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FAO alerta por virus de la tilapia, pescado popular en Colombia y Ecuador - Diario Co Latino

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FAO alerta por virus de la tilapia, pescado popular en Colombia y Ecuador - Diario Co Latino

- FAO alerta por virus de la tilapia, pescado popular en Colombia y Ecuador Roma/AFP. La FAO alertó este viernes sobre el virus que afecta a la tilapia, pescado muy popular en varios países de África así como en Colombia y Ecuador, que si bien no afecta la salud humana puede causar problemas a la seguridad alimentaria. En un comunicado divulgado en Roma, sede central de la organización de Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación, la FAO advierte que la enfermedad es muy contagiosa y que se está propagando entre la tilapia tanto cultivada como la silvestre

Places: El Salvador |  Colombia |  Ecuador | 

Colombia protest holding back cargo from Buenaventura port

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Colombia protest holding back cargo from Buenaventura port

- BOGOTA: A protest by residents in the Colombian Pacific port city of Buenaventura has prevented the shipment of hundreds of thousands of tonnes of cargo, the government said on Wednesday, adding that officials are negotiating with community leaders. Residents are demanding more funding for the violent and poverty-stricken city, which has about 415,000 residents, many of whom lack basics like running water

Places: Colombia |  Singapore | 

Juve make Cuadrado's loan move from Chelsea permanent - Football

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Juve make Cuadrado's loan move from Chelsea permanent - Football

- MILAN (Reuters) - Juventus have signed winger Juan Cuadrado from Chelsea on a three-year contract for 20 million euros (17.29 million pounds) after the Colombia international's two seasons at the club on loan, the Italian champions said on Monday. The 28-year-old forward has made 83 appearances for Juve, who have activated a clause to buy the Colombian after he failed to secure a regular starting spot at Chelsea following his 23

Places: Colombia |  Malaysia |  Nordovest |  Lombardia |  Milano | 

Polarização, atrasos e tráfico retardam processo de paz na Colômbia

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Polarização, atrasos e tráfico retardam processo de paz na Colômbia

- BOGOTÁ E SÃO PAULO - Os colombianos só pensam na paz. Grafites coloridos que promovem uma nova Colômbia aparecem espalhados por toda Bogotá. A propaganda do governo e da inciativa privada é grande: a ideia é mostrar o quanto investidores podem ganhar com o país sem conflito, o quanto turistas podem se divertir nas florestas antes intocadas por conta da guerra com as Farc, que durou meio século

Places: Brazil |  Colombia |  Southeast |  São Paulo |  São Paulo | 

Gold for India’s compound archers at World Cup Stage I

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Gold for India’s compound archers at World Cup Stage I

- The Indian men’s compund archery team today won the gold medal at the World Cup Stage I, beating Colombia in the final in Shanghai. The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 against the Colombians. The Colombian team comprised Camilo Andres Cardona, Jose Carlos Ospina and Daniel Munoz. The Indians grabbed a slender lead in the opening set by clinching it 58-57 and built on it in the next three to emerge triumphant

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Tags: Archery |  Archers | 
Places: Americas |  Latin America |  South America |  Colombia |  Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

- BOGOTA, Colombia — The U.S. has slapped new sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court, accusing them of abusing power and damaging their nation's democratic fabric as the Trump administration raises concerns that socialist President Nicolas Maduro is moving toward one-party, authoritarian rule. Those blacklisted by the Treasury Department include Maikel Moreno, the president of the government-packed Supreme Court, as well as all seven justices who signed a ruling in late March stripping the opposition-controlled congress of its last remaining powers

Places: United States |  Colombia |  Venezuela | 

Colombia shipyard blasts kill six: officials

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Colombia shipyard blasts kill six: officials

- BOGOTA: Explosions at a shipyard in Colombia killed at least six people, including one on the premises of a US company, and injured 23 others on Wednesday, officials said. The blasts struck at the shipyard in the Caribbean port of Cartagena, where police were “investigating whether it was an accident or an attack,” a source in the force told AFP. “There were three explosions, two of them at the same spot,” a spokeswoman for the local fire service said

