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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 »

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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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Bill Clinton returns to Colombia for ‘3rd Way’ summit
Jun 25, 2014 Ξ Comments

Bill Clinton returns to Colombia for ‘3rd Way’ summit

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Former US president Bill Clinton will return to Colombia to attend a “Third Way” summit for social democratic politcians in the coastal city of Cartagena on July 1. 

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Future of Colombia’s 1.5K troops in the United Arab Emirates back on the table
Jun 20, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Future of Colombia’s 1.5K troops in the United Arab Emirates back on the table

posted by Melanie Bencosme

The future of more than 1,500 Colombian troops stationed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be back on the agenda after being delayed due to Colombia’s presidential elections, national  Full Article »

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Colombia praises Venezuela talks between government and opposition
Apr 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia praises Venezuela talks between government and opposition

posted by Alexandra Jolly

Colombia’s Foreign Minister has praised the open nature of the dialogues between the Venezuelan government and political protesters which took place on Tuesday.

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Colombia signs UNASUR democracy clause
Mar 22, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia signs UNASUR democracy clause

posted by Charlane Robinson

Colombia became the 10th country to ratify a clause allowing exclusion from South American union UNASUR, announced Ecuador’s foreign minister who said that with the signing the “democracy clause” had  Full Article »

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