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  1. What An Excellent Day For An Exorcism! Bishop Sprays

    12 Jul 2019- 10:54 by Local Press Report BUENEVENTURA The Independent A Catholic bishop will spray holy water over an entire city from a military helicopter in an attempt to conquer the demons he believes are plaguing it. Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo M ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:54

  2. I Love The Smell Of Water In The Morning

    3 Jul 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report BUENAVENTURA Mirror A bishop is planning on spraying a Colombian town in holy water in a bid to free it from demonic forces. Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya wants to borrow a navy helicopter in order to dump ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2019 - 12:11

  3. Colombia's "Liquid Rainbow" River Is A Spectacular Natural Wonder

    13 May 2019- 11:43 by Local Press Report META CNN Travel Visit Caño Cristales during the wet or dry seasons in Colombia, and you'd be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss is about. This "liquid rainbow"-- as it is also called-- is one o ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2019 - 11:43

  4. Hidroituango Dam Crisis Changed Armed Group Dynamics In Northern Colombia

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report MEDELLIN Colombia Reports The brainchild of Antioquia’s ruling political and economic class, Hidroituango was advertised by urban elites as a breakthrough for rural communities most affected by the country’s decade ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  5. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  6. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  7. Bogota Water Supply Depends On A Unique, Threatened Ecosystem

    20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report BOGOTA CityLab Colombia’s capital Bogotá relies on a unique ecosystem called páramos for its water. The tropical plants and moss in the páramo act like a sponge, trapping moisture from the foggy air, storing it in ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2018 - 11:57

  8. Multisensing Device Maps Water Contamination In Rural Colombia

    15 Jun 2018- 11:42 by Local Press Report BOGOTA The Engineer An electrochemical device developed at Bath University, UK, is being used in rural Colombia to detect water contamination and help map problem areas. The device measures four key physicochemical ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2018 - 11:42

  9. Colombia: Mass Evacuations As Fears Grow Over Catastrophic Hidroituango Dam Failure

    20 May 2018- 08:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEDELLIN, Colombia Tens of thousands of residents evacuated villages on the banks of Colombia’s Cauca river last week after complications at the partially built Hidroituango dam, 170 kilometers north of Medell ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  10. "Over 1,000 Bodies": Murder Victim Corpses Pollute Rivers in Colombia

    17 May 2018- 08:54 by Local Press Report BOGOTA teleSUR Throwing bodies in the rivers has been a longlasting practice carried out by the country's various criminal groups since the beginning of the conflict —about 60 years ago. Over 1,080 bodies have ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2018 - 08:54

  11. Colombia Orders New Amazon Protections

    10 Apr 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report BOGOTA teleSUR TV Colombia’s Supreme Court has ordered the executive branch as well as other national, regional and municipal authorities to take urgent action to protect the Amazon rainforest. The court’s ruling w ...

    Local Press Report - 04/10/2018 - 12:52

  12. IDB Approves $1 Billion USD for Colombia's largest Hydro Project

    12 Jan 2018- 06:58 by OOSKAnews Info BOGOTA, Colombia Water Power Magazine The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $1 billion loan package for Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) to build the largest hydropower project in Colombia. The 24 ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 01/12/2018 - 06:58

  13. Social Opposition to Extractive Industries Increases in Colombia

    26 Oct 2017- 10:39 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Open Democracy Tensions over land and natural resources persist in rural areas despite the end of conflict between FARC and the Colombian government. This is in part because the government continues to prior ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2017 - 10:39

  14. Ten Percent of Earth's Biodiversity Depends on Colombia's Water

    1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by Local Press Report ARLINGTON, VA PRWeb To raise awareness around the dire importance of water conservation during international World Water Week, Rare is partnering with Colombia’s largest media organization, to execute an in-country ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2016 - 08:49

  15. Colombian Constitutional Court Affirms Right to Healthy Environment, Water in Mining Case

    22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombia’s Constitutional Court last week gave mining company Minas Paz de Oro a six-month deadline to put in place policies to prevent serious environmental contamination in Boyaca department ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2016 - 11:07

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