Places: Colombia |  Malaysia | 

Manchester United offered the chance to buy James Rodriguez

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Manchester United offered the chance to buy James Rodriguez

- The first big signing of the Premier League summer transfer window could soon be a done deal. Reports in Spain and Colombia suggest Real Madrid's James Rodriguez is close to joining Manchester United, in a deal which could apparently be worth more than £50million. The Colombian striker is heavily linked with Manchester United and as Zinedine Zidane replaced him with Casemiro after the hour mark he gave a solemn clap to the home fans

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Places: Kenya |  Americas |  Latin America |  South America |  Colombia | 

7 things that will happen if James Rodriguez really does sign for Manchester United

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7 things that will happen if James Rodriguez really does sign for Manchester United

- The first big signing of the Premier League summer transfer window could soon be a done deal. Reports in Spain and Colombia suggest Real Madrid's James Rodriguez is close to joining Manchester United, in a deal which could apparently be worth more than £50million. After the Colombian waved goodbye to the Bernabeu in not terribly subtle fashion, his departure from Real seems almost certain… and United look to be in the boxseat to sign him

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Man United transfer news and rumours: Colombian press convinced James Rodriguez is going to Old Trafford

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Man United transfer news and rumours: Colombian press convinced James Rodriguez is going to Old Trafford

- Colombians are convinced James Rodriguez is Manchester United bound. The Real Madrid is being linked to a number of top clubs after struggling to feature for Real Madrid this season, and his countrymen reckon they know where he's headed. Colombia's RCN Radio (via Marca) have claimed he already has a pre-agreement to head to Old Trafford, provided Wayne Rooney departs. Marca reckon Rooney is close to signing a deal in the Chinese Super League

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Colombia law give former rebels role in politics

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Colombia law give former rebels role in politics

- Colombia's Congress has approved a law ratifying provisions of a peace agreement permitting the country's largest leftist guerrilla group to participate in the South American country's politics. The Senate voted 52-2 Wednesday in favor of the law providing for the "political reintegration" of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. The group's inclusion as a legal political party was a key point of the peace agreement signed in November between the government Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC, which ended a conflict that has raged since 1964

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Places: Uganda |  Colombia | 

Sobrevivientes de Chapecoense reviven historia de dolor en Colombia

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Sobrevivientes de Chapecoense reviven historia de dolor en Colombia

- Los supervivientes brasileños del accidente aéreo del Chapecoense, que llegaron el lunes a Colombia, encontraron algunas respuestas en las montañas de Medellín, que conocieron 162 días después de la tragedia en la que murieron 19 de sus compañeros. Son las mismas montañas que los guían hoy en la ruta de cumplir promesas, reencontrase con sus salvadores, mostrar gratitud al pueblo colombiano y vivir una final en el estadio Atanasio Girardot frente al Atlético Nacional

Places: El Salvador |  Colombia | 

Colombia, la Chapecoense torna sul luogo del disastro aereo

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Colombia, la Chapecoense torna sul luogo del disastro aereo

- La squadra brasiliana della Chapecoense è tornata sul luogo della tragedia aerea, non lontano da Medellin, in Colombia, nella quale persero la vita quasi tutti i membri della squadra il 28 novembre 2016. Presenti anche quattro superstiti dell'incidente.

Places: Colombia |  Italy | 

Chapecoense chega à Colômbia com homenagens a sobreviventes

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Chapecoense chega à Colômbia com homenagens a sobreviventes

- A Chapecoense de volta a Colômbia. Nesta segunda-feira (8), a equipe catarinense desembarcou em Medellín, onde deveria ter pousado em 29 de novembro de 2016 para disputar as finais da Copa Sul-Americana contra o Atlético Nacional. Na ocasião, a queda do avião da delegação do time provocou 71 mortes. Em um primeiro momento, chegaram três jogadores que sobreviveram ao desastre de novembro: Alan Ruschel, Neto e Jackson Follmann

