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2 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Pope Greets Presence of Victims in Colombian Peace Talks in Havana

Pope Francis expressed being happy for the victims of the Colombian armed conflict that were heard at the negotiating table of the Government and the guerrillas of the FARC-EP installed in Havana, Cuba.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Cuba

7 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Colombian Craft Brewery Offers Pink Beer to Appeal to the Ladies

Beer, traditionally, is marketed with a heavy slant toward men. Commercials and ads are generally filled with images of guys knocking back a few with friends during the game or after a long day of hearty man's work.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, World News,

8 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

The Fight Against Mining's Destructive Consequences in Colombia

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


Related Topix: South America, World News

8 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

UCI picks France to host 2015 track worlds

The UCI says the 5,000-seater arena at Saint Quentin en Yvelines near Paris will stage the event from Feb. 18-22.


Related Topix: Canada, World News, Mexico,

11 hrs ago | Business Wire

Pan-American Life Insurance Group Appoints EVP, CFO Carlos F. Mickan...

Mr. Mickan currently oversees all financial operations as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pan-American Life and will continue in that role.


Related Topix: World News, University of South Carolina, New Orleans, LA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Joint Statement of the U.S.-Colombia Security Cooperation Coordinating Group

The Governments of the Republic of Colombia and the United States of America reaffirmed their strategic partnership during a meeting of the Security Cooperation Coordinating Group .


Related Topix: South America, World News, Prison, Drugs

Digital Rights Advocates in Mexico and Colombia Unite for Wikipedia Hackathon

Joining from Mexico City, hackerspace Rancho Electronico will be hosting its own " editathon ," while hackerspace Hackbo will follow suit in Bogota, Colombia.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico,

Buses world news

BUSES & BIKES * Colombia: For a green life

In response, Bogota directed its attention towards public transport and worked to improve conditions for cycling... The challenge for Bogota has been integrating bicycle and bus policies into a wider sustainable urban transport context and ensuring projects have continuity across political terms.


Related Topix: South America, World News

Inside Colombia

18 journalists working under constant fear of death in northern Colombia

Eighteen journalists in Colombia's northern state of Antioquia are working under constant fear from death threats over their reporting on criminal gangs, national media reported on Monday.


Related Topix: South America, World News

McGill Reporter

MISC to celebrate 20th year with busy fall schedule

"I'm pleased that, over twenty years, MISC has been able to maintain its reputation as a politically independent, lively institution looking outward to the public and inward to the McGill Community," says Will Straw.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Mexico, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Brazil,

New Colombia Resources Inc. Provides Update to Shareholders

BOGOTA , Colombia / ACCESSWIRE / August 19, 2014 / New Colombia Resources, Inc. , a U.S. company with coal and other resource assets in Colombia, is pleased to update shareholders on the progress of their mining operations.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Marijuana

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Damned Ask for Help

No, this has nothing to do with crowdfunding! We're referring to the content in this new clip from IFC's latest acquisition, Victor Garcia's The Damned , starring The Twilight Saga 's Peter Facinelli.


Related Topix: South America, World News

Confectionery News

Premium chocolatiers take note: Colombia to renew high-quality cocoa plantations

'An aggressive plant to renovate 80,000 hectares of poorly productive cocoa fields is the key to improve the economic prospects of Colombian cocoa producers and the sector as a whole': Fedecacao national technical supervisor Yardley Cano Higher cocoa prices in the international market could kick-start Colombia's plans to replant up to 80,000 ha of ... (more)


Related Topix: South America, World News, Life, Food, Chocolate, Agriculture, Science


Phoenix Recharged, "FARCpolitics" Again

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)


Related Topix: South America, World News, National University, Prison

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Coast Guard obtains 900 pounds of marijuanaCoast Guard obtains 900...

The U.S. Coast Guard has collected about 900 pounds of marijuana worth $800,000 after intercepting a go-fast boat near Haiti.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, World News, Germany

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Novice matadors' hunger strike over bullfight ban

An unarmed black teenager killed by a white officer in Missouri was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy has found.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, World News,

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Police: Woman hiding cocaine in breast implants

Spanish police say they have arrested a woman who landed at Madrid's international airport with 1.7 kilograms of cocaine hidden in her breast implants.


Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Weird

Hispanically Speaking

Odebrecht-Led Consortium Wins Colombian River Contract

Colombia's government has awarded a consortium led by Brazilian engineering giant Odebrecht a 3.5-trillion-peso contract to improve the navigability of the Magdalena River, the Andean nation's longest.


Related Topix: South America, World News,

Watertown Daily Times

Leta s fight the War on Drugs right at home

The international drug trade, the war on it, and hundreds of thousands of displaced children and the trafficking of illegal drugs in the Western Hemisphere have been going on for quite some time now and has become big business.


Related Topix: Drugs, Ronald Reagan, South America, World News, Prison, Opinion

Boxing Scene

Luis Melendez Grinds Out Upset Win Over Raul Hirales

Luis Melendez appears to be on his third life as a prizefighter, as the 34-year old has now won five straight fights.


Related Topix: World News