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12 hrs ago | The Reporter

Maite Kropp: Bogota mayor made the right, courageous decision

On June 2012, Mayor Gustavo Petro of Bogota, Colombia, made a decision to no longer lease the "La Santamaria Plaza," the city's own landmark, by cancelling its contract with the Corporation Taurina de Bogota.

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Related Topix: Colombia, World News,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Eff.org

Digital Rights Advocates in Mexico and Colombia Unite for Wikipedia Hackathon

Joining from Mexico City, hackerspace Rancho Electronico will be hosting its own " editathon ," while hackerspace Hackbo will follow suit in Bogota, Colombia.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Colombia,

Buses world news

BUSES & BIKES * Colombia: For a green life

In response, Bogota directed its attention towards public transport and worked to improve conditions for cycling... The challenge for Bogota has been integrating bicycle and bus policies into a wider sustainable urban transport context and ensuring projects have continuity across political terms.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia

Business Wire

Pan-American Life Insurance Group Appoints EVP, CFO Carlos F. Mickan...

Mr. Mickan currently oversees all financial operations as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pan-American Life and will continue in that role.

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Related Topix: Colombia, World News, University of South Carolina, New Orleans, LA

McGill Reporter

MISC to celebrate 20th year with busy fall schedule

"I'm pleased that, over twenty years, MISC has been able to maintain its reputation as a politically independent, lively institution looking outward to the public and inward to the McGill Community," says Will Straw.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Colombia, Mexico, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Brazil,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KSWO

Novice matadors' hunger strike over bullfight ban

An unarmed black teenager killed by a white officer in Missouri was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy has found.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, World News, Colombia,

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Police: Woman hiding cocaine in breast implants

Spanish police say they have arrested a woman who landed at Madrid's international airport with 1.7 kilograms of cocaine hidden in her breast implants.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Colombia, Weird

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Gawker

Woman Arrested For Smuggling 3.7 Pounds of Cocaine in Her Fake Boobs

A 43-year-old Venezuelan woman was apprehended at Madrid International Airport with 3.7 pounds of cocaine in her breast implants.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Colombia

PR-inside.com

Ecopetrol S.A. Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Operations and...

The report is an essential source for key operational data, analysis and strategic insight into company.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Spain: Woman arrested with coke in breast implants

Spanish police say they have arrested a woman who landed at Madrid's international airport with 1.7 kilos of cocaine hidden in her breast implants.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Colombia

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World Briefs: PM's Twitter is hacked

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter page was hacked Thursday and peppered with posts, later disavowed by the Russian government's press service, that claimed he's resigning in shame and will become a photographer.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Colombia, Drugs

The Charlotte Observer

Santos endorses medical marijuana for Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday endorsed newly introduced legislation that would legalize marijuana for medicinal and therapeutic use in this drug war-afflicted Andean nation.

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

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Inside Colombia

More than 400K Colombian refugees live abroad: UN

According to recent statements by the UN, there are currently over 400,000 displaced Colombians seeking refuge abroad, local media reported Monday.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

AlertNet

Landmines injure and kill Colombians despite peace efforts

A rural woman practices searching for landmines during a training session in Colombia's heavily mined Antioquia province on January 23, 2013.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia,

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Hospitality Net

World Travel Awards recognises the best of South & Central American tourism in Quito

A host of industry leaders are celebrating this evening after the winners were revealed at the World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Ecuador, Travel, Ecuador Travel, Colombia,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: Fiery Chinese rights lawyer released from prison

An activist said one of China's best-known rights lawyers and fiery government critic has been released from prison but appears to be under close supervision by the authorities.

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Related Topix: Religion, Falun Gong, South America, World News, Colombia, Alvaro Uribe, Middle East, Lebanon,

The Miami Herald

Colombian peace negotiations a hot topic at Santos inauguration

Spain's former King Juan Carlos, left, and Colombia's Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin, right, walk during his arrival at a military airport in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Central America, El Salvador

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Roadracing World

R.I.P.: Former CCS Florida Racer Tomas Lopez Dies After Street Crash In Bogota, Colombia

Tomas Lopez died today from injuries suffered in a crash on a streetbike in Bogota Colombia.

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

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Colombia, a hotbed for tourism

Colombia used to be singled out by travelers as a nonviable travel destination in South America.

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

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Inside Colombia

Colombia: Violence, illegal mining threaten Pacific region

BOGOTA, Colombia - Violence in the department of Choco's Alto Baudo municipality has displaced more than 3,000 Colombians in 2014.

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

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