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News Colombia Events: Khiron Begins Sales of First High-THC Medical Cannabis in Colombia

Published on: Tuesday 19 May 2020
Khiron Begins Sales of First High-THC Medical Cannabis in Colombia
News source: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/khiron-begins-sales-of-first-high-thc-medical-cannabis-in-colombia-301062298.html

Khiron is the first company to receive authorization to commercialize high-THC medical cannabis magistral preparations from Colombia's National Narcotics Fund...

News Colombia Events: Capstone Secures Significant 1 MW Flare Gas Project with Ecopetrol, the Largest National Oil Company in Colombia

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Capstone Secures Significant 1 MW Flare Gas Project with Ecopetrol, the Largest National Oil Company in Colombia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/capstone-secures-significant-1-mw-133000152.html

VAN NUYS, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 18, 2019 / Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (CPST), the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today it secured its first-ever flare gas project in Colombia with Ecopetrol, one of the top 25

News Colombia Events: Rugby Initiates Field Work in Bucaramanga Region, Colombia

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Rugby Initiates Field Work in Bucaramanga Region, Colombia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/rugby-initiates-field-bucaramanga-region-113000982.html

Rugby Mining Limited (“Rugby” or the “Company”) (RUG.V) is pleased to announce that field work is underway on its prospective Pastora and El Playon gold concession applications near Bucaramanga, Colombia. Rugby geological teams have recently been conducting detailed ground proofing of strong geochemical

News Colombia Events: 20 Things to do in Bogota, Colombia

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
20 Things to do in Bogota, Colombia
News source: https://internationalliving.com/things-to-do-in-bogota-colombia-trl/

Bogota is Colombia’s capital city and home to more than 7 million people ... and experience the culture of Bogota beyond just the typical tourist circuit. The site’s calendar of events will keep you ...

News Colombia Events: Ex-FARC Mafia Kill Colombia Indigenous Amid Illicit Crop Conflicts

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
Ex-FARC Mafia Kill Colombia Indigenous Amid Illicit Crop Conflicts
News source: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/analysis/farc-dissidents-indigenous-northern-cauca/

FARC dissidents massacred a group of indigenous guards protecting a reserve in Colombia's southwestern department of Cauca, adding to the killings of indigenous and community leaders who are increasingly coming into conflict with the ex-FARC Mafia groups that control drug cultivation and trafficking routes in the region.

News Colombia Events: Colombia Diary: Higher Ed Under Threat

Published on: Thursday 24 October 2019
Colombia Diary: Higher Ed Under Threat
News source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/10/25/colombia-diary-higher-ed-under-threat/

Recent events in Chile and Ecuador reverberate throughout South America and indeed the ... non-violent student movements in South America offer hope at a time when authoritarianism threatens ...

News Colombia Events: Sebastian Yatra Returns to Colombia With Epic Concert Performance -- Watch!

Published on: Monday 04 November 2019
Sebastian Yatra Returns to Colombia With Epic Concert Performance -- Watch!
News source: https://www.etonline.com/sebastian-yatra-returns-to-colombia-with-epic-concert-performance-watch-135634

The 25-year-old singer took over the Movistar Arena in Bogota, Colombia, over the weekend to two sold-out shows ... The “Runaway” singer was joined by a slew of friends, who made surprise appearances ...

News Colombia Events: Facing stiff competition, will Colombia's marijuana industry go up in smoke?

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Facing stiff competition, will Colombia's marijuana industry go up in smoke?
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/facing-stiff-competition-colombias-marijuana-145126783.html

It is one of the world's biggest crops, but the farm, run by cannabis company Clever Leaves, has only managed to export a few marijuana derivatives because of the tight regulations threatening to choke Colombia's ganja industry. Colombia was one of the first countries to regulate the cultivation

News Colombia Events: Government of India should organize India-GRULAC business conference in Colombia: WTC Medelin & Cali chief

Published on: Tuesday 27 August 2019
Government of India should organize India-GRULAC business conference in Colombia: WTC Medelin & Cali chief
News source: https://menafn.com/1098932358/Government-of-India-should-organize-IndiaGRULAC-business-conference-in-Colombia-WTC-MedelinCali-chief

Among GRULAC countries, Colombia holds key to enhance its international ... Government of India for participation in a textile event. Two MOUs between WTC Mumbai, and WTC Medellin and WTC Cali ...

