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News Colombia » Vaupes: The calls of Colombia: Bird watchers' delight

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Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Colombia is a lusus naturae of natural history ... Our favourite places turn out be roads less travelled. One is Mitú on the Vaupes River. Located near the Brazilian border, this is an area of sand forest, which, in pre-historical times, was a beach ...

News Colombia » Vaupes: In Colombia, The Forest Of Peace Honors 8 Million Lives Lost In Civil War

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Publication date: hursday 25 August 2016

With the participation of President Juan Manuel Santos, the first trees of Colombia's Forest for Peace were planted ... the Amazon ; and representatives of the Indigenous associations Vaupes, who will be responsible for planting and maintaining the forest.

News Colombia » Vaupes: Two injured, two missing in small plane crash in Colombia

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Publication date: Saturday 21 March 2015

The aircraft, which belongs to the Colombian company Aerolineas Llaneras, crashed into the Vaupes River at 13:20 local time (1820 GMT) en route from Mitu to Caruru, two neighboring municipalities in Colombia's southeastern province of Vaupes. Jorge Diaz ...

News Colombia » Vaupes: Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

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Publication date: Sunday 02 October 2016

Colombia's capital, Bogota, also voted "yes" with 56%. The province of Vaupes, in the east of the country, also registered strong support for the deal, with 78% voting in favour. Vaupes has also seen its share of conflict, including the attack on the town ...

News Colombia » Vaupes: Latest Battleground In Latin Drug War: Brazilian Amazon

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Publication date: Sunday 29 October 2000

More recently, in July, two small planes from Suriname were detected in Brazilian airspace and managed to land at a clandestine airstrip in Vaupes, Colombia, where they unloaded what officials suspect was a cargo of arms for the guerrillas before Colombian ...

News Colombia » Vaupes: Colombia goes ‘all in’ setting aside 17.6 million hectares for mining

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Publication date: hursday 21 June 2012

Colombia’s government has declared 17.6 million hectares in the East of the country as 'strategic areas for the mining industry'. Minister of mines and energy, Mauricio Cárdenas, said the reserves are located in the jungle jurisdictions of Guanía and ...

News Colombia » Vaupes: Dying languages archived for future generations

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Publication date: onday 24 August 2009

One project involved making recordings of ceremonial chantings of the Barasana language, spoken by just 1,890 people in the Vaupés Region of Colombia. Another grant paid to archive the vocal repertoire of Tashi Tsering, the royal singer of Lo Monthang ...

News Colombia » Vaupes: Ciudad Lunar Launches First English-language Trailer of Ciro Guerra’s ‘Embrace of the Serpent’

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Publication date: onday 16 March 2015

“Awash in scenic vistas,” Variety wrote, “Wind Journeys” is a “beautifully ... In the cinema, it can live again. Shot on location in Vaupes, Guainia Colombia, “Embrace of the Serpent” is produced by Cristina Gallego for Ciudad Lunar in ...