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News Topic - Colombia

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Colombian immigrant sings his way into 'Phantom' TAMPA -- At age 4, Frank Viveros left Colombia to join his father in New York City for a better life -- but one shrouded in secrecy because the family lived as illegal immigrants. Twenty-eight years later, Viveros has done more than emerge from the shadow
The Tampa Tribune | Dec 21, 2014 04:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Tampa, Florida
How One Family Controls Latin America's Legal Abortions One family is at the center of Colombia's first legal abortion clinic. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Joshua Lang about his feature story on the family in California Sunday magazine.
NPR.org | Dec 20, 2014 10:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Colombia rebels begin indefinite, unilateral ceasefire Leftist rebels in Colombia began a unilateral ceasefire Saturday hailed as a key step in peace negotiations -- but uncertainty marred the truce, which the guerrillas threatened to break if attacked by the army. "Today, the FARC's unilateral and
Yahoo! News | Dec 20, 2014 9:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Study: songbirds knew a tornado was coming Days after five tiny golden-winged warblers finished their seasonal migration, flying 3,100 miles from Colombia to Tennessee, they vacated their new home to travel 400 miles south to the Gulf of Mexico.
Fox News | Dec 20, 2014 12:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Colombia: A Clash Before a Truce Colombian guerrillas killed five government soldiers in a clash on Friday, the Defense Ministry said.
New York Times | Dec 20, 2014 01:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Medellin, Colombia offers an unlikely model for urban renaissance Say Medellin and one name will immediately pop into the mind of anyone vaguely familiar with this city: Pablo Escobar.The infamous drug lord and his legacy of gang violence turned this Latin American metropolis into one of the most dangerous places on Ear
TheStar.com | Dec 19, 2014 11:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deadly Farc attack before truce Colombia's Farc rebels have killed five soldiers in an ambush, the army says, hours before they are due to start an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire.
BBC News | Dec 19, 2014 10:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eight Colombian police, military killed in guerrilla attacks BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist-led FARC guerrillas killed five soldiers in an ambush on Friday just hours before the rebels were to begin an indefinite ceasefire, the army said.
Reuters | Dec 19, 2014 10:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombia's FARC kills 5 soldiers on eve of truce: army Colombia's FARC guerrillas killed five soldiers Friday in an attack that came on the eve of a unilateral ceasefire hailed as a key step in peace negotiations, the army said. FARC fighters ambushed a patrol in the rural area of Santander de Quilichao
Yahoo! News | Dec 19, 2014 4:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Colombian Restaurant Opening In East Haven Vera Vera Enterprises is bringing the flavor of Colombia to East Haven.
The Commercial Record | Dec 19, 2014 4:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Hartford, Connecticut