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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008.
By United Press International

Colombians face U.S. drug charges

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- Fourteen alleged members of a former right-wing Colombian paramilitary group have been extradited to the United States on drug charges, U.S. officials said.

Children displaced by war pledged support

BOGOTA, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates pledged $343,000 in grant money to support Colombian children displaced by war.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Aug. 7, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2006 with 146 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2005 with 146 to follow.
By United Press International

UPI Energy Watch

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- China plans to invest in Colombian oil. Following his meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao, Columbian President Alvaro Uribe Velez said on Apr. 6: "We feel
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, Energy Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 7, the 220th day of 2004 with 146 to follow.
By United Press International

Uribe says drugs and arms mix is 'maldita'

BOGOTÁ, July 7 (UPI) -- Colombian president Álvaro Uribe Vélez said Wednesday that the mixture of narco-trafficking with illegal armed groups is "maldita," or evil.

Colombia struggles with justice problems

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- Colombia's peace process must include accountability for human rights violators, said U.S. and international observers at a forum Monday in Washington, D.C.
NICOLAS BRULLIARD, UPI Correspondent

Colombian army protects outlaw's family

BOGOTA, April 21 (UPI) -- The wife and daughter of Colombian paramilitary leader Carlos Castano Gil have taken refuge in a military post and say they don't know where he is.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2003 with 146 to follow.
By United Press International

What U.S. newspapers are saying

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.
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WAP2002061924 - WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- Colombian President-elect Alvaro Uribe Velez, left, greets House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., before their meeting on June 19, 2002, on Capitol Hill. rlw/Roger L. Wollenberg UPI
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