News Colombia Events: Colombia dominant in doubles at 2019 World Bowling Women's Championships

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
Colombia dominant in doubles at 2019 World Bowling Women's Championships
News source: https://bowl.com/News/NewsDetails.aspx?hss_channel=tw-33955908&id=23622333662

She previously helped Colombia to bronze medals in the five-player team event in 2011 and 2017. "I've been close in doubles and singles a couple times and made the medal round in team before ...

News Colombia Events: Colombia's government wants to go after booming cocaine production from the air — but there's a catch

Published on: Wednesday 14 August 2019
Colombia's government wants to go after booming cocaine production from the air — but there's a catch
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/restrictions-on-colombias-ability-to-use-aerial-fumigation-on-cocaine-2019-8

Colombian President Ivan Duque wants to restart aerial spraying of herbicides to combat cocaine, of which Colombia is the world's largest producer.

News Colombia Events: Songbirds silenced as Colombia fights wildlife trafficking

Published on: Tuesday 13 August 2019
Songbirds silenced as Colombia fights wildlife trafficking
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/songbirds-silenced-as-colombia-fights-wildlife-trafficking/2019/08/14/a578a540-be48-11e9-a8b0-7ed8a0d5dc5d_story.html

Songbird competitions have been a pastime throughout the Caribbean for centuries, but trapping wildlife without a license is a crime in Colombia, and now that conflict with armed groups has declined, authorities are starting to go after animal traffickers

News Colombia Events: Colombia’s compassion is vital to Venezuela’s future

Published on: Wednesday 21 August 2019
Colombia’s compassion is vital to Venezuela’s future
News source: https://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/the-monitors-view/2019/0821/Colombia-s-compassion-is-vital-to-Venezuela-s-future

A selection of the most viewed stories this week on the Monitor's website. Every Saturday Hear about special editorial projects, new product information, and upcoming events. Occasional A weekly ...

News Colombia Events: Colombia’s Rise to a Retirement Haven

Published on: Sunday 04 August 2019
Colombia’s Rise to a Retirement Haven
News source: https://internationalliving.com/colombias-rise-to-a-retirement-haven-rrei/

My days in Medellín, Colombia’s second-largest city ... Add to that the occasional concert, exposition, fair, and sporting event and now you get an idea of how interesting, varied and busy life can be ...

News Colombia Events: Terrifying moment a bus driver is RUN OVER by a jeep after he sat on the wheel to stop motorist from leaving after a traffic accident in Colombia

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
Terrifying moment a bus driver is RUN OVER by a jeep after he sat on the wheel to stop motorist from leaving after a traffic accident in Colombia
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7341301/Terrifying-moment-bus-driver-RUN-jeep-sat-tire-stop-fleeing-driver.html

Cellphone video has captured the terrifying moment a man driving a jeep ran over a bus driver following a traffic accident in Colombia. Isaías Vargas ... that[the evidence] mismatched the timeline of ...

News Colombia Events: Colombia’s Egan Bernal Makes History as Tour de France Champ

Published on: Sunday 28 July 2019
Colombia’s Egan Bernal Makes History as Tour de France Champ
News source: https://www.voanews.com/europe/colombias-egan-bernal-makes-history-tour-de-france-champ

Updated July 27, 4:25PM Twenty-two-year-old Egan Bernal has become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France — and the youngest cyclist to place first in more than a century. Welshman Geraint Thomas placed second and Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk third. The 2019 edition of the Tour de France was marked by high drama, including sharp weather swings and a crushing defeat for the French. Only towards the end did a clear winner emerge in Colombia’s Egan Bernal. Interviewed on French TV ahead Sunday’s final sprint from the town of Rambouillet to Paris, Bernal said he was still trying to digest the

News Colombia Events: Colombia judge warrants arrest of ELN peace negotiators over Bogota terrorist attack

Published on: Tuesday 16 April 2019
News source: https://colombiareports.com/colombia-judge-warrants-arrest-of-eln-peace-negotiators-over-bogota-terrorist-attack/

The government has also refused to honor international obligations made ahead of the talks that would allow ELN negotiators reunite with their troops in Colombia in the events negotiations fail. ...

News Colombia Events: FILBO 2019 ready to host Colombia as the guest nation

Published on: Monday 22 April 2019
News source: https://thecitypaperbogota.com/bogota/filbo-2019-ready-to-host-colombia-as-the-guest-nation/22022

but the focus beyond the page remains Colombia, with a programme that includes live music and gastronomy. Among the many highlights is a library of historical events that have shaped this nation since ...