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13 hrs ago | Newsday

Spain returns Colombian treasure

They had been smuggled out of South America by a man linked to the drug gangs, the embassy in Madrid said.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Inside Colombia

Angry residents block crucial highway in protest against Colombia govt's response to flooding

Dissatisfied residents of Arroyo de Piedra, Atlantica, in the coastal region near famous Colombia tourist city Cartagena, have blocked a major highway in protest against a lack of government response to serious flooding.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Colombia, Natural Disasters, Flood

Tue Aug 26, 2014

SmarterTravel

$54+ O/W JetBlue Sale for Sunny Destinations

Fall is almost here, which means it's the perfect time for JetBlue's latest airfare sale - which discounts flights to sunny Caribbean and Latin American destinations, including Nassau; St. Croix; Santiago, Dominican Republic; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Cartagena, Colombia.

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Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel, San Jose Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel, South America Travel, Cartagena Colombia, Colombia Travel

Government Executive

Behind the Huge Cyberattack Campaign Against Latin American Governments

For the past four years, a secret cyber-attack campaign, possibly state-sponsored, has been directed at several Latin American intelligence services, military, embassies and other government institutions.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Travel

Inter Press Service

Breakthroughs and Hurdles in Colombia's Peace Talks

The first delegation of victims of Colombia's armed conflict offer a press conference after their talks with the government and FARC negotiators on Aug. 16 in Havana, Cuba.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Travel, Cuba,

Alabama Live

Mother Angelica's shrine celebrates Divine Child Jesus day, recalls nun's vision that led to shrine

Mother Angelica's medieval monastery and shrine in a rural area of Cullman County all started with the nun's miraculous vision of the Divine Child Jesus, who spoke to her and told her to build a temple.

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Related Topix: Cullman County, AL, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Hanceville, AL, Travel

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bella's Bolivia Blog

Aug 25, LAN Airlines to Bolivia. Cheap flights, airfare, and tickets to South America

LAN is an airline based out of Chile and Peru with destinations all over the world.

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Related Topix: Travel, Bolivia Travel, Chile,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Merinews

Interview: Peru's Vice Minister for Foreign Trade invites India to...

In an exclusive interview to merinews.com Peruvian Vice Minister Edgar Vasquez talked about Peruvian government's expectations from the new Indian government, his country's aim to develop broader and deeper relations with India in order to increase bilateral trade.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Peru, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Travel

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Miami New Times

Quantic on Uniting Latin and Electronic Dance Music Lovers

As an electronic dance music artist, you can either draw your influences from the relatively limited palette of styles within the genre itself, or reach beyond it.

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Related Topix: Electronic, Dance, Dance Music, South America, World News, Colombia, Travel, New York,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Miami-based Movéo car service expands to Colombia

Movéo, a global luxury ground transportation company based in Miami, announced it is expanding into Colombia, with access to more than 300 executive vehicles.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Travel, us Travel

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Daily Beast

Woman Hid 1.7kg Coke in Breast ImplantsCaught at Madrid airport.

A Venezuelan woman was caught on Friday at a Madrid airport after smuggling 1.7 kilograms of cocaine from Colombia inside her breast implants.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

UPI

A man, a plan: The Panama Canal at 100 years old

The Panama Canal opened for business 100 years ago Friday and has seen nearly a million ships pass through it.

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Related Topix: Travel, Malaria, Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Inside Colombia

Colombia unveils two new wells for drought-striken north

The government is opening of two new wells on Thursday in a popular Caribbean tourist city long affected by drought and lack of potable water, according to official reports.

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Related Topix: Travel, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News, Colombia,

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Digital Trends

The U.S. has slower average Netflix streaming speeds than Colombia, Brazil, and Chile

It's already well known that many Verizon ISP subscribers have encountered issues with streaming Netflix.

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Hotel Business

La Quinta Announces Franchise Agreements, Q2 Openings

Continuing its international expansion, La Quinta Holdings, Inc., owner, operator and franchisor of La Quinta Inns & Suites hotels, has signed franchise agreements for new hotels in Nicaragua and Guatemala.

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Related Topix: Guatemala Travel, Central America Travel, Travel, Nicaragua, Oxford, AL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Beef Magazine

U.S. Beef Thriving in South America's Pacific Corridor

While U.S. beef lacks access to much of South America, demand on the Pacific Coast is booming.

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Related Topix: Travel, Paraguay Travel, Harrison, NE

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Scoop

13th Latin America & Spain Film Festival

The 13th Latin America & Spain Film Festival will be held in the Te Papa Museum in Wellington over the weekends of the 30th and 31st of August and the 6th and 7th of September.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Wellington, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

Sat Aug 09, 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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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Mail & Guardian

On the right track in Colombia

A wheel adventure: Greg Mills and Lyal White on their cycling tour of Columbia which included other unusual modes of transport.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Melia presents its fourth hotel in Colombia.

Melia Hotels International continues its international growth in Colombia, one of the most dynamic markets in Latin America, with the announcement of the opening of the new Melia Cartagena in Cartagena de Indias, scheduled for first quarter 2017.

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