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RPT-Colombia launches plan to guarantee sustainable coffee production

09 Dec 2019

BOGOTA, Dec 6 Colombia, the world's top producer of washed arabica, on Friday laid out what it called a road map to guarantee sustainable production of coffee for the next decade, with plans to increase quality and output.

Colombia launches plan to guarantee sustainable coffee production

06 Dec 2019

BOGOTA Colombia, the world's top producer of washed arabica, on Friday laid out what it called a road map to guarantee sustainable production of coffee for the next decade, with plans to increase quality and output.

Colombia launches plan to guarantee sustainable coffee production

06 Dec 2019

BOGOTA, Dec 6 Colombia, the world's top producer of washed arabica, on Friday laid out what it called a road map to guarantee sustainable production of coffee for the next decade, with plans to increase quality and output.

Colombian government, unions renew talks but no agreement reached

06 Dec 2019

BOGOTA Union leaders and Colombian government representatives met on Thursday for the second time this week but failed to reach an agreement to end protests against President Ivan Duque's economic and social policies.

Latin America, U.S. to ban travel within their borders for Venezuela's Maduro, allies

03 Dec 2019

BOGOTA Fifteen countries in the Americas agreed on Tuesday to ban 29 Venezuelans, including the oil-producing country's president, Nicolas Maduro, and his close allies, from travelling within their borders as part of diplomatic efforts to push him to step down.

Talks between Colombia strike committee, government end without advances

03 Dec 2019

BOGOTA Talks between the Colombian government and the unions and student organizations that are planning major protests this week ended without advances on Tuesday, as the country prepares for its third national strike since late November.

Colombia's coffee growers must focus on quality to lock in profits -federation

27 Nov 2019

CHINCHINA, Colombia Nov 27 Colombia's coffee farmers must reduce production costs and increase the quality of their beans next year if they want to assure profitability, the head of the National Federation of Coffee Growers said.

'New hope' as 38 more Colombian municipalities cleared of landmines

19 Nov 2019

PITALITO, Colombia Thirty-eight more Colombian municipalities are considered free of landmines and unexploded ordinance, President Ivan Duque said on Tuesday, as civilian and military efforts to remove improvised explosives continue despite ongoing conflict in some areas.

'New hope' as 38 more Colombian municipalities cleared of landmines

19 Nov 2019

PITALITO, Colombia, Nov 19 Thirty-eight more Colombian municipalities are considered free of landmines and unexploded ordinance, President Ivan Duque said on Tuesday, as civilian and military efforts to remove improvised explosives continue despite ongoing conflict in some areas.

Colombian political clans seen set to win at Sunday's polls

25 Oct 2019

BOGOTA Colombians go to the polls on Sunday to choose provincial governors, mayors and regional legislators in elections that could influence the 2022 presidential contest, following campaigning marred by violent attacks on candidates.

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