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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...

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By Edition On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Curaçao well represented during ‘Sabor Barranquilla’

25.000 people visited the gastronomic fair WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao recently participated in the culinary exhibition ‘Sabor Barranquilla’. This year 25.000 people visited the fair which was held in Barranquilla, More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Nine undocumented migrants arrested

WILLEMSTAD - Eight Venezuelan women and a Colombian man were arrested on Tuesday morning during a search at the Yucatanweg. They were not in possession of the documents required to live and work on the island. The More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Post-conflict Colombia should be a land of opportunities for small farmers, says UN agency

BOGOTA - A lasting peace in Colombia will only be possible if small farmers have the right opportunities to develop and prosper, said the associate vice-president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
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Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement

The Colombian government and the Farc rebel group have signed a historic peace accord, putting an end to more than five decades of conflict. LA HAVANA - Both sides have agreed to work together to address social More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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In Venezuela’s murky oil industry, the deal that went too far

CARACAS, BOGOTÁ — Even for Venezuela’s opaque economy, it was a sweetheart deal that went too far. Last August, state oil company PDVSA issued one of its largest tenders in recent years: a multi-billion dollar More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Colombian narcotics kingpin sentenced to 35 years in US prison for massive cocaine conspiracy

NEW YORK - Daniel Barrera Barrera, also known as “Loco Barrera”, a citizen of Colombia, was sentenced on Monday in Manhattan federal court to 35 years in prison and ordered to forfeit $10 million by US District More...