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By Today News On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Colombia wants Pacific Alliance to negotiate trade with post-Brexit UK

Colombia’s trade minister has proposed to Pacific Alliance members to jointly negotiate a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom, which last week voted to leave the European Union. Colombia currently… (adsbygoogle More...

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By Today News On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Where Colombia’s FARC rebels will be demobilizing and disarming (map)

Colombia’s government has released the locations of the demobilization zones and “normalization camps” for leftist FARC guerrillas who last week vowed o demobilize and disarm. These temporary zones will be… Read More...

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By Today News On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Colombia peso gains, stocks drop amid Brexit market scare

Colombia’s peso rose against the US dollar on Friday after an global economic shake-up caused by the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union. The dollar began the day… Read more Colombia peso More...

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By Today News On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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US celebrates ceasefire in Colombia

United States Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday celebrated a bilateral ceasefire ending 52 years of violence between the state and FARC rebels and called on the international community to support pending More...

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By Today News On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Colombia begins clamping down on Uber; 1200 vehicles seized

Colombia’s transport minister said authorities have seized more than 1,200 vehicles of taxi service Uber amid a campaign to clamp down on “illegal” competition in transport. According to Transport Minister More...

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By Today News On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Colombia has more internally displaced persons than Syria

Colombia continues to be the country with most internally displaced people in the world with 6.9 million uprooted citizens and counting, according to the United Nations refugee agency. According to the… Read More...

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By Today News On Sunday, June 19th, 2016
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Authorities arrests man who admittedly murdered more than 20 outside Medellin

Colombia’s authorities arrested a man who admitted to having murdered 20 people, including his wive and children, in the area around Medellin. While looking for one missing person, the Medellin anti-kidnapping… Read More...

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By Today News On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Medellin gangsters murder 3rd foreigner in 2 weeks

A Danish citizen became the third foreigner to be shot dead in Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city, in the past two weeks. According to local newspaper El Colombiano, the victim was… Read more Medellin More...

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By Today News On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Colombia’s best rock n’ roll bands 50 years ago today

Colombia is possibly least known for its rock n’ roll. However, in the mid 1960, a number of bands really put the country on the rock n’ roll map. Rock… Read more Colombia’s best rock n’ roll bands 50 More...

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By Today News On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Colombia’s drug tourism a problem? Please!

Drug tourism is a common phenomenon for anyone in the Netherlands and Colombia. Drugs are easily available in both countries. The difference is that in Colombia the tourists are yet to come. A Dutchman in Medellin, More...

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By Today News On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Colombia’s homicide rate hits 40-year low: Santos

Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that the country’s homicide rate has dropped to 25.9 per 100,000 inhabitants, the lowest since 1976. During his weekly press meeting on public… Read more More...

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By Today News On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Colombia preparing in New Jersey for Copa America match against Peru

Colombia’s national soccer team and its entourage flocked to Montclair State University in New Jersey to practice ahead of Friday’s Copa America quarter final against Peru. Led by team captain… Read more More...

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By Today News On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Three Colombians injured in Orlando massacre

Three Colombian citizens were injured in the Orlando night club shooting, United States authorities announced Monday. One of the injured Colombians is a barman at the Pulse gay night club where… Read more Three More...

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By Today News On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Colombia’s Urabeños: If you can’t beat them, rename them

Colombia’s Defense Ministry  on Monday changed the official name of the country’s largest paramilitary successor group, “Los Urabeños,” for the second time in two years. Defense Minister Luis Carlos More...

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By Today News On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Turf wars biggest threat to post-FARC peace in Colombia: UN

Wars over control over the cultivation of coca, the plant used to make cocaine, is the biggest threat to benefits of a pending peace deal with the FARC and the… Read more Turf wars biggest threat to post-FARC More...

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By Today News On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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9% of Colombia’s children subjected to child labor

Almost one in every 10 children in Colombia is subjected to illegal child labor, especially in rural areas where more than 15% work rather than going to school, according to a recent study. While child labor is More...

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By Today News On Sunday, June 12th, 2016
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The evolution of coffee culture in Colombia’s coffee region

While growing coffee has been a major part of the economy of Pereira and the surrounding coffee region, drinking one of Colombia’s most iconic export products is only just kicking… Read more The evolution of More...