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Colombia drug gangs 'unite' in 'game-changing pact' on Cali
One of the Cali ringleaders of what was once Colombia's most powerful drug trafficking organization, the Rastrojos, has reportedly made a pact with rival group UrabeA os to decrease tensions in the country's third largest city.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Cali Criminal Pact Could Spark New Era for Crime in Colombia
Former sworn enemies from criminal clans based in Colombia's violence capital, Cali, have brokered an alliance from prison, according to security forces, which if successful could shape the underworld in one of Colombia's key drug trafficking regions.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
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Mon Dec 16, 2013
Costa Rica seizes jet carrying a ton of cocaine
The country's public safety ministry says the small plane was flying from Cali, Colombia, before it made an emergency landing Monday at a private airstrip on the Caribbean coast.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
10-year-old Cali child stabbed 10 times 'for crossing gang territorial border'
A 10-year-old child from Cali has been taken to hospital on after being stabbed ten times, allegedly for crossing a territorial border imposed by gangs, local newspaper El Pais reported Friday.
Cali imposes partial Christmas gun ban
Cali, Colombia's third largest city, on Friday banned guns and knives in most of its municipal territory.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Friday, December 20
1944 - The Cuban Government agrees with importers to establish a flour subsidy to end shortages that have left Havana without bread.
Gallery: Organic never looked so good
A fashion show featuring garments made from real flowers, grasses, leaves and fruit is held every year in Cali, Colombia, to raise awareness of environmental protection and to stress the need to switch to sustainable materials.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Star Online
Getting a nip/tuck in Cali
ALBA Diaz runs a special kind of hotel. Her guests are foreigners seeking plastic surgery in a Colombian city that's become a magnet for folks looking for a nip and tuck.
Berkshires After Dark: Hot spots for cold nights
Betty's Pizza Shop in Lenox has a bright, festive theme that can help bust the winter blues in the Berkshires.
The Miami Herald
Totó La Momposina, Colombia's diva of tradition, performs in Hollywood
Totó La Momposina, the great singer of Colombian traditional music, received a lifetime achievement award at the Latin Grammys last month.
Ex-Cali cartel chief charged in massacre of at least 245 Colombians
A former chief in the Cali drug cartel has been charged in the so-call Massacre of Trujillo in which at least 245 people were killed, Colombian prosecutors say.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Cuban and Colombian Culinary Professionals Sign Accord
The Federation of Culinary Associations of the Republic of Cuba and the Cocinarte Academy of Gastronomy in Santiago de Cali, Colombia, signed an agreement to build closer ties and collaboration.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Catholic World News
Colombian prelate denounces rebel offensive; Christmas truce in jeopardy
Archbishop Dario de Jesus Monsalve of Cali, Colombia, has strongly condemned a weekend attack by rebel forces on the town of Inza, the Fides news service reports.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Mafia "Imports" Men For Mob War in Valle
Cali, Tulua, Buenaventura yand Jamundi have been converted into a scene for a bloody mob war, terrorizing residents and put the government of high alert after reports that alias 'Kike Gallo' rented troops from the "Los Urabenos" to force out a newcomer mafia boss from Miami.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
No Tourists Among Victims in Colombia Bombing
Santos says 23 civilians, 12 police and three troops were wounded in the attack in the community of Inza in Cauca department .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
20 Years After Pablo: The Evolution of Colombia's Drug Trade
Twenty years ago, on December 2, 1993, Pablo Escobar, the pioneer of Colombia's cocaine trade, was killed on a rooftop in his native Medellin by police.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
US court condemns Colombia drug trafficker 'Rasguno' to 30 years
A Federal Court in New York sentenced Colombian drug trafficker Hernando Gomez, 55, alias "RasguA o," to 30 years in prison for, among other charges, smuggling cocaine into the United States.
'I think' Gaviria knew tapes linking Cali cartel to Samper: Former US ambassador
Former US Ambassador to Colombia Myles Frechette said Monday that he "thought" former President Cesar Gaviria knew about campaign contributions of drug traffickers during Ernesto Samper's successful 1994 presidential bid.