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Colombian Ambassador to the United States, Luis Carlos Villegas on The Last Call

06/30/14 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Today on The Last Call, host Rob Lorei talks with the Colombian Ambassador to the United States. His visit coincides with the arrival today of the Arc Gloria- a tall ship used for training by the Colombian Navy. Ambassador Luis Carlos Villegas most recently served as President of the National Business Association of Colombia and is a member of the government’s negotiating team in the ongoing peace talks with FARC.

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A look at the situation in Colombia

04/28/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tonight WMNF presents the film Plan Colombia at two locations: The Tampa Pitcher Show and Nova 535. Both films start at 7 p.m.

We'll hear some excerpts from the film and then we'll speak with Mario Murillo an associate professor of Communication at Hofstra University in New York and the author of Colombia and the United States: War, Unrest and Destabilization. He is currently finishing a book about the indigenous movement in Colombia and its uses of community media. Murillo writes a ...

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Colombian trade deal ratification sought listen

05/05/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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A “free-trade” deal has been negotiated between the United States and Colombia, but it awaits Congressional approval. Last month, Democrats in Congress said they would indefinitely delay a vote on ratification.

Today in Tampa, the Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. joined Florida’s junior Sen. Mel Martinez and some members of the business community to urge Congress to quickly vote to ratify the Colombia Free Trade Agreement.

Colombian Ambassador Carolina Barco said that under Presi...

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