Colombia Sees Risk Rains That Cut Coffee Output to Return

Colombia Sees Risk Rains That Cut Coffee Output to Return

Colombia, the world’s second largest producer of Arabica coffee beans, forecast the possible return of a weather pattern that cut coffee and...

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Cocoa industry must adapt to climate change - study

Cocoa industry must adapt to climate change - study

Enjoying a bar of chocolate could become an expensive pleasure in years to come, say researchers who have been studying the impact of climat...

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Colombia May Keep 4.5% Rate to Gauge Effect of Europe Crisis

Colombia May Keep 4.5% Rate to Gauge Effect of Europe Crisis

Colombia’s policy makers will probably leave borrowing costs unchanged for a second straight month and end a dollar-purchase program as slow...

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Minnesota agriculture could benefit from increased exports

Minnesota agriculture could benefit from increased exports

Agriculture exports are critical to farmers and are essential to the prosperity of the overall U.S. economy.  Free trade agreements with So...

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Colombia Ditches Overseas Bond Sale on ‘Wild’ Market Conditions

Colombia Ditches Overseas Bond Sale on ‘Wild’ Market Conditions

Colombia has scrapped plans to sell $240 million in international bonds this year as “wild” market conditions raise the risk of borrowing ab...

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Colombia has made huge strides in reviving a tourism industry that a decade ago was moribund.

Colombia has made huge strides in reviving a tourism industry that a decade ago was moribund.

Improved security, a national “branding” campaign, favorable coverage by foreign travel media and generous tax benefits to lure hotel develo...

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Shakira Is Latin Grammy Person of the Year

Shakira Is Latin Grammy Person of the Year

Colombian singer/songwriter Shakira will be honored as the 2.011 Latin Recording Academy person of the year, the Latin Grammy organization h...

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Andean Market Struggles to Lift Stock Trading Dwarfed by Brazil’s Volume

Andean Market Struggles to Lift Stock Trading Dwarfed by Brazil’s Volume

Trading in a market created to combine stocks from Colombia, Chile and Perú is languishing as transactions in the first four months totaled ...

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Colombia seeks truce in oil workers strike

Colombia seeks truce in oil workers strike

The government works to mediate the dispute after violence leads employer Pacific Rubiales Energy to shut down the country's two most im...

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Colombian journalist receives human rights prize

Colombian journalist receives human rights prize

Journalist Hollman Morris received the International Nuremberg Human Rights Award on Sunday in Germany for his coverage of political violenc...

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Sofia Vergara's family thinks Emmys are beauty pageant

Sofia Vergara's family thinks Emmys are beauty pageant

Sofia Vergara may have lost at the Emmys on Sunday night, but to her family back in Colombia she was the clear winner but then again, they&#...

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Canadá opens women's olympic basketball qualifier with victory

Canadá opens women's olympic basketball qualifier with victory

Canada's women's basketball team rode a strong defensive performance to an opening win at the FIBA Americas Championship. Kalisha K...

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Colombian Peso’s Decline Is ‘Healthy’ Shock Absorber, Uribe Says

Colombian Peso’s Decline Is ‘Healthy’ Shock Absorber, Uribe Says

Colombia’s central bank Governor Jose Dario Uribe said the recent fall in the peso is “healthy” and won’t boost inflation in South America’s...

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Suspended Bogotá mayor jailed on corruption charges

Suspended Bogotá mayor jailed on corruption charges

Suspended Bogotá Mayor Samuel Moreno, who is facing corruption charges, was jailed Friday, the latest high-profile Colombian official or for...

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Colombia Won’t Sell More Bonds Overseas in 2.011, Echeverry Says

Colombia Won’t Sell More Bonds Overseas in 2.011, Echeverry Says

Colombia will abandon plans to sell $240 million in international bonds this year as global financial turmoil raises the risk of borrowing a...

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Collaboration between Colombia and Holland boosts Fairtrade bananas

Collaboration between Colombia and Holland boosts Fairtrade bananas

The Max Havelaar Foundation, Fyffes, Uniban, Augura and the ministry of foreign affairs have started a public private collaboration to incre...

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Emmy Awards : Sofia Vergara Dazzles in Jaw-Dropping Vera Wang Gown

Emmy Awards : Sofia Vergara Dazzles in Jaw-Dropping Vera Wang Gown

Sofía Vergara knows how to get a crowd talking about her good looks and Sunday night was no exception as she took the Emmy Awards by storm i...

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Colombia's Sura Reiterates Intention To Keep ING Mexico Assets

Colombia's Sura Reiterates Intention To Keep ING Mexico Assets

Colombia's Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA (GIVSY, GRUPOSURA.BO), or Sura, said Monday it has no intention of flipping ING Groep NV...

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Samuel  Moreno charged with corruption

Samuel Moreno charged with corruption

Ex Bogotá mayor charged with corruption in awarding of construction contracts Bogota’s suspended mayor has been charged with seeking payoff...

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Colombian Stock Movers : Inversiones Argos, Empresa de Energia

Colombian Stock Movers : Inversiones Argos, Empresa de Energia

The following companies had unusual price changes in Bogota trading.  Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 4 p.m. New York...

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Giant Ancient Crocodile Uncovered in Colombia

Giant Ancient Crocodile Uncovered in Colombia

A new fossil crocodile species has turned up in the same Colombian coal mine as the world’s largest known snake.  Sixty million years ago, ...

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Colombian leader pulls at Koreans' heartstrings

Colombian leader pulls at Koreans' heartstrings

The leader of Colombia left Seoul Friday, after wrapping up a three-day state visit to South Korea. But the heartfelt speech delivered by P...

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Venezuelan oilmen behind Colombia's oil boom

Venezuelan oilmen behind Colombia's oil boom

Puerto Gaitán, Colombia -- "I don't have any problems firing everyone I need to fire," Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez thund...

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