Places: Brazil |  Colombia | 

Funcionário da ONU é sequestrado por dissidentes das Farc, na Colômbia

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Funcionário da ONU é sequestrado por dissidentes das Farc, na Colômbia

- Justiça transicional O tribunal especial para julgar crimes cometidos durante o conflito agora terá apenas juízes colombianos, e não de fora do país, como previa o primeiro acordo. Também foi estipulado um prazo de dez a 15 anos para que se apresentem as acusações. Narcotráfico Com a mudança, o crime de narcotráfico só será aceito como crime conexo à rebelião — podendo assim ser anistiado — nos casos em que não tenha gerado enriquecimento pessoal

Categories: Law & Crime | 
Places: Brazil |  Colombia | 

Congreso de EE.UU. recorta fondos a Centroamérica y los incrementa a Colombia

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Congreso de EE.UU. recorta fondos a Centroamérica y los incrementa a Colombia

- El presupuesto acordado esta semana en el Congreso de Estados Unidos para lo que resta de año fiscal, que se aprobará estos días, incluye una dotación de 655 millones para ayuda a Centroamérica y 391 para Colombia, informaron hoy a Efe fuentes legislativas. Los 655 millones de dólares destinados a Centroamérica suponen un recorte de 95 millones respecto a las disposiciones del año Fiscal 2016, mientras que Colombia recibe hasta 391 millones de dólares, un incremento de 91 millones respecto al ejercicio anterior

Places: El Salvador |  Colombia | 

Cassie Sainsbury: Inside Colombia's El Buen Pastor women's prison

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Cassie Sainsbury: Inside Colombia's El Buen Pastor women's prison

- Known for notoriously harsh conditions and unthinkable levels of overcrowding, life behind bars in Colombian prisons is about as bad as it gets. From the barbaric to the bizarre El Buen Pastor women's prison (where Australian Cassie Sainsbury is being held) has notoriously harsh conditions The prison is overcrowded and Ms Sainsbury is likely to struggle with the social hierarchy But the prison is also infamous for its extravagant beauty pageants — see the photos El Buen Pastor (The Good Shepherd) is the biggest and one of the most infamous women's prisons in Colombia's capital of Bogota

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Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Colombia | 

