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Local news for Medellin, Colombia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

12 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Colombia marks 25th anniversary of Galan's assasination

Luis Carlos Galan, a favored presidential candidate and outspoken enemy of Colombia's drug cartels, was assassinated 25 years ago on August 18 during a campaign rally outside Bogota.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

17 hrs ago | Planetizen

First 'Chief Resilience Officer' Begins Term in Oakland

Victoria Salinas was recently named Oakland, California's first Chief Resilience Officer , a position popping up in municipalities throughout the world.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Coast Guard obtains 900 pounds of marijuanaCoast Guard obtains 900...

The U.S. Coast Guard has collected about 900 pounds of marijuana worth $800,000 after intercepting a go-fast boat near Haiti.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Inside Colombia

Wide range of protests spread across Colombia

Social protests spread across northern and southwestern Colombia, and into the city of Medellin on Thursday as locals went on strike over lacking infrastructure, water and electricity shortages, and drought.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

VIDEO: Man drags safe behind carVIDEO: Man drags safe behind...

VIDEO: Man drags safe behind car Police think the suspect believed that by dragging it along the road, the safe would eventually open.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Reuters

Colombia must prepare for eventual peso drop - central bank chief

Colombian businesses should be prepared for the possibility of a "very strong" depreciation in the peso due to rising U.S. interest rates or some other external shock, central bank chief Jose Dario Uribe said on Thursday.

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Inside Colombia

Monday night sushi in Medellin, Colombia: a 2-for-Wonderful treat

Monday can be a difficult day to eat out in Medellin, as this is the one night that many restaurants in the city close.

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News Max

Neal Asbury: Our Broken Immigration Program Stems From a Broken Trade Policy

The flood of refugees into the United States is not only a sign of a failed immigration policy, but of a trade policy that ignores the underlying reason for this humanitarian crisis.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bloomberg

Colombia's Celsia Pays $840 Million in Central America Expansion

Celsia SA , Colombia's fourth-biggest power producer, is turning to Central America for its first international expansion, buying stakes in seven power plants in Panama and Costa Rica for $840 million.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Meet The Drug Lords And Foot Soldiers Who Have Transformed Columbia's Coke Business

Since the death of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar in 1993, the Colombian cocaine industry has undergone a dramatic shift.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Breastfeeding mom refuses to stop smoking potBreastfeeding mom...

Breastfeeding rates are higher in Oregon than any other state in the US, with the Portland area leading the pack at more than 90%, reports the USDA.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

MTV

See The First Pictures Of Josh Hutcherson And Benicio del Toro In...

The story of the most famous drug kingpin in history, Pablo Escobar, has been in an "It's Complicated" relationship with Hollywood for years.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

USA Today

Change Agents: Naja celebrates women's beauty and power

Well-traveled Catalina Girald decided to take a second plunge into the start-up waters with Naja, a new lingerie company that hopes to provide an alternative to racy Victoria's Secret Change Agents: Naja celebrates women's beauty and power Well-traveled Catalina Girald decided to take a second plunge into the start-up waters with Naja, a new ... (more)

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Inside Colombia

Colombia's Flower Festival closes with epic march of floral arrangements

Colombia's Flower Festival ended on Sunday with the 57th annual traditional march of over 500 "silleteros," or flower arrangers, down the streets of Medellin.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

T amp;TEC execs travel to Colombia to meet manufacturers

Executives of the state-owned T&T Electricity Commission travelled to Colombia for a three-day visit from July 8 to 11 to meet manufacturers of products for the energy sector, Proexport Colombia confirmed in a series of e-mail messages and telephone conversations from July 11 to August 5. "Representatives of the T&TEC will develop a trade agenda ... (more)

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Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach Peoplea s Rally suggests transformation needed along Grand Strand

Sherry Holloway blows a shofar as the storm clouds move in and the Myrtle Beach Peoples' Rally march was postponed on Saturday due to an approaching rain and lightning storm.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

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Depression and neighborhood violence among children and early adolescents in Medellin, Colombia.

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Inside Colombia

Local flower grower celebrates his 50th Medellin flower parade

This year's Medellin flower festival is particularly special for William Atehortua, a local flower grower whose participation in Saturday's annual flower parade dates back half a century.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Armin Only Intense: The Final Shows at Ziggo Dome Sells Out in An Hour

It has been an incredibly successful year for the Armin Only Intense world tour, with two completely sold out kick-off shows in the Ziggo Dome in November 2013.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Psychology Today

An Incredible Story of Forgiveness

Greetings from Medellin, Colombia. I want to share with you an incredible story a 24 years old young man shared with me yesterday.

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