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News Colombia » Bogota: Colombia elections: Petro maintains lead as Duque advances in latest poll

News channel or source: https://colombiareports.com/colombia-elections-petro-maintains-lead-duque-advances/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The CNC poll, however, also indicated a major regional division. Petro and Vargas are from the capital Bogota, while Fajardo and Duque are from Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city. Petro’s main electoral support comes from Bogota, central Colombia ...

News Colombia » Bogota: Venezuelan refugee crisis adds to Colombia's growing challenges

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/venezuelan-refugee-crisis-adds-to-colombias-growing-challenges/ar-BBJtjzx
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Colombia was once the rising economic star of Latin America ... On the Colombian side, "hospitals are overflowing," says Raul Gallegos, a Bogota-based associate director at the global consulting firm Control Risks. "You have Venezuelans living in parks ...

News Colombia » Bogota: Colombia to install electronic readers at Venezuela borders

News channel or source: https://www.stabroeknews.com/2018/news/regional/02/24/colombia-to-install-electronic-readers-at-venezuela-borders/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

BOGOTA, (Reuters) – Colombia will install electronic readers on doors at border controls with Venezuela to identify valid passports and entry visas in a bid to better monitor thousands of people fleeing an economic and social crisis in the oil producing ...

News Colombia » Bogota: Colombia boosts security after looting at stores with ties to FARC

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-peace-looting/colombia-boosts-security-after-looting-at-stores-with-ties-to-farc-idUSKCN1G52K5
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian armed forces on Wednesday stepped ... The FARC, once known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, accumulated a considerable fortune from drug trafficking, kidnapping and extortion during a long war.

News Colombia » Bogota: Superstar Chef Leonor Espinosa Tells Colombia’s Story Through Food

News channel or source: https://www.eater.com/2018/2/23/17004616/leonor-espinosa-leo-misia-bogota-interview
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

What is better than that? Are you telling the history of Colombia through your kitchen? Of course, and not only culinary history but the economic and social history too — all the social conjuncture. How a territory with a tremendous amount of wealth ...

News Colombia » Bogota: The Brittle Peace of Colombia

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24917&SEO=the-brittle-peace-of-colombia
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Bogota (Prensa Latina) The longing for a stable, lasting and complete peace in Colombia still seems a dream to be achieved. What was agreed in the historic peace agreement between the government and the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People ...

News Colombia » Bogota: Bullfighting in Colombia under pressure from animal rights campaign

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/bullfighting-colombia-under-pressure-animal-rights-campaign-052536074.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Bogota (AFP) - With his tight trousers and boots, Luis Miguel Castrillon is dressed to kill as he prances, feints and pirouettes around a charging bull. The crowd applauds, but for animal rights campaigners in Colombia, the bullfighter is a cruel killer.

News Colombia » Bogota: Colombia arrests cop who got Escobar for money laundering

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/21/colombia-arrests-cop-who-got-escobar-for-money-laundering.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia – The Colombian cop who commanded the operation that killed drug kingpin Pablo Escobar has been arrested for laundering money on behalf of a demobilized right-wing militia. Colombia*s chief prosecutor said retired Col. Hugo Aguilar was ...

News Colombia » Bogota: Colombia’s Uribe Says Criminal Probe Motivated by Politics

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451482&CategoryId=12393
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

BOGOTA – Former President Alvaro Uribe said on Friday that the criminal investigation launched against him in Colombia’s Supreme Court for alleged witness tampering has been influenced by incumbent head of state Juan Manuel Santos. “I am very ...

News Colombia » Bogota: Colombia: Supermarket Lootings Spark Clashes in Southern Bogota

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Clashes-In-Southern-Bogota-After-Supermarket-Lootings-20180222-0021.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Members of the Anti-Riots Mobile Squad (ESMAD) confronted dozens of demonstators, especially in the Santa Librada neighborhood. Looting was reported in the provinces of Tolima, Quindio, Cundinamarca and Boyaca, as well as several neighborhoods in southern ...