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A breakthrough with the FARC in Colombia FOR THREE years, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has doggedly pursued a peace accord with Latin Americas oldest and most lethal insurgent group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. For much of this year, the negotiations teetered o
Washington Post | 11 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Envoy Pushes Peace in Colombia Diplomat Bernard Aronson says the largely secret peace talks between Colombia and FARC guerrillas suffered 'a near-death experience' in April before reaching a breakthrough last month.
Wall Street Journal | 11 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Catholic Church must compensate abuse victims: Colombia court Colombia's Supreme Court has ruled that the Catholic Church must compensate two victims of a priest convicted of sexual abuse of minors. The court ruled on Thursday that the Church must pay $22,300 (64 million Colombian pesos) to the victims, now age
Yahoo! News | Oct 9, 2015 08:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mundial: Sin James, Colombia gana 2-0 a Per BARRANQUILLA, Colombia (AP) Tefilo Gutirrez y Edwin Cardona hicieron los goles el jueves y Colombia venci 2-0 a Per en la apertura de las eliminatorias mundialistas de Sudamrica. | Oct 9, 2015 12:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
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Colombian woman left to die by surgeons who botched surgery to make her bottom larger Angie Carolina Mendoza, 23, died from a massive heart attack following a botched operation to enlarge her bottom in Barranquilla, in Atlantico, north-east Colombia.
Mail Online | Oct 8, 2015 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Federico Uribe: making animal sculptures with bullets in pictures Symbols of violence take on a whimsical nature in the hands of Federico Uribe. At Peace creates sculptures from ammunition, his work informed both by his homeland Colombia, where violence is part of daily life, and the epidemic of gun crime in the US wher
The Guardian | Oct 8, 2015 5:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombia court finds Catholic diocese liable in abuse case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered a Roman Catholic diocese to pay about $220,000 to the families of two children molested by a priest. It would be the first time the church has paid a financial penalty in Colombia for abuse commit
Yahoo! News | Oct 8, 2015 3:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Millonarios vence a 1-0 a Deportes Tolima BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Con un gol de Harrison Otlvaro, el local Millonarios derrot el mircoles 1-0 a Deportes Tolima en un partido pendiente del torneo Clausura del ftbol colombiano. | Oct 8, 2015 04:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
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Behind La X's 'War of the Worlds'-Esque Scheme For 12 hours between the evening of Oct. 5 and the morning of Oct. 6, La X 103.9 FM, a popular top 40 radio station in Bogota, Colombia, almost... | Oct 7, 2015 10:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Colombia facing questions in World Cup qualifying opener vs. Peru After squaring off in the Copa America over the summer, Colombia clash with Peru to open CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying. In the last campaign it was 2-0; 1-0 the time before that and 5-0 in the previous campaign. Playing at home to Peru is usually three po
ESPN | Oct 6, 2015 8:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend