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Ending a civil war: Colombia cracks the code?

Ending a civil war: Colombia cracks the code?

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THE WORLD is mired in insurgencies, with the rise of ISIS in the Middle East, the persistence of Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine, and the continuing attacks of Boko Haram and Al Shabab in Africa. But at least one seemingly intractable guerrilla war — Latin America’s longest — may be coming to an end. Colombia is poised to reach a negotiated end after 50 years of fighting against the…

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#Rodriguez: It’s not easy doing what I’ve done

#Rodriguez: It’s not easy doing what I’ve done

Rodriguez: It's not easy doing what I've done

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There is no question that James Rodriguez is the sensation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. The Colombia No10 sank Uruguay with a brace on Saturday to take his country into the last eight for the first time and up his tally for the competition to five goals in four games, in which he has also served up two assists.

The 22-year-old is taking it all in his…

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England have flown home in disgrace, so here’s ten reasons Sportsmail’s new favourite World Cup team… is Colombia

England have flown home in disgrace, so here’s ten reasons Sportsmail’s new favourite World Cup team… is Colombia

With England being dumped out of the World Cup in pathetic fashion not long after the opening ceremony, fans around the country will be on the lookout for a new team to call their own. Here’s ten reasons why Sportsmail’s rather taken with Colombia.

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The 22-year-old has been one of the stars of the tournament so far, his irresistably creative playmaking linking up Colombia’s attack…

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President’s re-election boosts peace-talk hopes in Colombia

President’s re-election boosts peace-talk hopes in Colombia

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Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, won a second term on Sunday with an election victory that allows him to continue peace talks with Marxist guerrillas to end a half-century war.

Santos beat rightwing challenger Óscar Iván Zuluaga with about 50.8% of the vote after a bitter campaign that challenged voters to decide between the incumbent’s pursuit of negotiated peace or a likely escalation…

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Colombia vs. Greece: 2014 FIFA World Cup | Group C Preview

Colombia vs. Greece: 2014 FIFA World Cup | Group C Preview

Colombia vs. Greece
2014 FIFA World Cup
June 14 | 12 pm ET| Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
TV: ABC, Univision in US, CBC in Canada

Group C appears to be full of opportunities for the teams that can grab points. Colombia, perhaps group favorites, kick off their return to the World Cup after a 16-year hiatus with a game against Greece, perpetual underdogs looking to win their second-ever…

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Desde el lunes 19 de mayo comienza la votación anticipada para elegir Presidente y Vicepresidente

Desde el lunes 19 de mayo comienza la votación anticipada para elegir Presidente y Vicepresidente

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Para facilitar el desplazamiento de los ciudadanos colombianos residentes en el sur de la Florida al puesto de votación, las urnas electorales van a estar abiertas durante siete días: entre el 19 y el 24 de mayo de 2014.
Los votantes deben tener en cuenta que si van a votar entre el lunes 19 y el sábado 24 de mayo, deben acudir directamente al Consulado General Central de Colombia en Miami, (280…

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Gabriel García Márquez - Aracataca - Colombia 1927 - 2014

Gabriel García Márquez – Aracataca – Colombia 1927 – 2014

Gabriel García Márquez nació en Aracataca (Magdalena), el 6 de marzo de 1927. Creció como niño único entre sus abuelos maternos y sus tías, pues sus padres, el telegrafista Gabriel Eligio García y Luisa Santiaga Márquez, se fueron a vivir, cuando Gabriel sólo contaba con cinco años, a la población de Sucre, donde don Gabriel Eligio…

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Learn, Dance and Have Fun in Colombia’s Caribbean Museum

Learn, Dance and Have Fun in Colombia’s Caribbean Museum

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Travel editor, WatchBoom.com

Memo to first-time visitors to Colombia, especially if you’re heading to the pristine beaches, old-world colonial cities, jungles, deserts, eco-parks and diving meccas along the country’s Caribbean coast: The local tourism folks want you to know they’ve come up with a way to make you less of a stranger to the 150-mile-long coastal strip before you set out…

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Interview: Alejandro Eder on Colombia’s Peacebuilding and Reintegration Experience

Interview: Alejandro Eder on Colombia’s Peacebuilding and Reintegration Experience

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February 25, 2014
“If we want a sustainable peace…we will have to pay a price, which means reconciliation.”

Over the past decade, more than 56,000 former guerrillas and paramilitaries have gone through a process of demobilization in Colombia. As the country continues peace talks with the hopes of ending five decades of armed conflict, the pace of demobilizations grows. Alejandro Eder, director…

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Así quedaron los tarjetones para Senado y Cámara por BogotáEl Centro Democrático, que aún no tiene logo, tiene el primer puesto para el Senado.
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Así quedaron los tarjetones para Senado y Cámara por Bogotá

El Centro Democrático, que aún no tiene logo, tiene el primer puesto para el Senado.

La…

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