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Panama to tighten immigration policy for Colombia, Venezuela, Nicaragua
Panama's government said on Friday it will tighten its immigration policy toward Venezuela, Colombia and Nicaragua, including halving the amount of time tourists from the countries can stay in the isthmus nation. Scattered street protests have broken out in recent months in Panama against immigrants who critics blame for fomenting lawlessness in the country, some directed at Venezuelans. Panama also has complained that the peace process between the Colombian government and Marxist rebels there has hurt the Central American country by sparking a surge in drug production   Read More ...
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Places: Latin America |  Central America |  Nicaragua |  Panama |  South America |  Colombia |  Venezuela |  India | 
Panama to tighten immigration policy for Colombia, Venezuela, Nicaragua
PANAMA CITY Panama's government said on Friday it will tighten its immigration policy toward Venezuela, Colombia and Nicaragua, including halving the amount of time tourists from the countries can stay in the isthmus nation. Scattered street protests have broken out in recent months in Panama against immigrants who critics blame for fomenting lawlessness in the country, some directed at Venezuelans. Panama also has complained that the peace process between the Colombian government and Marxist rebels there has hurt the Central American country by sparking a surge in drug production   Read More ...
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Panama cuts stays for Colombians, Venezuelans, Nicaraguans
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama says it's halving the maximum time for tourism visits by people from Colombia, Venezuela and Nicaragua to 90 days. President Juan Carlos Varela's announcement of the plan Friday comes amid concerns that many visitors have been staying on in Panama after coming as tourists. Panama will also seek to verify that people seeking to enter as tourists have sufficient funds   Read More ...
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Panama cuts stays for Colombians, Venezuelans, Nicaraguans
PANAMA CITY – Panama says it's halving the maximum time for tourism visits by people from Colombia, Venezuela and Nicaragua to 90 days. President Juan Carlos Varela's announcement of the plan Friday comes amid concerns that many visitors have been staying on in Panama after coming as tourists. Panama will also seek to verify that people seeking to enter as tourists have sufficient funds   Read More ...
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Panama cuts stays for Colombians, Venezuelans, Nicaraguans
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama says it's halving the maximum time for tourism visits by people from Colombia, Venezuela and Nicaragua to 90 days. President Juan Carlos Varela's announcement of the plan Friday comes amid concerns that many visitors have been staying on in Panama after coming as tourists. Panama will also seek to verify that people seeking to enter as tourists have sufficient funds   Read More ...
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Panama cuts stays for Colombians, Venezuelans, Nicaraguans
Panama says it's halving the maximum time for tourism visits by people from Colombia, Venezuela and Nicaragua to 90 days. President Juan Carlos Varela's announcement of the plan Friday comes amid concerns that many visitors have been staying on in Panama after coming as tourists. Panama will also seek to verify that people seeking to enter as tourists have sufficient funds   Read More ...
Places: United States |  Nicaragua |  Panama |  Colombia |  Venezuela | 
FAO alerta por virus de la tilapia, pescado popular en Colombia y Ecuador - Diario Co Latino
FAO alerta por virus de la tilapia, pescado popular en Colombia y Ecuador - Diario Co Latino FAO alerta por virus de la tilapia, pescado popular en Colombia y Ecuador Roma/AFP. La FAO alertó este viernes sobre el virus que afecta a la tilapia, pescado muy popular en varios países de África así como en Colombia y Ecuador, que si bien no afecta la salud humana puede causar problemas a la seguridad alimentaria. En un comunicado divulgado en Roma, sede central de la organización de Naciones Unidas para la Agricultura y la Alimentación, la FAO advierte que la enfermedad es muy contagiosa y que se está propagando entre la tilapia tanto cultivada como la silvestre   Read More ...
Places: El Salvador |  Colombia |  Ecuador | 
Avión en que voló el Chapecoense a Colombia no tenía seguro
Avión en que voló el Chapecoense a Colombia no tenía seguro El avión boliviano LaMia que se accidentó en Colombia, con el equipo del Chapecoense brasileño a bordo y que dejó 71 muertos en noviembre, no tenía cobertura de seguro, informó este jueves la empresa Bisa, que aclaró que estableció un fondo para asistir a las víctimas. La empresa boliviana "BISA Seguros y Reaseguros S.A. determinó que la póliza de seguro de Responsabilidad Civil de (la empresa aérea) LaMia Corporation S   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Ecuador | 
Avião da LaMia estava sem seguro e não podia voar na Colômbia
