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‎Colombia‏ Extends Deepest Rate Cut Series Since Global Crisis

A vendor selling balloons cycles past Banco de la Republica, Colombia's central bank, in Bogota, Colombia. Photographer: Mariana Greif Etchebehere/Bloomberg Colombia's central bank extended the deepest series of interest rate cuts since the global financial crisis in a bid to revive an economy that

BLOOMBERG - 2017-11-24 20:06:03

The Best Markets in Medelln , ‎Colombia‏

Medelln is easily one of the most popular cities in South America with travellers these days, for a variety of reasons, but one of the best attractions in the city has to be the many diverse markets there are to enjoy. From outdoor food markets to flea markets and upscale craft markets, here the ver

THECULTURETRIP.COM - 2017-11-24 17:55:04

Australian scientists squash banana extinction threat in ‎Colombia‏

The threat of banana extinction in Colombia due to the spread of Panama disease has been squashed thanks to efforts by Australian scientists. Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology, led by Professor James Dale, have developed Panama disease-resistant bananas by adding a gene found i

THEBOGOTAPOST.COM - 2017-11-24 17:00:42

FARC dissidents face full force of ‎Colombia‏ military : president

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Former Marxist FARC rebels who have chosen to join drug trafficking gangs instead of demobilizing will face the full power of Colombia's military, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, amid worries gangs will stymie security gains. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos

REUTERS - 2017-11-24 15:43:54

One year later , ‎Colombia‏ peace accord failing

Today marks one year since Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the top leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Rodrigo Londono, signed a historic peace agreement. This brought an end to a paralysing conflict in which 200,000 people were killed, 5 million people were displ

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Video Catches Child Rape Attempt in ‎Colombia‏

Colombian police arrest a man who tried to rape an 8-year-old girl. Security video recorded the suspect luring the girl by buying her candy and then taking her back to his home. Colombian police arrest a man who tried to rape an 8-year-old girl. Security video recorded the suspect luring the girl by

TOPBUZZ.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Peace in ‎Colombia‏ fragile year after historic deal with FARC

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - When rebel commander Rodrigo Londono signed a peace deal committing his troops to laying down their weapons, it was heralded as the best chance in decades to end Latin America's oldest and bloodiest armed conflict. But as war-weary Colombia marks the first anniversary of the

DAILY MAIL - 2017-11-24 05:11:11

Innovative program in ‎Colombia‏ helps prevent teen pregnancies

Teen-aged mothers are a problem in Colombia. Bogota said 20 percent of the country's women have babies by the time they turn 20. Young mothers often face a lifetime of poverty. One high school is trying an innovative way to keep its students from becoming parents. But CGTN'S Michelle Begue reports t

CGTN.COM - 2017-11-24 00:16:12

Things to do in Bogota ‎Colombia‏

Bogota also has some colourful houses Bogota was a pleasant surprise! I was there for 24 hours on my way to Cano Cristales. As I had to fly out of Bogota at 6 am in the morning I decided to arrive in the morning the day before and check it out. Not only am I glad that I did I wish I had had more tim


Family Strengthening in ‎Colombia‏

Innovating family strengthening programmes in Colombia Over the past fifty years, Colombia has been marked by a complex internal conflict that has led to the loss of many lives, the displacement of millions of people and has caused widespread poverty. Young children and adolescents make up the most

RADIO EGYPT - 2017-11-23 13:45:53

‎Colombia‏ Rebels Trade Combat for Cameras

Nearly one year after Colombia's final peace accord was signed, a media network launched by former guerrillas is aiming to become a major news outlet. Nueva Colombia Noticias reflects the successes and challenges of reintegrating former rebels. (Nov. 23) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smar


Panama to challenge ‎Colombia‏ in the baseball final of the Bolivarian Games

The Parque Deportivo Bolivariano in Santa Marta, Colombia, will host on Thursday, November 23, the championship game of the baseball tournament at the Bolivarian Games. The hosts Colombia will face Panama at 1 pm local time, 7 pm CET. The event is sanctioned by WBSC. Colombia will head to the gold

RADIO EGYPT - 2017-11-23 12:42:45

GlobeNet 's new ‎Colombia‏ data center open for business

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Nov 21, 2017 - GlobeNet, a wholesale provider of telecom infrastructure in the Americas, announces that it has finalized the construction of its new data center facility in Barranquilla, Colombia. The new 200 square meter, Tier III facility has been designed and built to meet g

BUSINESS NEWS AMERICAS - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

GlobeNet opens colocation data center in ‎Colombia‏

Taking advantage of a nearby cable landing station Telecommunications provider GlobeNet has opened a 200 square meter (2,153 sq ft) data center adjacent to its cable landing station in Barranquilla, Colombia. The company says the site offers a safe alternative to data centers located in Colombia's c

DATACENTERDYNAMICS.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

‎Colombia‏ rebels trade combat for cameras with new TV network

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - In a tiny bathroom, Marilu Ramirez prepares for her segment in a production studio by brushing her long black hair and covering her lashes in another coat of mascara, small luxuries in a life no longer being spent behind bars. Sentenced to 27 years in jail for her role in a c

DAILY MAIL - 2017-11-23 05:00:44

Event : Flow for Puerto Rico @ Fuel America .

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EVENTBRITE.COM - 2017-11-23 15:05:03

Minnesota United : 5 potential Loons targets in ‎Colombia‏

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 21: Minnesota United FC fans cheer in the 1st half during the Major League Soccer match between the Portland Timbers and Minnesota United FC on June 21, 2017 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minnesota United defeated the Portland Timbers 3-2. (Photo by David Berd

MLSMULTIPLEX.COM - 2017-11-23 10:00:40

A year after ‎Colombia‏ peace deal , problems persist

BOGOTA, Colombia -- A year after Colombia signed a historic and controversial peace deal with the hemisphere's largest guerrilla group, pockets of this country still seem to be fighting the war. Political assassinations remain depressingly commonplace, cocaine production is booming and new armed act

ARCAMAX.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Pekerman struggles to find the right blend for ‎Colombia‏

(Reuters) - Colombia coach Jose Pekerman fielded 45 players in their 18-match World Cup qualifying campaign, a clear sign that he is struggling to find the right blend for the 2014 World Cup quarter-finalists. In his six years as coach, the Argentine has brought back the open, attacking football wh

REUTERS - 2017-11-23 00:20:21

‎Colombia‏ 's minorities still face armed conflict : Amnesty

Bogota (AFP) - Colombia's landmark peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels was supposed to mean peace for all -- but it has made little difference to indigenous and Afro-Colombian minorities, Amnesty International said Wednesday. A year on, the deal is having a "very limited impact" on the lives of mino

YAHOO! - 2017-11-22 23:16:23