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Trade bloc  of Colombia, Mexico, Peru & Chile to start talks with Mercosur
Jun 24, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Trade bloc of Colombia, Mexico, Peru & Chile to start talks with Mercosur

posted by Arthi Nachiappan

The Pacific Alliance trade bloc (uniting Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Peru) announced plans to strengthen ties with Latin America’s other major trading group, Mercosur, reported Colombia’s El Espectador newspaper on Tuesday.

News

Colombia’s president bids farewell to Garcia Marquez in Mexico City
Apr 22, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s president bids farewell to Garcia Marquez in Mexico City

posted by Victoria McKenzie

President Juan Manuel Santos joined mourners at “Colombia’s largest farewell ceremony of all time,” the memorial service for Colombian author, Gabriel ‘Gabo’ Garcia Marquez, the president’s office reported Monday.

Culture

Gabriel Garcia Marquez cremated in Mexico
Apr 19, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Gabriel Garcia Marquez cremated in Mexico

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who on Thursday died at 87 after a long sickbed, has been cremated in Mexico City where he spent the last 50 years of his  Full Article »

Culture

Garcia Marquez to be cremated in Mexico, Colombia to pay homage later
Apr 18, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Garcia Marquez to be cremated in Mexico, Colombia to pay homage later

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The family of deceased Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez announced on Thursday that the cremation ceremony will take place in Mexico where the writer has lived  Full Article »

Culture

Colombia to respect family wishes if Garcia Marquez want late writer buried in Mexico
Apr 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia to respect family wishes if Garcia Marquez want late writer buried in Mexico

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, has ordered his staff to respect the decision of the family of Gabriel Garcia Marquez if they decide to bury the deceased writer in Mexico  Full Article »

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Colombia 6th most dangerous country in Latin America, behind Mexico and Venezuela
Feb 10, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia 6th most dangerous country in Latin America, behind Mexico and Venezuela

posted by Alexandra Jolly

Colombia is the sixth most dangerous country in Latin America, according to a regional crime index, dropping below Venezuela and Mexico, both of which have seen drug-related crime surges in  Full Article »

Business

Colombia to host February’s Pacific Alliance Summit
Jan 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia to host February’s Pacific Alliance Summit

posted by Steven Cohen

This February 10th, Colombia’s Cartagena de Indias will play host to the Pacific Alliance Summit, and with it, several of the region’s most prominent officials, reported a national news outlet  Full Article »

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Alleged architect of international kidnappings captured by Colombian authorities
Jan 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Alleged architect of international kidnappings captured by Colombian authorities

posted by Mimi Yagoub

The Colombian National Police’s anti-kidnapping and extortion units (GAULA) have captured a Colombian man believed to be the brains behind a kidnapping network based in Mexico, national news reported on  Full Article »

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Colombia’s former police chief accused of paramilitary ties in Mexico
Jan 20, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s former police chief accused of paramilitary ties in Mexico

posted by Luke Horswell

The Secretary General of one of Mexico’s leading political parties on Monday accused Colombia’s former Police chief of having connections with Mexican paramilitary groups.