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Google 9/22/2018 1:07:17 PM

Facebook dating service rolling out in Colombia - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Facebook dating service rolling out in Colombia
The Straits Times
BOGOTA (AFP) - Facebook said Friday (Sept 21) a dating service it teased early this year is being rolled out in Colombia. The social media giant chose the Latin American country as its test lab because Colombians are particularly avid fans of using ...
Facebook Is Testing Its Dating Service. Here's How It's Different From TinderWIRED

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Google 9/22/2018 2:03:51 AM

Colombia Peace Deal With FARC Guerrillas Sparks Outrage - NPR


Colombia Peace Deal With FARC Guerrillas Sparks Outrage
NPR
OTIS: They came to El Charco because it's the largest town in this remote patch of southwest Colombia that's mostly rainforest, mangrove swamp and deserted coastline. Now El Charco's mayor, Milton Cuero, is scrambling to provide the newcomers with food ...

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Google 9/21/2018 10:05:35 PM

Colombia honors 14 sniffer dogs at emotional retirement - Washington Post


Washington Post

Colombia honors 14 sniffer dogs at emotional retirement
Washington Post
BOGOTA, Colombia — Fourteen police dogs received medals and diplomas during an emotional retirement ceremony in Colombia's capital Friday as they wrapped up years of service sniffing out drugs, bombs and bodies. Some of the German shepherds, ...

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Google 9/21/2018 7:32:03 PM

Using space tech to improve palm oil transparency in Colombia - Mongabay.com


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Using space tech to improve palm oil transparency in Colombia
Mongabay.com
MEDELLIN, Colombia — Keeping an eye on what is going on out in the vast countryside of Colombia's palm oil plantations is a challenge. But that may be about to change. Thanks to a combination of satellites, drones and the Internet of Things (IOT ...

Google 9/21/2018 6:12:40 PM

Colombia's coffee workers despair over low wage - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Colombia's coffee workers despair over low wage
Aljazeera.com
Coffee prices are at a 12-year low, and as a result, Colombian farmers are struggling to make a decent wage. Speculators, overproduction and the power of multinationals, are being blamed for the drop in income. Now, coffee producers are calling on big ...

Google 9/21/2018 3:58:24 PM

Colombia: Cursed by coca in Catatumbo - FRANCE 24


FRANCE 24

Colombia: Cursed by coca in Catatumbo
FRANCE 24
While the United Nations on Wednesday announced that Colombia remains the world's largest cocaine producer, our reporters visited the northeastern region of Catatumbo - one of the country's main producers of the illegal coca plant. In Catatumbo, they ...

Google 9/21/2018 2:36:18 PM

Pablo Escobar museum in Colombia shut down - BBC News


BBC News

Pablo Escobar museum in Colombia shut down
BBC News
Colombian police have shut down a small museum dedicated to the life of drug lord Pablo Escobar in Medellín. Officers staged a raid to shut down the site, owned by Escobar's brother, because it did not have a tourism licence with which to operate.
Pablo Escobar narco museum shut down by Colombian authoritiesIndia Today

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