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Monday | Inside Colombia

Colombia govt raises gas prices for September

Colombia's Ministry of Mines and Energy raised the price of a gallon of gas .04% for September, fixing the Bogota reference gas price at $4.55 per gallon, according to a report by the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Shockya.com

Interview: Peter Facinelli Talks The Damned

Stepping outside your comfort zone to truly embrace both new experiences and what you love most in life is the enthralling theme that not only pushes the actions of the lead character in the new independent horror film, 'The Damned,' but also the actor who portrays him.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fausta's blog

Colombia: Former Pablo Escobar lead henchman goes free

Popeye has coldly admitted that he ordered 3,000 people killed when his boss, the head of the Medellin cartel, was fighting the government to avoid extradition.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Inside Colombia

Colombia children's rights report tells story of persistent abuse

A coalition of human rights NGOs presented a shadow report to the United Nations Child Rights Convention on Wednesday, outlining a story of abuse due to Colombia's ongoing socio-political unrest.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

Inside Colombia

Main route closed between Medellin and Colombia's Atlantic coast due to 'FARC' attack

The main transport route connecting Colombia's second largest city, Medellin, with the nation's Atlantic coast region has been closed since midnight Wednesday due to an infrastructure attack.

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Shockya.com

Interview: Sophia Myles Talks The Damned

Exploring the motivations and secrets of the main characters of a film is often one of the most important aspects that truly allows audiences to relate to, and understand, the protagonists and antagonists of any story.

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Related Topix: Transformers: Age of Extinction, Sophia Myles, South America, World News, Colombia,

The Age

John Jairo Velasquez Vasquez, aka 'Popeye', at Combita prison, last year.

Washington: John Jairo Velasquez has been tied to the murders of at least 3000 people.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Electrical surge leads to grow house discovery

Electrical surge leads to grow house discovery Inside the residence, deputies located 33 cannabis plants and several specialized items of paraphernalia used to grow cannabis.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Citrus County, FL, Homosassa, FL, Drugs, World News, Colombia,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's chief assassin freed from jail

One of Colombia's most feared drug cartel assassins walked free on Tuesday after serving 22 years in jail for scores of murders ordered by notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar during the cocaine trafficking heyday of the 1980s, police said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, South America, World News, Colombia,

The Bennington Banner

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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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Prison,

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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Related Topix: World News, Colombia,

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Man creates pot-infused sodas, coffee drinksMan creates pot-infused...

A company in Washington Wtate is hoping to cash in on legal marijuana. They have come up with a new way to get pot in your system.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, World News, Colombia, Germany

SFGate

Ex-Medellin cartel boss gets another appeal

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Police find magic mushrooms, incoherent manPolice find magic...

A township resident was charged with growing psychedelic mushrooms after authorities responded to his home and found him shouting incoherently out his window, police said.

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Related Topix: Denville, NJ, Drugs, Marijuana, Colombia, World News, Germany, Weird

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Inside Colombia

Medellin one of the best cities in Latin America to live in: study

Colombia's second largest city, Medellin, has been judged one of the best cities in Latin American to live in, according to a recent "Smart Cities" study conducted by the Spanish technology multinational Indra.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Indra, Electronic

Inside Colombia

Medellin celebrates a decade of its annual Performing Arts festival

If you come across mimes and spontaneous dance recitals in the streets of Medellin over the next week, don't be alarmed.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Equatorial Guinea, Africa

Global Voices Online

Colombia's Medellin Metro Says No to Music and Poetry, But Passengers Say Otherwise

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Athens Banner-Herald

12 UGA students awarded Fulbright grants

Twelve University of Georgia students were awarded international travel-study grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Colombia,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Miami New Times

Quantic on Uniting Latin and Electronic Dance Music Lovers

As an electronic dance music artist, you can either draw your influences from the relatively limited palette of styles within the genre itself, or reach beyond it.

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Related Topix: Electronic, Dance, Dance Music, South America, World News, Colombia, Colombia Travel, Travel, New York,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Colombian Craft Brewery Offers Pink Beer to Appeal to the Ladies

Beer, traditionally, is marketed with a heavy slant toward men. Commercials and ads are generally filled with images of guys knocking back a few with friends during the game or after a long day of hearty man's work.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, World News, Colombia,

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