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  • Colombia lawmakers reject controversial gay marriage bill

    Colombia lawmakers reject controversial gay marriage bill
    BOGOTA — Colombian lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a polarizing bill to allow same-sex marriage in the predominantly Roman Catholic nation, as hundreds of people took to the streets to demonstrate for and against the measure. The bill was rejected...
  • Victor Carranza dies at 77; 'Emerald King' of Colombia

    Victor Carranza, known as the "Emerald King" of Colombia, who built a near monopoly in trade in the precious gems and survived at least two assassination attempts along the way, died of lung cancer Thursday at a Bogota hospital. He was 77. Officials...
  • Kissimmee aims for more tourists from Colombia

     
    The Experience Kissimmee team is leading a six-day, two-city sales and media mission to Bogota and Cali, Colombia.  A highlight of the trip will be attending Vitrina Turistica ANATO 2013, February 27-March 1, an annual event organized by ANATO, the...
  • Whitehall woman anticipates heart transplant

     
    The stories I write linger longer in me than its publishing date. Sometimes concepts remain like riddles in my mind and surprise me with greater stories later on. I relate this idea to Yanira Barona, a 41-year-old mother from Whitehall, whose story I've...
  • Colombian president announces fall peace talks with rebels

     
    Prospects for an end to four decades of civil strife in Colombia inched closer to reality Tuesday as President Juan Manuel Santos announced that his government has signed an agreement to start peace talks in Norway with the country’s largest rebel...
  • White House: Peru displaces Colombia as top cocaine producer

     
    Peru has regained its former distinction as the world’s top cocaine producer, according to an annual White House report issued Monday that said Colombia’s output fell sharply last year, putting the former leader in third place behind Bolivia.....
  • U.N.: Colombian coca and cocaine production shows little change

     
    A U.N. survey indicates Colombia's coca leaf and cocaine production didn't change much in 2011, while comparisons with Peru will have to wait until August....
  • Energy deals boost Colombia-Venezuela ties despite border violence

     
    As bi-lateral relations improve, Venezuelan President Chavez promises to send added troops to the area where FARC rebels fled after killing 12 Colombian soldiers...
  • Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig

    Colombia rebels' hostage recalls friendship with wild pig
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- A little wild pig named Josefo, abandoned by his mother, helped keep Sgt. Jose Libardo Forero sane. For nearly 13 years, Forero was one of the "forgotten" hostages held by the leftist rebels known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces...
  • Colombian army officials say 12 soldiers killed by rebels

     
    Twelve Colombian soldiers were killed by suspected leftist guerrillas who then fled into Venezuelan territory....
  • Colombia bomb injures ex-minister, kills 2 as new trade era dawns

     
    A former Colombian cabinet minister was injured in a bomb blast that killed five people in Bogota on the day that the Colombia-U.S. Free Trade Agreement starts taking effect...