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News Colombia » Government: Is Colombia’s oil company Ecopetrol killing citizens for profit?

News channel or source: https://colombiareports.com/colombias-oil-company-ecopetrol-killing-citizens-profit/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Colombia’s inspector general blames oil company Ecopetrol for selling gasoline that is a public health hazard, but fails to address the government’s neglect to impose common fuel quality standards. The state-run Ecopetrol has come under renewed ...

News Colombia » Government: Venezuelans' legal entry to Colombia dips 30 percent with tighter border: government

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-colombia/venezuelans-legal-entry-to-colombia-dips-30-percent-with-tighter-border-government-idUSKCN1G62W1
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

BOGOTA (Reuters) - The legal daily entry of Venezuelan migrants into Colombia has fallen by 30 percent in the last two weeks, the Colombian migration agency said on Thursday, after the government imposed stricter border controls. More than half a million ...

News Colombia » Government: A Bird-Lover’s Paradise in the Mangroves Outside of Cartagena, Colombia

News channel or source: https://www.barrons.com/articles/a-bird-lovers-paradise-in-the-mangroves-outside-of-cartagena-colombia-1519414429
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

... hurricanes battered most Caribbean resorts last year and the rebel faction FARC signed a peace agreement with the Colombian Government in 2016, record numbers of tourists have suddenly started to see Colombia as an refreshing alternative. Over 6 ...

News Colombia » Government: 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

Colombia is in a better position to absorb fiscal shocks thanks to improved risk management of contingent liabilities In partnership with the World Bank Treasury Government Debt and Risk Management (GDRM) Program, the government of Colombia devised a sound ...

News Colombia » Government: In peace as in war, Colombia's ex-rebels live apart from society

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-colombia-farc-fighters-20180216-story.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

It was hastily erected by the government as part of the November 2016 accord that ended a five-decade conflict — one of 28 "training and normalization camps" across the country where rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia would disarm ...

News Colombia » Government: Colombia offers unspoiled beauty for tourists after being unreachable for decades (photos)

News channel or source: http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2018/02/colombia_rainforests_landmarks.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The transformation has come in the aftermath of a peace agreement struck two years ago between the Colombian government and the revolutionary FARC rebels, whose guerrilla war resulted in thousands of kidnappings, killings and attacks on towns throughout ...

News Colombia » Government: 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 to demand that the government fulfill a set of agreements reached in 2017, Bogota, Colombia, Feb. 21, 2018. EPA-EFE/Leonardo Munoz Thousands of Colombian public school teachers ...

News Colombia » Government: Colombian Government Says ELN Has Planned Attacks from Venezuela

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451002&CategoryId=12393
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

PEREIRA, Colombia – Colombia’s defense minister said Thursday that Bogota has discovered that the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla group has planned several attacks from Venezuela and that he communicated those concerns to his counterpart in ...

News Colombia » Government: Colombia’s peace process witnesses another death: Temístocles Machado

News channel or source: http://amsterdamnews.com/news/2018/feb/16/colombias-peace-process-witnesses-another-death-te/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

There have been international calls for the Colombian government to now take control of the territories abandoned by the FARC. Without federal control of the areas, corrupt local authorities and organized gangs have been able to rule and threaten community ...

News Colombia » Government: 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

the government said. Locals are struggling to handle the influx of foreigners. Miriam Posada, who owns a motorcycle supply shop next to a soup kitchen, remembers when Venezuelans lived comfortably with those from the Colombian side of the border.