All posts tagged "Colombia"
Puerto Rico governor travels to South America
For Colombian presidential inauguration and to speak to Argentine Council for International Relations
- Posted August 6, 2018
Colombia takes big step to peace as rebels lay down guns
Vow to help end the country’s half-century conflict
- Posted June 27, 2017
13 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia
At least seven people dead
- Posted June 26, 2017
Colombia’s Santos may have received Odebrecht contributions
May have paid $1M for an opinion poll carried out during his re-election campaign
- Posted March 6, 2017
Colombia: Accusation against Santos made by ally of foes
Authorities said Santos' 2014 re-election campaign might have received an almost $1 million contribution originating from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht
- Posted February 8, 2017
Panama Charges 17 in Brazilian Firm Bribery Scheme
PANAMA CITY — Panama’s chief prosecutor says 17 people have been charged with money-laundering in connection with a bribery scheme involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Kenia Porcell said Tuesday those charged included 8 Panamanian businessmen, five foreigners,...
- Posted January 25, 2017
Bolivia Suspends Airline After Deadly Crash in Colombia
MEDELLIN, Colombia — The Bolivian Civil Aviation Authority has indefinitely suspended permission for LaMia airline to operate following the deadly crash of one its charter planes in Colombia, officials said Thursday. Authorities making the announcement did not...
- Posted December 1, 2016
Colombian President to donate Nobel Prize money to victims
"I'm not going to falter a single minute. I'm not going to give up a single second" in the search for peace
- Posted October 9, 2016
Colombian leader Juan Manuel Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize
OSLO, Norway — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to end a five-decade civil war that has killed more than 200,000 people — and said he received the...
- Posted October 7, 2016
Colombia Embarks on Path to Peace with Historic Accord
CARTAGENA, Colombia – After a half-century of combat that spilled blood across this South American nation, Colombians have embarked on a new, but difficult path to settle their political differences with the signing of a historic peace...
- Posted September 27, 2016