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1 hr ago | Slate Magazine

Beaches and Bodies in Buenaventura

BUENAVENTURA, Colombia - At a bright stucco hotel, a burly man in a purple checked shirt looks proudly over the city's port, crowded with cargo ships, fishing skiffs, and stilted shanties.

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5 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

Colombia's Medellin Metro Says No to Music and Poetry, But Passengers Say Otherwise

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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10 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

FARC Ambush Kills Three Policemen In Columbia

BOGOTA, Aug 22 -- Three policemen were killed in an ambush carried out on Thursday by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia in the southwestern Cauca department, authorities said.

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14 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Senoritas: TIFF couple turn focus to Colombia

With Senoritas , TIFF Bell Lightbox provides a showcase for one of its own. The debut film was made by TIFF's Colombian-born communications manager Lina Rodriguez, and was produced by her partner, TIFF programmer Brad Deane.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

CNN

Rethinking the city building

Skyscrapers and shanties, gleaming malls and run-down markets, palatial houses and the piss-poor guys who build them: those are the divides in cities like Mumbai, Nairobi and Manila.

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Ditmas Park Corner

Coffee Mob's Buck Berk Traveling To Colombian Farm, Cafe Will Close Early Through Labor Day

Coffee Mob owner Buck Berk just shared some exciting news with us - he's traveling tomorrow to a specialty coffee farm situated in the Colombian Andes, La Palma y el Tucan , to study farming techniques, learn about micro-climates, and see how coffee is processed after it has been ripened.

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Miami New Times

Quantic on Uniting Latin and Electronic Dance Music Lovers

As an electronic dance music artist, you can either draw your influences from the relatively limited palette of styles within the genre itself, or reach beyond it.

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Fausta's blog

Colombia: Luis Carlos Cervantes murdered

A classic mob hit: The Colombian journalist car was stopped on the road, and Cervantes was shot .

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American Reporter

On Native GroundABOUT Those Glimmers: Things are Still Lousy

A ban on sales of alcohol and heightened securities greeted Panamanian voters Sunday as a frantic and factious three-year presidential campaign finally went to the voters.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Reporter

Maite Kropp: Bogota mayor made the right, courageous decision

On June 2012, Mayor Gustavo Petro of Bogota, Colombia, made a decision to no longer lease the "La Santamaria Plaza," the city's own landmark, by cancelling its contract with the Corporation Taurina de Bogota.

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Hispanically Speaking

1.3 Tons of Cocaine Seized in Colombia

Colombian police announced the seizure of 1.3 tons of cocaine found in a cargo container aboard an outbound ship in the Pacific port of Buenaventura.

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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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Inside Colombia

Pope Greets Presence of Victims in Colombian Peace Talks in Havana

Pope Francis expressed being happy for the victims of the Colombian armed conflict that were heard at the negotiating table of the Government and the guerrillas of the FARC-EP installed in Havana, Cuba.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Colombian Craft Brewery Offers Pink Beer to Appeal to the Ladies

Beer, traditionally, is marketed with a heavy slant toward men. Commercials and ads are generally filled with images of guys knocking back a few with friends during the game or after a long day of hearty man's work.

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Global Voices Online

The Fight Against Mining's Destructive Consequences in Colombia

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

UCI picks France to host 2015 track worlds

The UCI says the 5,000-seater arena at Saint Quentin en Yvelines near Paris will stage the event from Feb. 18-22.

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Business Wire

Pan-American Life Insurance Group Appoints EVP, CFO Carlos F. Mickan...

Mr. Mickan currently oversees all financial operations as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pan-American Life and will continue in that role.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Joint Statement of the U.S.-Colombia Security Cooperation Coordinating Group

The Governments of the Republic of Colombia and the United States of America reaffirmed their strategic partnership during a meeting of the Security Cooperation Coordinating Group .

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Eff.org

Digital Rights Advocates in Mexico and Colombia Unite for Wikipedia Hackathon

Joining from Mexico City, hackerspace Rancho Electronico will be hosting its own " editathon ," while hackerspace Hackbo will follow suit in Bogota, Colombia.

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Buses world news

BUSES & BIKES * Colombia: For a green life

In response, Bogota directed its attention towards public transport and worked to improve conditions for cycling... The challenge for Bogota has been integrating bicycle and bus policies into a wider sustainable urban transport context and ensuring projects have continuity across political terms.

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