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Colombia boasts 3rd best universities in Latin America: QS report
May 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia boasts 3rd best universities in Latin America: QS report

posted by Arthi Nachiappan

Colombia’s universities are the third best in Latin America, trailing only Brazil and Mexico’s, according to the 2014 QS Latin America University Rankings, released Wednesday.

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Colombia extends student loans to victims of armed conflict
Jan 30, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia extends student loans to victims of armed conflict

posted by Philipp Zwehl

An agreement between the Ministry of Education and the government’s Victims Unit will extend access to higher education to victims of Colombia’s armed conflict through a special student loan program,  Full Article »

Economy

Jan 31, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia govt invests $28M in higher education

posted by Wesley Tomaselli

A Colombia development agency on Wednesday approved more than $28 million for higher education projects in central Colombia. Findeter, a financial development agency linked to the Colombian ministry of finance,  Full Article »

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Nov 11, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

Electric shocks to control student protests: Colombia’s ex-VP

posted by Alice Boyd

The former vice president of Colombia, Francisco Santos, proposed using electric shock weapons to control student marches, which he believes are getting out of control. According to the former vice  Full Article »

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Nov 4, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

Student protests shut down Colombia’s capital

posted by Alice Boyd

Student protests in Bogota Thursday caused Colombia’s capital city to effectively shut down, as nationwide tens of thousands of students took to the streets to protest against a proposed government  Full Article »

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