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  1. Starwood Strengthens Footprint in Colombia with Openings of Four...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    Both hotels are operated by GHL Hotels under franchise agreements. With these openings, Starwood continues to strengthen its presence in Colombia, one of the fastest growing economies and most dynamic travel markets in the region.

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  2. Apple co-founder Wozniak skeptical on smartwatches, Google G......Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Vision

    This file photo dated August 2, 2014 shows Apple co-founders Steve Wozniak speaking during the "Heroes Fest" in the Colombian city of Medellin. Wozniak speaking in Sydney on December 19 says he is no fan of smart watches and believes Google Glass will fail as he cautioned not to expect the company he co-founded, Apple, to always lead the way into new technologies.

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  3. New Report Available: Grupo Phoenix: Packaging - Company Profile and SWOT ReportRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... tubes and plastic resin market sectors. The company operates 10 manufacturing facilities including two in Colombia, one in Mexico, five in Venezuela and two in the US. It markets and sells its products in more than 20 countries worldwide. Phoenix is ...

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  4. Colombia's government rebuffs rebel truceRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Colombia's government on Thursday rebuffed a unilateral truce declared by the country's largest rebel group, saying the guerrillas' conditions are unacceptable until a peace deal is reached. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia on Wednesday said it would lay down its weapons for an unlimited period to bolster peace talks that have been held in Cuba for the past two years.

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  5. Colombia's FARC proposes indefinite cease-fire - with strings attachedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    An open-ended cease-fire announced by leftist FARC rebels is in doubt Thursday after the government rejected the guerrilla group's conditions for the unilateral move. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , which has engaged in peace talks with the government since November 2012, said Wednesday that the unprecedented cease-fire would begin Dec. 20 and continue without a predetermined end date.

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  6. Colombia rebuffs FARC's 'thorny' ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Colombia's president on Thursday rebuffed a ceasefire by the FARC guerrillas, calling it a gift with "thorns," as an attack by rival rebel group ELN dashed hopes of a respite from the conflict. President Juan Manuel Santos welcomed Wednesday's declaration of an indefinite unilateral ceasefire by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , but stuck to his refusal to declare a bilateral truce.

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  7. Easing embargo would boost Cuba's moribund economyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... Cold War-era adversaries normalize relations. Cuban economist Pavel Vidal, of the Universidad Javeriana in Cali, Colombia said these "will spur not only a jump in trade with the United States and a growing influx of tourists, but send a very ...

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  8. Colombia to Print Garcia Marquez Banknotes in Tribute to WriterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Voice of America

    In this 2003 photo released by the FundaciA3n Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano , Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, left, is seen in Monterrey, Mexico. Colombia's central bank will print banknotes to honor the country's most celebrated writer, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died in April and who is renowned as the father of magical realism storytelling.

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  9. FARC declares unilateral ceasefire -- first in 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. BOGOTA -- The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has announced a unilateral ceasefire with the Colombian government to go into effect Thursday. FARC chief negotiator ...

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  10. W Hotels Worldwide debuted in Colombia with the unveiling of W Bogota.Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

    The new hotel electrifies Bogota's hospitality scene by mixing the W brand's 24/7 attitude, distinct interpretation of modern luxury, and unprecedented insider access to what's new and next in design, fashion and music in South America's new capital of cool. "The opening of W Bogota is a milestone in Colombia's hotel landscape, setting the stage for a redefined luxury experience in one of the world's most vibrant destinations," said Paul James, Global Brand Leader, W Hotels, St. Regis and The Luxury Collection.

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  11. Piper Perabo is a world traveler thanks to 'Covert Affairs'Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... The series, which airs its fifth season finale on USA at 10 p.m. EST Thursday, has taken Perabo to Medellin, Colombia, Rome, Vienna, Copenhagen, In a recent interview, the Golden Globe-nominated actress said it was a conscious decision by the show's ...

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  12. Colombia: Festive lights illuminate former drug capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... are quick to remind visitors that perceptions of the city as a centre of drug violence are outdated - after all, Colombia's most notorious outlaw, drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, was assassinated more than 20 years ago. While it's possible to find tour ...

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  13. Freelancers For Animals seeks IndieGogo funding to establish an animal-friendly freelancing platformRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PR Log

    A platform where animal-friendly freelancers get hired, animal-friendly clients get serviced, animal protection organizations get supported and animal-friendly values get promoted is in the making. PRLog - Dec. 18, 2014 - BOGOTA, Colombia -- FreelancersForAnimals.com aims to be a sophisticated set of solutions for a complex set of problems affecting animals all over the world.

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  14. Skype Translator is the most futuristic thing I've ever usedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... hitherto undiscovered bugs, so in the end, I had to talk to a Microsoft-supplied consultant living in Barranquilla, Colombia. But when we got the issues ironed out and made the thing work, it was magical . This thing really works . I don't speak a ...

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  15. Four Points Bogota and Four Points Barranquilla Open in ColombiaRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. continues its growth momentum in Latin America and strengthens its presence in Colombia with the openings of Four Points Bogota and Four Points Barranquilla. Both hotels are operated by GHL Hotels under franchise agreements.

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  16. Emerging Markets-Colombian peso, Mexican stocks skyrocket on Fed, oilRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    Colombia's peso closed sharply stronger on Thursday while Mexican stocks posted their biggest gain in over four years as more stable oil prices and reassuring comments by the U.S. Federal Reserve stoked risk appetite. Other Latin American currencies also strengthened after the Fed offered an upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy on Wednesday, helping offset mounting concerns over the recent decline in oil prices and a potential financial crisis in Russia.

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    16 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... The series, which airs its fifth season finale on USA at 10 p.m. EST Thursday, has taken Perabo to Medellin, Colombia, Rome, Vienna, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Paris, Istanbul and Buenos Aires. In a recent interview, the Golden Globe-nominated actress ...

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  18. Two Four Points by Sheraton Hotels Open in ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hotel Business

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has expanded its footprint in Colombia with the openings of Four Points Bogota and Four Points Barranquilla. Both hotels are operated by GHL Hotels under franchise agreements.

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  19. Vaya Adventures Announces New-for-2015 Bespoke Vacations to ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PR Log

    With Colombia just now hitting the tourist radar, great values can be found with per-person custom tour rates from $2,500 for nine days. , the experts in designing premier bespoke vacations in South America, announces new-for-2015, Vaya-branded itineraries for private travel to Colombia.

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  20. Full Card Announced For Roc Nation Promotional DebutRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Already a marquee event featuring Dusty 'The Beltway Boricua' Hernandez-Harrison vs. Tommy 'The Razor' Rainone in a 10-round main event for the vacant WBC Continental Americas Welterweight Championship along with an all-star lineup of musical talent performing, the January 9 edition of throne boxing just got event bigger with the announcement of an exciting undercard that will have fans in The Theater at Madison Square Garden on their feet and those watching at home cheering as they watch the action live on FOX Sports 1. In an intriguing televised co-featured bout, 2008 Bahamian Olympian Tureano Johnson and Alex 'El Principe' Theran of Barranquilla, Colombia will battle it out over 10 rounds for Johnson's WBC Continental Americas Middleweight Championship and the vacant WBA International Middleweight Championship.

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