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31 children burned to death in Colombia bus accident

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Thirty-one children were burned to death when a bus they were traveling in caught fire in northern Colombia on Sunday, the Red Cross said.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Colombia rebels, govt reach agreement on drugs

Ivan Marquez, center, chief negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) speaks to journalists accompanied by fellow rebels Jesus Santrich, left, and Ricardo Tellez at the close of a round of peace talks with Colombia's government in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, May. 4, 2014. According to a joint statement, the rebels and Colombian authorities did not sign a final agreement, but made partial progress on the issue of the fight against drug trafficking. AP

Colombia’s government and main rebel group on Friday announced an agreement to jointly combat illicit drugs in the South American country, which was long the world’s leading cocaine producer.

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Spain police arrest man over cocaine sandwich

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Spanish police said Wednesday they have arrested a Colombian man after he was found to be carrying a ham and cheese sandwich stuffed with over 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of cocaine.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

UK teen dies in Colombia after taking hallucinogen

In this photo taken Wednesday, April 23, 2014, police officers and forensics look at the body of British citizen Henry Miller, 19, on a road outside Mocoa, in Colombia's southwestern state of Putumayo. Miller died after he drank a hallucinogen during a tribal ritual, his body left by the side of the road by two frightened young local men, said Saturday local police commander Ricardo Suarez. AP

A British teenager died in southwestern Colombia after he drank a hallucinogen during a tribal ritual and his body was left by the side of the road by two frightened local men, authorities said Saturday.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Colombia hopes to share Garcia Marquez remains

A wreath decorates the entrance to the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Museum, at the house were he was born in Aracataca, Colombia, Friday, April 18, 2014. Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez died at the age of 87 in Mexico City on April 17, 2014. AP

The final resting place for the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez remains unclear. It could be Mexico where he lived for decades or his native Colombia. Perhaps even both.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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