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55 min ago | The Miami Herald

Movie guide: Capsule listings, reviews of current releases

Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: for general audiences; parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; no one younger than 17 ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Colombian Army Trains Paraguay Soldiers On Terrorism, Drug Tafficking

The Colombian Army has provided training to 75 Paraguayan soldiers to prepare them in their ongoing fight against terrorists and international drug trafficking organizations.

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Related Topix: Drugs, South America, World News, Paraguay, Terrorism, Marijuana

8 hrs ago | The Bayonet

WHINSEC course builds international friendships

Cadets in ROTC and at the U.S. Military Academy have a great opportunity to work on their leadership skills and develop international relationships at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation.

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12 hrs ago | News Times

Venezuela battles obesity amid dearth of good food

Mannequins stand at a store that sells clothing for over weight people in downtown Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Colombian kingpin's former hit man leaves prison

A former hit man for Pablo Escobar who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the Colombian drug kingpin's army of assassins has been freed from prison despite protests by his many victims.

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The Washington Post

Colombian kingpin's former hit man leaves prison

In this June 27, 2006, file photo, John Jairo Velasquez, a former hit man for Pablo Escobar, gives his testimony while holding a book titled "The True Pablo, Blood, Treason, and Death," during the trial against Alberto Santofimio Botero in Bogota, Colombia.

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Related Topix: Prison, South America, World News, Maximum Security, State Prisons,

ABC News

Colombian Kingpin's Former Hit Man Leaves Prison

A former hit man for Pablo Escobar who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the Colombian drug kingpin's army of assassins has been freed from prison despite protests by his many victims.

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Inside Colombia

Suspect in murder of Colombia journalist released on grounds of self-defense

The sole suspect in the murder of a well-known journalist was released on Monday, after a judge decided that he had acted in self-defense.

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Inside Colombia

More bombshells in Colombia peace talks hacker scandal

Just one day after its explosive interview with alleged Colombian peace talks hacker Andres Sepulveda hit news stands, Semana , the weekly magazine that has broken the scandal since last May, has posted new exclusive clips on its website pushing the latest implications even further.

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CNN

Where 'Breaking Bad' is just getting started

That's how many trophies the cast and crew of "Breaking Bad" have hauled home after five seasons of groundbreaking TV, with six of those honors being earned at Monday's 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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PSFK

Crowdfunding Platform Lets Colombian Designers Help Solve Urban Issues

For quite some time, the South American country of Colombia has been plagued with violence, drug trafficking, and economic crises.

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Los Angeles Times

5 bars to try in Koreatown's new drinking scene

Shown is the wood bar at Colombian EscaLA, which is located in Koreatown's Chapman Plaza.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Colombia: Three Soldiers Killed In Clash With Rebels

BOGOTA, COLUMBI, Aug 26 -- Three Colombian soldiers were killed and four others wounded Monday in a battle with combatants of the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia in the northeastern Arauca Department.

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Fausta's blog

The prehistoric seals Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean

There you have it: Seals helped Europeans wipe out Native Americans Europeans have long been blamed for wiping out 95 per cent of Native Americans by bringing foreign diseases to the New World.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Inside Colombia

Medellin's 12th annual film festival focuses on sound in cinema

If you're in Medellin from August 25 to 29 you'll be spoiled for choice as the city is offering free entry to a range of inspirational films and documentaries representing Colombia's diverse culture as part of Medellin's 12th annual Colombian Film Festival.

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Inside Colombia

Bogota comedian puts on stand up show to denounce humanitarian crisis in northern Colombia

Rather than pay money to see his stand-up show, Bogota comedian Alejandro RiaA o is asking his audience to barter for their tickets by bringing towels, blankets, and diapers if they want to see him perform in Colombia's capital this week.

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Newsday

Colombian anti-groping squad goes to work

It's early in the morning and with her juvenile looks and a rucksack with a flowery pattern dangling from one shoulder, 22-year-old Laura looks like just another student rushing to class on Bogota's mass transit system - the Transmilenio.

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Hispanically Speaking

Colombian Military Hacks President's Email

Colombian military personnel linked to former President Alvaro Uribe spied on President Juan Manuel Santos' emails, arrested computer programmer Andres Fernando Sepulveda said in an interview in the current issue of Semana magazine.

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JD Supra

Cybersecurity: How well are Latin American banks protected against cyber attacks?

Inter-American Dialogue's Latin America Advisor asked Marcela Cristina Blanco, associate attorney in Diaz Reus' Bogota, Colombia office: How Well Do Latin American Banks Protect Against Cyber Attacks? More than half of Latin American financial institutions have experienced some type of electronic breach of their secure information within the past ... (more)

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Inside Colombia

"Pijarbey": The Narco-Paramilitary Boss Set to Be Major Colombian Kingpin

A former paramilitary known as "Pijarbey" is rebuilding the drug empire of fragmented trafficking group the ERPAC in Colombia's Eastern Plains, and is now positioning himself to become a major actor in Colombia's underworld - if he can evade capture.

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