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Nov 16, 2010 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia will not respond to Nicaragua’s accusations

posted by Teresa Welsh

Colombian Minister of Defense Rodrigo Rivera said the country not respond to recent accusations from Nicaragua that Colombia is conspiringwith other nations to “seize” the Caribbean, reports La F.m. Rodrigo said  Full Article »

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Nov 4, 2010 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia backing Costa Rica in border dispute: Ortega

posted by Linda Azodi

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega on Thursday accused Colombia of encouraging Costa Rica to take over his country’s San Juan River. The president stated, “I have to say this very frankly,  Full Article »

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Oct 15, 2010 Ξ Comments Off

Government plans to return land to 130,000 families

posted by Christina Filipovic

A land restitution plan to return land to over 130,000 families is announced by Colombian Agriculture Minister Juan Camilo Restrepo, reports Caracol Radio. The government plans to implement a series of  Full Article »

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Jul 21, 2010 Ξ Comments Off

Ortega: Colombia granted oil permits in Nicaraguan waters

posted by Tom Davenport

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega alleged Tuesday that Colombia has been granting exploration permits to oil companies on Nicaraguan territory. Ortega was referring to disputed waters located in the Caribbean Sea  Full Article »