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The private Andean University of Bogota hosted the fashion event.(ernestoche04/Instagram)

Tailoring peace: Colombian ex-rebels turn to fashion

By Agence France-Presse | Bogota
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 06:39 AM IST
A dozen models -- students and former combatants -- strutted in front of 200 spectators to show off the first fashion collection designed in one of the country’s 26 rebel reintegration zones.
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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (pictured) has decided to recognise Palestine as a free, independent and sovereign state, a foreign ministry letter said.(AFP/File Photo)
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (pictured) has decided to recognise Palestine as a free, independent and sovereign state, a foreign ministry letter said.(AFP/File Photo)

Colombia recognises Palestine as sovereign state

By Agence France-Presse | Bogota (Colombia)
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 06:21 AM IST
Colombia recognised Palestine as a sovereign state in the days before new President Ivan Duque took office, according to a letter from the foreign ministry made public on Wednesday.
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