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  1. Colombia says rebels must free hostages before any peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Reuters

    The Colombian head of the delegation to the peace talks with the ELN guerrillas Frank Pearl speaks during a news conference at the Narino Palace in Bogota, Colombia in this February 2, 2016 handout photo provided by Colombian Presidency, The National Liberation Army, Colombia's second-largest leftist rebel group, must release a civilian and a soldier held hostage before the government will agree to begin a peace process, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Monday. The two sides have been holding preliminary talks for more than two years while the government negotiates a peace deal in Cuba with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, the country's better known leftist rebel group.

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  2. Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; sees no cause for panicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than US$1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad and pursue a vaccine, the White House said on Monday, but the president also said there is no reason to panic over the mosquito-borne virus. Colombian women listen as a health worker distributes information how to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, at the transport terminal in Bogota, Colombia January 31, 2016.

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  3. See Zip-Pak Resealable Zipper Solutions in Action at Andina Pack 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Zip-Pak , the global leader in zipper technology, will showcase a range of proven resealable solutions to Latin American packaging professionals at Andina Pack 2015. MANTENO, IL, October 24, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Zip-Pak at Andina Pack 2015, November 10-13, Pavilion 17, Stand 1407-1410, in Bogota, Colombia.

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  4. Sebastian Munoz wins hometown Club Colombia ChampionshipRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | USA Today

    Sebastian Munoz wins hometown Club Colombia Championship Sebastian Munoz wins hometown Club Colombia Championship for first Web.com Tour victory Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1T761I9 BOGOTA, Colombia - Sebastian Munoz won his hometown Club Colombia Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour victory, two-putting for birdie from 45 feet on the par-5 18th for a one-stroke victory. "I'm in shock," Munoz said.

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  5. Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with Zika; no microcephalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... aegypti mosquitoes that transmits the Zika virus in Villavicencio, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. ... BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday that there's no evidence Zika has caused any cases of the birth ...

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  6. More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus - governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Reuters

    Pregnant women are covered with mosquito nets at the Women National Hospital in an effort to prevent being bitten by mosquitoes that might carry Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya viruses, in San Salvador, El Salvador February 5, 2016. Colombian women listen as a health worker distributes information how to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, at the transport terminal in Bogota, Colombia January 31, 2016.

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  7. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA (AVAL) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Political

    ... investment banking, treasury, and private banking services. Grupo Aval Acciones Y Valores S.A. is based in Bogota, Colombia. " An institutional investor recently raised its position in Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA stock. OppenheimerFunds Inc. ...

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  8. Washington Must Remedy Colombia's Flawed FARC DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Heritage Foundation

    Ana Quintana Policy Analyst, Latin America and the Western Hemisphere Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy For fifty years, the Colombian government has been locked in armed conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as FARC. But for the last four years BogotA and its nemesis, an internationally recognized narco-terrorist group, have been engaged in peace talks as well.

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  9. The 3 pillars of America's newly proposed security policy for ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Inside Colombia

    US President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that the 15-year-old "Plan Colombia" will become "Peace Colombia." According to the White House, the change is not just in the name, but also on what US aid is spent.

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  10. Top Colombian far-right warlord freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Bloc, speaks with his men before turning in their weapons during a disarmament ceremony in Puerto ... more BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Ramon Isaza , a 75-year-old patriarch of the far-right paramilitary bands that killed thousands in Colombia, has been ...

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  11. El Nino pictures from around the world, 2015-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Newsday

    ... returns to base after dumping water on a wildfire in a forested area in the mountains surrounding Bogota, Colombia on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Fires are common during the regional dry season, but due to the El Nino phenomenon there has been a record ...

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  12. Plan Colombia to Become 'Peace Colombia'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | High Times

    Amid signs of hope that the South American country's 50-year armed conflict is winding down, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos met with Barack Obama at the White House this week to mark 15 years since the initiation of the Plan Colombia aid package. The two congratulated each other on the success of the program, which has delivered some $10 billion to Colombia in mostly military aid since 2001.

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  13. Colombia leader to ask Obama for dollars, terror-list changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Gleaner

    In this January 3, 2004 file photo, Ricardo Palmera, known as Simon Trinidad, a leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, shouts out as he is escorted by soldiers, at a military base in Bogota, Colombia. On the verge of an historic truce, the leader of Colombia will ask President Barack Obama for more money and tweaks to US policy to help Colombia rebuild after half a century of guerrilla fighting.

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  14. US and Colombia Must Reaffirm Friendship and Commitment to Peace ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | US News & World Report

    To build on the successes of Plan Colombia, the U.S. and Colombia must reaffirm their friendship and commitment to peace. I am Colombian-American.

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  15. Clouser and two other former BSU golfers earn pro statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Bluffton News Banner

    ... (2015) advanced through recent qualifiers. Steger tied for fourth in the qualifier at Club los Lagartos in Bogota, Colombia, to earn exempt status through the first half of the tour's season. Clouser, who graduated from Norwell High School, tied for ...

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  16. Why ending Colombia's war will not be cheap for the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Al Jazeera

    From the warzones of Ukraine to Syria and Afghanistan, Washington's foreign policy experts have little to rejoice. Against this backdrop, US support for peace between Colombia's government and Marxist guerrillas is being lauded as a rare success story this week.

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  17. Report: Brazilian officials say two people may have gotten Zika through blood transfusionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Washington Post

    Colombian women listen as a health worker distributes information how to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, in Bogota, Colombia on Jan. 31. Local officials in Brazil said two people have contracted the Zika virus through blood transfusions, the first such report in an outbreak that is projected to infect millions in the coming months. CA rmino Antonio de Souza, health secretary of Campinas, a city northwest of SA o Paulo, said both transfusions occurred during the first four months of 2015 but that the transmission wasn't confirmed until recently, according to the Wall Street Journal .

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  18. Why Obama should press Colombia on justiceRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Humans Rights Watch

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos likes to say that when forced to choose between justice and peace, the family of a past victim will choose justice, but a family fearing future violence will choose peace. When he visits the White House today, Santos is likely to tell President Obama that he has solved Colombia's peace-versus-justice dilemma with the agreement he expects to sign next month with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - the main guerilla insurgency that Colombia has been fighting for 50 years.

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  19. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA (AVAL) - Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings UpdatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... investment banking, treasury, and private banking services. Grupo Aval Acciones Y Valores S.A. is based in Bogota, Colombia. " 1/27/2016 - Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating ...

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  20. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA (AVAL) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... investment banking, treasury, and private banking services. Grupo Aval Acciones Y Valores S.A. is based in Bogota, Colombia. " Separately, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA from a "neutral" rating to an ...

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