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Mercedes-Benz SLS Amg gets crashed in Colombia

High speed has "injured" this impressive Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG as the supercar was being driven in Colombia's capital, Bogota.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Naples Daily News

No headline - LEETRAVEL

An internal audit released Tuesday by the Lee County Internal Audit/Inspector General Department looked into county commission spending from fiscal 2011 to 2013 and found travel is a "major expenditure."

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Chile, Federal Prisons, Prison, Rick Scott, US Governors

Reuters

Colombia ICRC says peace may solve mystery of disappeared

A government peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels may help solve the mystery behind tens of thousands of Colombians who disappeared during 50 years of war, a Red Cross official said on Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Colombia court reinstates ousted Bogota mayor

In this March 19, 2014, file photo, Bogota's Mayor Gustavo Petro speaks to supporters from a balcony of the city hall in Bogota, Colombia.

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Yahoo!

After Mexico, Colombia says goodbye to Garcia Marquez

With a mix of Mozart and folk music, Colombia said goodbye Tuesday to its Nobel-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez in a ceremony in the capital's cathedral.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Colombians Fight 'Columbia' Misspelling

BOGOTA , Colombia-"Just landed in Columbia. On my way to the hotel," Paris Hilton tweeted last year as her plane touched down in BogotA for the opening of one of her handbag shops.

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BBC News

Twin memorials for Garcia Marquez

Mexico and Colombia are holding public memorials to Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on Thursday in Mexico City aged 87. The presidents of Colombia and Mexico are due to attend a formal ceremony with funeral cortege in Mexico City, where Garcia Marquez lived for decades.

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Forbes.com

Your Next Long Weekend Escape: Cartagena

Tropical and sultry, its candy-colored colonial houses draped with bougainvillea and its plazas buzzing with fruit vendors and flamboyantly costumed dancers, Cartagena carries a heady whiff of the exotic.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

One Direction's 'You & I' music video premieres; 1D leisure activities revealed

One Direction in the "You & I" music video. Pictured from left to right: Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson.

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Related Topix: Colombia, World News, Peru, South America, Chile, Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester County sheriff shares prison ideas in Colombia

Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis' efforts to reduce the number of inmates at the Worcester County House of Correction has attracted international attention, so much so that he was a keynote speaker at a three-day seminar on incarceration in Bogota, Colombia.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Dr. Giulio Massano

Dr. Giulio Massano, 72, of North Dartmouth, MA, passed away at home on April 10, 2014 after a long and valiant battle with multi-system atrophy.

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BBC News

Colombia to honour Garcia Marquez

Colombia will pay tribute to the Nobel-prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez in a ceremony at Bogota's national cathedral on Tuesday.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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

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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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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