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· March, 2010

Stories about Colombia from March, 2010

Colombia: Hostage Pablo Emilio Moncayo Freed by FARC

After 4,483 days as a hostage in Colombia, Pablo Emilio Moncayo was freed by the FARC guerrillas. The blog Plan Colombia and Beyond provides the details of his release.

Colombia: Results from March 14 Elections

On Sunday March 14, Colombians went to the polls to elect legislative representatives. It was also viewed as a barometer of what could happen in the May 30 presidential elections.

Colombia: Confusing Ballots on Election Day

During the Colombian elections held on March 14, one complaint became common: the ballots were confusing because of its format, which frustrated many voters.

Colombian: March 13 Elections

Sebastian Chaskel of the Americas Quarterly Blog provides his thoughts on how Colombians will vote in the March 13th legislative elections.

Colombia: Transportation Strike from Pedestrian Eyes

Citizen videos record the situation lived these past three days of city-wide transportation strike that has Bogota paralyzed. Citizens have resorted to walking, riding bicycles, hitchhiking and climbing into the...

Colombia: Court Rules President Uribe Cannot Run for Third Term

It is official: Colombian President Álvaro Uribe cannot run for a third term in office. The referendum that could have changed the Constitution was ruled unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court...

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