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· February, 2010

Stories about Colombia from February, 2010

365: A video a day from Cartagena, Colombia

Today from Cartagena in Colombia: UNESCO World Heritage Site and a top travel destination we bring you a selection of videos from the 365 video project participants, who are uploading...

Colombia: President Calls on Citizens to be Crime Informants

In light of rising crime in many Colombian cities, President Uribe called upon university students in Medellín and taxi drivers in Cali to act as informants and provide tips on...

Colombia: The Closure of Cambio Magazine

The Colombian magazine Cambio, known for its investigative reporting, was recently closed by its owners, who say it was an economic decision. However, journalists say that it was a politically...

Colombia: Slogans During Election Season

With the upcoming legislative elections in Colombia set for March 14, 2010, campaign signs and other ads are showing up across Colombia. Juan David Escobar of the blog Reticente [es]...

Video: Mobile Libraries of the World

The mobile library has become a staple in many library systems, bringing books to those who cannot access the libraries themselves. However, in many places due to bad road conditions...

Colombia: New Human Rights Watch Report

Plan Colombia and Beyond recommends the new Human Rights Watch report on Colombia about the ‘rise of emerging paramilitary groups.’

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