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3 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Retired Army Officer Arrested for 1999 Murder of Colombian Journalist

A retired army officer accused of being one of the people involved in the 1999 murder of popular journalist and political humorist Jaime Garzon was captured Thursday after a decade on the run, the Colombian Attorney General's Office said.

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4 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Colombia to expand 9 prisons to fight overcrowding

Nine of Colombia's jails and prisons will be expanded in an attempt to reduce the country's overcrowded penitentiaries, according to a report by National Penitentiary and Prison Institute.

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

5 hrs ago | West Australian

Swiss court rejects Colombian widow's case against Nestle

Switzerland's highest court has rejected an appeal by the widow of a Colombian trade unionist who had accused Swiss food giant Nestle of indirect responsibility for her husband's death.

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8 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Inshallah and Ojala

A 50-year ideological struggle, hundreds of thousands killed, millions displaced, mass graves, murder, rape, torture, a virulent insurgency threatening the overthrow of the entire social order, a rebel enclave carved out of the heart of a big nation.

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16 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Young artists worship, perform at Assemblies of God festival at convention center

Erin Keith walked along a hallway in the Greater Columbus Convention Center this week, playing her violin in preparation for a performance at the Assemblies of God National Fine Arts Festival.

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Related Topix: World News, Austria,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hispanic Business

Ecopetrol Announces Its Results for the Second Quarter of 2014

The financial results were prepared and filed in Colombian pesos in accordance with the Public Accountancy Legal Framework of Some figures in this release are presented in U.S. dollars , as indicated.

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Bloomberg

Continental Gold Aims to List Stock in Bogota by 2015

Continental Gold Ltd. plans to sell shares on the Bogota stock exchange as soon as next year as the Toronto-listed miner seeks to expand its investor base to Colombia where it has operations.

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The Economist

Bello: I, the Supreme

NO SOONER had Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, secured himself a second term in a run-off election in June than he announced that he wants to prevent such a thing happening again.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Rafael Correa

Inside Colombia

Colombia's low-cost airline VivaColombia introduces route to Ecuador

Colombia's low-cost airline VivaColombia announced routes to the capital city Quito in Ecuador beginning in October, reported local media on Tuesday.

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Anarkismo Newswire

We must end this collusion with terror in Colombia

As talks to end a 50-year war hang in the balance, violent repression carries on - and the US and Britain stand behind it The Colombian port of Buenaventura is a place of misery and fear.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Boomers stand to benefit most from medical marijuana

Baby boomers are the group that stands to benefit most from medical marijuana, and their numbers may be key to whether Amendment 2 passes or fails, activists say.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Orlando, FL, World News,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Art Voice

News of the Weird

The leader of the devout Sunni jihadist group Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, making a rare, solemn appearance in July, wore a flashy silver wristwatch that various video analysts described as either a Rolex or an Omega Seafarer or a feature-laden Saudi Arabian-made timepiece that sells for only about $560.

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Related Topix: Essex County, NJ, South America, World News, Drugs, Ridgewood, NJ

Sys-Con Media

Continental Gold Appoints Dr. Claudia Jimenez to its Board of Directors

Dr. Jimenez is a Colombian-based lawyer with extensive experience in economics and mining in Colombia and internationally.

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United Methodist Church

Seminary welcomes Mexican, Colombian pastors

Ricardo Aldana Mogollon, a Methodist pastor from Colombia, enjoys a pickup soccer game outside Prothro Hall at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Methodist, Religion, Colombia Travel, Travel, Southern Methodist University, North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Japan Herald

Japanese Prime Minister Begins Official Visit to Colombia

Bogota, July 29 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets today in this capital with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, as part of a two-day official visit to the South American country.

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American Reporter

Andy Oram ReportsREPLACING Journalism: New Foundations for Expertise, Diversity, and Debate

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.

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Related Topix: Martin Torrijos, South America, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

FARC Guerillas Leave Colombia's Most Important Port without Electricity

The port of Buenaventura, the most important port on Colombia's Pacific coast, is without electricity after a dynamite attack on several electric towers attributed Tuesday to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, by the Colombian military.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Terrorism

San Francisco Bay View

Connecting the dots throughout the world leading to economic empowerment

The idea hit me during the International Panel at our 22nd annual conference in Chicago July 10-12.

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InvestorIdeas.com

Daily Colombian Equities Bulletin and Fundamentals 7-28-14

July 29, 2014 The Colcap index closed at 1,714 points . Total turnover reached USD 151 mm.

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NEWS.com.au

Cruz, Bardem slam Israeli 'genocide'

PENELOPE Cruz and Javier Bardem have joined dozens of Spanish celebrities calling on the European Union to denounce Israel's attack on Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Javier Bardem, South America, Palestinian Territories

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