Federal judge tells Chiquita it must face human rights allegations in the U.S. After years of litigating against Chiquita on behalf of Colombian villagers terrorized by Chiquita-sponsored death squads, a federal judge denied the company's latest attempt to get rid of our case and escape justice. Show More Summary
LA PARADA, Colombia (Reuters) - Women from crisis-hit Venezuela are crossing the border in droves and selling their hair in a Colombian border town in order to afford scarce basic necessities such as food, diapers or medicines.
If you thought there was only one way to make a cup of hot cocoa, Colombian hot chocolate will blow your mind. A group of Latinos were recently asked to try Colombia’s version of hot chocolate for Buzzfeed’s Pero Like Facebook. In the...Show More Summary
More than a hundred thousand people in the Brazilian town of Chapeco have turned out to mourn the 71 people who died in a plane crash in Colombia – including most of the local football team. The Brazilian president led tributes to the victims at the ceremony in driving rain – saying the tragedy had…
Griselda Blanco is one of the most legendary drug traffickers in Colombia. Born in 1943, Griselda Blanco began living a life of crime while still at a young age and at just 11, she allegedly kidnapped a 2 year old boy for ransom. And when the parents refused to send the money, she shot him... Show More Summary
Pablo Escobar is widely regarded to be the most powerful and richest drug lord to ever have lived. Born in Antioquia, Colombia in 1949, he was able to dominate the cocaine drugs trade in the late 80s and early 90s, supplying about 80 percent of the drug being used in the United States. Show More Summary
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Peace talks between the Colombian government and Marxist insurgent group the National Liberation Army (ELN) will begin only after a simultaneous release of a politician held by the guerrillas and two imprisoned rebels, an ELN leader said.
The Mistakes in Medellin Post is part of The Quest Around The Globe Trip Report which covers the following places: Las Vegas, Nevada Grand Cayman Cartagena, Colombia Medellin, Colombia Miami, Florida Houston, Texas Moscow, Russia St. Show More Summary
Unlike my Grand Cayman Travel Guide, the Cartagena Travel Guide is more difficult to write for two reasons: 1) There is so much to do in Cartagena 2) Both times I went to Colombia, Aguardiente played a pivotal role in derailing my plans. The post Guns & Butter: Cartagena Travel Guide appeared first on The Points Of Life.
There was supposed to be a soccer game in Medellin, Colombia, last Wednesday. Instead Atletico Nacional and thousands of its fans filed into a packed stadium to pay homage to the Brazilian club they were scheduled to play. Before last week, few people outside Brazil knew much about Chapecoense,...
Alan Ruschel By Ben Green Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 22:00 Alan Ruschel is recovering well from Colombia plane crash There are so many tragic and devastating images and video coming out from Chapecoense right now, that it is really awesome to report on some positive news. After Tuesday’s plane crash, the football world has been paying […]
Monday night an Avro RJ85 traveling from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to Medellin, Colombia, crashed shortly before landing. The flight was being operated by Lamia, a charter airline with a single plane. 71 of the 77 people on the flight died. Show More Summary
Brazil's president on Saturday bestowed honors on the victims of an air crash as Air Force troops unloaded 50 coffins flown in overnight from Colombia, site of the disaster this week that killed 71 people and wiped out a soccer team. The...Show More Summary
Chapecó (Brazil) (AFP) – The bodies of 50 players, coaches and staff from a Brazilian football team wiped out in a plane crash in Colombia arrived home Saturday for a massive funeral. Fireworks lit up the sky over the stadium in Chapeco...Show More Summary
Coffins of those killed in a Colombia plane crash return to Brazil where ceremonies are to be held.
CHAPECO, Brazil (Reuters) - The Brazilian town of Chapeco, its buildings draped in the green colors of its devastated soccer club, prepared on Saturday to receive the bodies of victims of an air disaster in Colombia that killed 71 people and wiped out the team.
It was 23 years ago today that Pablo Escobar was assassinated on a rooftop in Medellin, Colombia. Ex-DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena, who served as consultants to the series Narcos, are still cashing in, now embarking on a world tour.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Victims of this week's tragic air crash in the Andes were flown home Friday as Bolivia's president called for "drastic measures" against aviation officials who signed off on a flight … Click to Continue »
Coffins of some of the 77 killed in a charter airline crash near Medellin, Colombia were repatriated to Brazil Friday. The plane apparently ran out of gas and crashed before it could reach a runway. Jeff Pegues reports.