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Explore South Florida's global love affair with mangoes

The curator of tropical fruit at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is explaining the difference between how people in her native Colombia eat mangoes and the meticulous way they are peeled and consumed in the United States.

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Related Topix: Florida, Home Gardening, Home, South America, World News, Home Listing, Life, Food, Food Festival

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Colombian Rebels Blow Up Aqueduct

At least 16,000 residents in part of the central Colombian province of Meta are without potable water after the leftist FARC guerrillas dynamited a portion of a local aqueduct, media outlets said.

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Related Topix: South America, World News,

Post and Courier

Flight diversions spike at Charleston airport

On July 19, a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J. to Bogota, Colombia, diverted to Charleston International Airport because of medical issues with two passengers.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, World News, Colombia Travel, Travel, Charleston County, SC, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787

Hellomagazine.com

Joe Manganiello meets Sofia Vergara's parents

Hollywood's hot new couple Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello looked loved-up when they stepped out for the night in Miami Beach on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Joe Manganiello, South America, World News, Entertainment

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida voters approve of medical marijuana

Florida voters approve of medical marijuana Florida voters overwhelmingly support the idea of legalized medical marijuana according to a Quinnipiac University poll.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Florida, World News, Germany

New York Daily News

Shakira pregnant with second child: Colombian news outlets

A rep for the singer declined to comment despite reports out of the Barranquilla native's country that she is pregnant with baby No.

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Related Topix: World News, Entertainment

SouthCoastToday.com

Editorial Roundup: Plan Honduras

It is increasingly fashionable in both political parties to imagine that the United States can retreat or retire from global responsibilities, with few consequences for itself.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, South America, World News, George Bush, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Aruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by US

Former Venezuelan general Hugo Carvajal arrives at the Queen Beatrix International Airport in Oranjestad, Aruba, Sunday July 27, 2004 after being released by authorities.

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Central America, Beatrix Beatrix, Drugs, Netherlands, Europe,

It's Relevant

Video: Colombian Independence Day in Stamford

The Association Colombo Hispanic American of Connecticut Inc. held its 11th celebration of Colombian Independence Day in Stamford Sunday.

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Related Topix: South America, World News

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Colombians celebrate their heritage in Overpeck Park

Chants of "Viva Colombia" rang throughout the 45th independence day festival hosted by Hackensack-based Club Colombia USA, from the morning Mass to the afternoon live performances held at Overpeck County Park.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Hackensack, NJ, Bogota, NJ, Passaic, NJ

Lowell Sun

Food to crafts, a feast for the senses

Whatever you do, don't call it a hamburger. It's called a losh kebab and the Armenian Relief Society was offering the burger-like cuisine as their signature dish at the Lowell Folk Festival Saturday.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Vegetables, South America, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

The immigration crisis solution: A Plan Honduras

IT IS increasingly fashionable in both political parties to imagine that the United States can retreat or retire from global responsibilities, with few consequences for itself.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, South America, World News, George Bush, Alvaro Uribe, Opinion

NewsOK.com

Correction Aruba-Venezuela-Official Detained story

In a story July 24 about the arrest of Hugo Carvajal, former head of Venezuelan military intelligence, The Associated Press reported erroneously that allegations he secretly met with leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia were based on emails recovered from a rebel computer.

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Related Topix: World News, Hugo Chavez, Drugs

Trend Hunter Magazine

Sweater Wig Ads - The El Ropero Campaign Urges Donations for Kids with Cancer

The El Ropero ad campaign is comprised of surreal images of two young girls wearing sweater wigs.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, World News

New York Magazine

John Leguizamo Thinks Subway Dancers Are 'the Bomb'

Name: John Leguizamo Age: 50 Neighborhood: Central Village. "They call it the Gold Coast, to be precise."

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Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY), New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, South America, Sports

Whidbey News-Times

Playhouse lends hand to film camp relocated by wildfires

Hernando Leon from Bogota, Colombia edits his short film for Wild Mind Film Camp on Oak Harbor Mexican restaurant Jumbo Burrito.

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Related Topix: World News, Twisp, WA, Coupeville, WA, Mazama, WA

Inside Colombia

Colombia 11th on list of countries with extreme risk of terrorist attack: report

Colombia is in the top 12 countries with an extreme risk of a terrorist attack, suffering hundreds of separate attacks over the last year according to a global report released on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, South America, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

The next generation of Colombian designers on the runway: Colombia Moda

One of the most exciting aspects of Colombia's fashion week is the chance to see the next generation of fashion design on the student runways.

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Examiner.com

Colombia Moda goes pink for breast cancer detection

This year at Colombia Moda there was a special runway show called Modo Rosa or "Pink Style".

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Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Health, World News,

Xenia Daily Gazette

Peace wins in Colombia12:32 pm

June was a good month for Colombia. Its streak of World Cup wins suffused the country with a euphoric patriotism.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Alvaro Uribe, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Opinion

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