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Peruvian activist marries his second tree in ornate ceremony

Richard Torres tied the knot with his second tree Sunday in a fanciful gathering in Colombia which aimed at raising environmental awareness.

Woman catches beau cheating, tags car with 'loser,' 'junkie'

Maria Alejandra Samaniego, 25, went ballistic when she found Pabil Muniz Quintanilla in bed with another woman in northern Colombia.

Cartagena: Where to Begin in Cartagena, Colombia: 2 Tourist Sites for First-Timers

15 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Cartagena's so hot right now. New flight routes and a fresh focus on safer tourism in Colombia means more international visitors are arriving to this city of colonial charm and coastal allure. This week we're exploring how to reach and enjoy this city, nicknamed "Door of the Americas." So you've arrived, perhaps on the new nonstop JetBlue flights. Show More Summary

Why Most Americans are Missing This Ridiculously Undervalued Sector

As an American living in Colombia, I have seen firsthand how watching the U.S.-based news feed can skew investor perspectives and limit opportunities. Sometimes looking beyond the popular press to the

Daily Headlines: November 25, 2014

Colombia: The FARC freed two recently kidnapped soldiers this morning in an action that could help renew the suspended peace talks between the rebels and the Colombian government. U.S.: A poll released yesterday showed that 89% of Latino...Show More Summary

MLS Players Who Should Get a Call-Up to the USMNT

The final international window closed last week, and it ended with a whimper for the U.S. men's national team after dropping two friendlies. They lost 2-1 to Colombia before a lackluster 4-1 defeat against Ireland. Jurgen Klinsmann's recent team selection has been odd, to say the least. Show More Summary

2015 Copa America: Argentina draw Uruguay, Brazil get Colombia & Chile face Mexico in the groups

Overnight on Monday, the draw for the 2015 Copa America was drawn. The competition kicks off on June 11th, and the competition will be held in Chile. As to the draw, the hosts avoided the big boys pulling Mexico, Ecuador and Bolivia in Group A. Lionel Messi’s Argentina arguably drew the short straw being paired with […]

Number of Colombian Victims of Civil Conflict Surpasses 7 Million: Media Unimpressed

A tragic milestone went virtually unreported in the English-speaking press last week, as Colombia's Victims Unit released its report indicating that the number of victims of Colombia's civil war has now surpassed 7 million. This number includes those who have been killed, disappeared or displaced since 1956. Show More Summary

Cartagena: Cartagena, Colombia Heats Up with Yet Another New Route from JetBlue

yesterdayLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Winter weather may be a headache for airlines and travelers both, but the change of seasons brings with it one big plus: seasonal routes to sunny destinations! On October 29 JetBlue stuck another line on their route map with an inaugural...Show More Summary

Draw for 2015 Copa America Revealed; Mexico Avoids Argentina, Brazil and Colombia

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

The draw for the 2015 Copa America has been revealed, so we now know who’ll play each other in the opening rounds of the tournament to be played in Chile in June-July, 2015. The draw is as follows: Group A … Continue reading ? Draw for 2015 Copa America Revealed; Mexico Avoids Argentina, Brazil and Colombia is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Venezuelans are Smuggling Petrol Into Colombia

In Colombia, just over the border from Venezuela, you can tell how long a petrol bootlegger has been in the business by looking at his hands. They're dark and stained from smuggling fuel in dirty plastic jugs called pimpinas. The old men selling it, known as pimpineros, all have the same hands. Show More Summary

Colombia Is One Of Latin America’s Most Promising New Tech Hubs

Ten years ago, the idea that Colombia would become a burgeoning hub for any dynamic industry beyond its notorious drug trade would have struck most observers as far-fetched. As recently as the turn of the century, conventional wisdom had it that the tropical, Andean nation was on the verge of becoming a failed state. Read More

Colombia 2015 Copa America Home And Away Shirts: Leaked [PHOTOS]

4 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

A photo has been leaked on the Internet featuring a photo of Colombia’s home shirt for 2015?s Copa America. Given the success of Colombia in the 2014 World Cup as well as their passionate supporters around the world, their 2014 … Continue reading ? Colombia 2015 Copa America Home And Away Shirts: Leaked [PHOTOS] is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Charles Krauthammer Thinks that Colombia and Togo Should Be Able to Emit as Much Greenhouse Gases as the United States

That's the only conclusion that can be drawn from his column denouncing President Obama's agreement with China on restricted emissions as a "swindle." Krauthammer is upset that China would be allowed to continue increasing emissionsShow More Summary

Morning Roundup: Nov. 21, 2014

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Sharon Stone 'devastated' after nephew's overdose death, drunk man arrested driving stolen bulldozer, and U.S. sanctions Colombia soccer team over drug ties.

104 Cocaine Capsules Removed From Girl, 11

An 11-year-old girl is in critical condition after doctors removed from her stomach 104 cocaine-filled capsules her father made her swallow to smuggle drugs to Europe, police in Colombia say. Officers are hunting for the girl's father, who was seen on closed circuit television rushing into an emergency room in...

Deal reportedly reached to free captured Colombian general

Countries assisting peace talks between Colombia's government and leftist rebels said Wednesday night that an agreement had been reached to free a general whose capture jeopardized the negotiations.

How to shoot and kill a Latino college student and only pay a $500 fine

In January, 2013, Rodrigo Diaz, a Gwinnett Tech student from Colombia, was going skating in suburban Atlanta with his girlfriend and three of their friends. They had one last person to pick up, and as they pulled into the driveway of...Show More Summary

U.S. national team falls to Colombia, 2-1, in friendly in London

My thoughts from the U.S. national team’s 2-1 defeat to Colombia at Craven Cottage in London: 1. Playing friendlies are like driving on the Beltway on the weekend: same vehicles, concentration required, but less congestion and road rage. 2. There are stadium nicknames better than Craven Cottage (Saprissa’s “Purple Monster,” for instance), but few original […]

Is there hope for Colombia's peace talks?

Will President Santos's hopes of succeeding where his predecessors failed, be derailed by military official's abduction?

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