Avião da LaMia estava sem seguro e não podia voar na Colômbia A do avião da companhia aérea boliviana LaMia, que levava a delegação da Chapecoense em novembro e caiu próximo a Medellín, estava suspensa quando o acidente ocorreu e a aeronave não podia voar na Colômbia. O seguro não estava em vigor por falta de pagamentos desde outubro de 2016 e, mesmo que fosse válido, não cobria viagens à Colômbia porque o país aparece expressamente citado em uma cláusula de exclusão geográfica junto com Peru, Afeganistão, Síria e Iraque, entre outros   Read More ...
Places: Brazil |  Colombia | 
Ecuador seguirá apoyando diálogo entre gobierno de Colombia y ELN, anunció Lenín Moreno
Ecuador seguirá apoyando diálogo entre gobierno de Colombia y ELN, anunció Lenín Moreno El nuevo presidente de la República Lenín Moreno dijo este miércoles al tomar posesión del cargo que Ecuador seguirá respaldando el diálogo de paz entre el gobierno de Colombia y la guerrilla del ELN (Ejército de Liberación Nacional), que se cumple en Quito. "Hermanos colombianos, hermano querido Juan Manuel Santos, continuaremos apoyando los diálogos de paz entre el gobierno del hermano país de Colombia y el Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN)", expresó Moreno ante la presencia de su homólogo colombiano en el Congreso   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Ecuador |  Galápagos |  Moreno | 
Colombia protest holding back cargo from Buenaventura port
Colombia protest holding back cargo from Buenaventura port BOGOTA: A protest by residents in the Colombian Pacific port city of Buenaventura has prevented the shipment of hundreds of thousands of tonnes of cargo, the government said on Wednesday, adding that officials are negotiating with community leaders. Residents are demanding more funding for the violent and poverty-stricken city, which has about 415,000 residents, many of whom lack basics like running water   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Singapore | 
Capturan a cabecilla de la principal banda narcotraficante de Colombia
Capturan a cabecilla de la principal banda narcotraficante de Colombia La Policía de Colombia capturó al presunto encargado del narcotráfico del Clan del Golfo, principal banda criminal del país, informaron este martes fuentes oficiales. "Felicito a @PoliciaColombia por capturar al cabecilla Ómar Noguera, alias Boyaco, heredero del control del narcotráfico en el Clan del Golfo", señaló el presidente Juan Manuel Santos en su cuenta en Twitter. El "Boyaco" comandaba el tráfico de drogas de esta organización criminal desde que la Policía abatió a principios de mes a Uldar Cardona Rueda, alias Pablito, explicó por su parte el ministro de Defensa, Luis Carlos Villegas, en un debate de control político en el Senado   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Ecuador | 
Colombia courts Korean investors to rebuild economy
Colombia courts Korean investors to rebuild economy Colombia had suffered heavy damage to its infrastructure due to more than five decades of civil war. As the country is putting the past behind it with the end of the conflict, Colombia is looking to attract investors from Korea, its free trade partner, to help it rebuild its infrastructure ranging from airports and roads to ports and schools. Korean construction companies such as SK Engineering & Construction (E&C), Hyundai E&C and Samsung Construction & Trading have shown interest in participating in Colombia's infrastructure development   Read More ...
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Places: Americas |  Latin America |  South America |  Colombia |  Asia |  N.E. Asia |  South Korea | 
Juventus make Cuadrado's loan move from Chelsea permanent
Juventus make Cuadrado's loan move from Chelsea permanent Juventus have signed winger Juan Cuadrado from Chelsea on a three-year contract for 20 million euros (17.29 million pounds) after the Colombia international's two seasons at the club on loan, the Italian champions said on Monday. The 28-year-old forward has made 83 appearances for Juve, who have activated a clause to buy the Colombian after he failed to secure a regular starting spot at Chelsea following his 23   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Colombia | 
Juve make Cuadrado's loan move from Chelsea permanent
MILAN: Juventus have signed winger Juan Cuadrado from Chelsea on a three-year contract for 20 million euros (17.29 million pounds) after the Colombia international's two seasons at the club on loan, the Italian champions said on Monday. The 28-year-old forward has made 83 appearances for Juve, who have activated a clause to buy the Colombian after he failed to secure a regular starting spot at Chelsea following his 23   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Singapore |  Nordovest |  Lombardia |  Milano | 
Juve make Cuadrado's loan move from Chelsea permanent - Football
Juve make Cuadrado's loan move from Chelsea permanent - Football MILAN (Reuters) - Juventus have signed winger Juan Cuadrado from Chelsea on a three-year contract for 20 million euros (17.29 million pounds) after the Colombia international's two seasons at the club on loan, the Italian champions said on Monday. The 28-year-old forward has made 83 appearances for Juve, who have activated a clause to buy the Colombian after he failed to secure a regular starting spot at Chelsea following his 23   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Malaysia |  Nordovest |  Lombardia |  Milano | 
