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Export ban for German arms maker

Germany has imposed an export ban on arms maker SIG Sauer after guns manufactured by the German company were found to have been sold to the Colombian police, German media report.

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Brics nations to create development bank

The leaders of the so-called BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - sign a deal to create a new $100bn development bank and emergency reserve fund.

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Colombia takes 5th place in the World Cup

Despite Colombia’s heartbreaking loss to Brazil in the quarterfinals, Colombia can walk away from the 2014 World Cup knowing that they reached fifth place.

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Colombia launches program to promote English as 2nd language

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos launched a new program called “Colombia Very Well,” on Thursday, with the intention of promoting bilingualism in Colombia.

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10 music genres found in Colombia

Colombia is a land of music. The same mountains, deserts and other geographic barriers that give Colombia’s its cultural and ecological diversity have also given the country a huge diversity of music.

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Nicaragua canal route: Atlantic-Pacific link unveiled

The Nicaraguan government and the company behind plans to build a canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean have settled on a route.

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The peace talks, redefined

The peace process offered by the Santos administration is imperfect, but could finally end the Western Hemisphere’s longest-running conflict.

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Latin American, Caribbean unlikely to meet U.N. anti-poverty goals

The United Nations has set a 2015 deadline for countries to meet various anti-poverty goals but not all nations in Latin America and the Caribbean are expected to meet the deadline.

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Do people choose pain over boredom?

People are unhappy in their own company and some prefer painful experiences to their own thoughts, a new study claims.

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6 Fitness Trainer Habits You Can Follow Too

As a group fitness instructor and health coach, I am often asked the same questions: What do you do to stay fit? What do you eat? How often do you exercise and what do you do?

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10 things about Colombia that are slightly weird to a foreigner

Colombia is known for cumbia, beautiful women, drug trafficking (unfortunately), and now soccer. Upon visiting the South American country, though, one might also notice some rather peculiar, lesser known things.

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Putin and Argentine Leader Agree on Nuclear Power Project

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and his Argentine counterpart signed deals on nuclear energy a

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Football in Latam - Jogo complicado

The history of the beautiful game in Latin America can be quite ugly:ethnic divisions within count

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Colombia’s coffee production up 26%: report

Colombia’s coffee production has reached high projected targets for 2014, up 26% from the previous y

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Colombia ready to go to the next level

The re-election of President Santos and the resulting mandate for further peace negotiations is just

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Colombia takes 5th place in the World Cup

Despite Colombia’s heartbreaking loss to Brazil in the quarterfinals, Colombia can walk away from th

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Collective Intelligence in the town of Palomino

Palomino is a village of 4,000 inhabitants located in the Guajira, Colombia. Being a population high

Thursday, 29 May 2014 Comments

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Mountaintop blasted to build huge telescope

The top of a 3,000m-high (10,000ft) mountain in Chile has been blown up to make way for the world's

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In praise of expats

When I ask expats why they initially chose to live in Colombia, most respond with the same answer, “

Monday, 7 July 2014 Comments

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Brazil hopes World Cup will boost tourism

From pink dolphins to ecolodges, Brazil hopes the World Cup will boost tourism, but Amazon can handl

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Why less coca does not equal less cocaine

The area sown with coca, the key ingredient in cocaine and crack, is at an all-time ...

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Latin American, Caribbean unlikely to meet U.N. anti-poverty goals

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Pope To Sex Abuse Victims: 'I Beg Your Forgiveness'

Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several ...

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Defensa a jueces y fiscales

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Neo-Communitarianism

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How Tests Make Us Smarter

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As a group fitness instructor and health coach, I am often asked the same questions: What do you do ...

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