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Multinationals to Invest $1.3 “Billion in Colombian Mine “El Cerrejón”

Multinationals to Invest $1.3 “Billion in Colombian Mine “El Cerrejón”

Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Xstrata confirmed to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos their plans to invest $1.3 billion to expand the Cerrejon coal mine. continue reading »

Colombian Rejects Lawsuit Against García Márquez

Colombian Rejects Lawsuit Against García Márquez

A Colombian court has ruled in favor of Nobel literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in a suit filed by the nonagenarian who inspired part of the plot of the novella "Chronicle of a Death Foretold." continue reading »

Charlie Sheen on Vacation in Colombia …With a Film Crew?

Charlie Sheen on Vacation in Colombia …With a Film Crew?

Charlie Sheen was recently seen smoking a cigar and strolling around Cartagena in northwest Colombia with a group of people, which included bodyguards and a camera crew. continue reading »

Colombian Military Hostages Held 14 Years Executed When Army Attempts to Rescue Them, One Survives

Colombian Military Hostages Held 14 Years Executed When Army Attempts to Rescue Them, One Survives

Colombia’s defense ministry has announced that a rescue mission carried out in the jungle has resulted in four hostages being killed by their FARC captors. continue reading »

Colombia says guerrillas killed 4 captives

Colombia says guerrillas killed 4 captives

Four security force members held by the FARC guerrilla group were killed during a military operation in the southern province of Caqueta continue reading »

Colombia: ‘FTA Will Bring New Sexual Fantasies to the Country’

Colombia: ‘FTA Will Bring New Sexual Fantasies to the Country’

The Colombian sex industry is looking forward to the benefits of the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas kicking in next year; for it means higher quality items, for smaller prices. continue reading »

Number of Abused & Exploited Children in Colombia Increasing

Number of Abused & Exploited Children in Colombia Increasing

Child abuse continues to be a very serious wound in the Latin American country. According to the latest report carried out by ICBF, the Colombian Institute continue reading »

Colombia arrests 14 drug suspects wanted by U.S.

Colombia arrests 14 drug suspects wanted by U.S.

Colombian police announced Monday the capture of 14 suspected drug traffickers wanted for extradition to the United States continue reading »

9 Killed in Colombia Bus Accident

Nine people were killed and at least nine others injured when a bus plunged into a 300-meter (984-foot) ravine in Tolima, a province in southern Colombia, the highway patrol said Sunday. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week From Colombia, Karen Santiesteban and Libardo Cardozo continue reading »

FARC Accused of Killing Columbian Indigenous Tribe Leaders

FARC Accused of Killing Columbian Indigenous Tribe Leaders

Leftist FARC guerrillas are responsible for the deaths of two Indian leaders in the northwestern province of Antioquia, the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia, or ONIC, said Thursday. continue reading »

Bus Carrying 17 Caught in Colombian Mudslide, Slides into Ditch

A mudslide dragged a bus 80 meters (260 feet) down a highway in central Colombia and dumped it in a ditch, but the 17 people aboard survived the accident, police said. continue reading »

Former Miltiaman Says Kidnapped Colombian Politician was fed to Crocodiles

Former Miltiaman Says Kidnapped Colombian Politician was fed to Crocodiles

A demobilized right-wing militiaman told Colombian prosecutors that a politician missing since October 2000 died after being thrown alive into a crocodile pit on the orders of a paramilitary commander, Caracol Radio said Thursday. continue reading »

All in A Day for Messi: Attacked on Field and Nominated for Time’s Person of the Year Award (VIDEO)

All in A Day for Messi: Attacked on Field and Nominated for Time’s Person of the Year Award (VIDEO)

Take a look at the unusual amount of punishment Leo took last night in Barranquilla, during the 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Colombia. continue reading »

Colombia Guerrilla Group FARC Names New Leader

Colombia Guerrilla Group FARC Names New Leader

Colombia's FARC guerrilla group said it has named Timoleon Jimenez, alias "Timochenko," as successor to previous rebel chief Alfonso Cano, who was killed in a military operation earlier this month. continue reading »