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David Zwirner's first exhibition with Colombian artist Oscar Murillo opens in New York

David Zwirner presents its first exhibition with Oscar Murillo, who joined the gallery in September 2013.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Colombia court reinstates ousted Bogota mayor

The surprise ruling by the Superior Tribunal of Cundinamarca department is the latest twist in an ongoing legal saga pitting the embattled leftist firebrand against Colombia's more conservative political establishment.

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The Daily Star

Mexico honors M rquez

Women blow yellow rose petals over an urn containing the ashes of late Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marque during a public viewing in the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City on Monday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Preview: Creole World

Photographer Richard Sexton beautifully captured the Crescent City's mix of architectural charm, lush fauna and bohemian flourishes in New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence .

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BBC News

Twin memorials for Garcia Marquez

The presidents of Colombia and Mexico will attend a formal ceremony with funeral cortege in Mexico City, where Garcia Marquez lived for decades.

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Forbes.com

Your Next Long Weekend Escape: Cartagena

Tropical and sultry, its candy-colored colonial houses draped with bougainvillea and its plazas buzzing with fruit vendors and flamboyantly costumed dancers, Cartagena carries a heady whiff of the exotic.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Art Daily

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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Inside Colombia

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.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

NOLA.com

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.'

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CNN

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)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Times

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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Inside Colombia

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)

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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 .'

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

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.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

CNN

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.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Daily Mail

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.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Independent.ie

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.

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Hotel Interactive

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.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

GhanaWeb

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.

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