Polarização, atrasos e tráfico retardam processo de paz na Colômbia
Polarização, atrasos e tráfico retardam processo de paz na Colômbia BOGOTÁ E SÃO PAULO - Os colombianos só pensam na paz. Grafites coloridos que promovem uma nova Colômbia aparecem espalhados por toda Bogotá. A propaganda do governo e da inciativa privada é grande: a ideia é mostrar o quanto investidores podem ganhar com o país sem conflito, o quanto turistas podem se divertir nas florestas antes intocadas por conta da guerra com as Farc, que durou meio século   Read More ...
Places: Brazil |  Colombia |  Southeast |  São Paulo |  São Paulo | 
Alcalde colombiano se convierte en youtuber para promover y mejorar su ciudad
Alcalde colombiano se convierte en youtuber para promover y mejorar su ciudad 21 de mayo de 2017 10:03 Alcalde colombiano se convierte en youtuber para promover y mejorar su ciudad Como un youtuber más, el alcalde de Santa Marta, Rafael Martínez, recorre los domingos un lugar diferente de esta ciudad del Caribe colombiano para divulgar sus puntos turísticos, conocer las necesidades de su población y ver lo que hay qué mejorar. "Un domingo con Rafa" es el nombre del programa que Martínez graba con una cámara y que lo ha convertido en el primer alcalde youtuber de Colombia, iniciativa que le permite comunicar de manera más directa su mensaje a los ciudadanos y orientar a los turistas que visitan esta urbe de cerca de 600 000 habitantes   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Ecuador | 
Protestos e saques em cidade costeira da Colômbia deixam um morto
Pelo menos uma pessoa morreu e 11 ficaram feridas durante a madrugada deste sábado (20) em saques e confrontos violentos com a polícia em Buenaventura, principal cidade portuária da Colômbia. A violência começou no quinto dia de paralisação dos moradores da cidade, que exigem do governo nacional melhorias na segurança, a reabertura do hospital da cidade e melhoras no saneamento básico   Read More ...
Places: Brazil |  Colombia | 
Indian men claim compound gold
Indian men claim compound gold The Indian men’s compound archery team on Saturday won the gold medal at the World Cup Stage-I, beating Colombia in the final here. The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 over the Colombians. The Colombian team comprised Camilo Andres Cardona, Jose Carlos Ospina and Daniel Munoz. The Indians grabbed a slender lead in the opening set by clinching it 58-57 and built on it in the next three to emerge triumphant   Read More ...
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Tags: Archery | 
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Saqueos y disturbios en principal puerto del Pacífico de Colombia
Saqueos y disturbios en principal puerto del Pacífico de Colombia Saqueos y disturbios se presentaron el viernes por la noche en la ciudad de Buenaventura, el principal puerto de Colombia sobre el Océano Pacífico y donde un paro cívico exige mejoras para esta región empobrecida y azotada por el narcotráfico. El presidente colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, dijo este sábado que la situación en Buenaventura (oeste) está "bajo control" tras los hechos ocurridos el viernes   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Ecuador | 
Gold for India’s compound archers at World Cup Stage I
Gold for India’s compound archers at World Cup Stage I The Indian men’s compund archery team today won the gold medal at the World Cup Stage I, beating Colombia in the final in Shanghai. The team comprising Abhishek Verma, Chinna Raju Srither and Amanjeet Singh prevailed 226-221 against the Colombians. The Colombian team comprised Camilo Andres Cardona, Jose Carlos Ospina and Daniel Munoz. The Indians grabbed a slender lead in the opening set by clinching it 58-57 and built on it in the next three to emerge triumphant   Read More ...
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Tags: Archery |  Archers | 
Places: Americas |  Latin America |  South America |  Colombia |  Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 
Colombia crea 'visa especial de paz' para extranjeros de las FARC
19 de mayo de 2017 21:19 Colombia crea 'visa especial de paz' para extranjeros de las FARC Colombia creó una 'visa especial de paz' para ciudadanos extranjeros de la guerrilla FARC que quieran establecerse en el país luego del desarme y el tránsito a la legalidad acordado con el gobierno, según un decreto conocido este viernes 19 de mayo de 2017   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Ecuador | 
Uribe ofrece disculpas por tuit sobre jóvenes ejecutados en Colombia
19 de mayo de 2017 17:48 Uribe ofrece disculpas por tuit sobre jóvenes ejecutados en Colombia El expresidente de Colombia Álvaro Uribe pidió este viernes 19 de mayo de 2017 perdón por un tuit sobre jóvenes víctimas de ejecuciones extrajudiciales, cuyas madres lo habían denunciado por “calumnias”. “ Pido perdón a las Madres de Soacha, a las querellantes Luz Marina Bernal Parra, María Ubilerma Sanabria López, Lucero Carmona Martínez y María Doris Tejada Castañeda, y demás madres no querellantes, por palabras que yo haya escrito o pronunciado y que les hayan causado ofensa o dolor ” , dijo Uribe en un comunicado publicado en su cuenta en Twitter   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Ecuador | 
