Dusty home town remembers writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez with plenty of rum
A street of the Colombian village of Aracataca, hometown of late Colombian Nobel Prize 1982 in Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, on April 18, 2014.
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FARC releases captured soldier in southwest Colombia
A soldier captured by Colombia's largest rebel group, the FARC, was released to his indigenous people on Thursday, local media reported.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Richard Sexton connects New Orleans and Caribbean in 'Creole World' photo book
Richard Sexton: 'I don't just celebrate the past. I'm looking to see how the past can help us get to the future.'
Gabo saved me and he will never know it.
It was a freezing night near to La Guardia Airport, there at New York, just arrived from BogotA via Fort Lauderdale, My credit card declined at my hotel reservation, so I had to get a room by my own, I picked a bus, and a little scared, a little lost, I didnA t see anybody who could help me to pick the subway to my new destination, but "magically" ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: More than magical realism
The great Colombian novelist, who died Thursday, called Mexico City home for much of his life, and it was there that I met him, at a chi-chi Mexican restaurant where he agreed to a sitdown with a half-dozen Los Angeles Times foreign correspondents and editors in 2004.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Ties Between Colombia And Britian
In recent years an already buoyant relationship between the governments of Colombia and the United Kingdom has gathered even more strength thanks, in part, to the close ties of the current head of state Juan Manuel Santos with the land of his Alma Mater, the London School of Economics; and from which, he earned a master's degree in economics, ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Huffington Post
Rana Florida: Simple Solutions to Serious Problems
It is a mindset -- nimble, adaptive, and outside-the-universe -- that has transformed an entire city, shifting Medellin, Colombia's status from the ' World's Most Dangerous City ' to the ' World's Most Innovative City .'
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Drummond Boat Shipwrecked Near Coast of Colombia
The U.S. mining company Drummond reported Saturday the shipwreck of a boat that was helping with construction work at this multinational coal company's port on the Colombian Caribbean, though nothing has been said about the possible environmental impact of the accident.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Guggenheim Ubs Map Global Art Initiative Presents Under the Same Sun, Opening June 13
Curator Pablo Leon de la Barra Investigates Contemporary Art Practices in Latin America in Exhibition of Artists from 16 Countries.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Infectious disease researcher to speak at UGA Voices from the Vanguard Lecture Series
The University of Georgia Voices from the Vanguard series concludes April 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel with a presentation by Nancy Gore Saravia, scientific director of Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Medicas in Cali, Colombia.
The top five countries to book a holiday to Right Now if you want to make a difference
They are the five countries every intrepid traveller should have in their sights if they want to make a difference to the world.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Irish hotel booking app to stay in Spain after $1m funding boost
Last week, an Irish startup revealed that it received $1m in funding for its same-day hotel booking app, Hot Hotels.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Announces Opening Of Park Inn By Radisson Bogota
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups today announced the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Bogota located at Cra 18 No 93-97 and is the brand's first location in Colombia.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Ghana, Colombia consider further cooperation
President John Mahama and his Colombian counterpart, President Juan Manuel Santos, met on Monday on the margins of the 7th Session of the World Urban Forum.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Santa Barbara Independent
Sheer Delights Boutique Grand Opening Saturday, April 26
Sheer Delights Lingerie and Accessories will be opening its doors to Santa Barbara locals and tourists April 26th from 10am - 6 pm and will offer a wide array of lingerie, intimate apparel and accessories.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Columbian musicians visit Richmond
Six musicians from Colombia, all in their early twenties, are in the middle of a two-week stay in Richmond and are scheduled to perform several times at University of Richmond.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
NEWBlogWhat do we know about the Where We Are tour so far?
Back in May last year, Harry, Niall, Liam, Louis and Zayn made their biggest announcement to date - their 2014 worldwide stadium tour.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Huffington Post
Searching for Conflict
At film school I leaned that a screenplay needs strong characters and lots of conflict, and as a producer I first and foremost need a good script.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Medellin's architecture gems: Palacio Nacional
MedellinA s National Palace may give the image of an ancient palace, full of antiques and relics of a by-gone royal family.
Insurance's Outsize Influence on Global Travel
It seems that each year, insurance requirements increasingly affect our school global programs in a way that threatens their emphasis on social responsibility and global citizenship.