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Cuba-U.S. Close Cold War, What It Means For Latin America

The decision by the United States and Cuba to restore diplomatic ties looks like good news for now: for Cuban families, for regional democracy...

The Banana Massacre in the Parque Nacional

COLOMBIA JOURNAL -- The 1928 banana workers massacre became a landmark event in Colombian history after Gabriel Garcia Marquez made it a key episode...

Cali, Colombia: Caught in the Criminal Crossfire

COLOMBIA JOURNAL -- The massacre of eight people on a ranch in the outskirts of Cali -- Colombia's third-largest city and the second-most violent...

The Colombian who teaches Colombian to Colombians

Ever spoken to someone who speaks the same language as you, and not understood what they were talking about? COLOMBIA JOURNAL (BBC Trending) -- Colombia...

Bodyguard Scandal a Threat to Peace in Colombia

  COLOMBIA NEWS (Associate Press) -- In the 1980s, peace talks to end Colombia's long civil war instead triggered bloodshed. As the door opened for...

Don’t Like the Law? Then Leave!

COLOMBIA NEWS (Mike's Bogota Blog) -- As the Controlora, her job was to investigate and evaluate the performance of other government entities, including whether...

‘Cali cartel paid $625K to take down Pablo Escobar’

The former wife of a Cali Cartel kingpin is claiming her former husband contributed $625 thousand to finance a governmental / paramilitary search bloc that ultimately...

Colombia gives lessons in fighting narco-trafficking

COLOMBIA NEWS - After nearly three decades combating narco-trafficking, the Colombian National Police (PNC) started sharing its experience with officers from other countries in...

Who Controls Medellín?

Medellín has become emblematic of Colombia's dramatic transformation over the past decade. But try telling that to residents of the city's slums. COLOMBIA NEWS JOURNAL...

Colombia: Beans of peace and prosperity

A program in Antioquia department fights violence, raises the value of coffee grown in the region and transforms the lives of small coffee growers. COLOMBIA...

Catholics, Jews and Muslims Sign Peace Statement in Colombia

COLOMBIA NEWS (CNA) - Catholic, Jewish and Muslim representatives in Colombia have signed a historic joint statement for peace in a July 1 ceremony...

Colombia vs. Columbia vs. Colombia’s Image

COLOMBIA JOURNAL - Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours writes on his Bogota blog: I noticed this graffiti yesterday on Ave. Septima. It must be...

Excitement of a World Cup Run Is Tempered by Memory of a Tragedy

COLOMBIA NEWS - (WSJ) As Colombia's soccer team laces up its cleats to meet Uruguay in the World Cup's round of 16 on Saturday,...

Colombia’s Cocaine Output Drops

COLOMBIA NEWS - Cocaine production in Colombia, a top producer, fell nearly 13% last year despite steady coca leaf agriculture, the United Nations’ drug...

Pablo Escobar’s hippos now breeding out of control

COLOMBIA NEWS - (UPI) --Infamous drug lord Pablor Escobar built a zoo for his son in the 1980s. Roaming the acreage of his ranch,...

Colombia: Latin America’s Silicon Valley?

COLOMBIA NEWS - Today, nearly half of the world lives in poverty, including nearly a quarter of Californians. The United States, like every nation,...

Colombia presidential vote: The difference between war and peace?

COLOMBIA NEWS - Colombia's presidential runoff pits incumbent Santos, who launched peace talks with Colombia's leftist FARC rebels two years ago, against Zuluaga, who...

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