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News Colombia » Bolivar: The sins of Colombia’s ruling class: The Aguilar family

News channel or source: https://colombiareports.com/colombias-criminal-elites-end-aguilar-family/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Colombia’s prosecutor general’s office dealt a blow to ... 5.2 million fortune of Aguilar and his family were made through his relation with the Central Bolivar Bloc, a paramilitary group that demobilized in 2005. According to the charges, the ...

News Colombia » Bolivar: Colombia approves funds for Bolívar water projects

News channel or source: http://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/waterandwaste/colombia-approves-funds-for-bolivar-water-projects/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

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

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/colombia-arrests-cop-who-got-escobar-for-money-laundering/2018/02/21/34ac529a-1777-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Colombia*s chief prosecutor said retired Col. Hugo Aguilar was detained Wednesday. Authorities accuse Aguilar of amassing a fortune worth over $5.2 million from his ties to the now-defunct Central Bolivar militia. The investigation against Aguilar started ...

News Colombia » Bolivar: In Colombia border town, desperate Venezuelans sell hair to survive

News channel or source: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/in-colombia-border-town-desperate-venezuelans-sell-hair-to-survive-1.3397486
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

For the past three weeks, Wilya Hernández, her husband and their daughter (2) have been sleeping on the rubbish-strewn streets of Cúcuta, a sprawling and chaotic city on Colombia’s side of the border with Venezuela. Though Antonela, the toddler ...

News Colombia » Bolivar: Colombia Health System Strained by Fleeing Venezuelans

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/colombia-health-system-strained-by-fleeing-venezuelans/4254851.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Guterres praised Colombia's humanitarian efforts and said, "… We are even willing to mobilize other international help as is possible." Venezuela's failing health infrastructure has heightened vulnerabilities across the country. In southeastern Bolivar ...

News Colombia » Bolivar: International aid needed to address Venezuelan crisis – Colombia

News channel or source: http://www.interaksyon.com/international-aid-needed-to-address-venezuelan-crisis-colombia/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

People queue to try to cross into Venezuela from Colombia through the Simon Bolivar international bridge in Cucuta, Colombia. (photo by Carlos Eduardo Ramirez, Reuters) BOGOTA — Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday the country needs ...

News Colombia » Bolivar: Colombia ups its cool quotient as one of South America's must-see places

News channel or source: http://nationalpost.com/travel/finding-el-dorado-and-much-more-in-colombia
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

One not to be missed is around Plaza Bolivar – named after Simón Bolivar, the Venezuelan-born leader who was president of Gran Colombia from 1819 to 1830 and helped establish Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Panama as countries ...

News Colombia » Bolivar: Colombia says needs international aid to cope with Venezuela crisis

News channel or source: http://newsok.com/colombia-says-needs-international-aid-to-cope-with-venezuela-crisis/article/5583390
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

A woman carrying a child walks past a Colombian policeman after having crossed from Venezuela over the Simon Bolivar international bridge in Cucuta, Colombia February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez - See this story on www.reuters.com Colombia's ...

News Colombia » Bolivar: Venezuela's Deepening Crisis Triggers Mass Migration Into Colombia

News channel or source: https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/npr/2018/02/20/587242391/venezuelas-deepening-crisis-triggers-mass-migration-into-colombia/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

A crowd waits to cross the border into Colombia over the Simón Bolívar bridge in San Antonio del Táchira, Venezuela, in July 2016. // AP, Ariana Cubillos Venezuela's downward economic spiral has led to widespread food shortages, hyperinflation and now ...

News Colombia » Bolivar: Open humanitarian channel amid migration crisis, Colombia tells Venezuela

News channel or source: https://www.efe.com/efe/english/world/open-humanitarian-channel-amid-migration-crisis-colombia-tells-venezuela/50000262-3523217
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

EPA-EFE/SEBASTIAN CASTANEDA (FILE) A handout photo made available by the the newspaper La Opinion shows an aerial view of thousands of Venezuelans entering Colombia through the Simon Bolivar international bridge in Cucuta, Colombia, Feb. 9, 2018.