• Colombian
  • Although Columbus never actually set foot on the current Colombian territory, in his fourth voyage he visited Panama, which was part of Colombia until 1903. (wikitravel.org)
  • Claro Colombia is a Colombian telecommunications operator, owned by Mexican group América Móvil. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the dissolution of the Administrative Department of Security, which was also in charge of migratory services, the Colombian Government, under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, created Migración Colombia in order to carry out the customs and migration enforcement tasks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plan Colombia was the name of a United States foreign aid, military and diplomatic initiative aimed at combating Colombian drug cartels and left-wing insurgent groups in Colombia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The official objectives of Plan Colombia were to end the Colombian armed conflict by increasing funding and training of Colombian military and para-military forces and creating an anti-cocaine strategy to eradicate coca cultivation, though critics claim this largely served as a cover to increase U.S. military presence and protect U.S. corporate interests in the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plan Colombia in its initial form existed until 2015, with the United States and the Colombian government seeking a new strategy as a result of the peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC. (wikipedia.org)
  • Policymakers in both countries consider Plan Colombia to be a foreign policy success for the U.S. The Colombian government credits Plan Colombia with transforming the country given Colombia's fragility at the turn of the 21st century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Uribe, a member of the Colombian Liberal Party and former governor of Antioquia (1995-1997), had declined to run in the Liberal Party's internal consultations and instead sought the presidency as an independent, Liberal dissident supported by the Primero Colombia movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • MasterChef Colombia is a Colombian competitive cooking reality show that broadcast by RCN Televisión since January 14, 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • ACES (Spanish acronym: Aerolíneas Centrales de Colombia) was an airline with its headquarters in the Edificio del Cafe in Medellín, Colombia and founded on August 30, 1971, by a group of 13 Colombian entrepreneurs, amongst them, most notably Orlando Botero Escobar and German Peñaloza Arias from Manizales and Luis H. Coulson, Jorge Coulson R., Alberto Jaramillo and Hernán Zuluaga from Medellín. (wikipedia.org)
  • Colombia's
  • Colombia Migration (Spanish: Migración Colombia) is Colombia's customs agency responsible of monitoring and carrying out migratory control within the framework of national sovereignty and in accordance with the law. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nowadays, the city combines its contemporary development with the all traditional ways of its forefathers' heritage, like the historic Liberator Pathway, the path used by Colombia's 19th century Liberator Simon Bolívar to move his army between the west of the country and Santa Fe de Bogotá during his successful independence campaign from Spain, currently one of the top two tourist destinations in Colombia. (wikipedia.org)
  • FARC
  • The most recent scandal concerned unauthorized surveillance of the highly-sensitive peace talks in Havana, which were organized to negotiate an end to the longstanding armed conflict between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). (freedomhouse.org)
  • The new program is called "Peace Colombia" and seeks to provide Colombia with aid after the implementation of the Peace Agreement in 2017 with the FARC. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • Colombia First (Spanish: Primero Colombia) was a non-profit foundation and later political movement in Colombia which supported the candidacy of Álvaro Uribe in the 2002 and 2006 presidential elections. (wikipedia.org)
  • Uribe was elected President of Colombia on 26 May 2002 with 54% of the vote by the first round. (wikipedia.org)
  • On May 20, 2002, ACES merged with major competitor Avianca and SAM to form Alianza Summa, a strategic alliance aimed at joining forces to counteract the adverse circumstances that faced the airline industry in Colombia and the world after the September 11 attacks. (wikipedia.org)
  • centers
  • Heavy day-to-day fighting between guerrillas, narco-traffickers, paramilitaries and state forces takes place in most of southern, south-eastern and north-western Colombia as of 2010, including certain smaller urban centers. (wikitravel.org)
  • Andes
  • The internet first came to Colombia in June 1994, when a connection was established between Los Andes University and the United States, enabling connectivity to a handful of universities, institutions, and corporations. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The department of Nariño, where the Nudo de los Pastos (Knot of the Pastos) divides the Andes in three parts in Southern Colombia, is filled with hundreds of small plots cultivated with different produce, creating a dazzling green landscape. (colombia.travel)
