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  1. FCV, in Partnership with UPMC, Opens Advanced Cancer Center in ColombiaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Most importantly, this is a milestone for the people of this region, who will have access close to home to high-quality, leading-edge cancer care-access that will save lives. One of the most advanced cancer centers in Colombia, developed and managed in partnership with UPMC , is preparing to open near Bucaramanga to provide care close to home for both children and adults.


  2. Meet Marlos Moreno, City's new gem hoping to leave Atletico Nacional a golden parting giftRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The teenager is only focused on delivering the much-coveted South American title to his boyhood club, as a partnership with Pep and a career in Europe await There is no doubt whatsoever that Marlos Moreno has a bright future ahead of him. The 19-year-old forward has already broken into the Colombia national team, whom he represented in the Copa America in June, and a move to Manchester City now beckons .


  3. Emir arrives in ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday arrived in Colombia on a three-day official visit.


  4. STR: Central/South America hotel performance for Q2 2016, June 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hospitality Net

    Hotels in the Central/South America region recorded mixed Q2 2016 results when reported in U.S. dollar constant currency, according to data from STR . Compared with the three key performance metrics from Q2 2015, the Central/South America region reported a 5.1% decrease in occupancy to 54.1%.


  5. Colombia declares much-feared Zika crisis over as infection rate plummetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Miami Herald

    Colombia on Monday became the first nation in Latin America to declare that the "epidemic" stage of the much-feared Zika virus was over, even as a few hundred new cases emerge each week. In addition, the Ministry of Health said there were far fewer cases than they originally feared last year, when the mosquito-borne illness began sweeping the region and was declared an international health emergency.


  6. First baby with Zika-related microcephaly defect is born in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Spain has recorded its first case of a baby born with the microcephaly birth defect associated to the Zika virus , health authorities said today. The mother had been diagnosed with the virus in May and had decided to keep the baby, a spokeswoman for the regional health authorities of Catalonia, where the baby was born, told Reuters.


  7. Emir of Qatar to Visit ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Inside Colombia

    Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani will arrive in Bogota on Monday for an official visit to Colombia, during which he will be welcomed by President Juan Manuel Santos. According to a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry, the Emir of Qatar will meet Santos at the presidential palace.


  8. 10 Urban Gondolas Changing the Way People MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Curbed

    Here in North America, gondolas are usually used on a ski vacation to access amazing terrain in ritzy towns like Aspen or Whistler. Increasingly, however, urban areas in the United States are considering proposals for gondolas and cable cars to efficiently move people from place to place.


  9. How a Caribbean island became prime source of US Zika casesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Crofs Blogs

    More than 1,400 Americans contracted Zika while traveling outside the U.S. this year and a Caribbean-island nation is one of the top destinations where they caught the virus. Visitors to the Dominican Republic account for more than a fifth of the confirmed Zika cases in the U.S. through mid-July, according to data from state health departments.


  10. Cellwize Provides SON for TelefonicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | NewsFactor

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  11. Desperate for food, middle-class Venezuelans eagerly await reopening ...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Fox News

    Colombia and Venezuela are said to be settling the final touches to reopening their border crossings, as Venezuelans eagerly await the green light to cross over for a few hours and purchase some of the products that are now luxury items in the socialist country - soap, sugar, toilet paper, wheat flour, sanitary towels for women. Isis Vivas, a 64-year-old retired school teacher in the western state of Lara, will embark in a 12-hour drive to Cucuta as soon as the Simon Bolivar Bridge is cleared.


  12. Zika Transmission in New York, and Now in Florida - Some Legal ThoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | JD Supra

    In eight years of climate change blogging we think we have uniformly been able to steer clear of the prurient and the provocative, the lewd and the lascivious. But then came word last Friday from New York that the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene had confirmed the zika virus now endemic in Central and South America and the Caribbean and blamed for birth defects including microcephaly -- had been transmitted from a female to her male sexual partner.


  13. Hotusa Hotels grows portfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Hospitality Net

    In the second quarter of 2016, Hotusa Hotels grew its portfolio, adding 122 new member establishments, 19 in Spain and 103 in a total of 21 countries in Europe, America, Asia and Africa. With these latest incorporations, the Grupo Hotusa consortium of independent hotels has consolidated its position in Spain while reinforcing its global positioning and expansion.


  14. TV Azteca Announces 144% Growth in EBITDA to Ps.990 Million for the Second Quarter of 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | GlobeNewswire

    TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V. , one of the two largest producers of Spanish-language television programming in the world, announced today financial results for the second quarter of 2016. "TV Azteca's leading formats have fascinated on a daily basis millions of people from all socioeconomic levels, enabling advertisers to effectively reach audiences in target markets during the period," said Benjamin Salinas, CEO of TV Azteca.


  15. INTERSCHALT Expands South American NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Marine News

    INTERSCHALT maritime systems GmbH, a provider of services for communications, navigation and bridge equipment and the maker of voyage data recorder systems, has expanded its service network in South America through the addition of ITEC Electronica Maritima S.A.S, Colombia, and Telnav Telecomunicacoes Navais, Maca, Brazil. As authorized service partners, ITEC and Telnav Telecom will from now on perform the installation, commissioning, retrofitting and maintenance of INTERSCHALT VDR systems as well as conduct annual VDR performance tests in accordance with IMO regulations.


  16. Independiente del Valle 1-1 Atletico Nacional: South American...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    An equaliser in the final few minutes kept Ecuadorian minnows Independiente del Valle in with a shout in the Copa Libertadores final. The first-leg hosts, who have never even won a domestic title let alone South America's biggest competition, were trailing in the first leg and looked like leaving themselves a huge task when they travel to face Atletico Nacional in Colombia next week.


  17. Colombia's Busiest Sea Ports Deploy Morpho Detection's Hardened...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Market Wire

    Safran Identity & Security, through its subsidiary Morpho Detection , today announced that in response to new regulations mandating enhanced freight screening at sea ports, Colombia's port operators are deploying its Hardened MobileTrace handheld explosives trace detector . As part of contracts awarded to Morpho Detection's local authorized distributor Magna Seguridad Electronica Sa, to date, 12 Hardened MobileTrace units have been deployed to screen for explosives and narcotics at sea ports throughout Colombia including in Cartagena, Barranquilla and Buenaventura.


  18. Striking truckers clash with police in Colombia's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Powhatan Today

    The demonstrators took control of a street Wednesday with the intention of disrupting Independence Day festivities underway in downtown Bogota. They burned tires and threw rocks before being dispersed by riot police.


  19. AP's Rodrigo Abd among this year's 4 Cabot Prize winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    In this Aug. 8, 2011 file photo, Associated Press photographer Rodrigo Abd uses a 19th-century style wooden box camera as he photographs a participant of the Rabin Ajau National Folkloric Festival in Guatemala City. Participants had to hold still for up to two minutes as Abd made exposures with light shining directly from the lens onto photo paper inside the box camera.


  20. Middle-class Venezuelans liquidate savings to stockpile foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Newsday

    Tebie Gonzalez holds a wad of Venezuelan Bolivar bills as she and her husband Ramiro Ramirez exchange what remains of their savings for Colombian pesos, at a mall before shopping for food in Cucuta, Colombia, Sunday, July 17, 2016, during a temporary opening of the long-closed border with Colombia. Gonzalez earns several times the minimum wage with her job as a sales manager for a chain of furniture stores, but lately her salary is no match for Venezuela's 700 percent inflation.