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FARC worried that Colombia govt will ‘obscure evidence’ in peace talks: guerrilla leader
Jul 28, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

FARC worried that Colombia govt will ‘obscure evidence’ in peace talks: guerrilla leader

posted by Emily Dugdale

The supreme commander of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group, the FARC, reiterated his concern that the Colombian government would “obscure evidence” concerning victims of the armed conflict during the next round of peace talks.

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Colombia’s Falcao close to comeback after knee injury
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Colombia’s Falcao close to comeback after knee injury

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

Colombia’s Radamel Falcao is expected to play next weekend in the annual preseason Emirates Cup, hosted by English soccer giants Arsenal, according to international media.

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‘ELN attacking energy infrastructures to pressure Colombia govt into peace talks’: report
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‘ELN attacking energy infrastructures to pressure Colombia govt into peace talks’: report

posted by Melanie Bencosme

Colombia’s second largest rebel group, the ELN, has allegedly been attacking energy infrastructures to pressure the Colombian government to begin peace talks, according to a report released by Maplecroft Terrorism and Security  Full Article »

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Colombia’s Mariana Pajon takes gold at BMX World Championships
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Colombia’s Mariana Pajon takes gold at BMX World Championships

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Colombia’s Olympic gold-medal-winning cyclist, Mariana Pajon, won first place at the BMX women’s final in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Colombian media reported on Sunday.

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Convicted Colombia drug lord ‘Don Berna’ claims his brother killed Pablo Escobar
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Convicted Colombia drug lord ‘Don Berna’ claims his brother killed Pablo Escobar

posted by Emily Dugdale

One of Colombia’s most infamous drug traffickers has come out about his participation in the hunt for Pablo Escobar, claiming that his brother was the one who fired the shot  Full Article »

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Dutch airline KLM resumes flights to Colombia after 20-year absence
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Dutch airline KLM resumes flights to Colombia after 20-year absence

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

Dutch airline company KLM, will once again offer flights between Colombia and the Netherlands after a 20-year hiatus, Colombia’s El Tiempo newspaper reported on Friday.

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Anthrax, Black Label Society to headline Colombia’s 20th annual rock festival
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Anthrax, Black Label Society to headline Colombia’s 20th annual rock festival

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Eighty-seven rock and metal bands from Colombia and around the world, including US bands Anthrax and Black Label Society, will descend on Colombia’s capital city August 16 to 18 for Bogota’s three-day Rock  Full Article »

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Colombia guerrilla group EPL wants to join peace dialogues
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Colombia guerrilla group EPL wants to join peace dialogues

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

In an open letter to the peace negotiations, Colombia’s third largest guerrilla group, the EPL, announced its intentions to join the peace dialogues currently underway between the government and two  Full Article »

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Colombia’s David Ospina officially joins Arsenal
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Colombia’s David Ospina officially joins Arsenal

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

English soccer giants Arsenal have officially signed Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina from French club OGC Nice for a sum of $5.1 million.

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‘FARC attack’ on aqueduct leaves 2 Colombia towns without water
Jul 28, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

‘FARC attack’ on aqueduct leaves 2 Colombia towns without water

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

Some 16,000 people in two central Colombian towns have been without access to potable water after an alleged FARC attack on an aqueduct, according to local media.

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