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Structural damage is seen on the top five floors of an abandoned 45-storey skyscraper known as the "Tower of David" after an earthquake in Caracas

Powerful Quake Hits Venezuela Coast, Damage Limited

By Alexandra Ulmer and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) A major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Venezuela's eastern coast, home to largely poor fishing communities, on...
Colombian singer Shakira visits Tannourine Cedars Reserve, in Tannourine

Shakira Sings at ‘Magical’ Cedars of Lebanon, Land of Her Ancestors

By Lisa Barrington BCHARRE, Lebanon (Reuters) Shakira performed at the ancient cedars of Lebanon on Friday in a mountaintop concert in the land of her ancestors The...
Romairo Aguirre, a farmer who grows illegal marijuana, seeks to enter into legality by cultivating medicinal marijuana in the mountains of Cauca

Colombia Sees Billion-Dollar Bonanza from Legacy of Marijuana Trade

By Helen Murphy and Nelson Bocanegra CORINTO/RIONEGRO, Colombia (Reuters) Tired of living in fear of arrest or running afoul of drug traffickers, Romairo Aguirre is ready...
The Escobar bar entrance is seen in Singapore

Singapore’s ‘Escobar’ to Drop Picture of Colombian Drug Lord after Complaints

By Dewey Sim SINGAPORE (Reuters) The owner of a Singapore bar named "Escobar" said a picture of the Colombian drug lord may have been a...
View of a bridge under construction that collapsed leaving dead and injured workers in Chirajara near Bogota

Collapse of Colombian Bridge Kills Nine Workers, Injures Five

BOGOTA (Reuters) At least nine construction workers were killed and five injured when a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia on Monday, an official from...
Aircraft come in to land and take off from Heathrow airport in London

2017 Safest Year on Record for Commercial Passenger Air Travel –...

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) Airlines recorded zero accident deaths in commercial passenger jets last year, according to a Dutch consulting firm and an aviation...
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