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Latin America - Energising India (Comment)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Latin America has remained at the periphery of Indian political and economic strategy, having presented no significant challenges, received marginal Indian migration (mainly in the Caribbean/Atlantic), and, depending on the country, ... Read more...

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China, Colombia agree to boost oil cooperation


May 10th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Chinese President Hu Jintao presided over the signing here Wednesday of nine agreements to boost cooperation in a range ... Read more...

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Three die in Colombian plane crash


March 19th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 19 (IANS/EFE) Three people were killed when a small plane hit power lines and crashed in Colombia's Santander province, police said.The Cessna 182 took off Saturday from the ... Read more...

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Colombia landslide buries bus, kills 14


April 15th, 2011 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 15 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed when a massive landslide buried their bus in central Colombia, Xinhua reported Thursday.Six other people are missing. The bus was ... Read more...

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Ecopetrol makes new oil find in Colombia


December 15th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) State-owned Empresa Colombiana de Petroleos, or Ecopetrol, said it found oil at a new well in central Colombia, raising the number of new petroleum discoveries this year to ... Read more...

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12 Colombian rebels killed


July 12th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 12 (IANS/EFE) Twelve leftist guerrillas have been killed in fighting with security forces in central Colombia, an official said. The rebels belonged to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). ... Read more...

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24 soldiers hurt in Colombia army base blast


May 24th, 2010 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 24 (IANS/EFE) A grenade went off accidentally, wounding 24 soldiers at an army base in central Colombia, officials said. The blast at the Tolemaida military base in Melgar town could have ... Read more...

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Death toll in Colombia car bomb blast rises to 9


March 26th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 26 (IANS/EFE) The death toll in the car bombing in Colombia's port city of Buenaventura has risen to nine, while 59 people were injured in the incident, authorities said. "The most ... Read more...

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Judge murdered in Colombia


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 3 (IANS/EFE) A criminal court judge was murdered outside the building where he lived in Bogota by gunmen riding a motorcycle, Colombian police said. Jose Fernando Patino was shot three times ... Read more...

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Two dead in clashes between football fans in Colombia


September 30th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 30(DPA) Two Colombian football fans died in separate clashes with hooligans, officials said. Fans of clubs Deportes Tolima and Deportivo Cali clashed on a road in central Colombia on the way ... Read more...

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13 rebels killed in Colombia clashes


July 18th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 18 (EFE) Thirteen leftist rebels were killed in fighting with the security forces in central Colombia, a media report said. The fighting between Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the country's ... Read more...

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Colombian police seize mobile cocaine lab


March 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 9 (IANS) Police in the central Colombia have found and seized a mobile cocaine laboratory and arrested two suspects, EFE reported. The lab, which was seized Saturday in Cundinamarca province, ... Read more...

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Eleven killed in fighting in Colombia


March 1st, 2009 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 1 (DPA) The latest fighting between Colombian military forces and guerillas from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) left 11 people dead, authorities said Saturday. The death toll comprised 10 ... Read more...

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At least six killed in Colombia earthquake (Lead)


May 25th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Bogota, May 24 (Xinhua) A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted central Colombia, claiming five lives and injuring 11 people, officials said Sunday. All the dead and injured were victims of landslides caused by the ... Read more...

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Earthquake causes panic in Bogota


May 25th, 2008 - 4:37 am ICT by admin
DPA Bogota, May 25 (DPA) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale caused panic among thousands of residents in the Colombian capital, Bogota, Saturday. There were no immediate reports of large-scale ... Read more...

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Top Colombian rebel leader killed by government forces


March 8th, 2008 - 3:35 am ICT by admin
DPA Bogota, March 8 (DPA Ivan Rios, a top leader of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), has been killed in fighting with government forces in central Colombia, media reports said. ... Read more...

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