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Colombia Evacuates 5,000 People Amid Fears Dam May Burst

Colombia has ordered the evacuation of nearly 5,000 people living along the Cauca river in the northern part of the country after construction problems at a hydroelectric dam prompted fears of massive flooding. Heavy rains have increased water levels in the Cauca, which feeds the Ituango Dam in Antioquia province, the country's largest-ever hydroelectric project. Problems with filling mechanisms and tunnels at the dam have authorities on high alert. “We are working jointly with all...

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