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Colombia seeks to partner with Port Manatee to boost business

As Colombia enters a new era of peace after a half century of war, agribusiness in the country promises to lift residents of the South American country out of longstanding poverty. Connecting agriculture companies with points of entry such as Port Manatee are one step in growing the agribusiness industry in Colombia.

Man fleeing deputies had to be rescued from lake

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office charged an 18-year-old Nokomis man identified as Richard Garay for obstruction after he fled from deputies, entered a lake, and had to be rescued by first responders.