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News Colombia » Nariño: Italy to invest $1.2 million in Colombia landmine removal

News channel or source: https://colombiareports.com/italy-invest-1-2-million-colombia-landmine-removal/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Italy’s foreign minister on Tuesday vowed to invest $1.2 million in the removal of landmines in the war-torn southwest of Colombia. Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano of the southern European country made the promise during a visit to Bogota, where he met ...

News Colombia » Nariño: Colombia’s two anti-coca strategies are at war with each other

News channel or source: https://www.economist.com/news/americas/21737187-forced-eradication-proceeding-faster-voluntary-crop-substitution-colombias-two-anti-coca?google_editors_picks=true
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In January Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, suspended peace talks with the ELN after a series of bombings that killed seven policemen. As well as attacking the state, armed groups also target small-scale growers of coca who want to switch crops.

News Colombia » Nariño: 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

As Colombia lurches into peace ... In a Jan. 31 attack in southern Narino province, two former rebels were kidnapped, tortured and killed. They had been living in the Tumaco reintegration camp and working at a neighboring farm. Seeking to prevent such ...

News Colombia » Nariño: Colombia, vote V.E. Blanco for real change

News channel or source: http://blogs.eltiempo.com/wrong-way-corrigan/2018/02/16/colombia-vote-v-e-blanco-for-real-change/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Oh what exciting times we have in Colombia. Election fever is in the air. In early March we’ve the curtain-raiser, the congress ‘deciders’. Then in May the big one gets under way, the first round of the presidential contest. For the record ...

News Colombia » Nariño: Colombian Ministry Requests Extradition Against ELN Leaders

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Colombian-Ministry-Requests-Extradition-Against-ELN-Leaders-20180214-0045.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

As for Chief ELN Negotiator Pablo Beltran, he is still allowed to remain in the Ecuadorean capital for the moment. Colombia's Attorney General Office reactivated the extradition orders against ELN four leaders: Antonio García, Gabino, Pablito and Ramiro ...

News Colombia » Nariño: Colombian Coffee Region Invests $6.9 Million to Boost Tourism

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451414&CategoryId=12393
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

BOGOTA – Colombia’s main coffee-growing region, the central province of Risaralda, has invested close to 20 billion pesos ($6.9 million) to boost tourism, Gov. Sigifredo Salazar Osorio told EFE. The funds will be used to promote several programs ...

News Colombia » Nariño: Gray Cement Shipments Fell by 1.0% in Colombia in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.financecolombia.com/gray-cement-shipments-fell-5-5-colombia-2017/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

While the pace of decline slowed in 2017, shipments of gray cement in Colombia still last year fell by 1.0% compared to 2016, according to recently released government statistics. In all, some 11.98 million tons of gray cement were shipped in 2017 compared ...

News Colombia » Nariño: Amid a cocaine boom in Colombia, a deeper problem is emerging

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/amid-a-cocaine-boom-in-colombia-a-deeper-problem-is-emerging-2017-10
Publication date: onday 16 October 2017

Colombia's cocaine trade and organized-crime groups are resurgent. That activity raises concerns about the country's struggling peace process. Economic uncertainty and ongoing violence also pose a threat to marginalized communities. On October 5, a ...

News Colombia » Nariño: Demobilised FARC militants alleges ELN militants responsible for attacks in Colombia's Narino

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/77613/demobilised-farc-militants-alleges-eln-militants-responsible-for-attacks-in-colombia-s-narino
Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

In Santa Cruz, Narino, demobilised Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) militants alleged that suspected Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional (ELN) militants had murdered three FARC political activists.

News Colombia » Nariño: In peace as in war, Colombia’s former rebels live apart from society

News channel or source: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/article/20180218/AP/302189947
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

ICONONZO, Colombia — This compound in the mountains southwest of ... In a Jan. 31 attack in the southwestern province of Narino, two former rebels were kidnapped, tortured and killed. They had been living in the Tumaco reintegration camp and working ...