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5 hrs ago | India Talkies

Colombian rebels blow up stretch of key highway - Indiatalkies.com

Bogota, April 16 Colombia's leftist FARC guerrillas blew up a portion of the main road linking their country with neighbouring Ecuador, authorities said Tuesday.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

Jankovic to meet Garcia for Bogota crown

Bogota, Colombia - Jelena Jankovic will try for a second straight title at the Claro Open Colsanitas tennis event.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Iol.co.za

Colombia acid attacks stir calls for change

A rash of acid attacks in recent weeks have horrified Colombians, provoking calls for special laws to deter a particularly fearsome form of aggression in an already violent society.

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Bangkok Post

Rash of acid attacks stir calls for change in Colombia

A rash of acid attacks in recent weeks have horrified Colombians, provoking calls for special laws to deter a particularly fearsome form of aggression in an already violent society.

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AlertNet

Biodiverse Colombia must act now to protect its forests - OECD

A tree is reflected in floodwaters in the municipality of Cajica, near Bogota, Colombia's capital, April 25, 2011.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fox News

Colombia to extradite seven accused of kidnapping, killing DEA agent in 2013

President Juan Manuel Santos announced Thursday that he signed the order to extradite to the United States the seven Colombians accused of the June 2013 kidnapping and murder of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent.

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Off the Kuff

First Sunday Streets seemed like a success

The city of Houston closed a 2.5 mile stretch of Quitman and White Oak to motor vehicles for four hours on Sunday, encouraging Houstonians to play in the street and explore their neighborhoods pushing strollers or riding bikes.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Jankovic wins opener; King reaches Bogota QFs

Bogota, Colombia - Top-seeded Serbian star Jelena Jankovic wrapped up the first round with a victory, while American Vania King secured a berth in the quarterfinals at the Claro Open Colsanitas tennis event.

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Hotel Interactive

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Announces Opening Of Park Inn By Radisson Bogota

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups today announced the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Bogota located at Cra 18 No 93-97 and is the brand's first location in Colombia.

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Reuters

Fitch: Colombia Telecommunications Moving Toward Consolidation

BOGOTA, April 09 Fitch Ratings expects stable growth for the Colombian telecommunications sector over the medium term, given the favorable macroeconomic environment and rising revenues from Internet data traffic.

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Inside Colombia

FARC demand peace talks continue during elections

The FARC, Colombia's largest guerrilla group, have ruled out interrupting the peace process with the Colombian government during May's presidential elections.

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Channelnewsasia.com

'Kangaroo care' trumps incubators for Colombia babies

Initially considered an "alternative for the poor," the practice known as "kangaroo care" recognized by the World Health Organization in 2004 as a way of stimulating a child's cognitive development is being promoted worldwide to help premature babies develop outside incubators.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Inside Colombia

Colombia resembles 'totalitarian republic:' Senator-elect

Opposition Senator-elect, Claudia Lopez, stated that President Juan Manuel Santos' tenure in office is turning Colombia into a "totalitarian republic," strongly resembling its neighbor Venezuela.

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WJZW-FM Washington

Ex-Rolling Stones Manager Andrew Loog Oldham Is Skipping His Rock Hall Induction

This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will see the managers who helped guide the respective early careers of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones -- Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham -- welcomed into the hallowed institution.

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Reuters

Fitch: New Shareholders will Enhance FDN's Project Finance Funding Capability

NEW YORK/BOGOTA, April 08 Fitch Ratings views the entry of the International Financial Corporation and the Corporacion Andina de Fomento as shareholders of Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional S.A. positively.

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WireNews+Co

USAID Names Grammy-Winning Artist Carlos Vives As Inclusion Envoy

The U.S. Agency for International Development April 4 named international Latin pop singer-song writer Carlos Vives as its first inclusion ambassador.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Tuesday, April 15

1891 - Katanga Company is formed under Leopold of Belgium's direction to exploit copper deposits in what is today the southernmost province in Congo.

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CBS 47

Colombians outraged over new acid attack

First Alert Weather Alert: Tornado Watch expires at 9:00 PM on 4/7, issued at 2:03 PM Blackshear, GA BOGOTA, Colombia - Police are offering a nearly $40,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever was behind the latest in a rash of acid attacks disfiguring women in the Colombian capital.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Inside Colombia

Medellin gives voice, support to armed conflict victims

MEDELLA N, Colombia - MedellA n, Colombia's second most important city after BogotA and one of the most violent in the world in the 1980s, gives a voice to victims of the armed conflict that has spanned five decades.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

CBS Local

DEA Arrest 3 In Fort Lauderdale Airport Drug Investigation

Suresh Maharaj, Ricardo Lesmes-Noguera, and Leonardo Abramovich were arrested after, according to the criminal complaint, the DEA found probable cause to believe the three, "conspired with each other to possess with intent to distribute cocaine."

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