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3 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Acid Attacks in Colombia Get Attention

Viviana Hernandez sells beauty products door to door in Neiva, a Colombian city where daytime temperatures regularly soar to 90 degrees.

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5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez, Nobel Prize-Winning Author, Dies

BOGOTA , Colombia-The Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez popularized magical realism in Latin American literature by writing fantastical novels that drew on the folk tales and ghost stories he had heard as a child on Colombia's poor, sun-baked Caribbean coast.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Arts, Literature, The General, Country, Fidel Castro

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NewsOK.com

Colombia investigating increases in earthquakes

Colombian authorities are working with Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. to investigate an increase in seismic activity in the nation's biggest oil-producing area.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Geology, Science

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

10 Things to Know for Friday

A man holds a Ukrainian national flag during a rally in support of a united Ukraine in Donetsk, Ukraine, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, South America, Mexico, Corona, CA

AlertNet

TIMELINE-Life and times of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and popularized the genre of magical realism, died on Thursday at the age of 87. 1927 - Garcia Marquez is born on March 6 in Aracataca, a backwater banana-growing town near Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Arts, Literature, National University, Fidel Castro

People

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Has Died

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, South America, World News, Journalism

The Dirt

Medellin's Metamorphosis

"The turning point in our city's history was the killing of Pablo Escobar," said Alexander Velez, our guide during a tour of Medellin, organized by UN-Habitat during the World Urban Forum .

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Related Topix: World News, Drugs, South America

Trend Hunter Magazine

Dangerous Drive Alcohol Ads - Dislicores' Anti-Drinking and Driving...

These anti-drinking and driving ads for Colombia-based liquor trading company Dislicores subtly illustrate how difficult certain tasks can be on their own and that trying to do them under the influence is more challenging, as well as dangerous.

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India Together

On the right track, but miles to go

In March this year, Gil Penalosa of the Toronto-based NGO 8-80 Cities spoke in Mumbai and Bangalore of his global vision for liveable cities.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Inside Colombia

Main Link Between the Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel and FARC Captured

Colombian police have arrested an operative from Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel who was attempting to buy cocaine laboratories from Colombia's FARC rebels, in another sign the cartel is extending its reach further down the drug supply chain.

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Press-Telegram

Long Beach Bike Fest to take place in East Village on May 3

In this May 8, 2010 file photo, Isabella Casillas, 2, of Long Beach, cheers on riders while being held by her mother, Marissa, along the straight away of the Long Beach Bicycle Grand Prix at the annual Long Beach Bike Festival.

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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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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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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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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,

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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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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