  • Content
  • In a 2013 court case against Google, a judge ruled that the search engine was not liable for the third-party content to which it linked, establishing a positive precedent for intermediary liability in Colombia (see Limits on Content ). (freedomhouse.org)
  • coalition
  • In Colombia, a loosely organized coalition of paramilitary groups was better known for selectively assassinating adversaries or carrying out massacres of villagers before its militias completed a three-year disarmament in 2006. (washingtonpost.com)
  • In 2009, two Uribe supporters, Luis Carlos Restrepo and Roy Barreras sought to rename the Party of the U as Colombia First to create a large uribista coalition, uniting all the President's supporters, to back Uribe's potential candidacy for a third term in 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • main
  • The final version of Plan Colombia was seen as considerably different, since its main focuses would deal with drug trafficking and strengthening the military. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 23 August 2008, AIRES Flight 051 sustained substantial damage following the collapse of the right hand main landing gear on landing at Barranquilla-Ernesto Cortissoz Airport (BAQ), Colombia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brazil
  • David Luiz thundered home one of the World Cup's finest goals as Brazil progressed to the semi-finals, disposing of Colombia in an enthralling battle. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • The Colombia Open was the fifth tournament affiliated with the ATP held in Latin America, after the tournaments in Viña del Mar (Chile), São Paulo (Brazil), Acapulco (México) and Buenos Aires (Argentina). (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • He used an improvised, quasi-Greek adjectival version of the name, "Colombeia", to mean papers and things "relating to Colombia", as the title of his archive of his revolutionary activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The establishment in 1819 of a nation with the name "Colombia" by the Congress of Angostura gave the term a specific geographic and political reference. (wikipedia.org)
  • History
  • The earthquake was one of the most devastating events to have occurred in Colombia in recent history, with an estimated 1900 casualties. (wikipedia.org)
  • countries
  • Colombia is one of the equatorial countries of the world, but unique in its extreme topography and abundance of water. (wikitravel.org)
  • Developed countries should help us to implement some sort of 'Marshall Plan' for Colombia, which will allow us to develop great investments in the social field, in order to offer our peasants different alternatives to the illicit crops. (wikipedia.org)
  • city
  • IMLA de Colombia bought the rights of the Los Angeles Open in 2013 and transferred the tournament to the city of Bogotá, where it will be held indefinitely. (wikipedia.org)
  • In just 15 years, the city was rebuilt, becoming one of the most visited tourist destinations in Colombia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plan
  • Pastrana had first proposed the idea of a possible "Marshall Plan for Colombia" during a speech at Bogotá's Tequendama Hotel on June 8, 1998, nearly a week after the first round of that year's presidential elections. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pastrana's Plan Colombia, as originally presented, did not focus on drug trafficking, military aid, or fumigation, but instead emphasized the manual eradication of drug crops as a better alternative. (wikipedia.org)
  • Critics and observers have referred to the differences between the earliest versions of Plan Colombia and later drafts. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • NGOs have also begun calling for more information regarding the scope of government surveillance and threats to user privacy, issues that will likely gain greater traction in Colombia as internet use becomes more widespread. (freedomhouse.org)
  • high
  • That number is three times as high as estimates made by human rights groups in 2005 after a forensics team unearthed dozens of bodies at El Palmar, a farm in San Onofre, northeastern Colombia, that paramilitary forces had used as a base. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Our high quality 100% polyester soft & warm fleece I Heart Colombia Blankets is the perfect companion for cold nights at home, or at your favorite sports game. (cafepress.com)
  • early
  • In late 2013 and early 2014, internet freedom issues in Colombia were primarily related to intermediary liability and surveillance scandals. (freedomhouse.org)
  • animal
  • YouTube Link)The cat in this video is b... ...he survived a leap from a communication tower in Colombia that would have killed any lesser animal, includi. (neatorama.com)
  • little
  • There, on a sandy beach in northern Colombia, a little bit of my modesty disappeared into the currents of the crystal clear water. (cnn.com)
  • illegal
  • The scene had been repeated across Colombia for a generation, as illegal paramilitary gunmen, often working closely with army units, killed thousands of people in their war against leftist insurgencies and, in most cases, disposed of them in shallow, unmarked graves. (washingtonpost.com)