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News Colombia » Education: Colombia sends home 8 million school children as teachers lay down work

News channel or source: https://colombiareports.com/colombia-sends-home-8-million-school-children-teachers-lay-work/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Education Minister Yaneth Giha rejected the strike and said that the government has begun meeting the commitments made to end the strike. “Yeah, there are three points that have become reality,” Rafael Cuello, Secretary General of Colombia’s largest ...

News Colombia » Education: Increased internal displacement in Colombia

News channel or source: https://www.nrc.no/news/2018/february/increased-internal-displacement-in-colombia/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

provide access to education during the emergency phase and protect children and youth. “It should be possible to end the conflict for good. The victims in Colombia do not have more time to wait for the conflict to end. I hope that this Government and the ...

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

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-venezuela/colombia-says-needs-international-aid-to-cope-with-venezuela-crisis-idUSKCN1FY07C
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Colombia has estimated that it costs $5 per day to give each Venezuelan migrant food and lodging. As the number of Venezuelans crossing the border increases, including unattended children who get free vaccinations and education, Colombia estimates it would ...

News Colombia » Education: Colombian teachers mount 1-day strike

News channel or source: https://www.efe.com/efe/english/world/colombian-teachers-mount-1-day-strike/50000262-3531300
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Thousands of Colombian public school teachers participate in a demonstration ... from where they started out toward the Ministry of Education in a lively march accompanied by music and protest chants.

News Colombia » Education: Envisioning the Future in Colombia

News channel or source: http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2018/02/12/anticipar-el-futuro-en-colombia
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Icetex itself was the dream of a Colombian student, Gabriel Betancourt, who later became Minister of National Education. In 1950, he supported Icetex’s founding, the first higher education loan program in the world. Today, it is a state-owned enterprise ...

News Colombia » Education: Colombia: If We Do Not Get Engaged With Politics …

News channel or source: https://countercurrents.org/2018/02/18/colombia-not-get-engaged-politics/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Health is a vital right, not a business for private capital. The class that governs Colombia has converted health care into a business of private capital. The technical and university education should be public and free. Only education for change will make ...

News Colombia » Education: Colombia: Left-Leaning Candidates Lead Presidental Polls but Face Legislative Election Test

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Colombia-Left-Leaning-Candidates-Lead-Presidental-Polls-but-Face-Legislative-Election-Test-20180220-0012.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The political scenario in Colombia is marked by a general anti-political establishment ... Unlike Petro’s campaign platform, which includes guaranteeing free access to health and education, and moving out of an extractive economy by fomenting the ...

News Colombia » Education: PADF to Boost Latin American STEM Education with Boeing Grant

News channel or source: http://itbusinessnet.com/article/PADF-to-Boost-Latin-American-STEM-Education-with-Boeing-Grant-5302247
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

With a grant from The Boeing Company, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) is promoting STEM education in public schools in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Panama. During the yearlong program implemented by local nonprofit organizations ...

News Colombia » Education: Women Ex-Combatants and Peace Processes: Innovations and Challenges from Colombia

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/colombia/women-ex-combatants-and-peace-processes-innovations-and-challenges-colombia
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

When training and education opportunities are offered to women ex-combatants ... including in the direct commission of violence. In the case of Colombia, women are estimated to make up anywhere between 29 and 40 % of Marxist-inspired guerrilla groups ...

News Colombia » Education: Where to find Colombian cuisine in Atlanta

News channel or source: http://www.myajc.com/entertainment/dining/where-find-colombian-cuisine-atlanta/RC4KaUxPRWav27j0pTxEuI/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Colombian restaurants aren’t new to Atlanta ... They are thirst-quenching, flavorful and offer exotic fruit education in a glass (try the slightly tart, citrusy lulo fruit juice at La Casona). At Casa Vieja, a misunderstood order brought a taste of ...