Darien (Colombia)

Type: City
Name: Darien (Colombia)
Country: Colombia
Latitude: 3.93
Longitude: -76.5
population: 11,724
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland’s Decision Will Save or Break the United Kingdom

The Scottish flag and British Union Jack fly outside the Scotland Office in London Aug. 28. A Sept. 18 ballot will decide whether Scotland will break away from union with England and Wales after more than 300 years. (CNS photo/Facundo Arrizabalaga, E ... [Published Catholic World Report - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Former US ambassador praises Colombia’s anti-drug efforts

The former United States ambassador to Colombia has praised Panama-Colombia border cooperation in the effort to rid the Darien gap of narco-trafficking, W Radio reported Wednesday.In a visit to the border region, the former ambassador and current Assistant ... [Published Colombia Reports - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Travel of Assistant Secretary Brownfield

Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, will travel to Panama and Guatemala September 15-20.In Panama, he will meet with President Juan Carlos Varela to discuss bilateral ... [Published US Department of State - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Panama Canal cost untold billions and thousands of lives. But will route that changed the world soon be obsolete?

Vasco Nunez de Balboa had never known such excitement. Leader of Spain’s new colony of Santa Maria la Antigua, on the Atlantic Coast of the Isthmus of Panama, he’d heard thrilling tales from local Indians about a great ocean across the mountains – one ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Fugitive Colombian death squad leader busted here

news Scene from one of Colombia’s mass graves The paramilitary force he led killed some 5,200 people Fugitive Colombian death squad leader arrested in Veraguas by Eric JacksonA little before 8 p.m. on one Saturday night — August 21, 1999 — the lights ... [Published Panama News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrate Charlie Trotter Day THIS Weekend!

This weekend The Trotter Project is working with chefs around the world to celebrate chef Trotter and the opening of his eponymous restaurant. The weekend around August 16-17 was always an exciting one at the restaurant. Chef friends from around the world ... [Published Chicago Now - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

The gap in the world's longest road

Stretching from Alaska to the pencil tip of Argentina, the 48,000km-long Pan-American Highway holds the record for the world's longest motorable road. But there is a gap - an expanse of wild tropical forest - that has defeated travellers for centurie ... [Published BBC - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Panama: Traveller's Guide

Riding its burgeoning economic strength, Panama has seen a recent proliferation of new hotels and holiday experiences. This year, which marks the centenary of the first transit through the Panama Canal, also brought a new metro line to improve transport ... [Published The Independent - Aug 07 2014]

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"The loggers will follow the road, forests will fall, and huge chunks of paradise will be lost forever."
...The Foreign Office warns against venturing "beyond a line drawn from Punta Carreto in the Comarca de San Blas on the Atlantic coast, through Yaviza in the eastern Darién province, to Punta Piña on the Pacific coast" (bit.ly/FCOAdvice)

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Former US ambassador praises Colombia’s anti-dr... [Published Colombia Reports - Sep 18 2014]
Scotland’s Decision Will Save or Break the Unit... [Published Catholic World Report - Sep 18 2014]
Travel of Assistant Secretary Brownfield [Published US Department of State - Sep 11 2014]
Panama Canal cost untold billions and thousands... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 01 2014]
Fugitive Colombian death squad leader busted here [Published Panama News - Aug 30 2014]
Celebrate Charlie Trotter Day THIS Weekend! [Published Chicago Now - Aug 14 2014]
The gap in the world's longest road [Published BBC - Aug 14 2014]
Panama: Traveller's Guide [Published The Independent - Aug 07 2014]
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