The American rapper Wiz Khalifa received a tongue-lashing from the mayor of Medellin, Colombia on Monday for visiting the grave of the city's most infamous son, the drug lord Pablo Escobar. The "See You Again" artist left flowers and...Show More Summary
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During his visit to Colombia, Wiz Khalifa caused controversy when he visited Pablo Escobar's grave. Continue reading…
It is supposed to help protect human-rights activists, labor organizers and journalists working in risky environments, but a GPS-enabled "panic button" that Colombia's government has issued to about 400 people could be exposing them to more peril.
American rapper Wiz Khalifa is stirring controversy in the South American nation of Colombia, where he laid flowers and smoked what looks like a joint at the tomb of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar, the AP reports. The rapper is an avid marijuana smoker and used his Instagram account to post...
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Wiz Khalifa performed in Colombia last week, and he followed that up by posting photos in which he laid flowers at the grave of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar and smoked what appears to be a joint in front of it. And, per the Associated Press, people are pissed. The comments on Khalifa's Instagrams are largely…
This Colombian destination wedding featured rustic vibes with hints of glam! Amanda and Andy immediately fell in love with Colombia on their first visit to Cartagena, so when it was time to select a wedding destination, they knew exactly where to go. Show More Summary
TFW the blunt hits and you forget about the drug wars.
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Colombia under pressure Colombia may have beaten Bolivia on Thursday but it was far from convincing from Jose Pekerman’s side who did not take the lead until the 83rd minute. James Rodriguez bagged the winner, by putting away a saved penalty, to secure a much needed Colombia 1-0 victory in World Cup qualifying. Prior to […]
Venezuelan defense minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez denied Saturday that troops from his country had intruded on Colombian territory. Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday he had complained to his Venezuelan counterpart...Show More Summary
Panama's president on Friday presented a new elite counternarcotics police unit to combat smuggling of increased cocaine production in neighboring Colombia. The Eagle force, as it is called, consists of 300 officers with access to intelligence. Show More Summary
Colombia slammed its neighbor Venezuela on Thursday for what it said was an "unacceptable" incursion by Venezuelan military forces on its territory, and sent troops to secure the area. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said heShow More Summary
A Colombian official said a four-day incursion by Venezuelan troops may have been linked to Colombia's call for elections in the troubled South American nation. Some 60 Venezuelan soldiers crossed … Click to Continue »
Monterrey, Mexico, March 24, 2017 – Colombia and Puerto Rico have joined Mexico and Chile as semifinalists at the U19 Boys’ Pan American Cup following victories over Dominican Republic and Costa Rica, respectively, on Thursday.
With the shambolic FARC peace deal finally in place, the Colombian government is hoping to shift the country's farmers from Colombia's major cash crop: the coca leaves that are refined into the world's cocaine supply. Perhaps with the guerrillas no longer defending the crops they relied on for operating capital, Colombia can put coca behind it. (more…)
A group of about 60 Venezuelan soldiers crossed the border into Colombia this week, set up camp on a banana plantation and flew their national flag for a few days, an incident Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos called “a totally unacceptable” violation of national sovereignty. Santos said Thursday he spoke personally to Venezuelan President Nicolás […]