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1 hr ago | Inside Colombia

32 politicians arrested on paramilitary commander's testimony, at...

The capture of some 32 local politicians in northwestern Colombia Wednesday is only the start of a much larger purge ordered by the state on the strength of testimony provided by a demobilized paramilitary commander, local media reported.

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5 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Colombian accused in 5,000-plus killings arrested

Panamanian authorities say they have arrested a fugitive Colombian right-wing militia leader accused in more than 5,000 murders who officials say was posing as a construction company owner.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Camden, AL

5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Colombian accused in 5,000-plus killings arrested

Panamanian authorities say they have arrested a fugitive Colombian right-wing militia leader accused in more than 5,000 murders who officials say was posing as a construction company owner.

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19 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Strong, McDonald, Toto at Bergen PAC

Union City singer/songwriter Allison Strong will performs her debut album, "March Towards The Sun," at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Inside Colombia

More bombshells in Colombia peace talks hacker scandal

Just one day after its explosive interview with alleged Colombian peace talks hacker Andres Sepulveda hit news stands, Semana , the weekly magazine that has broken the scandal since last May, has posted new exclusive clips on its website pushing the latest implications even further.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Colombian Military Hacks President's Email

Colombian military personnel linked to former President Alvaro Uribe spied on President Juan Manuel Santos' emails, arrested computer programmer Andres Fernando Sepulveda said in an interview in the current issue of Semana magazine.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Inside Colombia

US considering asylum request for convicted ex-minister: Colombia Prosecutor General

ColombiaA s Prosecutor General Office confirmed Friday that Andres Felipe filed an asylum request in Florida last month, local media reported.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Inside Colombia

Colombia 'peace talks hacker' seeks plea bargain for reduced sentence

The accused hacker, Andres Sepulveda, has sought an agreement with Colombia's Prosecutor General's Office to divulge information in exchange for a reduced sentence, local radio station Blu Radio reported on Friday.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Miami Herald

Colombians at home, abroad dona t see eye-to-eye on fate of country

FIU disaster expert Richard S. Olson, professor and director of the Extreme Events Institute at the International Hurricane Research Center at FIU, adds information to the Disaster Equation board.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Outside the Beltway

Santos Sworn in

Santos was re-elected to a second term back in June and is the second Colombian president to be re-elected .

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Inside Colombia

No capture order for fugitive former Colombia intelligence director: Panamanian President

Local officials have yet to receive any formal capture request from Interpol for longtive fugitive and former Colombian intelligence director Maria del Pilar Hurtado, the president of Panama said Friday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Reuters

RPT-UPDATE 2-Colombia president starts new term, warns FARC to halt attacks

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos was sworn in to a second term on Thursday promising to bring peace and equality to the nation, but warned Marxist rebels that talks to end five decades of war could rupture if hostilities against civilians continue.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: Fiery Chinese rights lawyer released from prison

An activist said one of China's best-known rights lawyers and fiery government critic has been released from prison but appears to be under close supervision by the authorities.

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Related Topix: Religion, Falun Gong, South America, World News, Colombia, Middle East, Lebanon,

The Miami Herald

Colombia's president seeks peace deal in 2nd term

From left: Mario Saavedra, Michael Saavedra and Antonio Balestena own Bullseye Powder Coating, which sand-blasts and coats metal surfaces such as car rims, fencing, patio furniture and more.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Colombia court bars rebels guilty of war crimes from public office

A Colombian high court on Wednesday ruled that Marxist rebels found guilty of war crimes cannot hold public office, a decision that would block FARC leaders from entering politics and may complicate negotiations to end five decades of war.

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Inside Colombia

Santos' outgoing State of the Union address: plenty still to be done in 2nd term

In his last accountability session before the end of his first term in office, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday highlighted his outgoing administration's accomplishments while recognizing there was much more work to be done.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Inside Colombia

Colombia's inspector general requests to block proceedings against 'peace talks hacker'

Colombia's Inspector General Alejandro OrdoA ez has requested to block a lawsuit against the hacker accused of wiretapping the Colombian president and the peace talks between the government and the country's largest rebel group, the FARC.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Reuters

Venezuela, Colombia to set new exchange rate to boost trade

Venezuela and Colombia have agreed to create a special exchange rate to boost plummeting bilateral trade between the two Andean countries, their presidents said.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Hugo Chavez

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