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Social media campaign wants to remind you: It's Colombia, not Columbia

Social media campaign wants to remind you: It's Colombia, not Columbia | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
A social media campaign spells out the differences between Colombia and Columbia.
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Laura Hartline's comment, February 21, 2013 9:39 AM
Here's the facebook page mentioned in the article: http://www.facebook.com/itscolombianotcolumbia
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The sweetest Colombia’s beauty contest

The sweetest Colombia’s beauty contest | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Bogotá, Colombia (NTN24) – The national beauty contest of the jaggery or “El Reinado de la Panela” is one of the most important and traditional event of Colombia where the contenders just need to express their natural beauty.
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Colombia Okays Prescriptions for Addicts in Bogota - Drug War Chronicle

Colombia Okays Prescriptions for Addicts in Bogota - Drug War Chronicle | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Colombia Okays Prescriptions for Addicts in BogotaDrug War ChroniclePresident Juan Manuel Santos has given the go-ahead to Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro's plan to prescribe otherwise illicit drugs to addicts in the Colombian capital, according to...
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Time is right, but past failures haunt Colombia peace talks - CNN.com

Time is right, but past failures haunt Colombia peace talks - CNN.com | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Public opinion against the FARC is widespread, but so is distrust in a rebel group that abused the last government that tried peace.
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How Falling Cocoa Prices Are Messing With Colombia's Drug War - The Atlantic

How Falling Cocoa Prices Are Messing With Colombia's Drug War - The Atlantic | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
The AtlanticHow Falling Cocoa Prices Are Messing With Colombia's Drug WarThe AtlanticConvincing farmers to trade the cocaine business for the chocolate business is getting even harder than it used to be.
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Conserving La Cocha lagoon

Conserving La Cocha lagoon | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
PASTO (NTN24) - About 25 km east of Pasto is Laguna La Cocha, the largest lake in South Colombia and near the north end of the lake is the Santuario de Fauna y Flora Isla de la Corota nature reserve.
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Rebels heard of truce 'too late'

Rebels heard of truce 'too late' | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Farc rebels in Colombia admit carrying out an attack a day after their leadership declared a truce, blaming poor media coverage for their lack of information.
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Colombia's Santos faces tougher peace talks: Pastrana - Chicago Tribune

Colombia's Santos faces tougher peace talks: Pastrana - Chicago Tribune | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
euronewsColombia's Santos faces tougher peace talks: PastranaChicago TribuneBOGOTA (Reuters) - The last Colombian president to negotiate with Marxist rebels says current leader Juan Manuel Santos will face an even tougher time in new talks because...
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Colombia drug treatment center plans spark debate - AFP

Colombia drug treatment center plans spark debate - AFP | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
AFPColombia drug treatment center plans spark debateAFPBy Jose Bautista (AFP) – 5 hours ago. BOGOTA — A proposal to open treatment centers in the Colombian capital for drug addicts is causing a stir in this cocaine-producing Latin American country.
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