Demining Colombia will take ‘a generation’: minister

A victim on the Colombian conflict attends the handing-in ceremony of an territory declared freed from landmines, in La Virgen, Carmen de Viboral municipality, Antioquia department, Colombia, on Oct. 21, 2015. (Ral Arboleda/AFP)

BOGOT, Colombia?— Clearing the landmines with the half-century conflict in Colombia, containing probably the most mines of a typical country outside Afghanistan, will …


Ford is falling after guiding lower on earnings (F)

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Ford is down 4.47% to $12.52 once the company guided 2018 earnings below expectations.
The company said 2018 adjusted earnings would come in at approximately $1.45 to $1.70 per share.
Estimates had placed earnings at $1.68 per share, in accordance with Bloomberg.
Ford is still expanding its lineup of electric vehicles and hopes to …


The Tico Times preferred stories of 2015

Turrialba Volcano sends up a plume of ash and gases on March 12, 2015. (The Tico Times)

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The most popular element of cancer drug development is often a takeover target again – here’s what you should understand it (JUNO, CELG)

A nurse reaches for blood samples stripped away from a client buying a sort of immunotherapy referred to as CAR-T cell therapy in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Immune counseling is the latest trend in cancer care and next frontier is creating “living drugs” that grow in the body into an army …


A flow of Cubans – going home

Mauricio Estrada, head chef and one who owns the restaurant Toros y Tapas in the Miramar neighborhood within the Cuban capital, jokes with kitchen assistant Ewar Llerena since they get ready for a different Year\’s Eve dinner. (Lisette Poole/The Washington Post)

HAVANA – Mauricio Estrada left Cuba in 2003 rich in the same frustrations as so …


US VP Biden to visit swearing-in of brand new Guatemala leader

Guatemala president-elect Jimmy Morales met with Panama and nicaragua , President Luis Guillermo Sols on Nov. 26, 2015 at Casa Presidencial. (Alberto Font/The Tico Times)

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala —?U.S. Second in command Joe Biden is to visit Guatemala on January 14 to visit the swearing-in ceremony of these country’s new leader, comedian-turned-president Jimmy Morales, the U.S. …


EU Market Opens for Georgian Anchovy From June 20

Anchovy caught in Georgian Waters within the Black Sea basin is definitely the third products of animal origin admitted to your EU market. The EU human health insurance right protection directorate will officially publish the decision on June 20.

Georgian companies have been getting ready with this decision for 2 years. In this period the fishing …


TBC Bank Wins \”Best Bank in Georgia 2016\”

Award from Euromoney Magazine TBC Bank was named the \”Best Bank in Georgia 2016\” by Euromoney Magazine to the fifth amount of time in yesteryear six years, having also won the award last year, 2012, 2014, and 2015.

The editorial team commented that TBC Bank earned this year\’s country award in recognition of superior profitability and …