Colombian Rebels Blow Up Aqueduct
At least 16,000 residents in part of the central Colombian province of Meta are without potable water after the leftist FARC guerrillas dynamited a portion of a local aqueduct, media outlets said.
Monday Jul 28
Post and Courier
Flight diversions spike at Charleston airport
On July 19, a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J. to Bogota, Colombia, diverted to Charleston International Airport because of medical issues with two passengers.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Aruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by US
Former Venezuelan general Hugo Carvajal arrives at the Queen Beatrix International Airport in Oranjestad, Aruba, Sunday July 27, 2004 after being released by authorities.
The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Colombians celebrate their heritage in Overpeck Park
Chants of "Viva Colombia" rang throughout the 45th independence day festival hosted by Hackensack-based Club Colombia USA, from the morning Mass to the afternoon live performances held at Overpeck County Park.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Correction Aruba-Venezuela-Official Detained story
The allegations are based on recovered electronic documents and files. BOGOTA, Colombia - Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government on charges of drug trafficking.
Trend Hunter Magazine
Sweater Wig Ads - The El Ropero Campaign Urges Donations for Kids with Cancer
The El Ropero ad campaign is comprised of surreal images of two young girls wearing sweater wigs.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Playhouse lends hand to film camp relocated by wildfires
Hernando Leon from Bogota, Colombia edits his short film for Wild Mind Film Camp on Oak Harbor Mexican restaurant Jumbo Burrito.
Xenia Daily Gazette
Peace wins in Colombia12:32 pm
June was a good month for Colombia. Its streak of World Cup wins suffused the country with a euphoric patriotism.
Beverly Hills by Carmen Belissa brings glamour and glitz to the runway
The name is a bit of a misnomer, especially for Americans. Beverly Hills by Carmen Belissa is entirely a Colombian company, with headquarters in Bogota, Colombia.
The White House
President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
President Obama said, "I am proud that such experienced and committed individuals have agreed to serve the American people in these important roles.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Colombian Military Kills 13 Leftist Rebels, Captures 8
Colombia's Ministry of Defence said the armed forces killed 13 leftist rebels and captured eight in two separate operations.
Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba
Authorities say a doctor wounded by a patient in a deadly shooting at a suburban Philadelphia hospital campus appears to have been the person who returned fire and wounded the patient.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
13 rebels killed in Colombia fighting : July 24, 2014,
BOGOTA: The Colombian army killed at least 13 leftist guerrillas early Wednesday in two separate engagements, the defense ministry said.
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Can Meditation Really Slow Aging?
People take part in "The Planet Meditates," a worldwide meditation event, at Bolivar square in Bogota, Colombia, on Sept.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Caribbean News Now!
Colombia's economy grows 6.4 percent, follows China as fastest growing country
BOGOTA, Colombia -- In the first quarter of 2014, Colombia's economy grew 6.4 percent in relation to the same period last year, the government's statistics agency, DANE, announced.
Chain Store Age
Juan Valdez launches Miami expansion; 60 stores planned
Bogota, Colombia Colombian coffee retailer Juan Valdez has opened the first of 60 planned stores in Miami, with official grand opening scheduled for July 28. The downtown location is the first Juan Valdez store in Miami besides an existing store at Miami International Airport.
Live Blog: Ackman's Herbalife Presentation
In Venezuela, a trainee said she spent three months satisfying the requirement of getting family and friends into clubs, says a slide.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Colombia Para Release Key to Ending Conflict, AG's Office Says
The release from prison of former paramilitary chiefs, responsible for the deaths of thousands of Colombians, is a key step toward ending the country's internal conflict, according to Carlos Villamil, director of transitional justice in the Attorney General's office.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
What It Feels Like To Take A Gun Shot Point-Blank
Sadly this weekend marks two years since psychopath James Holmes opened fire in a crowded Aurora, CO, movie theater, killing 12 and wounding 58. The anniversary got me thinking about gun violence.
23 Food Reasons Colombians Know What's Good
Abroad, the South American nation has suffered from age-old stereotypes and misidentification - seriously, it's Colombia, NOT Columbia - but none of it has ever stopped its people from being known as some of the happiest on earth .