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News Colombia » Amazonas: Venezuela Watching US Military Deployment

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

in the Colombian department of Amazonas, bordering Venezuela in the south-west of the country, according to reports. These bases, which are added to those already existing, represent an important step in the military occupation of Colombia, considered by ...

News Colombia » Amazonas: Colombia’s legendary forests and a few mythical creatures

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

As the second most bio diverse nation on the planet, Colombia has few mythical beasts ... is a friendly moss-covered giant who inhabits the rainforests of Caquetá, Amazonas, and Guainia. With her Eve-like features and leafy dress, she has also been ...

News Colombia » Amazonas: Venezuelan governor: Amazonas being ‘invaded’ by Colombian guerrillas

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Publication date: hursday 23 April 2015

Liborio Guarulla, the governor of Venezuela’s massive and remote Amazonas state, says his community is being overrun by an unwanted guest: Colombian guerrillas. Guarulla estimates there are 4,000 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ...

News Colombia » Amazonas: Amazonas, Colombia

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

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News Colombia » Amazonas: Influx of Venezuelans inflame Brazil's already simmering migrant crisis

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Though neighboring Colombia has born the brunt of this exodus – with as ... Most of them come from the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Amazonas, Santa Catarina, Minas Gerais and São Paulo. In total, development schemes have uprooted upwards of 1.2 million ...

News Colombia » Amazonas: America’s Migrant Crisis: Colombia, Brazil Brace for Tens of Thousands of Venezuelan Refugees

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Publication date: uesday 08 August 2017

The nations sharing a border with Venezuela, a country increasingly on the brink of civil war, are bracing for the influx of tens of thousands of refugees, most having crossed into Cúcuta, Colombia ... Venezuela’s inland Amazonas and Bolívar states ...

News Colombia » Amazonas: War between Brazil's rival drug gangs sparks bloody prison massacres

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Publication date: onday 23 January 2017

killed 56 inmates at a prison in Amazonas state, mostly PCC members. The North Family controls a lucrative cocaine route along the Solimoes, a branch of the Amazon that flows from Colombia and Peru, the world's top two cocaine-producing nations.

News Colombia » Amazonas: Deep in the Amazon jungle, Brazil is stepping up its fight against brutal drug gangs

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Publication date: hursday 19 January 2017

Castro's platoon patrols a 250 km (155 miles) stretch of the border with the world's top cocaine producer Colombia in a bid to stem the flow ... In the vast state of Amazonas, the North Family gang has for years dominated the smuggling of cocaine that ...

News Colombia » Amazonas: Plane linked to Tom Cruise movie crashes, kills 2

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Publication date: Friday 11 September 2015

Pilot Alan Purwin stands with Tom Cruise in this Instagram photo posted on August 24, 2015, in Amazonas, Colombia. Purwin wrote at the time, "Pushing the envelope in every way. Working on a super interesting, true story film with Tom Cruise." The official ...