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News Colombia: Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/ex-caracas-mayor-flees-house-arrest-arrives-in-colombia/2017/11/17/6b56c308-cba9-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_story.html
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela — Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma said he plans to take his fight against Venezuela’s socialist government to Europe after he escaped house arrest and fled to Colombia on Friday. The flight was an apparent embarrassment for ...

News Colombia: Antonio Ledezma, Venezuelan Opposition Leader, Flees to Colombia

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/17/world/americas/antonio-ledezma-venezuela-colombia.html
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela — Antonio Ledezma, a prominent opposition leader in Venezuela who had been placed under house arrest on sedition charges, escaped on Friday morning and fled to neighboring Colombia, where the authorities allowed him to enter.

News Colombia: Venezuela opposition leader Ledezma flees to Colombia

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-opposition-leader-ledezma-flees-to-colombia-media-idUSKBN1DH1X0
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

CARACAS/BOGOTA (Reuters) - Veteran Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, under house arrest after his 2015 arrest for alleged coup plotting, escaped across the border to Colombia on Friday. Ledezma, the best-known detained opponent of leftist ...

News Colombia: Ex Caracas mayor flees house arrest, arrives in Colombia

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/11/17/ex-caracas-mayor-flees-house-arrest-arrives-in-colombia.html
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela – Former Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma has escaped house arrest and fled to Colombia. That's an apparent embarrassment for security forces who had been keeping close watch over one of the nation's most prominent opposition leaders.

News Colombia: Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, arrives in Colombia in 'movie-like' escape

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-venezuela-antonio-ledezma-20171117-story.html
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma escaped house arrest and fled to Colombia on Friday, an apparent embarrassment for security forces who had been keeping close watch over one of Venezuela's most prominent opposition leaders. Colombian immigration ...

News Colombia: Fourteen killed, many wounded in Colombia bus accident

News channel or source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/fourteen-killed-many-wounded-in-colombia-bus-accident-2442357.html
Publication date: Sunday 19 November 2017

The bus skidded off the road when the driver swerved in an attempt to avoid hitting a motorcycle rider, Sabanalarga Mayor Cesar Cuadros told reporters. At least 14 people were killed and 35 injured when the bus they were traveling in plunged down a ravine ...

News Colombia: In Colombia, UN political chief urges parties to ‘stay the course’ set out in peace accord

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58108
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

16 November 2017 – More must be done to ensure that the remarkable gains of the first phase of Colombia’s peace process are maintained, the top United Nations political official has said, wrapping up a visit to the country with an appeal to all ...

News Colombia: Colombia develops biostimulant to accelerate banana growth

News channel or source: https://www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2017/11/20/colombia-develops-biostimulant-accelerate-banana-growth/
Publication date: Sunday 19 November 2017

Colombian researchers have developed a product they say increases banana biomass and can accelerate the growing period by four to six weeks. Colombian Banana Growers Union’s (Augura) Center for Banana Research (Cenibanano) scientists first began to ...