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  1. Colombia drop Falcao, Cuadrado for Peru friendly in U.SRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    BOGOTA: Coach Jose Pekerman has dropped Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao and Juventus midfielder Juan Cuadrado as he looks to breathe new life into Colombia's team for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Pekerman, whose side failed to get past the Copa America quarter-finals in June, has called up fewer exiles and included 10 home-based players in a 23-man squad for a friendly against Peru in New York on Sept.

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  2. 'Coriolis Effect' an India-Africa fusionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... that span Black Atlantic and Indian Ocean imaginaries," Dattatreyan told IANS. Juan Orrantio (b. Bogota, Colombia) uses photography as a critical form of documentary. He juxtaposes two sets of photographs -10 images of venues, buildings and spaces ...

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  3. Spotlight: Venezuela extends border closure with Colombia, ties in critical momentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    CARACAS/BOGOTA, Aug. 27 -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's announcement on Friday to extend border closure with Colombia and dispatch more troops to border areas signals entry into a critical moment of relations between the two neighboring countries. A crisis between Venezuela and Colombia erupted on Aug. 19 when three Venezuelan army officers were wounded by suspected paramilitary gunmen operating in Colombia, leading to the closure of a major border crossing with Colombia in the western state of Tachira as ordered by Maduro.

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  4. Sevilla - Atletico Madrid Preview: Llorente hoping to repay faithRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Goal.com

    After his switch from Juventus, the striker is looking to fire his new employers to victory over Diego Simeone's side Fernando Llorente is hoping to repay the faith shown in him by Sevilla coach Unai Emery when his new side host Atletico Madrid on Sunday. The former Athletic Bilbao man was officially unveiled as a Rojiblancos player on Thursday, after leaving Juventus on a free transfer.

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  5. March Eco-Tour to Colombia's Santa Marta Region announced by Naturalist JourneysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    This new Colombia birding and nature tour focuses on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia and takes in a hot new birding destination. Naturalist Journeys is proud to announce a new March 14-20, 2016 eco-tour to the scenic and bird-rich Santa Marta region of Colombia, currently one of the hottest new birding destinations around.

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  6. Netflix drug drama 'Narcos' blurs line between cartels, agentsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in Netflix Inc's dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier. "Narcos," premiering across all Netflix territories on Friday, explores the origins of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the tense relationship between his Medellin cartel and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration as cocaine use became widespread among Americans in the 1980s.

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  7. Venezuela extends border closure despite Colombiaa s protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro announced Friday that he would extend the week-old partial closure of the border with Colombia to four more cities and send an additional 3,000 troops to the area, doubling down on a policy has drawn rebuke by Colombian leaders. Speaking at a rally in Caracas, Maduro said he was open to meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to discuss the issue wherever and whenever his counterpart chooses.

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  8. Photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah August 28, 2015. A man carries a toilet as he crosses the Tachira river border into Colombia from Venezuela, near Colombia's Villa del Rosario village, August 27, 2015. The Cotopaxi volcano, one of the world's highest ...

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  9. Pablo Escobar comes to the small screen in Jose Padilha's "Narcos" on NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... about Escobar are in development. Because of the lingering sensitivities about the bad reputation Escobar gave Colombia, Netflix executives and Padilha flew to Bogota last year to meet with Santos before filming. The president, whose family brought ...

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  10. It's About Time to End Female Genital Mutilation in the Only...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

    Members of Embera ethnic group in the town of Crucito in Tierralta CA3rdoba, Colombia. Photo taken from the Flickr account of Agencia Prensa Rural under a Creative Commons licence.

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  11. Venezuela crackdown stuns once-welcomed Colombian migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Venezuelan Bolivarian soldiers check the ID cards of bus passengers at a checkpoint near Urena, Venezuela, along the border with Colombia, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. While some 5 million Colombians live in Venezuela, the crackdown on undocumented migrants has focused on a few towns near the border where Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blames migrant gangs for rampant crime and smuggling that has caused widespread shortages.

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  12. Stages in Discovery: Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Type 2 and Stroke [Editorial Commentaries]Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Circulation

    From the Universidad de los Andes, School of Medicine, Bogota, Colombia ; and Departments of Neurosurgery and Internal Medicine and Pharmacology , University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City. Correspondence to Donald D. Heistad, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, Iowa.

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  13. Venezuela extends border closure despite Colombia's protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News Times

    Demonstrators hold a sign that reads in Spanish "For peace and justice, no smuggling" during a rally to support the closing of the Colombian border, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that he would extend the week-old partial closure of the border with Colombia to more cities and send additional troops to the area, doubling down on a policy has drawn rebuke by Colombian leaders.

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  14. Venezuela extends border closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BBC News

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has extended border closures with Colombia to another six towns in the western state of Tachira. Mr Maduro also announced the deployment of an extra 3,000 troops in the area, which he says has been infiltrated by Colombian paramilitaries and gangs.

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  15. Netflix's Narcos Tries to Be The Wire of the Colombian Drug WarRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

    Narcos , Netflix's new drug-war docudrama , is nearly as ambitious as its central character, Pablo Escobar. Over the course of 10 dense, sprawling episodes, the series tells the 20-year history of the narcotrafficker's rise and fall in relation to Colombia's blood-soaked history and the U.S.'s escalating drug war, from Richard Nixon through George H.W. Bush.

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  16. Supporters rally to back Venezuela government's crackdown on migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    A Colombian carries his belongings as he walks by an abandoned gas oven after crossing the Tachira river border with Venezuela near Villa del Rosario, Colombia, on Friday. A Colombian carries his belongings as he walks by an abandoned gas oven after crossing the Tachira river border with Venezuela near Villa del Rosario, Colombia, on Friday.

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  17. Narcos, Netflix's New Pablo Escobar Show, Is Now Available and Getting Good ReviewsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WebProNews

    ... a well-known star in Brazil, as Pablo Escobar. Game of Thrones' Pedro Pascal plays a a Mexican DEO agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture and ultimately kill him. The early reviews are mostly positive. The Boston Globe calls it ...

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  18. Netflix drug drama 'Narcos' blurs line between car...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

    Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in Netflix Inc's dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier. "Narcos," premiering across all Netflix territories on Friday, explores the origins of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the tense relationship between his Medellin cartel and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration as cocaine use became widespread among Americans in the 1980s.

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  19. Venezuelans Govt Backers Rally After Colombian Border ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    A sea of government supporters in red shirts rallied in Caracas on Friday to back a crackdown on migrants, smugglers and paramilitary groups that has triggered an increasingly bitter dispute between Colombia and Venezuela and led the neighboring countries to recall their ambassadors. The spat erupted a week ago when Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut a major border crossing to combat what he says are rampant smuggling and paramilitary activities near Colombia, and declared a state of emergency in six western cities.

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  20. Colombian garbage collector rescues books for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    ... all departments, and all the rural areas,” said Gutierrez. “Books are our salvation and that is what Colombia needs.” The 53-year-old Gutierrez has a love of reading he attributes to his mother, who always read to him even ...

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