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  1. Field Hockey to resume in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    LIMITED PREPARATION: Trinidad and Tobago's Savannah De Freitas, right, and a partly hidden teammate battle against Jamaica at the 23rd CAC Games in Barranquilla, Colombia on July 24. The lack of domestic competition due to the deterioration of the turf at Tacarigua doubtless played a part in the team's early exit LIMITED PREPARATION: Trinidad and Tobago's Savannah De Freitas, right, and a partly hidden teammate battle against Jamaica at the 23rd CAC Games in Barranquilla, Colombia on July 24. The lack of domestic competition due to the deterioration of the turf at Tacarigua doubtless played a part in the team's early exit After a curtailed outdoor season this year, hockey clubs could be in for a complete one in 2019 when the long-awaited $1.3 million turf for the National Hockey Centre finally arrives in January, 2019.

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  2. Cruz Azul edge Monterrey, advance to Mexican league finalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Mexico City, Dec 9 : Cruz Azul, which has not won a Liga MX title since 1997, edged Monterrey 1-0 to advance to the 2018 Apertura tournament final. Argentine Milton Caraglio scored the lone goal in Saturday's match in the 55th minute, giving Portuguese manager Pedro Caixinha's squad the win and a spot in the final, reports Efe.

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  3. Colombians have key impact on Copa Libertadores finalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... little tribute to the impoverished Medellin area he grew, a place once ruled by drug dealers. "Greetings to all my Colombia and my Comuna 13," he said. "I scored one of the best goals of my career tonight, so I am very happy. I want to enjoy it with ...

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  4. Former Ju rez alderman killed in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    ... 50. Ccuta, Colombia Homicides per 100,000: 34.8 2017 homicides: 290 Population: 833,743 The November 2016 peace deal between the government and FARC rebels not only put an end to a half-century of conflict in Colombia but also lowered the country's ...

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  5. Venezuelan families seek a better life abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    The New Jerusalem settlement in Arauca, Colombia, which is directly across the border from Venezuela. [Glenna Gordon/Save the Children] "Every day is a struggle not just for us but for the children.

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  6. Controversy over Documentary that Describes Uribe as "Enemy of Peace"Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

    The premiere of the documentary "La NegociaciA3n" has caused considerable controversy in Colombia politics, with Alvaro Uribe, former president and current senator of the Centro Democratico party, accusing the documentary of distorting the truth for describing him as an "enemy of the peace" during the negotiation process. President Uribe played a key role in the "No" campaign which led to the defeat of a peace referendum by the Colombian people .

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  7. Colombia's president during one of the bloodiest periods has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

    Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, who attempted to broker peace with Marxist rebels during his administration, died on Friday at the age of 95, the Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota hospital said. Belisario Betancur who served from 1982 to 1986, one of Colombia's bloodiest periods sought a negotiated peace accord with FARC, ELN and M-19 rebels The hospital did not provide a cause of death, but media reports said he had been admitted with kidney problems.

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  8. Bolivian police search for cocaine king who fled medical clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    La Paz : Police in Bolivia say a former drug lord who had served almost 28 years in prison in the United States before returning to the Andean country has fled a medical clinic where he had gone for treatment. Jorge Roca Suarez, now 67, was one of Bolivia's leading drug lords in the 1980s after taking over from his uncle Roberto Suarez, who was known as the "Cocaine King".

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  9. Bolivian police search for ex-drug lord who fled clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Jorge Roca Suarez, one of South America's leading drug traffickers in the 1980s who served 28 years in prison in the United States before returning to Bolivia earlier this year, has fled a medical clinic where he was receiving treatment, authorities said Saturday. Police said an operation was underway to find Roca Suarez, who had been arrested when he returned to Bolivia in April.

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  10. 30 Articles of the UDHR - Article 29: Duty to Your CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... adopted on 10 December 1948, the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man had been agreed in Bogota, Colombia. It was a seminal document in the development of international protection of human rights. Some of its 28 provisions, such as ...

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  11. Yerry Mina: From earning A 1.50 a day selling fruit to becoming a Premier League starRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mail

    ... promise to his mum. The teenage Mina, his parents and his younger brother lived in Guachene, a small market town in Colombia. Not in a house, but in a single room. Yerry, named after the mouse in Tom and Jerry, delivered the produce to people's ...

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  12. Puerto Rico's universities are on the road to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    A year after being knocked down by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican university chemists and students are back to work-but not quite back to normal The roof of UPR Humacao's chemistry building, where Hurricane Maria ripped down air-conditioning and fume hood connections. Many are still not working a year later.

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  13. Former Colombian president Belisario Betancur dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New Vision

    President Ivan Duque led tributes for the former conservative leader, who was president of the South American country from 1982 to 1986. Belisario Betancur, Colombia's president from 1982 to 1986, pictured on May 19, 2016 in Bogota, Colombia President Ivan Duque led tributes for the former conservative leader, who was president of the South American country from 1982 to 1986.

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  14. Colombia's former President Betancur, who sought peace with rebels, diesRead the original story

    Saturday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... admitted with kidney problems. Betancur, a member of the Conservative party who served from 1982 to 1986 - one of Colombia's bloodiest periods - had sought a negotiated peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the ...

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  15. America, Pumas draw 1-1 in MSL semis first legRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Mexico City, Dec 7 : Mexico City clubs Pumas UNAM and Club America played to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their semi-final clash in the Mexican soccer league's Apertura 2018 playoffs. Thursday night's match at Pumas' Estadio Olimpico Universitario was action-packed at both ends of the field and could have easily ended with one or more additional goals having been scored, reports Efe news.

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  16. Ex-Colombian President Belisario Betancur dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    ... Betancur, who governed from 1982 to 1986, died in a Bogota clinic after suffering kidney problems. Unique in Colombia's elite-dominated political landscape, Betancur wasn't the son of patriarchs but instead rose to the pinnacle of power from a ...

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  17. A Military Career Marked by 'False Positives'Read the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Humans Rights Watch

    This article is the third in a series by Human Rights Watch to mark the 10 years since the Soacha cases. Many in Colombia associate General Mario Montoya Uribe with the "false positive" killings committed when he was the head of the army.

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  18. The C40 Network will Provide Technical Support to Medellin's Climate Action PlanRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | InvestorIdeas.com

    C40 Cities is an international network which connects 100 cities around the world. They combine efforts to take actions for climate and lead the way for a healthier and more sustainable future.

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  19. Today's top pics: Royal reindeer; France protests; and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... gas during a march by university students demanding President Ivan Duque increase education spending in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Police used tear gas to disperse marchers, some whom were throwing rocks and defacing bus stops. (AP ...

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  20. Helmet-Cam Footage Of A Cyclist Finishing The World's Longest Urban Downhill CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hedonistica

    This is a video from the helmet-cam of cyclist Remy Metailler as he attacks the Guinness World Record holding longest urban downhill track , which snakes its way through Commune 13 of Medellin, Colombia. The track measures a total of 2,274-meters and takes about four minutes to complete provided you're a firm believer your body is not a temple, but rather a warehouse that deserves to be demolished.

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