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  1. On Native GroundABOUT Those Glimmers: Things are Still LousyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    A ban on sales of alcohol and heightened securities greeted Panamanian voters Sunday as a frantic and factious three-year presidential campaign finally went to the voters. Supermarket magnate Ricardo Martinelli, 57, is the odds-on favorite to replace Pres.


  2. Colombia: FARC Breaks Off Cease-Fire After Air StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | High Times

    At least 18 FARC fighters were killed May 22 in an air strike on a camp near the coastal village of Guapi in Colombia's southwest region of Cauca. The strike came little more than a month after President Juan Manuel Santos ended a suspension of aerial bombing in response to a guerilla attack that killed 11 soldiers.


  3. Colombian military kills 5 FARC rebels in strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... about the attack. The government has intensified military operations against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in recent days even as bilateral peace talks continue in Havana. So far some 40 rebels have been killed in renewed ...


  4. Why The Colombian Peso Is FallingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... keep policy the same in May as falling exports and investment weighed on economic activity. "The central bank said Colombia was adjusting to lower demand for its exports on top of lower oil prices that would be offset to some extent by a weaker ...


  5. Cuba to host Lacnic 25 next MayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    ... announcement at the end of lacnic 23, held in Lima, Peru from May 18 to 22. Lacnic 24 will be held in Bogota, Colombia in September of this year. The news was greeted with loud applause by hundreds of delegates, who had gathered for the weeklong ...


  6. Tom Cruise's next role is a 280lb drug smuggler and CIA gun runner in MenaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: True story of Tom Cruise's new role as a 280lb drug smuggler - he plays cocaine and gun runner who turned federal informer then died in a murky hit after telling his wife he lived in fear of the CIA 280lb pilot became the Medellin cartel's top smuggler and was nicknamed 'El Gordo' - The Fat Man- by his bosses He became the Drug Enforcement Administration's most important witness in the 1980s telling them of the Colombian drugs industry Conspiracy theorists suggest CIA turned blind eye to drug running as long as he helped their secret efforts to oust He was gunned down near Louisiana home by 11-strong Colombian gang - but one of them has told his wife there was more to killing than that His widow tells Daily Mail Online: 'The authorities made him a sitting duck.


  7. Full-Time Employee VS. Business OwnerRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... In Bogota, my wife Mary and I saw one of David's hilarious and popular plays, about a house of ill repute in Colombia and the story-telling cab driver who brought tourists back and forth. It was staged in a packed nightclub and enjoyed a raving ...


  8. Colombian rebels demand return of guerrillas' remainsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    ... Catatumbo, whose real name is Jorge Torres Victoria, says in a statement that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia wants the rebels' remains returned quickly so they can be laid to rest by their families. Ten of the rebels were killed in a ...


  9. Colombia's FARC kill one in first attack since halting ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos (3rd L) speaks to the official media accompanied by Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon (2nd L) ...


  10. Osorio to confirm whether he will take over at Sao PauloRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Sambafoot

    Atltico Nacional's Colombian coach, Juan Carlos Osorio, said this weekend that he will focus on his club before discussing his future in So Paulo but the elimination of his team in the quarter-finals of the Colombian championship by Deportive Cali means tricolor fans should learn is decision more quickly. After the game he said he would unveil this week his decision to stay at Atltico or join So Paulo, who have already made him a concrete offer.


  11. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley: Trade mission presented opportunities for new...Read the original story

    Thursday May 7 | State of Michigan

    ... for Michigan entrepreneurs and I am confident that this is the beginning of a stronger relationship with Chile and Colombia for years to come." Calley finished out his mission in Bogota, Colombia, where he met with officials from Colombia's ...


  12. China Voice: China, Latin America need heart-to-heart communicationRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    During his visit to Colombia, a country known to Chinese for the novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude", Premier Li Keqiang brought with him not only entrepreneurs, but also Chinese writers. At a symposium on China-Latin America cultural exchange in Bogota, Li said China's cooperation with Colombia and broader Latin America is not only at the physical level but also at the spiritual level, and the latter merits even more attention.


  13. Foreign media keep close eye on premier's tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | China Daily

    Premier Li Keqiang meets with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on May 21 before the two sides signed key agreements in Bogota, Colombia. [Photo/Xinhua] For China, South American countries are the farthest away in geographical distance, but the Chinese like the quote "a bosom friend afar brings a distant land near" by Tang Dynasty poet Wang Bo 1,300 years ago to describe the friendship.


  14. Ap Photos: Editor selections from Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    In an eventful week in Latin America, Mexico City residents got to see a "sun halo," a weather phenomenon caused by ice crystals in the upper atmosphere, while in western Mexico at least 43 people died in what authorities described as a three-hour gun battle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen at a ranch. The quarterfinals of soccer's Copa Libertadores were in full swing with Dairon Mosquera of Colombia's Independiente Santa Fe moving his team a victory in a first-leg game, while Ramiro Funes Mori of Argentina's River Plate struggled against Brazil's Cruzeiro, with River losing the first game.


  15. Ap Photos: Editor selections from Latin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... faith this year by Pope Francis. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo) In this Wednesday, May 20, 2015 photo, Dairon Mosquera of Colombia's Independiente Santa Fe, right, celebrates scoring his side's first goal against Brazil's Internacional during a Copa ...


  16. Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    By The Associated Press A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of Texas, Oklahoma and other Plains and Midwest states. By The Associated Press A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of Texas, Oklahoma and other Plains and Midwest states.


  17. Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; 100s of homes goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WALA

    Flooding overnight in Texas and Oklahoma has led to numerous evacuations and rescues including some of residents stranded on rooftops and in attics. Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.


  18. Montoya wins Indy 500 in thrilling finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WTNH

    ... Montoya became the one to watch, as he moved his way up among the 33 drivers. Montoya, who was born in Bogota, Colombia and now lives in Miami, Florida, drove the Target car when he won the Indy 500 in 2000, with a race speed of nearly 168 mph. It ...


  19. Juan Pablo Montoya Wins Second Indianapolis 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Switched

    This is the second victory for Montoya, who was born in Bogota, Colombia. He won his first Indy 500 in 2000.


  20. Eight FARC rebels die in Colombia military operationRead the original story

    Sunday |

    ... or captured combatants, military spokesmen told Efe. This is the latest blow to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in the past few days. A total of 27 FARC guerrillas were killed in an airstrike in a rural area outside Guapi, a city ...