Colombia) (AFP) – Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will have his work cut out dealing with the altitude when he tackles the Tour Colombia starting on Tuesday, his rivals and team-mate said.


Ex-Man Utd assistant Queiroz appointed new ‎Colombia‏ boss

Colombia have appointed Carlos Queiroz as the head coach of the national team. The South American nation had been without a coach since Jose Pekerman brought an end to a near seven-year spell in charge in September.


VOA Latin America Interviews ‎Colombia‏ 's Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque, interviewed Saturday by VOA's Latin America Division, discussed the battle against the National Liberation Army in Venezuela and strengthening his country's ties with Washington.

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2019-02-17 03:07:13

President Trump and First Lady Melania Welcome ‎Colombia‏ President Iván Duque Márquez and First Lady Ruiz Sandoval ...

Earlier today U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed Colombia President Iván Duque Márquez and First Lady Ruiz Sandoval to the White House for an official state visit.


Senator Rubio Highlights Need for U.S. to Support ‎Colombia‏ 's Drug War

Senator Marco Rubio is calling for the United States to support Colombia’s war on drugs to ensure regional peace and stability. This week, Colombian President Iván Duque is scheduled to make his first official visit to Washington, D.C. since being inaugurated last year.


‎Colombia‏ coal output likely to hold steady in 2019 , companies say

BOGOTA, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Colombia’s coal production and exports are likely to remain steady this year, companies said on Wednesday, amid predictions international prices for the fuel will fall in 2019.


Aid for Venezuelans arrives in ‎Colombia‏ but can proceed no further

CÚCUTA, Colombia — Venezuelan President Nicholás Maduro remains firm on his stance, saying in a sitdown interview with the BBC yesterday that the aid packages are “a charade…in order to humiliate the Venezuelans” and that Venezuela has “the capacity to satisfy the needs of its people.” Maduro refuse


Exclusive Interview with Pablo Beltrán , Chief Negotiator of ‎Colombia‏ 's ELN

From Havana, Cuba the chief of the delegation of peace of the National Liberation Army (ELN) of Colombia, Pablo Beltrán (PB) speaks exclusively with the Argentine journalist and educator Claudia Korol (CK), in a joint production of Barricada TV, Alba Tv, Marcha, Peoples Dispatch, Resumen Latinoameri


Sustainable Pasture Practices Double Milk Production in ‎Colombia‏

By adopting environmentally-friendly pasture management methods, female dairy farmers can unlock a dormant cattle industry, Jessica Joye writes on behalf of Fintrac. La Montañita, a small town located in southwest Colombia, is an area rich in biodiversity and home to two of the country’s largest wat


Estonian sprinters climb the podium in ‎Colombia‏

Mihkel Raim and Martin Laas are more than Estonian compatriots who race bikes. They're former schoolmates who share an apartment in Girona and a love for fast finishes. Raim, who rides for Israel Cycling Academy, and Laas, who rides for Team Illuminate, have both scored runner-up finishes this week

CYCLING NEWS - 2019-02-17 01:33:00

Tour ‎Colombia‏ : Mid-race reflections

We’re three stages down, three stages still to race at Tour Colombia 2.1. Rigoberto Uran currently sports race leader’s orange. Dani Martinez wears best young rider’s white. While we’ve had an undeniably successful first half of the Colombian stage race, we’re not resting on our laurels. Our biggest


Gaviria abandons Tour ‎Colombia‏ due to illness

Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) did not start stage 3 at the Tour Colombia 2.1 on Thursday due to a respiratory infection that has continued to worsen since the race started Tuesday in Medellin.


‎Colombia‏ Drug Policy Ignores Growing Local Market

A new report reveals that the strategies Colombia has used to reduce illicit drug use have not delivered results, and that the country’s local drug market has grown exponentially during the past decade.


Drone shows Venezuelans illegally crossing into ‎Colombia‏

Venezuelans line up as they cross the Colombian-Venezuelan border over the Simon Bolivar International Bridge outskirts of Cucuta. Overwhelmed by hardship some Venezuelans have taken to walking the illegal trails that link Venezuela and Colombia lugging scrap metal and other discarded material on th