September 16, 2019

Ecopetrol will strengthen exploration in the Colombian Caribbean with submarine ‘drones’

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From bnamericas For the first time in the country, Ecopetrol will employ a sophisticated technology of unmanned underwater gliders that will navigate an extensive area of the Colombian Caribbean to acquire information related to physical-chemical variables of the ocean.  These are four teams known as the ‘sea explorer’, a kind of submarine ‘drones’ of French […]

Destination of the week

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Cispata Bay, a quiet little corner in the Colombian Caribbean From City Express Sometimes, when you’re traveling, you just need a quiet place. Surrounded by nature and not much else, Cispata Bay is a peaceful shelter that will allow you to slow down during a trip to Colombia. Here’s what to see and how to […]

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake shakes Colombian Caribbean islands

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PTI From Money Control The quake struck 32 kilometres (20 miles) southeast of Mountain, Colombia, at 0340 GMT Sunday, according to the US Geological Service, which monitors quakes worldwide. A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook Colombian-owned islands in the Caribbean Sea on November 24, but authorities said there was no need for a tsunami alert. The […]

Ecopetrol tests its first unmanned submarine vehicle in Caribbean waters

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This press release from Ecopetrol was translated using an automatic translation system. Ecopetrol piloted the ‘Pionero 500’, its first remotely operated submarine vehicle (ROV), in the Colombian Caribbean waters, which will allow us to expand our knowledge of the seabed and its associated ecosystems, information that will be key to the development of exploration and […]

Artist captures Caribbean sea

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Artist captures Colombia’s dazzling Caribbean sea By Rachel Lee From The Korea Times Colombia, a Latin American country with many sun-drenched stretches, will bring a collection of photographs to Seoul to mark its National Day, which falls on July 20. The “Colombian Photography Exhibition,” organized by the Leo Matiz Foundation and the Colombian Embassy, will […]

Tanker grounding in environmentally sensitive area of Colombian Caribbean

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By Tony Fielder From UK P&I Club Early interaction with authorities pays long term dividends in defeating class actions brought by tourism and fishing Lobby Groups. The 2005 case reported below is one the many such instances where early use of the experience and contacts available from members of the Senior Claims Directors (SCD) team assisted […]

Raizal people of Colombian Caribbean archipelago defend cultural traditions

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By Carlos Meneses Sanchez. EFE From Fox News Latino The Raizals, a Creole-speaking, Afro-Caribbean people who inhabit the Colombian archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina, are fighting to achieve greater respect for their centuries-old culture and achieve a place for their language in all local institutions. This Protestant ethnic group makes up more […]

Diving in the Colombian Caribbean to overcome disabilities

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From Latin America Herald Tribune Rosario Islands, Colombia – A scuba diving center in this Caribbean paradise is using an experimental therapy for people with disabilities, most of them victims of Colombia’s armed conflict, who can forget about their physical limitations amid the coral. Diving Planet director Andres Obregon created this recreational scuba diving experience […]

Evaluating the pharmacological activity of Caribbean sponges

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BY TARA D From SMN Weekly In these organisms (Caribbean sponges) science have found different compounds to produce useful drugs in diseases such as cancer or tumors. That was the goal of the research conducted by Lina Marcela Blandon, Master in Biotechnology of the National University in Colombia, who analyzed in vitro antiproliferative and genotoxic […]

What future for Colombia?

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What future for Colombia? The Millennium Project to discuss potential futures just before the country’s upcoming presidential elections Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The recent “2013-14 State of the Future” report [go to: http://millennium-project.org/millennium/201314SOF.html] shows that the world is improving more than the majority of pessimists acknowledge, but the future dangers are […]