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News Colombia: Colombia's Transandino pipeline halted after bomb attack

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-ecopetrol/colombias-transandino-pipeline-halted-after-bomb-attack-idUSKBN1HT12C
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s southern Transandino pipeline was halted after a bomb attack by an illegal armed group spilled crude oil into a river, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Sunday. The attack, which occurred on Saturday near the city of ...

News Colombia: Peasants and Afro-Descendants Preserve Mother Earth in Colombia - teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/multimedia/Peasants-and-Afro-Descendants-Preserve-Mother-Earth-in-Colombia-20180422-0028.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Peasants and Afro-Descendants Preserve Mother Earth in ColombiateleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)Colombia has the second largest Afro-descendant population in Latin America. Pictured here are Afro-Colombian children from the communities of La Alsacia. They are monitoring birds. La Alsacia is located in the southwest of the country, in the western ...

News Colombia: Ex-rebel leader in Colombia relocates amid talk of arrest

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/ex-rebel-leader-in-colombia-relocates-amid-talk-of-arrest/2018/04/20/8e0bf53a-44b7-11e8-b2dc-b0a403e4720a_story.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia — The former chief peace negotiator for Colombia’s FARC rebel movement has decided to relocate to a rural camp for ex-guerrillas amid speculation he could soon be arrested as part of a U.S. drug investigation. The rebel leader known as ...

News Colombia: Central banks fret trade war more deflationary than inflationary - The Business Times

News channel or source: https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/central-banks-fret-trade-war-more-deflationary-than-inflationary
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The Business TimesCentral banks fret trade war more deflationary than inflationaryThe Business TimesA spiral of protectionism "would have a very big impact on growth", Colombia's central bank president Juan Jose Echavarria said in Washington. "It would be catastrophic for global growth. What we learned from the 1930s is that when all the countries ...and more »

News Colombia: UN Security Council concerned over increased violence in Colombia

News channel or source: https://colombiareports.com/un-security-council-concerned-over-increased-violence-in-colombia/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The United Nations Security Council expressed concern for continued insecurity in Colombia on Thursday and called on the national government to assume territorial control. The Security Council said so in a statement after mission chief Jean Arnault ...

News Colombia: PharmaCielo Ltd. to Acquire Colombia's Leading Provider of TeleMedicine Services - Markets Insider

News channel or source: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/pharmacielo-ltd-to-acquire-colombia-s-leading-provider-of-telemedicine-services-1021947093
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

PharmaCielo Ltd. to Acquire Colombia's Leading Provider of TeleMedicine ServicesMarkets InsiderTORONTO, April 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaCielo Ltd. (the "Company") announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire Colombia's only established provider of TeleMed services - Ubiquo Telemedicina, enabling expanded access to medicinal ...and more »

News Colombia: 'Hands of Paper' and Colombia's Cash War Against Venezuela

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Hands-of-Paper-and-Colombias-Cash-War-Against-Venezuela--20180420-0021.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

It is vital for the global corporate oligarchy to undertake unconventional forms of economic warfare so as to get control of Venezuela's wealth and its geostrategic position. El Aissami said the operation targeted networks affecting Venezuela's economic ...

News Colombia: Southern California cities go car free for CicLAvia - New Haven Register

News channel or source: https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Southern-California-cities-go-car-free-for-12855278.php
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

New Haven RegisterSouthern California cities go car free for CicLAviaNew Haven RegisterSAN DIMAS, Calif. (AP) — It's a car free day in cities near LA. Several miles of streets in San Dimas, La Verne, Pomona, and Claremont are closed to motor vehicles Sunday as the latest celebration of the CicLAvia (sick-luh-VEE'-uh) festival opens the ...and more »

News Colombia: Colombia border teems as Venezuelans "without anything" flee crisis

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-venezuela-migrants/colombia-border-teems-as-venezuelans-without-anything-flee-crisis-idUSKBN1HS05V
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

CUCUTA, Colombia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Outside a church in the Colombian border city of Cucuta, Martha Carbajalino flips nervously through a pile of papers in her hands, standing with dozens of other migrant Venezuelan parents hoping to enroll ...

News Colombia: IndyCar race goes under red flag with track conditions - Middletown Press

News channel or source: https://www.middletownpress.com/sports/article/IndyCar-race-goes-under-red-flag-with-track-12855297.php
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Middletown PressIndyCar race goes under red flag with track conditionsMiddletown PressIndyCar driver Gabby Chaves, of Colombia, (88) leads a group of cars. Fans watch from under tents and umbrellas as rain falls during the Honda Indy Grand Prix. Josef Newgarden (1) leads a pack of cars during the Honda Indy Grand Prix. window._taboola ...and more »

News Colombia: PharmaCielo Ltd. to Acquire Colombia's Leading Provider of TeleMedicine Services

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pharmacielo-ltd-acquire-colombias-leading-012300714.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

TORONTO, April 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaCielo Ltd. (the "Company") announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire Colombia's only established provider of TeleMed services - Ubiquo Telemedicina, enabling expanded access to medicinal cannabis ...

