Sunday, May 16, 2021

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There’s A Good Chance Your Valentine’s Flowers Come From Colombia

QCOLOMBIA - If you send a bouquet of roses for Valentine's Day, chances are they were grown in Colombia. It remains the No. 1...

Gender-Based Quarantines in Latin America Hinders Trans Rights

(Reuters) - Alis Nicolette Rodriguez is bracing him(her)self, nervously looking over their shopping list and preparing in case someone tries to bar their way...

Coronavirus exposes Latin American tourism to an economic earthquake

The llamas of Machu Picchu will be able to graze freely and without fear of selfies for at least 15 days. The coronavirus crisis...

Brazil Poll Shows Growing Rejection of Bolsonaro

The far-right government's positive rating had already declined in Ibope's four previous polls this year, falling from 35 percent in April. Its negative rating...

Suriname court convicts president of murder

A military court in Suriname on Friday convicted President Desi Bouterse of murder for the execution of 15 opponents in 1982, plunging the South...

Colombia’s peace process under stress

Three years after negotiating a landmark peace agreement with the Colombian government, a top commander of the now defunct FARC guerrilla group has called...

U.S. Military Targets Growing Russian and Chinese Influence in Latin America

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, returning from a trip to Colombia, said over the weekend that the Trump administration is...

Colombia invited to join OECD; third Latin American member with Mexico and Chile

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced on Friday that Colombia would be officially invited to join the group. The Paris-based economic...

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Poverty and hunger in Colombia: symptoms of the virus and the social crisis

QCOLOMBIA (Semana) Luis Plata is only 30 years old, but on his back he carries an infinite worry that...
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Go inside a COVID-19 response at the Venezuela-Colombia border

QCOLOMBIA (IRC) Before the coronavirus pandemic, around 40,000 Venezuelans would cross the Simón Bolívar International Bridge daily to work...

Colombia surpasses 80,000 COVID-19 deaths; ICU’s nearly full

QCOLOMBIA - Confirmed deaths from COVID-19 in Colombia passed 80,000 on Friday, May 14, with intensive care units almost...

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Toilet paper, among the best gifts in times of crisis by coronavirus

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‘Tool to Ensure Woman’s Submission’: Female Genital Mutilation Drama in Colombia

In the year 2018, female mutilation remains a pressing...