March 30, 2023

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 […]

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 […]