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Alcohol banned in Colombia as country prepares for congress election
A weekend-long prohibition on the consumption and sale of alcohol was enforced throughout Colombia on Saturday as citizens ready themselves for the country's Congressional elections on Sunday.
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Matt Samsky In Medellin Colombia
Mathew Norval Samsky, where do I even begin with this character. I've been giving this fool sh*t for well over a decade now.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Bello Park, a Medellin hangout for day and night
Just a short 10-minute walk from the Bello metro station lies Bello Park, officially known as Parque Santander, in the heart of the municipality on the northern extent of the Medellin's ever expanding greater metropolitan area.
How to Build the Informed City
As a build-up to and an extension of the April 5-11, 2014, United Nations Habitat World Urban Forum 7 in Medellin, Colombia, the University of Chicago and others hosted a pre-session dialogue in Chicago on March 4. Speakers addressed the topic of "The Informed City: Data Drive Approaches to a More Just, Equitable, and Sustainable City."
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Top member of 'Los Rastrojos' captured in Medellin
A leader of Colombia's largest neo-paramilitary drug gang "Los Rastrojos" was captured in Medellin on Thursday, local authorities said.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
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Solvista Gold Announces Death of Director Gary Barket
Solvista Gold Corporation is saddened to announce that Mr. Gary P. Barket, a member of Solvista's board of directors, died on February 25, 2014 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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Briton spends 10,000th day in US prison despite evidence of innocence
Krishna 'Kris' Maharaj, a British businessman sentenced to death in 1987, has spent his 10,000th day in a US prison, despite compelling evidence of his innocence.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Medellin: From Cradle of Crime to Cultural Icon
The department of Antioquia's capital city was the first in the world to implement an aerial cable car system for mass transit purposes.
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Just a dog riding a motorcycle, no big deal
A video released on LiveLeak shows a dog operating a scrambler on the streets of Medellin, Colombia, all without the use of opposable thumbs.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Daily Record
Video: Colombian guerrillas said my brother was carrying groceries...
Video: Colombian guerrillas said my brother was carrying groceries for paramilitaries..
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Colombia Money Laundering Case Reminder of Cali Cartel's Influence
The children of Cali Cartel founders the Rodriguez Orejeula brothers are facing money laundering charges in Colombia in another reminder of the continued presence of one of the pioneers of large-scale cocaine trafficking.
Itagui Park can be described as both the geographical and cultural heart of Medellin's southwestern neighbor, Itagui, and has become a lot more attractive after a recent renovation project.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Disappearances in Medellin increase 20% in 2013
The Medellin ombudsman report released Thursday revealed both a 20% increase in disappearances in the Medellin area for 2013, and an 88% increase in disappeared persons later found murdered.
U.S. drug trade expected to continue after arrest of Mexicoa s a El Chapoa
This month's capture of the world's most-wanted narcotics kingpin, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman , will have little to no impact on the amount of drugs flowing into the U.S. across the Mexican border, experts say.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Yuxi Pacific Debuts Its New Offices in Medellin, Colombia
Yuxi Pacific, LLC , a world technology leader in content management software development in the publishing sector, held a grand opening of its new offices in the innovation hub of the world, Medelli 1 2n, Colombia.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Antioquia Gold Announces Closing of Private Placement of Units
Antioquia Gold Inc. announces that it has completed a non-brokered private placement of units at $0.05 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of $795,000.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
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Editorial: El Chapo Should Be Supermaxed In The U.S.
Justice: Mexico has bagged crime cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in a major takedown.
Will Mexican cartels go the way of Colombia's crime syndicates?
But even as the internal jockeying intensified, experts predicted that the arrest of the legendary crime boss over the weekend would prove to be a watershed event likely to usher in the breakup of Mexico's huge crime syndicates.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
REPORT: Colombia No Longer Considered "Emerging" Tech Nation
Moneo spoke with Colombia.inn, a news agency operated by Efe, during the opening session Wednesday of EmTech Colombia 2014 in Medellin, a city in northwestern Colombia that is hosting the international conference for the second time.
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Purdue, Colombia Advance Broad-Based Partnerships
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Feb. 21 -- Purdue University issued the following news release: A Purdue delegation led by President Mitch Daniels visited Colombia this month and furthered the unique nation-university partnership begun in 2010.