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US support vital for Colombia peace: Former ambassador
Oct 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

US support vital for Colombia peace: Former ambassador

posted by Emil Foget

United States presence and back-up is vital in the event Colombia’s government and rebel group FARC successfully end peace negotiations, the country’s former ambassador to Washington said on Monday

Peace talks

Obama reiterates support for Colombia peace process: Santos
Oct 8, 2014 Ξ Comments

Obama reiterates support for Colombia peace process: Santos

posted by Adriaan Alsema

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday called his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos to “catch up” on pending issues and reiterate his support for ongoing peace talks with rebel group  Full Article »

Business

Colombia puts Panama on tax haven black list
Oct 8, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia puts Panama on tax haven black list

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia has put neighbor Panama on a blacklist of countries that fail to inform Bogota over Colombians’ assets and money parked abroad, the Colombian tax director said Wednesday.

News

Colombia and Spain to share embassies abroad
Oct 6, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia and Spain to share embassies abroad

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Spain and Colombia have agreed to share embassies in countries where the other has no diplomatic representation, according to local media.

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Colombia and Peru hold first binational cabinet
Sep 30, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia and Peru hold first binational cabinet

posted by Joel Gillin

The presidents of Colombia and Peru are planning to meet in the northern Peruvian city of Iquitos to hold the first binational cabinet to strengthen relations and cooperation between the two countries.

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Colombia and Venezuela set to discuss border closure
Sep 18, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia and Venezuela set to discuss border closure

posted by Matthew Sterne

The Foreign Ministers of Colombia and Venezuela will meet in New York next week to discuss Caracas’ recent decision to close the border between the countries at night, reported local media on  Full Article »

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Colombia expels Venezuelan student opposition activist
Sep 5, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia expels Venezuelan student opposition activist

posted by Matthew Sterne

A Venezuelan opposition activist has been deported from Colombia and handed to Venezuelan authorities on Friday, Colombia’s foreign ministry said Friday.

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Colombia paramilitaries wanted force in Venezuela to fight FARC
Aug 4, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia paramilitaries wanted force in Venezuela to fight FARC

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombian paramilitary group AUC was planning the creation of a Venezuelan force to fight border-crossing FARC rebels in the neighboring country, a Colombian court has confirmed according to newspaper El Tiempo.

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Santos’ outgoing State of the Union address: plenty still to be done in 2nd term
Aug 4, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Santos’ outgoing State of the Union address: plenty still to be done in 2nd term

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

In his last accountability session before the end of his first term in office, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday highlighted his outgoing administration’s accomplishments while recognizing there was much more work  Full Article »

News

Final extradition of 7 who killed US DEA agent during “millionaire ride”
Jun 27, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Final extradition of 7 who killed US DEA agent during “millionaire ride”

posted by Melanie Bencosme

The extradition of the seven taxi drivers involved in the murder of a US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) agent has been confirmed on Friday, according to the Office of the  Full Article »

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