colombian colombian  /kə ˈləm bi ən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of Colombia
  2. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Colombia or its people

News

  1. Once Home To A Dreaded Drug Lord, Medellin Now A Model City

    The Colombian city was the world's murder capital in the 1990s. Then, city officials cut homicides by 80 percent over a generation. But 20 years after cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar's death, it has become clear the big gains are also hard to maintain -– showing just how difficult it is to make big cities safe in Latin America.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Colombia Bans Wild Animals In Circuses

    The Colombian Congress voted Wednesday to ban the use of wild animals in any travelling or stationary circuses according to msnNOW. They continued to say, “after a six-year public campaign that included scientific reviews and exposed extreme abuse of circus animals through undercover investigations, Colombia joined four other South American countries (Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and [...] Colombia ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Telefonica Grapples With Colombian Government on Funds

    Telefonica SA (TEF) is meeting resistance from its co-investor, the Colombian government, on a plan to raise money in the Andean country, the phone company’s top Latin American executive said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "We are breaking off relations because of the political terrorism being carried out by the government of Alvaro Uribe, not because of the Colombian people," Ortega said, referring to the Colombian president.
    on Mar 6, 2008 By: Daniel Ortega Source: FOXNews

  2. "The security threats have not completely been eliminated and therefore the United States will continue to support the Colombian military, the Colombian people and their government in their ongoing struggle," Clinton said. "There is no...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: World War 4 Report

  3. Blocking the trade deal won't create US jobs, "but it will divide us from our Colombian partners at a time when they are battling the FARC terrorists and their allied drug cartels," McCain said, referring to the leftist Revolutionary Armed...
    on May 20, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

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