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By Edition On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Prostitution rises in countries bordering Venezuela as crisis drives people out

CARACAS - As Venezuela’s economic crisis has driven families and workers out of the country in search of basic food items and healthcare, many neighboring and nearby countries have expressed concern over an increase More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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Human error led to Colombia soccer plane crash: authorities

MEDELLIN - Errors by the pilot, airline and Bolivian regulators are to blame for a plane crash in Colombia that killed 71 people last month, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team, Colombia aviation More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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CTB ‘Thank You’ luncheon for Colombian Press

WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Tourist Board office in Colombia hosted a luncheon as a token of appreciation and gratitude to various press members and media outlets for their support during 2016. The lunch that was More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after eight days

CARACAS - Venezuela has reopened its border with Colombia, eight days after President Nicolas Maduro closed it in order to combat smuggling. Hundreds of Venezuelans have been crossing into Colombia to buy products More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Dutch criminal liquidated in Medellin

MEDELLIN - A 23-year-old Amsterdam criminal was liquidated in the Colombian city of Medellin. This was reported by the Dutch newspaper het Parool. It involves Mitchell Jansen from Amsterdam East. He was already More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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KLM to end Cali service, to start flights to Cartagena, Colombia

AMSTERDAM, BOGOTA – Dutch carrier KLM announced the end of its Cali service on March 25, 2017, just two years after the first flight. Three days later, the airline will start services to Cartagena, in the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Copa Airlines presents offer to Avianca

BOGOTA – The Panamanian company Copa Airlines has offered cash and shares to merge with rival Colombian airlines Avianca. The information was confirmed by The New York Times, which reported the offer was formalized More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Brazil Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash

MEDELLIN - A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Police say five people survived the crash but the rest of those on More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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OAS secretary general welcomes resumption of Colombia peace talks

WASHINGTON - The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, has welcomed the announcement of renewed negotiations and public dialogue between the Colombian government and the ELN More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

BOGOTA - Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.2% voting against it. The deal was signed last week by President Juan Manuel Santos and Farc More...