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Company walks fine line to revive Colombia emerald mine

14 Dec 2018

COSCUEZ, Colombia/TORONTO A tiny company is trying to breathe new life into a fabled, four-century-old Colombian emerald mine without triggering unrest among wary locals who fear being shut out of the tunnels where they hunt for gems and make a meagre living. | Video

RPT- Venezuelan migrants, Colombians get surgery aboard U.S. hospital ship

29 Nov 2018

ABOARD THE USNS COMFORT, Nov 28 Three-year-old Emily is curled in the corner of a bunk bed, under anesthesia. Her Venezuelan mother watches over her, swaying as the hospital ship pitches back and forth off the coast of northern Colombia.

Sick Venezuelan migrants, Colombians get surgery aboard U.S. ship

28 Nov 2018

ABOARD THE USNS COMFORT Three-year-old Emily is curled in the corner of a bunk bed, under anaesthesia. Her Venezuelan mother watches over her, swaying as the hospital ship pitches back and forth off the coast of northern Colombia.

U.S. navy hospital ship brings care to Venezuela migrants in Colombia

27 Nov 2018

RIOHACHA, Colombia Even though five-year-old Kamila is used to getting blood drawn, she cried out when the needle pricked her arm, clinging to her mother for comfort in a classroom-turned-clinic in the northern Colombian city of Riohacha.

New machine offers relief for Colombian coffee-growers' labour woes

22 Nov 2018

CHINCHINA, Colombia Third generation Colombian coffee farmer Mauricio Giraldo knows all too well the stress of seeing some of his crop rot on the tree because he cannot find enough workers to pick the cherry-like red fruit.

Colombia's private crude producers cautiously optimistic about Duque

16 Nov 2018

BOGOTA Private oil producers in Colombia said on Friday they are optimistic about promises by President Ivan Duque to improve security and bolster the sector.

Colombia's private crude producers cautiously optimistic about Duque

16 Nov 2018

BOGOTA, Nov 16 Private oil producers in Colombia said on Friday they are optimistic about promises by President Ivan Duque to improve security and bolster the sector.

Colombia to probe deaths of Odebrecht whistleblower, son

14 Nov 2018

BOGOTA Colombia's attorney general has launched a criminal investigation into the deaths of a whistleblower and his son at the centre of a corruption probe involving Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht, it said late on Tuesday.

Spain's Sanchez offers Colombia help to reach peace with ELN rebels

30 Aug 2018

BOGOTA Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, on his first tour of Latin America since taking office in June, on Thursday offered any necessary support to push forward a peace deal between Colombia and ELN rebels.

Colombian anti-corruption referendum fails to meet quorum

27 Aug 2018

BOGOTA A referendum vote on seven anti-corruption measures failed to meet quorum in Colombia on Sunday, nullifying the results even though each of the measures, including a reduction in lawmakers' salaries and term limits for public posts, got at least 99 percent support.

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