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Venezuelans find safety in Colombia

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U.S. Lawmakers do damage control after Trump rips President Duque

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Colombia could become a target of retaliation

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Historic Mega-Concert on Colombian-Venezuelan Border

British billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist Richard Branson is spearheading a unique and historic concert on the Venezuelan-Colombian border, in conjunction with the beginning of...

VOA Latin America Interviews Ivan Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque, interviewed Saturday by VOA's Latin America Division, discussed the battle against the National Liberation Army in Venezuela and strengthening his...

PriceSmart Declares Dividend, Announces Expansion

PriceSmart declared a US$0.70 per share dividend at the company's 2019 annual meeting of stockholders held on January 30, 2019, in San Diego. A $0.35...

Colombia Military Kills Dissident Militant Leader

Colombia’s military says it has killed a militant leader who refused to adhere to a peace accord his rebel group and the government agreed...

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UN Condemns Bogota Terrorist Attack And Urges International Support For Justice For Victims

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Cuba Will Adhere to Protocol after Breakdown of Colombia-ELN Peace Talks

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Colombia Tells Cuba There Are No Agreements That Protect Terrorism

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Terror cannot be the seed of peace, Bogota cardinal says after car bomb

Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez of Bogota said that terror can never be the seed of justice and peace, following Thursday's car bomb attack at...

UN Secretary-General Condemns Car Bomb Attack In Colombia

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, condemned on Friday the bomb attack on Friday in the Colombian capital, Bogota, against a police...

President Duque calls on Colombians to march against terrorism on Sunday

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Wilmer Antonio Miranda, a Campesino and social leader of Colombia’s Cauca region was shot to death Friday. He is the third social leader to...

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