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‘Bean Bang Theory’ Concludes: It’s Colombia not Columbia

I have no idea how much money the Colombian government has put into its latest coffee campaign, but their creatives could use a little help. Besides the name of the campaign, which is supposed to be a pun (Bean Bag –Not Big … Continue reading ?

'Out of the Dark' brilliantly shot, poorly executed

8 hours agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

At almost every juncture in "Out of the Dark," a ghost thriller set in Colombia, something textured and evocative — a poor village, a dark old house, a menacing jungle — is beautifully photographed. Nearly everything else (story, direction, performances, scares) is thuddingly...

Seven Dodge Bullets in Six Days as Violence Aimed at Colombian Unionists Continues

Cali, Colombia, has never been an easy place to be a trade unionist. As the trade agreement between Colombia and the United States turns three years old, union leaders there are still being shot at by death squads who see organized workers as a dangerous, radical element that must be eliminated. Just in the past week, seven unionists were shot at by masked gunmen in Cali.

VICE News Capsule - Thursday, February 26

23 hours agoNews : Vice News

Russia refuses to free a Ukrainian pilot from prison, Iranian armed forces stage attack on replica US carrier, two major drug busts in Colombia over the last week, and bionic reconstruction gives Austrian amputees improved limb cont...

Why Is the Wall Street Journal Dismissing Colombia's War Crimes?

One of the most shocking crimes in Colombia's recent history—and that's saying something—is the “false positives” scandal. Over the last three decades, military units—many of which received American...

The 4 Key Traits Of A World-Class Stock

I recently returned from a week of travels along the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The sights were unbelievable... but the sounds were even more impeccable. You see, the region loves its music,

For Y Combinator-funded influencer startup Themidgame, it’s about more than money

Cofounder and Colombian native Andrés Felipe Diaz told us: "Nobody in Colombia knows we're at Y Combinator." They will now.

SCHOTTEL Opens Colombia Subsidiary

SCHOTTEL has opened a new subsidiary in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.   Serving as managing director of SCHOTTEL de Colombia is Julio Carrasquilla Martínez who

Hilarcotherium castanedaii: a new Miocene Neogene Astrapotherian Meridiungulatan From Colombia

Hilarcotherium castanedaii, gen. et sp. nov., a new Miocene astrapothere (Mammalia, Astrapotheriidae) from the Upper Magdalena Valley, ColombiaAuthors:Vallejo-Pareja et alAbstract:Astrapotheria is an order of extinct South American herbivores recorded throughout the continent, from the late Paleocene to middle Miocene. Show More Summary

Level 3 adds extension to Colombia SAC-1 submarine cable

Level 3 Communications has made an extension to the SAC-1 submarine cable with a new branch to a cable station in Buenaventura on Colombia's Pacific coast near Cali, according to a recent FCC filing.

Radamel Falcao and the Broken Path to Stardom

2 days agoSports : Vice: Sports

After starting out in Colombia's second division, Falcao managed to become a soccer demigod. However, the journey may have been too much for him to take on.

Daily Headlines: February 23, 2015

Cuba: The 270 members of the Ladies in White could soon select their new leader due to infighting within the Cuban protest group. South America: Diplomatic tensions have grown between Peru and Chile over a spying scandal. Colombia: The U.S. Show More Summary

Woman Changes Her Name from Ladyzunga Cyborg to ABCDEFG HIJKLMN OPQRST UVWXYZ

6 days agoHumor : Neatorama

(Photo: Europics) Ms. OPQRST UVWXYZ, 36, is an art professor at a university in Bogota, Colombia. She spent years struggling with Colombia's national government in order to secure her legal name change. A Colombian National Registry official now explains that her name change had not be held up for any legitimate reason and would proceed immediately. Show More Summary

News: Colombia, Tomato Robot, Alien, Beyonce, Wal-Mart, Dr. Seuss

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Colombia's constitutional court has ruled that same-sex couples can adopt but only if the child is the offspring of one of the parents. Ellen Page has joined Instagram just in time to post photos for Rio's Carnival. Girls star Allison...

Someone Got Busted Trying to Smuggle $150,000 Inside Nutella Jars

Literally the worst place to pull a Nutella caper. An Italian flying home from Colombia made customs officials' jobs really easy by hiding the equivalent of $146,523 in euros inside nothing other than jars of Nutella. When a scannerShow More Summary

Radio station owner gunned down in Colombia

Bogotá, February 18, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder on Saturday of a Colombian radio station owner and calls on authorities to identify the motive and ensure the perpetrators are held to account. Luis Carlos Peralta Cuéllar was a journalist and an aspiring politician who often broadcast reports...

Westminster Dog Retires to Breed. Why Can't Bitches Have It All?

Miss P is a four-year-old beagle from British Colombia—a fully grown adult, by dog standards. On Tuesday, she won the top honor in her field, the Westminster Dog Award for Best in Show. A legacy attendee—her granduncle, Uno, won theShow More Summary

Colombian YouTube Star Has Two Moms

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Adoption by same-sex couples is presently before the courts in Colombia and this weekend local YouTube star Sebastian Villalobos, 19, who has 1.2M subscribers, revealed that he has two moms. The clip below has gone viral and already has over half a million views. Show More Summary

Amidst Scandal and Crisis, a Way Forward For Resource Governance in Latin America

Countries like Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru are among the resource-rich economies in Latin America that have made inroads their extractive sectors, particularly regarding transparency in revenues. Others, like Venezuela, that are...Show More Summary

Taking Gold Pill Aphrodisiacs in Cali, Colombia

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