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OAS secretary general to present report on drug problem in the Americas to the president of Colombia
BOGOTA, Colombia -- The secretary general of the Organization of American States , Jos Miguel Insulza, will deliver on Friday to the president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, the "Report on the Drug Problem in the Americas," prepared by the hemispheric institution during the last year following the mandate of the Summit of the Americas held in ... (more)
Colombia: Is FARC making room for drug cartels?
More repression against terrorist and illegal armed groups could be behind the strengthening of the presence of Mexican drug cartels in the country.
Thu May 16, 2013
WEDC planning South America trade mission
Brazil is one of the countries a Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.-led trade delegation is planning to visit in September.
Plot to kill Colombian journalists uncovered
Officials say a hit man was hired to kill Gonzalo GuillA©n and LeA3n Valencia, who were investigating links between politicians and criminal groups Articles by Colombian journalist Ricardo CalderA3n exposing the luxurious life of soldiers jailed at a military base.
Colombia: Some things don't change much, including Catholicism
By Mario Salazar / Washington Times - Visiting Colombia, one of the most Catholic countries in the world, after a few years is a reminder of how pervasive religion is in this country.
Democratic Underground Latest Breakin...
Colombia's Supreme Court convicts ex-lawmaker of masterminding massacre, sets 30-year sentence
Source: Associated Press Colombia's Supreme Court convicts ex-lawmaker of masterminding massacre, sets 30-year sentence By Associated Press, Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 7:43 PM BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's Supreme Court has convicted a former longtime congressman of being the mastermind behind the massacre of 43 people by right-wing paramilitary ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Department of Commerce
Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank Commemorates the...
One of the Commerce Department's top priorities is to strengthen the economic ties between the United States and our trading partners.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Brazilian player received 8 -month doping ban
The International Tennis Federation says Romboli tested positive for two banned diuretics, furosemide and hydrochlorothiazide, at a lower-tier ATP challenger event in Bogota, Colombia, on July 11, 2012.
Newark-Pittsburgh flight among most delayed in March
An ExpressJet flight between Newark, N.J., and Pittsburgh International Airport was one of the top most-delayed flights in the country in March 2013.
Dalton Daily Citizen
Roadrunners add transfer to roster
Dalton State College tennis coaches Michel Bates and Zach Rogers have been making connections with local coaches and players as they recruit for their first team, but they have also been reaching out to international players.
Tue May 14, 2013
Tracker Reveals Available Parking Spaces Nearby [My Ideal City]
The ParkMe application helps drivers find real-time parking availability by highlighting the most likely spots on a block-by-block basis.
EBD Group's partneringONE to Facilitate Partnering at the...
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! MADRID & BOGOTA, Colombia & CARLSBAD, Calif.-- --EBD Group, organizer of the life science industry's leading partnering events, and the Spanish Bioindustry Association with Invest in Bogota, announce their collaboration at BIOLATAM 2013 in Bogota, Colombia.
Crowd-Funding Our Way To A Better Troost Corridor
We've been focusing on the Troost corridor for quite a while now, and one of the biggest stopping points for us in exploring the area and imagining "what could be" has always come back to a critical set of questions: Does the size and scale of the project dictate the success of the catalyst ? How do you draw in the existing community in an area so ... (more)
Host Jacob Edgar heads to Bogota, Colombia's capital and biggest metropolis, to explore the city's thriving rock and pop music scene.
Building Cities Using The Power Of The Crowd [PSFK 2013]
Rodrigo Nino, CEO of Prodigy Network , spoke at PSFK CONFERENCE 2013 about building a crowd funded skyscraper in the city of Bogota, Colombia.
Mon May 13, 2013
Calgary pathway system praised but streets cited for lack of bike lanes
The night before Gil Penalosa toured the city's pathways and parks, he sought advice on where to grab a quick bite near his hotel at the University of Calgary.
Featured: How Proximity Services Help People Navigate Their Lives Better [My Ideal City]
Mobile technology platforms are leveraging location as a key metric for helping citizens seamlessly access a host of services to help them better navigate their urban environments.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Colombia's first saint championed indigenous
Painter Alfonso Ospina puts the final touches on a painting portraying Mother Laura Montoya in her hometown of Jerico, Colombia, Friday, May 10, 2013.
Department of Commerce
Latin America Presents Growing Opportunities for American Companies
With 95 percent of the world's consumers living outside U.S. borders, helping U.S. companies find partnerships and customers in fast-growing markets is crucial to creating a strong and vibrant economy built on good middle class jobs.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Post-attack, top reporter worries his cover blown
BOGOTA, Colombia - His exclusives have triggered some of Colombia's biggest scandals, leading to the dismissals, arrests and prosecutions of dozens of crooked, sometimes murderous public officials.