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Zuluaga strives to return Colombia from ‘failed state’ to one of ‘confidence’
Nov 5, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Zuluaga strives to return Colombia from ‘failed state’ to one of ‘confidence’

posted by Daniel E Freeman

Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, the presidential candidate for former President Alvaro Uribe’s political movement, wants to return Colombia from a “failed state” to a country of “optimism, confidence, and happiness.”

Interviews

Apr 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Life on the edge: Colombian rock climber Daniel Tirado

posted by Parker Crooks

Daniel Tirado, an adventure junkie, reality show winner, author and owner of Medellin’s largest climbing gym, spoke about his passion for rock climbing, and his hope to revolutionize the scene  Full Article »

Interviews

Sep 21, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

The man who brought down the Cali Cartel

posted by James Bargent

  On August 26, 1995 Jorge Salcedo boarded a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) plane leaving Colombia for the United States, a new home, a new name and a new life.  Full Article »

Interviews

Sep 6, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

A forgotten 9/11 victim in Colombia

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Ten years on and health problems stemming from the 9/11 attacks in New York are giving cause for serious concern amongst those who were caught up in the terrorist outrage.  Full Article »

Interviews

Sep 5, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Enjoying life is the most important thing: La 33

posted by Jian Li Zheng

In 10 years, Colombian salsa band La 33 went from doing low-paying bar gigs to being the country’s most famous salsa orchestra touring the world. However, the Bogota-based band is  Full Article »

Interviews

Jun 17, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Kidnapped Chinese oil workers should not be afraid: Former hostage

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The four Chinese oil workers recently kidnapped by alleged FARC guerrillas should not be afraid or worry about the outcome, a former hostage told Colombia Reports. Norbert Reinhart, a former  Full Article »

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Mar 24, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Poder Joven: Providing a safe space for Medellin’s children

posted by Michael Vasilev

Clared Patricia Jaramillo did not expect to be doing what she is doing today. Educated as an industrial engineer, she now spends her days advocating for social change and working  Full Article »

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Jan 30, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Why the US should not ratify FTA with Colombia

posted by Tom Heyden

Dan Kovalik, a prominent U.S. labor and human rights lawyer, lays out his reasons why Washington should not ratify a free trade agreement (FTA) with Colombia, and why he thinks  Full Article »

Interviews

Nov 30, 2010 Ξ Comments are off

Clean water solutions for Colombians

posted by Scott Kobewka

Simón Zimmer was born in Bogota, Colombia, but was adopted by a German family who lived in Columbia, Maryland, in the U.S. “To be honest,” Zimmer told Colombia Reports, “I  Full Article »

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Sep 28, 2010 Ξ Comments are off

The fish invaders ravaging Colombia’s seas

posted by Tom Davenport

Nobody believed scuba instructor Jose Pelaez, when he claimed in March 2009 to have seen a lionfish on one of his dives off the coast of the Tayrona National Park  Full Article »

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