arauca arauca


  • (n) a river that rises in northern Colombia and flows generally eastward to the Orinoco in central Venezuela


  1. Two Colombia oil sector workers freed after kidnapping

    Two oil sector workers have been freed in northeast Colombia, a day after they were kidnapped at gunpoint, authorities said Tuesday. A female engineer at SICIM, a contractor for the company in charge of the Bicentenario pipeline, and her driver were nabbed Sunday by armed men on motorbikes in the Arauca department that borders Venezuela, a police source told AFP. The engineer said the captors ...
    on February 19, 2014     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

  2. Magnitude 6 quake strikes Colombia: USGS

    LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6 earthquake struck Colombia on Monday, 75 miles west southwest of Arauca, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was registered at a depth of 43 miles. (Reporting by Janet Lawrence; Editing by Jon Boyle)
    on February 17, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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