Colombia isn't rich. The South American nation tracks six socioeconomic brackets, and 88 percent of Colombians fall into the lowest three rungs. The bottom of the economic pyramid in Colombia lives on less than $2 a day. Yet the country is racing to build what, even by U.S. standards, would be considered bleeding-edge technology: Its […]
Yes! Time to jump back into The Matrix with a fantastic fan-film made in Colombia by filmmaker Felix Joleanes titled Trickster. The short stars Brigitte Hernández and a sentinel, which was the idea behind the project. Joleanes wanted...Show More Summary
Compared to the cocaine cartels of Colombia or the heroin overlords of the Cosa Nostra, the Chicken Drumstick Mafia of Transdniester is not an outfit whose name creates fear around the world. So for the benefit of those who are not that clued in about international poultry smuggling, here are some basic facts. Transdniester is [...]
Originally published on 1Sun4All. The US Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon announced yesterday that representatives of the DOE and the South American country of Colombia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate...Show More Summary
Mesoproterozoic crust in the San Lucas Range (Colombia): an insight into the crustal evolution of the northern AndesAuthors:Cuadros et alAbstract:The San Lucas Range (SLR) is located at the northernmost end of the Central CordilleraShow More Summary
Nespresso has revealed the latest in the limited edition series of Grand Crus, the Colombian Terroirs. Read the rest of the story at: A cup of Colombia: Nespresso Spring 2014 Grand Cru
Journalist and memoirist Adriana Páramo talks about her work as a petroleum engineer and anthropologist, the world of migrant workers, growing up in Colombia, and working with immigrant women in Kuwait.
Just 34 kilometres separate the western Venezuelan city of San Cristóbal from Cucuta in Colombia but the cities are a world apart. In San Cristóbal, where university students and middle-class residents have been staging protests against...Show More Summary
A selection of stories on the Americas from around the web: El Salvador's elections are too close to call A narrower majority for Colombia's governing coalition Slate interviews Michelle Bachelet, Chile’s incoming president CNN interviews Nicolas Maduro Ottawa intervenes in Canada’s grain crisis
Sunday's legislative elections viewed as referendum on peace talks with FARC, and trial run for May's presidential vote.
By Caiman Valores: Introduction Canadian domiciled small-cap O&G explorer and producer Canacol Energy (OTCQX:CNNEF), which operates predominantly in Colombia continues to perform strongly. When I last wrote on Canacol in July 2013, I found the company was undervalued offering investors potential upside of 60%, with a price target of $5.26 per share. Show More Summary
Practiced minimalist and lover of the color white Richard Meier just unveiled plans for two new residential towers in Bogotá, Colombia. "The project is contextually inspired by the beauty of its immediate surroundings," the architects write, which is only weird...
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One veteran of Colombia’s disbanded far-right militias admitted to ordering Colombian Paramilitaries Set For Release - -
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One veteran of Colombia's disbanded far-right militias admitted to ordering or taking part in at least 3,000 killings, mostly targeting leftists, and incinerating many of the corpses to destroy evidence.
With 5 million people, or 10.6% of the total population, Colombia has the largest Afro-descendant population in Latin America, behind only Brazil, according to a 2005 census. There are, however, serious difficulties in quantifying blackness, given the mixed ethnic backgrounds of many Colombians. The stigma associated with African descent in much...
Built in the 17th century Spanish stronghold of Cartagena in Colombia, Casa San Agustin has embraced its Caribbean history and charm while offering guests all the modern... via JustLuxe.com
Uruguay: The U.N.’s International Narcotics Control Board blasted “misguided initiatives” to legalize marijuana use in areas like the U.S. state of Colorado and the South American nation of Uruguay. Colombia: Why are German guns in Colombia...Show More Summary
How to watch Wednesday’s friendlies … All times are Eastern South Africa vs. Brazil in Johannesburg noon beIN Sport, beIN Sport Play (tape at 5 on beIN Sport Spanish, tape at 9 on beIN Sport) Colombia vs. Tunisia in Barcelona 1 p.m. beIN Sport Spanish, beIN Sport Play (tape at 5 on beIN Sport, tape […]