PIB da Colômbia avança 1,1% no 1º trimestre na comparação anual
O Produto Interno Bruto (PIB) da Colômbia registrou crescimento de 1,1% no primeiro trimestre, na comparação com igual período do ano passado. Segundo o Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estatística (DANE), houve no trimestre passado um avanço importante do setor agrícola, mas uma marcada desaceleração na atividade petrolífera. Na comparação com o quarto trimestre do ano passado, o PIB colombiano teve recuo de 0,2%   Read More ...
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8 judges on Venezuela's Supreme Court hit with US sanctions
8 judges on Venezuela's Supreme Court hit with US sanctions BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. imposed a new round of sanctions on high-level Venezuelan officials, this time targeting eight Supreme Court judges that Washington accused of damaging their nation's democracy by steadily stripping the opposition-controlled congress of any authority. The executive order issued Thursday marked the second time the U.S. has sanctioned leaders of Venezuela's socialist government since Donald Trump became president this year   Read More ...
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Oficialismo colombiano implementará acuerdo de paz tras fallo Constitucional
18 de mayo de 2017 21:39 Oficialismo colombiano implementará acuerdo de paz tras fallo Constitucional Los partidos de la coalición de Gobierno de Colombia ratificaron hoy (18 de mayo de 2017) que continuarán trabajando para implementar el acuerdo de paz tras el fallo del Constitucional que declara inexequible (que no procede) la prohibición que tenía el Congreso de modificar los proyectos que le dan vida al acuerdo   Read More ...
Places: Colombia |  Ecuador | 
U.S. slaps new sanctions on Venezuela's Supreme Court amid unrest
U.S. slaps new sanctions on Venezuela's Supreme Court amid unrest BOGOTA, Colombia -- The U.S. has slapped new sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court, accusing them of abusing power and damaging their nation's democratic fabric as the Trump administration raises concerns that socialist President Nicolas Maduro is moving toward one-party, authoritarian rule. Those blacklisted by the Treasury Department include Maikel Moreno, the president of the pro-government Supreme Court, as well as all seven justices who signed a ruling in late March stripping the opposition-controlled congress of its last remaining powers   Read More ...
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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has slapped new sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court, accusing them of abusing power and damaging their nation's democratic fabric as the Trump administration raises concerns that socialist President Nicolas Maduro is moving toward one-party, authoritarian rule. Those blacklisted by the Treasury Department include Maikel Moreno, the president of the government-packed Supreme Court, as well as all seven justices who signed a ruling in late March stripping the opposition-controlled congress of its last remaining powers   Read More ...
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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court
US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court BOGOTA, Colombia — The U.S. has slapped new sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court, accusing them of abusing power and damaging their nation's democratic fabric as the Trump administration raises concerns that socialist President Nicolas Maduro is moving toward one-party, authoritarian rule. Those blacklisted by the Treasury Department include Maikel Moreno, the president of the government-packed Supreme Court, as well as all seven justices who signed a ruling in late March stripping the opposition-controlled congress of its last remaining powers   Read More ...
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The Promises of Peace in Colombia
The Promises of Peace in Colombia BOGOTÁ, Colombia — At the start of each school year, Colombian schoolchildren are still given specially prepared instruction manuals in the form of comic books to teach them how to avoid stepping on land mines. Despite these efforts, during 52 years of war, more than 1,000 Colombian children, usually from the poorest of our farming families working their fields, were killed or maimed by land mines   Read More ...
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Colombian President Santos goes to White House to seek aid guarantees
Colombian President Santos goes to White House to seek aid guarantees Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos met Thursday with President Trump, hoping to secure guarantees for a continuation of millions of dollars in U.S. aid as his country emerges from a half-century of civil war. Publicly, Trump gave no such commitment during a joint news conference with Santos in the White House East Room. Trump did not mention Colombia’s hard-fought peace process until a reporter asked about it   Read More ...
