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Oliver Griffin

Latin America animal lovers rush to aid pets abandoned amid coronavirus

07 Apr 2020

BOGOTA/LA PAZ Activists in Latin America are scrambling to house and feed animals abandoned by owners who misguidedly fear their pets will infect them with the coronavirus or who are unable to feed animals amid lockdowns that have caused increased unemployment.

Colombia extends coronavirus quarantine by two weeks

07 Apr 2020

BOGOTA Colombia will extend a nationwide quarantine meant to stem the transmission of the coronavirus until April 27, President Ivan Duque said on Monday.

Tourists trapped in Colombia by coronavirus hope for flights home

26 Mar 2020

BOGOTA Beneath the harsh fluorescent lights of El Dorado airport's check-in area, more than 100 stranded tourists bedded down for the night on spartan cots.

Tourists trapped in Colombia by coronavirus hope for flights home

25 Mar 2020

BOGOTA, March 25 Beneath the harsh fluorescent lights of El Dorado airport's check-in area, more than 100 stranded tourists bedded down for the night on spartan cots.

Coronavirus stokes fear among Venezuelan migrants in Latin America

20 Mar 2020

BOGOTA/LIMA For millions of Venezuelan migrants who fled the crisis in their homeland, many struggling daily in countries across Latin America to afford food and rent, the spread of coronavirus threatens to bring new hardship.

Colombia court decision on fracking could end speculation before July

11 Mar 2020

BOGOTA A ruling from Colombia's highest administrative court on the exploration of non-conventional energy deposits could put a years-long argument between energy companies and anti-fracking activists to bed within the next four months.

Beat laments Uber's Colombia departure, but will not hold back in its absence

05 Feb 2020

BOGOTA Ride-hailing company Beat hopes rival Uber will return to Colombia, but meanwhile, it will capitalise on the void it left and try to fill it, the company said.

Pompeo says more U.S. action coming to support Venezuelan opposition leader

21 Jan 2020

BOGOTA There will be more action by the United States to support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday, after meeting with Guaido on the sidelines of a regional conference in Bogota.

Much work remains in Colombia's fight against coca cultivation, Pompeo says

20 Jan 2020

BOGOTA Much remains to be done in Colombia's fight against cultivation of coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to Bogota on Monday.

Colombian farmers under pressure from frosts linked to climate change

19 Jan 2020

SIBATE, Colombia Potato farmer Pedro Gomez stared out across rows and rows of ruined potato plants, the usually green foliage brown and withered by heavy frost. | Video

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