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2 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Sailors, marines aboard Ingalls-built America train with Colombian marines

Only five days after their departure from the Ingalls Shipyard, sailors and marines aboard LHA 6 America began a three-day exercise with Colombian marines at the International Center for Amphibious Training located in Covenas, Colombia.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

4 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Colombia's tobacco consumption down, alcohol use increases: UN Report

A United Nations study has shown that tobacco consumption was reduced in the last five years, though alcohol consumption did increase during the same time period, local news reported last week.

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8 hrs ago | Venezuela News And Views

Another 'Oh Dear!' moment: Hugo Carvajal is arrested in Aruba

Scant reports yet, little official confirmation but it seems that indeed Hugo Carvajal has been arrested in Aruba while he was awaiting his diplomatic placet from Dutch authorities to become Venezuela's consul in Aruba.

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Related Topix: Hugo Chavez, South America, World News

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

American designers head to Colombia Design and Textile Expo

Metallik Flamez is just one of the American companies here at Colombia Moda. The design label isn't here to walk the runway with their latest collection, however.

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17 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Colombian Military Kills 13 Guerrillas and Captures 20

Government forces killed a total of 13 leftist guerrillas on Tuesday in separate operations, sources in the Colombia Defense Ministry told Efe.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Terrorism

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Ron Duncan Hart, A life in applied humanitarianism in Colombia and Santa Fe

Looking the part of a CIA agent might be an asset in the social circles of Santa Fe, but it is a distinct liability in Colombia if you really are in fact a dedicated, kind, hard-working cultural anthropologist and professor.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Santa Fe, NM, Anthropology, Science, Peralta, NM, Georgia State University

InvestorIdeas.com

Daily Colombian Equities Bulletin and Fundamentals 7-22-14

July 23, 2014 The Colcap index closed at 1,697 points . Total turnover reached USD 68 mm.

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Hispanically Speaking

Unlicensed Gold Mine Collapses in Colombia, 2 Dead and 17 Missing

The collapse of an unlicensed, open-pit gold mine Wednesday in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca left at least two dead and 17 missing, authorities said.

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Eff.org

Colombian Student Faces Prison Charges for Sharing an Academic Article Online

In many parts of the developing world, students face barriers to access academic materials.

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Related Topix: Prison, South America, World News

Examiner.com

Colombia Moda 2014: Ipanema by Paradizia

While Brazil is better known for it's collection of racy swimwear , and lends 'Rio' to the name of thing-style bikini bottoms, Colombia continues to try and give Brazil a run for the title of sexiest swimwear.

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BBC News

Colombian army kills ELN rebels

The Colombian armed forces say they have killed eight rebels from the left-wing National Liberation Army in the east of the country.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Cuisine of Colombia comes alive at Sabor Latino Grill in Montclair

Have you ever sampled the food of Colombia? I suppose that until their soccer team's impressive run to the 2014 World Cup quarter finals, it's not something you've given much thought.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Dining, Life, Food, Bread, Baked Goods, Potatoes, Vegetables, Beef, Meat

Examiner.com

Colombia Moda 2014: Leonisa Runway

In Colombia, culture is fashion, and that fashion is sexy. In Medellin, the higher the heels, the tighter the clothes and the more fashionable you are.

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Global Voices Online

The Purple House, a Collective in Colombia's Medellin 'To ...

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

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Chain Store Age

Juan Valdez launches Miami expansion; 60 stores planned

Bogota, Colombia Colombian coffee retailer Juan Valdez has opened the first of 60 planned stores in Miami, with official grand opening scheduled for July 28. The downtown location is the first Juan Valdez store in Miami besides an existing store at Miami International Airport.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Drink, Coffee

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Inside Colombia

Tax Agency Boss Leaves Country Amid Death Threats

The director of Colombia's tax and customs agency has resigned and left the country after stating he had received death threats from a shadowy businessman with alleged ties to Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel and a criminal history spanning at least two decades.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia Travel, Travel,

Bloomberg

Vallejo Says Colombia Neutral Rate May Be a - Little' Lower

Colombia's neutral interest rate , at which monetary policy neither stimulates nor curbs growth, may have fallen, central bank co-director Cesar Vallejo said.

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Caribbean News Now!

Colombia's economy grows 6.4 percent, follows China as fastest growing country

BOGOTA, Colombia -- In the first quarter of 2014, Colombia's economy grew 6.4 percent in relation to the same period last year, the government's statistics agency, DANE, announced.

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The Washington Post

US cracks down on Caribbean drug trafficking ring

Ten suspected members of a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ring that distributed huge amounts of cocaine throughout Puerto Rico and on the U.S. mainland have been indicted, authorities said Tuesday.

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

Sinn Fein Newsroom

Murphy meets victims of Colombian state violence

Sinn FA©in MP Conor Murphy continued his visit to Colombia today today by meeting with victims of state violence to hear their stories at first hand.

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Related Topix: South America, World News

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