BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One veteran of Colombia's disbanded far-right militias admitted to ordering or taking part in at least 3,000 killings, mostly targeting leftists, and incinerating many of the corpses to destroy evidence.
With 5 million people, or 10.6% of the total population, Colombia has the largest Afro-descendant population in Latin America, behind only Brazil, according to a 2005 census. There are, however, serious difficulties in quantifying blackness, given the mixed ethnic backgrounds of many Colombians. The stigma associated with African descent in much...
Built in the 17th century Spanish stronghold of Cartagena in Colombia, Casa San Agustin has embraced its Caribbean history and charm while offering guests all the modern... via JustLuxe.com
Uruguay: The U.N.’s International Narcotics Control Board blasted “misguided initiatives” to legalize marijuana use in areas like the U.S. state of Colorado and the South American nation of Uruguay. Colombia: Why are German guns in Colombia...Show More Summary
How to watch Wednesday’s friendlies … All times are Eastern South Africa vs. Brazil in Johannesburg noon beIN Sport, beIN Sport Play (tape at 5 on beIN Sport Spanish, tape at 9 on beIN Sport) Colombia vs. Tunisia in Barcelona 1 p.m. beIN Sport Spanish, beIN Sport Play (tape at 5 on beIN Sport, tape […]
CALI, COLOMBIA (3 MARCH 2014)—A comprehensive new study of global food supplies confirms and thoroughly documents for the first time what experts have long suspected: over the last five decades, human diets around the world have grown...Show More Summary
Reuters - A unit in Colombia of Toronto-based oil firm Pacific Rubiales launched a tender to sell two 1-million-barrel cargoes of heavy Castilla crude for delivery in April,
This photo taken on September 2013 shows the town of Puerto Venus where the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs' Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA) is funding the clearance of eight minefields in Colombia. [HALO TrustShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is working with Colombia and other countries to see whether mediation might be possible to bring opposing sides in Venezuela's crisis together for talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.
Colombians are drinking record amounts of coffee, but most of the growth comes from café instantáneo: Coffee consumption has steadily increased since 2008 in Colombia, and instant coffee sales have jumped by over 150 percent, the second-largest growth rate in the world, according to Euromonitor. Instant is taking up a larger and larger portion of the […]
Miranda Teran photographed this monkey at Parque Nacional Tayrona in Colombia.
January Keaton is leaving Albany ABC affiliate WTEN, she announced on Facebook. “It’s time to take a break and focus on filling my YEARS with LIFE, instead of just filling my LIFE with YEARS. I’m off to Barranquilla Colombia for a LONNNNNNNNNNG vacation,” Keaton wrote. Show More Summary
Researchers at the internationally respected UC Davis MIND Institute are collaborating with scientists at two Colombian universities to investigate the very high rate of fragile X-related disorders in one region in the South American country. Show More Summary
In 2004, Diego León Montoya Sánchez, at the time the leader of Colombia's most powerful drug cartel, was second only to Osama bin Laden on the list of America's most wanted. Three years later, a member of his inner circle who goes by "Tito" decided to give Sánchez up, figuring...
Many emerging markets have noted the rapid devaluation of their currencies taking place over the past year. In Colombia, the peso is now worth 2,017.01 per U.S. dollar, the weakest currency level since 2009. While other emerging markets...Show More Summary
Los Angeles-based brand Hall of Fame has released the lookbook for its Spring 2014 collection. The sportswear-inspired label has once again turned to photographer Akira Ruiz, who shot the lookbook in Colombia. Shot on location in Santiago… Hall of Fame Spring 2014 Lookbook is a post by Maude Churchill on Highsnobiety.
Dr. Drew Pinsky’s daughter, Paulina Pinsky, first came out about her seven-year struggle with anorexia and bulimia in a brave essay she penned for The Colombia Spectator in November 2013. The 21-year-old junior at Barnard College described the moment she revealed her secret to her mom in her essay “Get Your Teeth Checked.” She wrote: [...]
Chelsea: Mourinho hints €60m striker move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has dropped a huge hint recently about his transfer policy for the summer hinting that Colombia international Radamel Falcao is in his sights. The 28-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Chelsea in the past, … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News
He still has a long way to go but Radamel Falcao looks like he is over the worst of it. Monaco and Colombia’s superstar centre-forward had his Ligue 1 season cut short towards the end of January when he received a knee ligament injury in the Coupe de France clash with Monts Or Azergues. Falcao, who still habours feint [...]