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Importações da Colômbia avançam 14,8% em março na comparação anual
As importações da Colômbia tiveram crescimento de 14,8% em março, na comparação com igual mês de 2016. A variação anual das importações no mês analisado foi a mais alta em 27 meses no país, segundo o Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estatística (DANE). Em março, a Colômbia registrou déficit na balança comercial de US$ 726,1 milhões, abaixo do déficit de US$ 1,090 bilhão de igual mês de 2016   Read More ...
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Colombians seek probe of Chiquita execs for terror funding - | WBTV Charlotte
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Human rights groups in Colombia are calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate executives from Chiquita Brands for alleged complicity in crimes against humanity as a result of payments made to paramilitary groups more than a decade ago. Chiquita in 2007 pleaded guilty in a case brought by the U.S. Justice Department to making over $1   Read More ...
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Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela's Supreme Court Following Unrest
Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela's Supreme Court Following Unrest (BOGOTA, Colombia) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on members of Venezuela's Supreme Court following a series of rulings that the U.S. says has usurped power from the nation's opposition-controlled congress and sparked a deadly wave of unrest. The U.S. Department of Treasury announced Thursday it is freezing the assets of eight Venezuelan government officials on the Supreme Court in an effort to support the Venezuelan people "in their efforts to protect and advance democratic governance   Read More ...
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The Latest: US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on members of Venezuela's Supreme Court following a series of rulings that the U.S. says has usurped power from the nation's opposition-controlled congress and sparked a deadly wave of unrest. The U.S. Department of Treasury announced Thursday it is freezing the assets of eight Venezuelan government officials on the Supreme Court in an effort to support the Venezuelan people "in their efforts to protect and advance democratic governance   Read More ...
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Colombian president, Trump push for crackdown on cocaine production
Colombian president, Trump push for crackdown on cocaine production President Trump and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos pledged Thursday to clamp down on rampant cocaine production in the South American country during their first meeting in Washington. The meeting focused on economic and security issues gripping much of Latin America and came at a critical moment for both leaders. Trump is dealing with questions about his administration's ties to Russia, while Santos is dealing with dismal approval ratings over his peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a rebel group known as the FARC   Read More ...
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US officials: New sanctions coming for Venezuela officials
US officials: New sanctions coming for Venezuela officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration plans to impose new sanctions on members of Venezuela's supreme court for alleged human rights violations as it grows more concerned about the crackdown on anti-government protesters, U.S. congressional aides said Thursday. The aides spoke on condition of anonymity after being briefed on the action, which they say could come as early as later in the day   Read More ...
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Trump has press conference with Colombia’s president
Trump has press conference with Colombia’s president President Juan Manuel Santos is seeking Trump’s support for a peace accord Colombia signed last year with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. The rebel group agreed to turn over 30 percent of its arsenal of assault rifles, machine guns and explosives. During Thursday’s meeting, Trump will likely seek Colombia’s help pressuring Nicolas Maduro, president of neighboring Venezuela, which is being roiled by almost daily protests that have shaken Maduro’s grip on power   Read More ...
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La intensidad de las lluvias en Quito responde a un fenómeno de mal tiempo en Colombia
La intensidad de las lluvias en Quito responde a un fenómeno de mal tiempo en Colombia 18 de mayo de 2017 14:36 La intensidad de las lluvias en Quito responde a un fenómeno de mal tiempo en Colombia Las intensas lluvias que ha soportado la capital durante esta semana se deben fundamentalmente a un fenómeno de mal tiempo producido en la parte sur y centro de Colombia, que por la dirección del viento ha ingresado a territorio ecuatoriano por la frontera norte, provocando precipitaciones generalizadas, según explicó Wladimir Arriaga, técnico del Instituto Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología (Inamhi)   Read More ...
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