A fireworks factory blew up Monday in northwestern Colombia injuring six people, one of them seriously, government officials reported.
The director of the Dapard disaster prevention department, Cesar Hernandez, said that the blast occurred in a gunpowder factory located in the rural portion of the town of Carmen de Viboral, in Antioquia province.
He added that the most seriously injured person - age 19 - was transported by the Colombian air force to a hospital in Medellin, the provincial...Read Full Story
Sunsets, Stars and Sweat: A Trip to the Colombian Desert
The brightly painted ‘tuk-tuk’-style minichiva bumbled along the sandy road blasting Reggaeton music from its two tiny speakers. I had been travelling for 20 minutes and was yet to see any signs of life. There were no people, houses or animals, just an endless nothingness. Looking to the left and right I could see only the barren expanse of land: I was almost expecting camels to walk by carrying turban clad men. No, I was not in the...Read Full Story
Soldiers killed 10 National Liberation Army, or ELN, guerrillas in fighting early Sunday in Fortul, a rural area in the northeastern Colombian border province of Arauca, military spokesmen told Efe.
Two guerrillas were captured and taken to San Antonio Hospital in Tame for treatment of their wounds.
The rebels belonged to the “Comrade Castro” unit of the Domingo Lain Front, one of the ELN’s most powerful units.
The front has hundreds of fighters in Arauca, the guerrilla group’s main bastion...Read Full Story
Beautiful Colombian women are very active from dusk till dawn. These girls are very gracious, quiet, and friendly. They naturally only hang with others of the similar or higher social class. They contribute in outside activities, games, tour, and the night living. These women are not money oriented, selfish keen, nor superficial. They are not noisy either. They appear to be shyer and have etiquette.Colombian Women are hands down a number of the most gorgeous Latin Ladies, in the earth, and...Read Full Story
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