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News Topic - Colombia

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Mane event: 33 lions flown home after rescue from life in the circus Big cats arrive in South Africa, where sanctuary beckons, after having suffered cruel treatment in Colombia and PeruThe roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburgs main international airport on Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South
The Guardian | 4 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Rescued lions roar into South Africa after flight from Peru The roaring of 33 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia echoed through Johannesburg's international airport Saturday after they arrived in their ancestral homeland for the first time. The lions appeared healthy but a little distressed by t
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Colombia high court votes in favor of same-sex marriage Read full story for latest details.
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Rescue Operation Brings Circus Lions from Peru to S. Africa An animal rights group rescued more than 30 lions from abuse at circuses in Peru and Colombia and flew the animals to South Africa Friday in what it called the largest-ever airlift of lions. Animal Defenders International (ADI), an American-based non-prof
Voice of America | 14 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Colombia's illegal mining linked to malaria outbreak Colombia's widespread illegal mining is blamed for causing environmental damage and holding workers in slave-like conditions -- and now is also being blamed for a malaria outbreak. Critics point to stagnant water buildups at the clandestine sites and
Yahoo! News | 21 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Lions airlifted to South Africa Dozens of lions, rescued from circuses, are being airlifted from Colombia and Peru to South Africa.
BBC News | Apr 30, 2016 01:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombia's Ecopetrol halts No.2 pipeline after rebel attack BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian state-run oil company Ecopetrol has halted pumping on the country's No. 2 oil pipeline after a rebel bombing that sent crude spilling into a nearby river, a source at the company told Reuters on Friday.
Reuters | Apr 30, 2016 12:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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33 lions rescued from South American circuses head to Africa LIMA, Peru (AP) Thirty-three lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia are heading back to their homeland to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary in South Africa.
Yahoo! News | Apr 29, 2016 4:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hard-Hit Colombia Could Be the Key to Understanding the Zika Virus Colombia has experienced the second-most cases of Zika in South America, and cases of microcephaly are expected to rise in coming months
Time.com | Apr 29, 2016 4:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Colombian dogs resort to cannibalism after being abandoned at shelter This is the horrible moment when a pack of starving rescue dogs are forced to resort to cannibalism after being abandoned in an animal shelter in Colombia.
Mail Online | Apr 29, 2016 2:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend