US Military Sexually Abused at Least 54 Colombian Children

U.S. soldiers and contractors have not been prosecuted for sexually abusing Colombian girls because of diplomatic immunity. U.S. soldiers and military contractors sexually abused at least 54 children between 2003 and 2007, according to a report commissioned by the Colombian government and the FARC.

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Colombia Applauds Cuban Jazz Musician Chucho Valdés

Bogotá.- After a presentation to packed houses in Bogotá, the famous Cuban musician Chucho Valdés will offer several concerts in the Colombian cities of Medellin and Barranquilla, where he will perform the repertoire of legendary group Irakere.

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Chucho Valdes to Perform in Colombia

Havana.- Cuban composer Chucho Valdes, who is considered to be one of the best instrumentalists and jazzmen in the world, will perform in Colombia on March 14, a presentation that will take place at the Jorge Eliecer Gaitan Theater in Bogotá.

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Santos: Bilateral Cease-Fire with FARC Could Come Before Peace

BOGOTA – After saying for months that fighting with the FARC guerrillas would only cease when a definitive peace accord is reached, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Monday that a bilateral and open-ended ceasefire with the rebels could come before that.

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