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17 hrs ago | The L Magazine

How a Director Gets His Hands Dirty: Talking With Manos Sucia's Josef Kubota Wladyka

Manos Sucias is the story of two young men from Buenaventura, an impoverished town on Columbia's Pacific coast, who pair up to take a fishing boat on a perilous drug run for a ruthless drug lord.

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18 hrs ago | CNN

Gabo made face the blannk page

AWriter2B was born in Bogota, Colombia, and now lives in Florida. "He would publish something right when I needed it," he said of author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died April 17 .

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A girl touches the sign outside the Gabriel Garcia Marquez cultural center in downtown Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Star-Telegram.com

World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"A thousand years of loneliness and sadness for the death of the greatest Colombian of all time!" - Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos.

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Wall Street Journal

Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez, Nobel Prize-Winning Author, Dies

BOGOTA , Colombia-The Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez popularized magical realism in Latin American literature by writing fantastical novels that drew on the folk tales and ghost stories he had heard as a child on Colombia's poor, sun-baked Caribbean coast.

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India Together

On the right track, but miles to go

In March this year, Gil Penalosa of the Toronto-based NGO 8-80 Cities spoke in Mumbai and Bangalore of his global vision for liveable cities.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Press-Telegram

Long Beach Bike Fest to take place in East Village on May 3

In this May 8, 2010 file photo, Isabella Casillas, 2, of Long Beach, cheers on riders while being held by her mother, Marissa, along the straight away of the Long Beach Bicycle Grand Prix at the annual Long Beach Bike Festival.

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411mania.com

WWE News: Details on WWE's Malaysia Debut, European Tour Set, More

WWE News: Details on WWE's Malaysia Debut, European Tour Set, More Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 04.16.2014 WWE heading to the UAE next year... - WWE is now reportedly planning their debut in Malaysia later this year for their first live events in the country.

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Inside Colombia

Top Industries in Colombia Vulnerable to Cyber attacks

Colombia's most important industries could fall victim to cyber-attacks in the next ten years unless preventative measures are taken, according to specialty wire service, Colombia.Inn.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Non-Profit,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Wine Bottle Tower Ads - The Dislicores Liquor Trading Co. Campaign...

The Dislicores Liquor Trading Co ad campaign cleverly shows that each glass of wine results in a tougher drive home, walk up the stairways or a day in class.

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India Talkies

Colombian rebels blow up stretch of key highway - Indiatalkies.com

Bogota, April 16 Colombia's leftist FARC guerrillas blew up a portion of the main road linking their country with neighbouring Ecuador, authorities said Tuesday.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

Jankovic to meet Garcia for Bogota crown

Bogota, Colombia - Jelena Jankovic will try for a second straight title at the Claro Open Colsanitas tennis event.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bangkok Post

Rash of acid attacks stir calls for change in Colombia

A rash of acid attacks in recent weeks have horrified Colombians, provoking calls for special laws to deter a particularly fearsome form of aggression in an already violent society.

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AlertNet

Biodiverse Colombia must act now to protect its forests - OECD

A tree is reflected in floodwaters in the municipality of Cajica, near Bogota, Colombia's capital, April 25, 2011.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fox News

Colombia to extradite seven accused of kidnapping, killing DEA agent in 2013

President Juan Manuel Santos announced Thursday that he signed the order to extradite to the United States the seven Colombians accused of the June 2013 kidnapping and murder of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent.

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Off the Kuff

First Sunday Streets seemed like a success

The city of Houston closed a 2.5 mile stretch of Quitman and White Oak to motor vehicles for four hours on Sunday, encouraging Houstonians to play in the street and explore their neighborhoods pushing strollers or riding bikes.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Jankovic wins opener; King reaches Bogota QFs

Bogota, Colombia - Top-seeded Serbian star Jelena Jankovic wrapped up the first round with a victory, while American Vania King secured a berth in the quarterfinals at the Claro Open Colsanitas tennis event.

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Inside Colombia

FARC demand peace talks continue during elections

The FARC, Colombia's largest guerrilla group, have ruled out interrupting the peace process with the Colombian government during May's presidential elections.

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Reuters

Fitch: Colombia Telecommunications Moving Toward Consolidation

BOGOTA, April 09 Fitch Ratings expects stable growth for the Colombian telecommunications sector over the medium term, given the favorable macroeconomic environment and rising revenues from Internet data traffic.

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Hotel Interactive

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Announces Opening Of Park Inn By Radisson Bogota

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups today announced the opening of Park Inn by Radisson Bogota located at Cra 18 No 93-97 and is the brand's first location in Colombia.

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