Why you should watch 'MONOS'

Sep 17, 2019 Movies
Scene from the movie: 'Monkeys'
I am not a film expert, but as a spectator, I consider it a movie to watch. It is, perhaps, one of the best films made in Colombia

EU will give 30 million euros to Colombia to attend Venezuelan immigrants

Sep 13, 2019 Latam
Venezuelan woman with her children in the UN refugee camp in La Guajira, Colombia.
The money will go to support government efforts to offer employment, housing and entrepreneurship for Venezuelans

World Democracy Day: Colombia, on the verge of becoming a regime

Sep 12, 2019 Others
Nariño Palace in Bogotá.
Can we seriously consider a country in which political leaders die, more corruption scandals are uncovered and media outlets censored, like a true democracy?

U.S. opens Venezuelan diplomatic office in Colombia

Sep 12, 2019 Latam
The Venezuela Affairs Unit will work for the restoration of democracy and the constitutional order, and the security and well-being of the Venezuelan people

Colombian military, on alert for exercises in Venezuela border

Sep 12, 2019 Latam
The Venezuelan military deployment and the exercises on the border with Colombia
Colombian troops are protecting the border and fighting illegal economies such as drug trafficking, illegal mining and armed groups

Colombian Court maintains precautionary measure against fracking

Sep 11, 2019 Latam
Soil drilling machine for oil extraction
The decision prevents starting pilot projects to increase oil and gas production and reserves

Colombia makes history at the US Open Junior

Sep 08, 2019 Sports
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The Colombian, Maria Camila Osorio, was crowned the champion of the US Open Junior

More doubles history for Cabal and Farah with U.S. Open win

Sep 07, 2019 Sports
Colombianos Cabal y Farah ganan el título de dobles del Abierto de EEUU.
Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win the U.S. Open men's doubles title

Maduro should spend money on food and not on missiles: Iván Duque

Sep 06, 2019 Latam
President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, during a press conference.
Iván Duque's message comes in response to Nicolás Maduro's announcement to be alert to a possible attack by Colombia

US increases aid budget for Venezuelan migration crisis

Sep 05, 2019 Latam
Venezuelans on footpath
The United States will provide an additional US $120 million in humanitarian assistance to help Latin America

Location matters for home-based female entrepreneurs

Sep 05, 2019 Business
Apartment building.
Study shows ground floor-based businesswomen doubled their income, narrowed the gender earnings gap by more than half

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Leer en español: Hallan muerto en su celda al millonario Jeffrey Epstein

EFE

The 66-year-old millionaire Jeffrey Epstein, accused of being involved in a plot of child abuse and sexual exploitation, was found dead this Saturday in his cell, in a federal prison in Manhattan, in New York, The New York Times reported.

Epstein, who was arrested at the beginning of last July, was found hanged in his cell around 07.30, local time (11.30 GMT), says the Times.

New York emergency services received a jail call about a possible case of heart failure.

Last July, Epstein was already found unconscious in his cell in Manhattan with marks on his neck and authorities were investigating whether it had already been a suicide attempt.

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The financial magnate has already faced accusations of this kind in Florida, but in 2008 he reached an unofficial agreement with the Prosecutor to close the investigation, which, if found guilty, could have brought him a life sentence.

Last Friday a judge of the Manhattan Court of Appeals ordered that hundreds of documents on Epstein be published, which belonged to a parallel case closed against a woman who was allegedly her "recruiter."

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