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  1. Shakira Monument in Barranquilla, Colombia

    Atlasobscura.com - Travel 09.21 / 22:26 atlasobscura.com
    The statue of Shakira in the singer's hometown of Barranquilla, Colombia bears little resemblance to the pop star. It was built with Colombian iron. German artist Dieter Patt had the iron shipped to Germany after coming up with the idea in early 2005. Patt, a Shakira super fan if there ever was one, supports many charity projects in Colombia, including the singer's Pies Descalzos (Barefoot) Foundation. The statue weighs six tons and is inscribed with a quote from Shakira: “When you look a…
  2. Mill Creek’s Boychuk headed to Colombia with 15U National Team

    Mill Creek sophomore Alex Boychuk has been selected to USA Baseball’s 15U National Team, which will be competing at the Pan American Championships beginning this w…
  3. Families brave generations of Alzheimer's in Colombia

    Aljazeera.com - Middle Easte 09.21 / 11:58 aljazeera.com
    In a Colombian region where Alzheimer's has been passed on for many generations, women carry the burden of…
  4. UN adopts new mission aimed at reintegrating Colombia rebels

    MiamiHerald-World 09.15 / 00:51 miamiherald.com
    The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously approved U.N. plans for a follow-on mission in Colombia which will focus on reintegrating some 10,000 former combatants from the country's largest rebel … Click to Continue…
  5. UN adopts new mission aimed at reintegrating Colombia rebels

    Billingsgazette.com - World 09.15 / 00:03 billingsgazette.com
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved U.N. plans for a follow-on mission in Colombia which will focus on reintegrating some 10,000 former combatants for the country's largest rebel group back into s…
  6. UN adopts new mission aimed at reintegrating Colombia rebels

    Abc27.com - World 09.15 / 00:00 abc27.com
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved U.N. plans for a follow-on mission in Colombia which will focus on &…
  7. UN adopts new mission aimed at reintegrating Colombia rebels

    O.seattletimes.com - World 09.14 / 23:47 o.seattletimes.com
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved U.N. plans for a follow-on mission in Colombia which will focus on reintegrating some 10,000 former combatants for the country’s largest rebel group back into society. A resolution adopted Thursday by the council welcomes the laying down of arms by the Revolutionary Armed Forces […
  8. Trump delivers surprising rebuke to Colombia over cocaine surge

    SFgate.com-World 09.14 / 21:48 sfgate.com
    BOGOTA, Colombia — President Trump is threatening that he may decertify Colombia as a partner in the war against drugs unless the South American nation reverses a record surge in cocaine production. The shock rebuke for Washington’s staunchest ally in Latin America came Wednesday in the White House’s annual designation of nations it deems major drug-producing or drug-transit zones. Colombia, the source of 90 percent of the cocaine consumed in the U.S., has …
  9. Trump delivers shock rebuke to Colombia over cocaine surge

    Lethbridgeherald.com - World 09.14 / 16:42 lethbridgeherald.com
    BOGOTA – U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening that he may decertify Colombia as a partner in the war against drugs unless the South American nation reverses a record surge in cocaine production. The shock rebuke for Washington’s staunchest ally in Latin America came Wednesday in the White House’s annual designation of nations it deems The post Trump delivers shock rebuke to Colombia over cocaine surge appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…