News Colombia: Oscar Rivas Stays Busy, Stops Sergio Ramirez in The Second - BoxingScene.com

News channel or source: https://www.boxingscene.com/oscar-rivas-stays-busy-stops-sergio-ramirez-second--127441
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

BoxingScene.comOscar Rivas Stays Busy, Stops Sergio Ramirez in The SecondBoxingScene.comBy Fransisco Salazar. Unbeaten heavyweight Oscar Rivas is solidifying his status as contender, stopping late-sub Sergio Ramirez after the second round late Thursday night at the Montreal Casino in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Rivas (23-0, 17 knockouts ...

News Colombia: Colombia is Laying the Groundwork to Retain Its Regional Crown in IoT Development

News channel or source: http://www.nearshoreamericas.com/colombia-iot-development-regional-crown/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

At an estimated approximate value of US$170 billion in 2017, the global Internet of Things (IoT) market is nothing to sneeze at. This potential value is being acknowledged by IT companies in Colombia as they chase the IoT development crown in Latin America.

News Colombia: US officials arrest Colombian politician for drug trafficking - The Signal

News channel or source: http://www.tcnjsignal.net/2018/04/22/colombian-politician-arrested-on-drug-trafficking-charge/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The SignalUS officials arrest Colombian politician for drug traffickingThe SignalMeanwhile, FARC framed the arrest as a coordinated attack on the party and its members. “The judicial order issued yesterday by the US goes against national sovereignty,” read a statement released by FARC on April 17, according to CNN. “It also shows a ...

News Colombia: Colombia court dismisses FARC leader’s main argument to prevent extradition

News channel or source: https://colombiareports.com/colombia-court-dismisses-farc-leaders-main-argument-to-prevent-extradition/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Colombia’s Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the claim of “Jesus Santrich” that his arrest on a US drug trafficking charge was illegal. The FARC ideologue is now close to extradition. The defense of the FARC leader had asked to release Santrich ...

News Colombia: Tour of the Gila: Meet Colombian talent Oscar Sanchez - VeloNews

News channel or source: http://www.velonews.com/2018/04/news/road/tour-gila-meet-colombian-talent-oscar-sanchez_464074
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

VeloNewsTour of the Gila: Meet Colombian talent Oscar SanchezVeloNewsCanel's Specialized Oscar Sanchez is currently leading the King of the Mountain classification at the 32nd Tour of the Gila that ends today. The Colombian was leading the race up until the time trial Friday, after an explosive win on Mogollon for stage ...

News Colombia: World Cup Fans From Colombia to Poland Are Cheering the Ruble's Drop

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-20/world-cup-fans-from-colombia-to-poland-are-cheering-ruble-s-drop
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Soccer fans from Colombia to Poland, Tunisia and Peru have reason to celebrate before the World Cup has even begun. Among tournament qualifiers, their currencies have rallied the most against the Russian ruble over the past month amid the host nation’s ...

News Colombia: Central banks nervous at prospect of a trade war - The National

News channel or source: https://www.thenational.ae/business/banking/central-banks-nervous-at-prospect-of-a-trade-war-1.723631
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The NationalCentral banks nervous at prospect of a trade warThe NationalColombia's central bank president said a trade war would be "catastrophic", his Paraguayan peer said it would be "bad for everyone", while Japan's chief described protectionism as "very undesirable". Monetary policymakers may yet be spared such an ...and more »

News Colombia: Correa: Ecuador's Withdrawal From Colombia-ELN Talks 'Stabbed Peace in the Back'

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Correa-Ecuadors-Withdrawal-From-Colombia-ELN-Talks-Stabbed-Peace-in-the-Back-20180421-0005.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

He also apologized to Colombia for president Lenin Moreno's decision to pull out as guarantor of of the ELN-Colombian government peace talks. On Wednesday, Moreno announced the move during an interview with Colombian network NTN 24. "I have asked the ...

News Colombia: Petro's Avocado Economy: the myth of agriculture as Colombia's economic savior - PanAm Post

News channel or source: https://panampost.com/david-unsworth/2018/04/20/petro-and-the-avocado-economy-the-myth-of-agriculture-as-colombias-economic-savior/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

PanAm PostPetro's Avocado Economy: the myth of agriculture as Colombia's economic saviorPanAm PostIn response to charges that Petro is too closely aligned with the Chavista dictatorship in Venezuela, Petro has a clever argument, which he employs to rave reviews on the campaign trail: he claims that it is the eight years of Alvaro Uribe and a ...