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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:26:14 +0000
Medellin barely prevents premature release of admitted Pablo Escobar heir
An admitted heir of Pablo Escobar’s former enforcer army, the Oficina de Envigado, was almost released from prison after a judge surprisingly revoked his homicide conviction. Medellin’s prosecution office was… Read more Medell...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:15:47 +0000
UN expresses concern over failures in FARC reintegration process
Failures in the reintegration part of Colombia’s peace process pose a risk to society and threaten a peace deal with FARC guerrillas signed almost a year ago, a senior United… Read more UN expresses concern over failures in FARC rei...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:27:36 +0000
Pressure on Colombia to forcibly eradicate coca could spur human rights violations: think tank
US support for Colombia’s peace process will backfire unless counter-narcotics policies are implemented with much greater patience, according to a new report from a major Colombian think tank. According to… Read more Pressure on Colombi...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:35:36 +0000
10 arrested in central Colombia for torturing disabled children
Ten people were arrested after authorities found out that mentally challenged children were tied down and drugged in a government-contracted private clinic, authorities said Thursday. The ten worked in a mental… Read more 10 arrested in ...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:30:40 +0000
How to cheat Colombia’s elections: The ‘machinery’
Establishment candidate and Colombia’s former president German Vargas is reportedly collecting favors from state officials to obtain the signatures to run in the 2018 presidential election. According to Ibague-based paper… Read more...

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:34:56 +0000
Eighty Six: A Bogotá speakeasy where cocktails do the talking
A “speakeasy” in Quinta Camacho serves one of a kind cocktails by master mixologist and founder Gonzalo Marín.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:53:35 +0000
B Capital: A night of fashion for Bogotá (Gallery)
Photographs from the opening night of B Capital by Inexmoda in Bogotá.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:20:29 +0000
Taking the plunge to live in Santa Marta. How much for priceless sunsets?
Feel like trading in stressful Bogotá for a place in the sun? Santa Marta may be within your budget with sunsets included.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:22:51 +0000
B Capital gears up for catwalks and Bogotá’s fashion meets film experience
The three-day fashion event B Capital connects leading designers with consumers, and this year, premieres a host of fashion films.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:29:40 +0000
Avianca issues striking pilots ultimatum as carrier hires foreign crews
Almost a month after 730 Avianca pilots walked-off the job, the nation's largest carrier has issued an ultimatum to the union.

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