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Colombia

Country archive · 355 posts


Latest stories about Colombia

21 April 2014

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Caribbean: The Writing & Politics of Gabriel García Márquez

The literary fraternity is only just starting to adjust to the idea of life without “Gabo” – the inimitable Colombian-born author who was beloved by the world – Gabriel García...

18 April 2014

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Everyone's “Gabo”

The death of Gabriel García Márquez shocked the United States. The media and Twitter captured the aftermath.

14 April 2014

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Kuntur: A New Birdwatching App Launched in Colombia

Kuntur, a new android app, promises to make birdwatching easier for both experienced and amateur birders in Colombia.

12 April 2014

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Graphic Novel “Los Once” Remembers History Through Fiction

Los Once is a graphic novel that recreates the seizing of Colombia's Palace of Justice from the point of view of the families affected by the violence.

3 April 2014

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Environmental Emergency: Drought Kills Thousands of Animals in Colombia

More than 20 000 animals are reportedly dead due to the drought in Casanare, Colombia. Citizens and activists are using social networks to attract attention to this environmental emergency.

28 March 2014

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Displaced and Duty-Free in El Tamarindo, Colombia

El Tamarindo was formed by internally displaced families on empty, untitled land in Colombia. With the expansion of the Barranquilla Free Trade Zone, the community is being forcefully displaced again.

24 March 2014

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President Santos Confirms the Dismissal of Bogotá Mayor Gustavo Petro

The Colombian president did not adopt precautionary measures by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for Gustavo Petro to continue as mayor of Bogotá, the country's capital.

20 February 2014

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Recap of the Blog Carnival ‘Do You Love the Internet?’

In this article recapping the participation in our recent Blog Carnival, with the theme "I Love the Internet," check out how bloggers are inspired by the Internet.

10 December 2013

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Bogotá Mayor Dismissed, Barred from Politics Over Imperfect Trash Collection

Colombia's Inspector General dismissed Bogota's Mayor Gustavo Petro and banned him from public office for 15 years, alleging Petro's mismanagement of a new public rubbish collection system.

25 November 2013

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Love Doesn't Kill: Campaign Against Femicide in Colombia

23-year old Nataly Palacios Córdoba was murdered by her boyfriend in August. Her death caused such a shock that her classmates decided to launch the 'Love doesn't kill' campaign.

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