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Medellín's Casa Tres Patios, a Space Where Modern Art Can Flourish

Global Voices visited an art project called Casa Tres Patios in Medellin, Colombia, and chatted with director Tony Evanko about the project and the art scene in the city.

Juan Cuadrado: January Transfer Market Value, Impact and Scouting Guide

Juan Cuadrado performed phenomenally for Colombia at the 2014 World Cup, and many expected him to transfer in the summer window. Will he transfer in January instead? How much is Cuadrado worth? Watch Bleacher Report's Sam Tighe break down Cuadrado 's scouting guide, transfer market value and potential impact. Read more World Football news on

The Black Lives Matter Movement Is Resonating in Colombia

When Javier Ortiz accepted the award for Afro-Colombian journalist of the year earlier this month, he didn't mention Buenaventura, or Tumaco, or Chocó, or any of the other places where Afro-Colombians survive amid squalid and often desperate conditions. Show More Summary

Colombian official convicted of 'psychological torture' of journalist

Bogotá, Colombia, December 22, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the conviction of a former high-ranking Colombian intelligence official who on December 19 was sentenced to 11 years in prison for carrying out a campaign of aggression and death threats against investigative journalist Claudia Julieta Duque, according to news reports....

Lamborghini transformed into expensive lawnmower

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

They must be accustomed to wet roads up in Surrey, British Colombia. Even if they aren't experts in the rain at a minimum they're Canadian, so you'd expect local drivers to be courteous and friendly and generally very likable, even the Lamborghini-driving ones. All my expectations for our northern friends are blown out of the water by this video. Read more...

Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez's Dads Played Together in Colombia

Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez are perhaps the two biggest names in the Colombia national team. The duo were also on the books together at Monaco until the summer—but brilliantly, their fathers were also team-mates. The chaps atShow More Summary

Yahoo announces plans to kill off some regional news sites, sunsets Yahoo Classic Games, alerts, and profile sites

Today Yahoo released an updated product report for 2014, which highlights the closure of several regional sites. Yesterday the company shut down regional homepages in Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, and Chile. Users trying to access these sites will be redirected to Yahoo’s general Spanish language homepage. The report also notes that regional Yahoo News and Celebrity pages […]

Day Before Tornado, Wily Songbirds Knew

Days after five tiny golden-winged warblers finished their seasonal migration, flying 3,100 miles from Colombia to Tennessee, they vacated their new home to travel 400 miles south to the Gulf of Mexico. Some 24 hours later, on April 27, 2014, at least 84 tornadoes left a path of death...

Manage Your Project Portfolio is Featured in Colombia’s Largest Business Newspaper

Andy Hunt, the Pragmatic Bookshelf publisher, just sent me an email telling me that Manage Your Project Portfolio is featured in La República, Columbia’s “first and most important business newspaper.” That’s because getabstract liked it!   Okay, my book is below the fold. Show More Summary

Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds

Ornithologist Henry Streby was happy enough that a song bird weighing less than two nickels managed to carry a tiny electronic sensor from Tennessee to Colombia and back.

Tropical Countries Vow to Fight Deforestation at Lima Climate Conference

Last week in Lima, pledges to the Global Climate Fund topped $10 billion, with new contributions not only from wealthy nations like Belgium and Australia, but also from developing forest nations like Peru and Colombia.

Did Cuba Just Abandon Colombian Rebels?

The thaw between Washington and Cuba finally begins to close a chapter of the Cold War. A ceasefire by leftist rebels in Colombia could close the last one.

FARC Guerrillas Just Announced a Ceasefire with Colombia's Government After 50 Years of Civil War

That diplomatic relations are set to resume between the United States and the Castro government wasn't the only big story to come out of Cuba on Wednesday. Starting midnight December 20, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC),...Show More Summary

Colombia's leftist FARC rebels declare unilateral cease-fire

Leftist rebels negotiating a peace agreement with the Colombian government on Wednesday declared a unilateral and indefinite cease-fire in hope of drawing a reciprocal halt by the armed forces, something President Juan Manuel Santos has so far resisted.

FARC Announce Indefinite Ceasefire

Colombia's FARC will start a unilateral ceasefire on December 20th in a move that could help lead to a peace deal between the rebels and the government."We have resolved to declare a unilateral ceasefire and an end of hostilities for...Show More Summary

Colombia's FARC rebels call indefinite truce

Leftist rebels announce unilateral ceasefire as they pursue talks with Colombian government to end 50-year conflict.

Colombian Rebels Announce Unilateral Cease-Fire

(HAVANA) — Colombian rebels at peace talks with government representatives in Cuba have announced an indefinite, unilateral cease-fire as long as military units don’t attack them. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia made the announcement in a communique published on its Twitter account Wednesday. Representatives of the rebel group known as the FARC and the…

Manchester United Transfer News: Patience Is Key in Radamel Falcao Saga

On-loan striker Radamel Falcao is unsure whether Manchester United will turn his current deal into a permanent transfer at the end of the season, and while the Colombia international is hopeful he will get to stay in England, patience...Show More Summary

“Coal Means Death for Us”: Big Coal and Forced Evictions in Colombia

“Coal means death for us,” one Colombian villager said. “Just like it creates light there, here it generates darkness.”

Medellin is Becoming Attractive to UFOs

In the 1980s, Medellin, Colombia, developed a reputation as the most violent city in the world due to the drug cartel run by Pablo Escobar. The violence and crime began to drop almost immediately after Escobar was killed on December 2, 1993. Today, Medellin is the second-largest...

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