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Despite killings, Continental Gold still on track with flagship Colombia mine

Jun 20 2019

BURITICA, Colombia Last September, Continental Gold Inc's painstaking efforts to build community support for its gold and silver mine beneath the green skirts of Colombia's Andes suddenly looked vulnerable when gunmen killed four of its employees in two separate attacks.

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children

Jun 09 2019

BOGOTA Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without basic citizenship rights. | Video

RPT-Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children

Jun 08 2019

BOGOTA, June 8 Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without basic citizenship rights.

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children

Jun 08 2019

BOGOTA, June 8 Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Venezuelan children are at risk of being without basic citizenship rights.

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking

Jun 07 2019

BOGOTA Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supplies but criticized for causing environmental damage.

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key

May 22 2019

FLORENCIA, Colombia Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements.

U.S. has no timeline for change in Venezuela government, official says

Apr 15 2019

BOGOTA The United States has no timeline for a change in government in Venezuela, a U.S. top official said, but is certain embattled President Nicolas Maduro will not remain in power.

U.S. has no timeline for change in Venezuela government, official says

Apr 15 2019

BOGOTA The United States has no timeline for a change in government in Venezuela, a U.S. top official said, but is certain embattled President Nicolas Maduro will not remain in power.

Colombian proposal to ditch NY coffee price may send buyers elsewhere

Mar 19 2019

BOGOTA/NEW YORK A proposal by Colombian coffee growers' federation that producer countries sell their high-quality harvests untethered from the New York market price could encourage buyers to look for alternative providers, importers and exporters said.

Despite Andean sun, renewable energy in Colombia faces cloudy outlook

Mar 14 2019

YUMBO, Colombia The 36,000 solar panels gleam in the tropical heat of a valley outside the city of Yumbo in western Colombia, feeding dozens of megawatts to a nearby soft drinks factory as well as the national grid.

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