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2006-05-14 14:58:06

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - A presidential candidate who promised to end Colombia's long-running conflict in six months quit the race on Sunday, two weeks before elections likely to hand President Alvaro Uribe a second term.

2006-05-12 07:55:00

By Hugh Bronstein SIBATE, Colombia (Reuters) - Her name is Lola and she's at the top of her class of risk-running rodents being trained to sniff out landmines in Colombia, home to the world's highest number of mine-related deaths and injuries last year.

2006-05-10 07:15:00

Her name is Lola and she's at the top of her class of risk-running rodents being trained to sniff out landmines in Colombia, home to the world's highest number of mine-related deaths and injuries last year.

2006-04-21 21:27:36

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - At least six soldiers and 10 state security agents were killed in an ambush by leftist guerrillas in northeast Colombia on Thursday, as fighting increases ahead of May's presidential election.

2006-04-16 23:53:44

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch sharply criticized Colombian President Alvaro Uribe for what it called a "wildly improper response" to charges that his government's intelligence service helped paramilitaries kill civilians.

2006-04-13 20:50:39

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian rescue workers have found eight bodies and more than 30 people were missing after a mudslide swept over a small town in the country's south, police said on Thursday.

2006-04-12 18:29:00

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Colombia's second-largest rebel group believes a peace accord with President Alvaro Uribe is possible and would discuss an arms handover as part of broader negotiations, a commander said on Wednesday.

2006-04-11 20:43:05

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - The last fighters of Colombia's most feared paramilitary militia, the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia, blamed for the killing of thousands of civilians, laid down their weapons on Tuesday, the government said.

2006-04-04 16:04:21

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - More people were killed or hurt by land mines in Colombia last year than in any other country as rebels planted explosive devices to protect crops used to make cocaine, the government said on Tuesday.

2006-04-03 17:32:07

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - A Colombian politician taken hostage more than four years ago by leftist rebels has had a child by one of her captors in a secret jungle prison camp, according to a book to be published on Tuesday.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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