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[OP-ED]: The national slush fund

 03/27/2017 - 09:29
El presidente de EE.UU., Donald Trump (i), y la administradora de los Centros de los programas de seguros de salud Medicare y Medicaid, Seema Verma (d), durante un panel sobre el plan sanitario republicano en la Sala Roosevelt de la Casa Blanca en Washington, Estados Unidos,
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There was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 8:30am
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President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders on Wednesday redoubled their efforts to try and secure the necessary votes to pass their healthcare reform bill in the House of Representatives later this week.

Coca-growing in Colombia is at an all-time high

 03/24/2017 - 05:57
A cocaine plantation in Colombia. Source: Wikimedia
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The government hopes that former FARC guerrillas will persuade villagers to switch crops, as rreported in The Economist.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 5:45am
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A cocaine plantation in Colombia. Source: Wikimedia

Colombian coffee inspires banana growers to reclaim land lost to violence

 03/21/2017 - 18:48
A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:45pm
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A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.