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13 hrs ago | 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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Malaysian National News Agency

Peru Keen To Boost Strategic Ties With Columbia

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala, who is heading to Bogota to attend the oath-taking ceremony of president-elect Juan Manuel Santos, underlined the strategic relations his country has with Colombia, and expressed the wish that they must be improved.

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Related Topix: Travel, Peru Travel, South America, World News, Colombia, Rafael Correa, Juan Carlos, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Examiner.com

The Emerald Forests of Ecuador

Ecuador is a South American country that borders Colombia to the east, Peru to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Related Topix: Ecuador Travel, World News, Colombia,

Tue Aug 05, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

How some parasites can end up in your eye and turn you blind

An adult black fly with the parasite Onchocerca volvulus coming out of the insect's antenna.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Agriculture, Travel

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

39 Pre-Columbian Pieces Returned to Colombia From Belgium

The items were delivered to the Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History, which certified their authenticity and their status as elements of Colombia's cultural heritage.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

United Methodist Church

Seminary welcomes Mexican, Colombian pastors

Ricardo Aldana Mogollon, a Methodist pastor from Colombia, enjoys a pickup soccer game outside Prothro Hall at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Methodist, Religion, Travel, Southern Methodist University, North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Flight diversions spike at Charleston airport

On July 19, a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J. to Bogota, Colombia, diverted to Charleston International Airport because of medical issues with two passengers.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Colombia, World News, Travel, Charleston County, SC, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787

State Department

Travel of Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of...

Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, will travel to Mexico and Colombia July 30-August 2. In Mexico, he will accompany Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security Rand Beers in meetings with senior Mexican Government officials to discuss bilateral ... (more)

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Newsday

Japan's Prime Minister on two-day visit to TT

The Official visit of Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, to Trinidad and Tobago begins at 3 pm tomorrow when he and his wife, Akie Abe, arrive at Piarco International Airport.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Jump-starting Japan relationship

Next week's visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Port-of-Spain-on the second leg of a fivenation tour of Latin America and the Caribbean-certainly cements T&T's place as the diplomatic capital of the region.

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