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‎Colombia‏ arrests important Medellin crime lord

Authorities in northern Colombia arrested “Pichi,” an alleged boss of theOficina de Envigado, the once formed underPablo Escobar.

COLOMBIAREPORTS.COM - 2018-08-20 11:55:46

Desperate Venezuelans seek Ecuador via ‎Colombia‏

Reuters IPIALES,Colombia(Reuters) — Dozens of furiousVenezuelanmigrants fleeing economic misery inVenezuelafor a new life elsewhere on Sunday defied rules requiring they hold a valid passport to cross the border from Colombia intoEcuador, and authorities appeared to be allowing it.

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

‎Colombia‏ frowns on neighbors ' decision to require passports of Venezuelans

Christian Krüger, head of Colombia’s immigration agency, delivers a press conference in Bogota, Colombia, Aug. 17, 2018. EPA-EFE/Mauricio Dueñas CastañedaChristian Krüger, head of Colombia’s immigration agency, delivers a press conference in Bogota, Colombia, Aug. 17, 2018. EPA-EFE/Mauricio Dueñas C


US to send hospital ship to ‎Colombia‏ amid refugee crisis

Some details of the plan for dispatching the USNS Comfort from Norfolk, Virginia, have not yet been worked out. Mattis says the ship probably will visit other South American countries also feeling the effects of the refugee problem. He is declining to give a timetable.


La Voz ‎Colombia‏

There is a video embedded into the PowerPoint which is a brief edit of an interview with a contestant from The Voice in Colombia. The reading comprehension interview with the contestant is made up, but hopefully carries on in the vein of what the singer was saying on the video. All should make sense


Frontera Announces Positive Drilling Results in ‎Colombia‏

TORONTO,Aug. 17, 2018/PRNewswire/ - Frontera Energy Corporation (FEC.TO) ("Frontera" or the "Company"), today announced positive drilling results from the Acorazado-1 well located on the 100% owned and operated Llanos 25 block onshoreColombia. As a result, the well is being cased in preparation for


US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expert Exchange Begins in ‎Colombia‏

CARTAGENA, Colombia (NNS) -- A U.S. Navy team of explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians arrived in Colombia, Aug. 6, to participate in subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) and partner-capacity building engagements with Colombian military forces as part of Southern Partnership Station (SPS)


Bullants ' Eyes On Grand Final -- AFL ‎Colombia‏

The second AFL Colombia season has already produced surprising results, with inaugural flag winner, the DC Aguilas, already slipping behinds the other teams and at risk of being unable to defend their title from earlier in the year. President of AFL Colombia, Paddy Smallwood, looks at the last two m


While the Scientology scandal swirls in ‎Colombia‏ , a key figure relaxes in Florida

Tomorrow, Colombia’s Congress is holding hearings regarding the Scientology scandal that the media there has been feeding on. Wetold you last timethat an upstart federal senator, Iván Cepeda, sparked the congressional investigation when he asked the country’s new defense minister to report back abou

TONYORTEGA.ORG - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

10 player to keep an eye on in ‎Colombia‏ 's football league this year

The 21-year-old missed two absolute sitters in his second professional game this March after which assistant manager Hugo Gottardi said, “He isn’t going to sleep tonight, and that is how he’ll become a man and good player,” adding, “he is the biggest promise we have”.

COLOMBIAREPORTS.COM - 2018-08-18 21:00:13

The Cards and Payments Industry in ‎Colombia‏ : Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2020-Visa , Mastercard , American Express

Publisher's "The Cards and Payments Industry in Colombia: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2020", report provides detailed analysis of market trends in the Colombian cards and payments industry. It provides values and volumes for a number of key performance indicators in the industry, including


Readout of Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis ' Meeting with ‎Colombia‏

Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout:Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis met with Colombia Minister of Defense Guillermo Botero August 17 in Bogota to reaffirm the long-standing defense relationship between United States and Colombia.The leaders discussed a broad


Media Availability with Secretary Mattis en route to Bogota , ‎Colombia‏

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS: So how you all doing? So we'll talk on the record for a little bit here, okay? The -- I haven't seen much of you lately, huh?


Amazon to open ‎Colombia‏ service center , employ 600 workers

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday said it will open its first customer service center in Colombia in October and employ 600 people. The center, intended to prevent and resolve problems, will serve customers worldwide in Spanish, English and Portuguese, the world's largest online retail


Venezuela , ‎Colombia‏ , And You

Worth the read.A failed state to the immediate south.Sympathizers at all levels of American society.And no-shit Communists throughout much of the hemisphere.Tinder in search of a spark.


Saving ‎Colombia‏ 's unlikely coral reef

Just off the shore of the city of Cartagena, home of one of Colombia's biggest ports, lies a coral reef that campaigners are furiously battling to protect.

BBC - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

U.S. to Send Hospital Ship to ‎Colombia‏

The ship will be used to help treat the many thousands of people entering Colombia to escape violence and poverty in Venezuela. “We're not sending soldiers, we’re sending doctors,” Mattis said, confirming the ship would not enter Venezuela's territorial waters.

MARITIME-EXECUTIVE.COM - 2018-08-19 18:10:27

‎Colombia‏ : WFP ‎Colombia‏ Country Brief , June 2018

Violence continues to affect thousands of Colombians. Massive forced displacements, mobility restrictions and confinements are affecting communities, particularly in the Pacific Coast and border zones. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in Nor


‎Colombia‏ sinks Canada with a 4-0 rush _ US beat New Zealand _ both make the eight-finals

Two eight-final spots remained open for the last day and the desicive matches brought huge fights.The USteam showed some tremendous defending while beatingNew Zealand7-3 to book the first spot. The second went toColombiaafter they showed some brilliant water polo in the fourth


Habeas Corpus Denied to FARC Leader Jesus Santrich in ‎Colombia‏

Bogotá, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The Superior Court of Bogotá rejected a second writ of habeas corpus requested by the defense of the leader of the Revolutionary Alternative Force of the Common (FARC) Jesús Santrich, Colombian Public Prosecutor said on his Twitter account.