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1 min ago | The Bennington Banner

Colombian accused in 5,000-plus killings arrested

Panamanian authorities say they have arrested a fugitive Colombian right-wing militia leader accused in more than 5,000 murders who officials say was posing as a construction company owner.

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1 min ago | ABC News

Colombian Accused in 5,000-Plus Killings Arrested

Panamanian authorities say they have arrested a fugitive Colombian right-wing militia leader accused in more than 5,000 murders who officials say was posing as a construction company owner.

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1 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

Colombia arrests suspected drug trafficker for major Mexico cartel

Colombian authorities have arrested a Costa Rican man accused of trafficking shipments of cocaine to the United States on behalf of Mexico's infamous Sinaloa cartel.

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

3 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

Colombian human rights activists don't give up

This video about Colombia is called Interview with Liliany Obando the day after her release from prison on March 1st 2012.

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

9 hrs ago | Shockya.com

Interview: Sophia Myles Talks The Damned

Exploring the motivations and secrets of the main characters of a film is often one of the most important aspects that truly allows audiences to relate to, and understand, the protagonists and antagonists of any story.

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Related Topix: Transformers: Age of Extinction, Sophia Myles, South America, World News,

13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Strong, McDonald, Toto at Bergen PAC

Union City singer/songwriter Allison Strong will performs her debut album, "March Towards The Sun," at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

A group of people demonstrate outside the site where is held the National Forum of Victims is being held in Cali, Colombia.

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Inside Colombia

Colombia's Inspector General investigates shady govt contracts in drought-ridden north

Colombia's Inspector General's Office revealed that 43 disciplinary investigations have been undertaken for irregular contracts in the northern state of La Guajira, with royalties totaling over $180 million.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Inside Colombia

Main route closed between Medellin and Colombia's Atlantic coast due to 'FARC' attack

The main transport route connecting Colombia's second largest city, Medellin, with the nation's Atlantic coast region has been closed since midnight Wednesday due to an infrastructure attack.

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Inside Colombia

Angry residents block crucial highway in protest against Colombia govt's response to flooding

Dissatisfied residents of Arroyo de Piedra, Atlantica, in the coastal region near famous Colombia tourist city Cartagena, have blocked a major highway in protest against a lack of government response to serious flooding.

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Related Topix: Colombia Travel, Travel, World News, Natural Disasters, Flood

The Economist

Colombia's peace process: The moment of truth

ALMOST his entire army career has been devoted to hunting down the FARC, culminating in operations that killed three of the guerrillas' top commanders in 2008-11.

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The Age

John Jairo Velasquez Vasquez, aka 'Popeye', at Combita prison, last year.

Washington: John Jairo Velasquez has been tied to the murders of at least 3000 people.

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The Charlotte Observer

Girls in Colombian town struck by mystery illness

BOGOTA, Colombia A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Colombian in Talks with Korea Over Football Coaching Job

Jorge Luis Pinto, the Colombian football manager who led Costa Rica to the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, has confirmed that he has been in contact with the Korea Football Association to manage the Korean national football team.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Electrical surge leads to grow house discovery

Electrical surge leads to grow house discovery Inside the residence, deputies located 33 cannabis plants and several specialized items of paraphernalia used to grow cannabis.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Citrus County, FL, Homosassa, FL, Drugs, World News,

Billboard

Juanes Breaks the Mold With 'Loco' Colombian Tour

Colombian star Juanes is heading for a third performance in Colombia as part of his "Loco de Amor Por Colombia" tour, an eight-city run that brings together massive performances with music education initiatives.

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The Miami Herald

Movie guide: Capsule listings, reviews of current releases

Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: for general audiences; parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; no one younger than 17 ... (more)

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Inside Colombia

Colombian Army Trains Paraguay Soldiers On Terrorism, Drug Tafficking

The Colombian Army has provided training to 75 Paraguayan soldiers to prepare them in their ongoing fight against terrorists and international drug trafficking organizations.

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Related Topix: Drugs, South America, World News, Paraguay, Terrorism, Marijuana

The Bayonet

WHINSEC course builds international friendships

Cadets in ROTC and at the U.S. Military Academy have a great opportunity to work on their leadership skills and develop international relationships at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation.

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Related Topix: United States Military Academy, South America, World News, Mercer University, Wake Forest University

News Times

Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Mannequins stand at a store that sells clothing for over weight people in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Life, Food, Nutrition

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