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9 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Can Meditation Really Slow Aging?

People take part in "The Planet Meditates," a worldwide meditation event, at Bolivar square in Bogota, Colombia, on Sept.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Colombia's economy grows 6.4 percent, follows China as fastest growing country

BOGOTA, Colombia -- In the first quarter of 2014, Colombia's economy grew 6.4 percent in relation to the same period last year, the government's statistics agency, DANE, announced.

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Chain Store Age

Juan Valdez launches Miami expansion; 60 stores planned

Bogota, Colombia Colombian coffee retailer Juan Valdez has opened the first of 60 planned stores in Miami, with official grand opening scheduled for July 28. The downtown location is the first Juan Valdez store in Miami besides an existing store at Miami International Airport.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Drink, Coffee

Barron's

Live Blog: Ackman's Herbalife Presentation

In Venezuela, a trainee said she spent three months satisfying the requirement of getting family and friends into clubs, says a slide.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bloomberg

Colombia Para Release Key to Ending Conflict, AG's Office Says

The release from prison of former paramilitary chiefs, responsible for the deaths of thousands of Colombians, is a key step toward ending the country's internal conflict, according to Carlos Villamil, director of transitional justice in the Attorney General's office.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Alvaro Uribe

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Forbes.com

What It Feels Like To Take A Gun Shot Point-Blank

Sadly this weekend marks two years since psychopath James Holmes opened fire in a crowded Aurora, CO, movie theater, killing 12 and wounding 58. The anniversary got me thinking about gun violence.

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Switched

23 Food Reasons Colombians Know What's Good

Abroad, the South American nation has suffered from age-old stereotypes and misidentification - seriously, it's Colombia, NOT Columbia - but none of it has ever stopped its people from being known as some of the happiest on earth .

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Art Daily

SITE Santa Fe opens a reimagined biennial with a new focus on contemporary art from the Americas

SITE Santa Fe announced the new works and commissions and opening weekend programming for SITElines.2014: Unsettled Landscapes, the first edition of SITE Santa Fe's new biennial series with a focus on contemporary art from the Americas opening July 20, 2014 and on view through January 15, 2015.

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WireNews+Co

Colombia's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the people of Colombia as you celebrate your independence on July 20th.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Connecticut Post

On Wednesday, Starbucks is making its much-anticipated debut in the country synonymous with coffee after years of roasting Colombia's Arabica beans for billions of java lovers the world over.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Star Online

Starbucks, Nespresso fight to fill Colombia to-go cups

Colombia is one of the world's top producers and exporters of coffee, but two international brands are nevertheless aiming to gain a foothold in the key Latin American market.

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KRAV-FM Tulsa

Bill Clinton & Marlee Matlin Go To Columbia Slums & Build Center Out Of Plastic Bottles

Former President Bill Clinton and actress Marlee Matlin star Monday's episode of Operation Change on the Oprah Winfrey Network and RumorFix has a sneak peak for you.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

DFW Catholic

Catholics, Jews and Muslims sign peace statement in Colombia

Bogota, Colombia, Jul 11, 2014 / 12:21 pm .- Catholic, Jewish and Muslim representatives in Colombia have signed a historic joint statement for peace in a July 1 ceremony at the residence of the Archbishop of Bogota.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Music Voyager

The new travel-based music series MUSIC VOYAGER features host Jacob Edgar exploring thriving, exotic global music scenes to discover emerging talent.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Weekender

Novel Approach: Gabrielle Bell draws from 'Truth'

There is a saying among writers, fiction and nonfiction alike, to draw from the truth.

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Business Times

Starbucks, Nespresso fight to fill Colombia to-go cups

Within a few weeks of each other, two of the biggest names in the business - Starbucks and Nespresso - set up shop in the country of 47 million [BOGOTA] Colombia is one of the world's top producers and exporters of coffee, but two international brands are nevertheless aiming to gain a foothold in the key Latin American market.

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Inside Colombia

72 children reported missing amid Colombia soccer squad's homecoming celebration

Around 72 children were reported missing during the Colombian soccer squad's homecoming celebrations in Bogota on Sunday, according to the National Police director.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Toledo Blade

Post-production for Sylvania film

After three years of filming mostly in Bogota, Colombia and some in Sylvania, The Society , directed by local filmmaker Cap Averill II, concluded filming last year and is in the midst of post-production.

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Reuters

Norway to buy 21 mln emission reductions for 48 mln euros

Norway will buy 21 million U.N. backed certified emission reductions for an average price of 2.28 euros each in its international tender to purchase carbon offsets, said the financial institution in charge of the deal on Monday.

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AlertNet

More Colombians trafficked for forced labour than sex work -report

An Ecuadorean penitent with chains on his feet participates in a Good Friday procession in Quito, April 9, 2004.

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