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4 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Colombian Police Seize 3 Tons of Liquid Cocaine

Colombian police on Tuesday seized 2,877 kilos of liquid cocaine discovered in the Caribbean port of Cartagena, where seven tons of the drug in solid form were confiscated a week ago.

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5 hrs ago | The Economist

Bello: Will the real Mr Santos please speak up

UNTIL a few weeks ago, nobody seriously thought that Juan Manuel Santos would fail to win a second term in an election on May 25th.

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9 hrs ago | Fibre2Fashion

Colombian firm launches bulletproof clothing for women

With the aim of providing protection to women, Colombian apparel firm Miguel Cabarello has unveiled its new 2014 collection of bulletproof clothing exclusively for women recently in the Mexican capital of Mexico City.

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13 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Top Industries in Colombia Vulnerable to Cyber attacks

Colombia's most important industries could fall victim to cyber-attacks in the next ten years unless preventative measures are taken, according to specialty wire service, Colombia.Inn.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Non-Profit,

13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine

Wine Bottle Tower Ads - The Dislicores Liquor Trading Co. Campaign...

The Dislicores Liquor Trading Co ad campaign cleverly shows that each glass of wine results in a tougher drive home, walk up the stairways or a day in class.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

India Talkies

Colombian rebels blow up stretch of key highway - Indiatalkies.com

Bogota, April 16 Colombia's leftist FARC guerrillas blew up a portion of the main road linking their country with neighbouring Ecuador, authorities said Tuesday.

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The Miami Herald

In Colombia, a playground with a past

Wandering through a decaying doorless archway, I encounter a young boy crouching on a floor of broken tiles and rubble, beneath a framed newspaper front page from May 1984.

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Daily Camera

Colorado moves to shut down Nederland's Grateful Meds, other raided medical marijuana businesses

Officers remove evidence from VIP Cannabis in Denver, November 21, 2013. Federal authorities executed search warrants and seizure warrants at multiple Denver-area medical marijuana facilities, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Counterpunch

Criminalization of Social Movements and the Political Opposition in Colombia

MARX: A HERO FOR OUR TIME? - Suddenly, everyone from the Wall Street Journal to Rolling Stone seems to be talking about Karl Marx.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Mandela, Drama Movies, Terrorism

Kansas City InfoZine

Colombia Travel Warning

Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens safely visit Colombia each year for tourism, business, university studies, and volunteer work.

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CNN

drought in San Anterito Monteria - Cordoba - Colombia

I would like to observe the critical situation with the people of San Anterito a region of Monteria - CA3rdoba Colombia.

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Inside Colombia

Social project turned eyesore: Medellin's Biblioteca de Espana

Envisioned as an architectural symbol of change in Medellin's once violence-laden eastern hills, the Biblioteca de EspaA a is already facing a number of structural issues.

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Inside Colombia

Mexico Cartel Had Stake in 7 Ton Colombia Cocaine Load

Police officers stand guard over seized packages of cocaine displayed for the press at a police base in the Caribbean seaport of Cartagena, Colombia.

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Related Topix: Drugs, South America, World News, Life, Fruits, Food, Drug Enforcement Administration

Inside Colombia

Latest dismembered body takes count in Buenaventura to 9: Colombia govt

The grisly discovery of human remains at low tide on Colombia's southern Pacific coast brings the count so far in 2014 to nine people, according to local media reports.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Newsday

Climate fears over Colombia drought

Colombian cattleman Daniel Cuadra: "I don't know what the future holds, but we need to prepare ourselves because next year could be worse."

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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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ThinkProgress

Meet The Surprising Star Of Showtime's New Climate Change Series

On a recent Washington, DC evening, a few hundred people gathered to catch a sneak peak of Showtime's new star-studded series on climate change.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

AlertNet

Drummond barge with building material wrecked in Colombia waters

A barge carrying construction materials for U.S.-based Drummond Co Inc, Colombia's second biggest coal miner, was shipwrecked at the company's port late last week, and local media said on Sunday it also had diesel fuel onboard.

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Korea Herald

Kangaroo care' trumps incubators for babies

At Bogota's San Ignacio hospital, Cesar Algeciras often spends five hours straight in the neonatal intensive care unit, lovingly clutching his premature son to his bare chest.

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