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Thousands hold 'national strike' in Colombia over budget cuts

8 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Protesters march against government plans to decrease the education budget and change pension plans.
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2 firms first to export LatAm medicinal marijuana to Europe

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

Two companies from Uruguay and Colombia will become the first in Latin America to export medical marijuana products to Europe under deals announced Wednesday. Fotmer Life...
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Term Sheet April 24, Softbank in Germany, Crypto Bets, and Brazil Rising

1 day ago   |   Fortune

LATAM RISING Hello Term Sheet readers-Lucinda here until Polina's return Monday. In the meantime, send deals, thoughts, and random musings on life and what Softbank's endgame...
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Nuns from Colombia serenade crowd while rowing in Central Park

Nuns from Colombia serenade crowd while rowing in Central Park

2 days ago   |   New York Post

It was a “Sister Act” in Central Park. A group of nuns from Colombia were spotted serenading park goers in Manhattan on a sunny Tuesday afternoon during a visit to the city for...
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Authorities: Death toll rises to 30 in Colombia landslide

2 days ago   |   ABC News

The death toll in a devastating landslide that flowed over homes in a small community in southwestern Colombia has risen to 30
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Conserving mangroves, a lifeline for the world

Conserving mangroves, a lifeline for the world

3 days ago   |   Apple

Conserving mangroves, a lifeline for the world Apple, Conservation International and Colombian Communities Partner to Protect Earth's Carbon-Trapping Coastal Trees The roots of...
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At least 14 killed in Colombia's Easter Sunday landslides

4 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

At least 25 people still buried in the mud and debris, local media reports said.
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'If I Had Stayed in Venezuela, We Would Have Starved'

4 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Venezuelans who fled to Colombia tell of harsh conditions, including the absence of food, electricity and hospitals with basic supplies.
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Landslide kills at least 14 in Colombia

4 days ago   |   National Post

CARACAS, Venezuela - Heavy rains unleashed a landslide in a remote mountain town in southwestern Colombia on Sunday, killing at least 14 people and injuring five more. The...
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'If I Had Stayed in Venezuela, We Would Have Starved'

4 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Venezuelans who fled to Colombia tell of harsh conditions, including the absence of food, electricity and hospitals with basic supplies.
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NFL Draft 2019: Baker Mayfield reacts to Cardinals selecting Kyler Murray with No. 1 pick

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Dwayne Haskins laughs at Giants' NFL draft pick before Redskins pounce

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Giants shock NFL draft by going Daniel Jones with No. 6 pick

Giants shock NFL draft by going Daniel Jones with No. 6 pick

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NFL Draft 2019: Nick Bosa 'excited to go kick butt' with 49ers

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The San Francisco 49ers coveted Nick Bosa and he is relishing getting on the field for his new team. Read more ...

Andrew ‘AJ' Freund forced to stay in cold shower, viciously beat to death...

Andrew ‘AJ' Freund forced to stay in cold shower, viciously beat to death: officials

The Illinois parents accused of killing their 5-year-old son forced him to stay in a cold shower and viciously beat him, according to court documents. Andrew Freund Sr., 60... Read more ...

Celtics legend John Havlicek dies at age 79

Celtics legend John Havlicek dies at age 79

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