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  1. Genealogy Query - ALVAREZRead the original story

    5 min ago | Cousinconnect.com

    I am the adoptive mother of Jaime Alvarez, born 10-10-87. He was placed at birth in Chiquitinas Orphanage, Cali, Colombia by the social services of Cali.

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  2. Sebastian Munoz wins hometown Club Colombia ChampionshipRead the original story

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    Sebastian Munoz wins hometown Club Colombia Championship Sebastian Munoz wins hometown Club Colombia Championship for first Web.com Tour victory Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1T761I9 BOGOTA, Colombia - Sebastian Munoz won his hometown Club Colombia Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour victory, two-putting for birdie from 45 feet on the par-5 18th for a one-stroke victory. "I'm in shock," Munoz said.

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  3. Sebastian Munoz claims hometown Web.com victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Golfweek

    ... player to win on the tour. And he did it in his hometown. Munoz received a sponsor's invite to play in the Club Colombia Championship at Bogota Country Club and didn't let anybody down, cruising to 12 under and holding a three-stroke lead after 54 ...

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  4. Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with Zika; no microcephalyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    With more than 20,000 cases confirmed in Colombia and fearing that the virus could affect more t... . An Aedes aegipty female mosquito floats on stagnant water inside a tire at a used tire store in Villavicencio, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.

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  5. Colombia seeks outside help to combat Zika virus as 3,177 pregnant women get infectedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday as he sought outside help in combating the disease which is rapidly spreading across the Americas. In a meeting with health authorities held Saturday in Bogota, the capital of Colombia, Santos said that the number of people infected by Zika virus in Colombia had reached 25,646, including 3, 177 pregnant women.

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  6. Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with ZikaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... properly. There is no vaccine or treatment. Santos also announced that a US medical-scientific team will arrive in Colombia to help investigate the mosquito-borne virus. There are 25,645 people infected with the disease in Colombia, Santos said ...

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  7. Here's a hint of what you missed at Barranquilla's CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

    Barranquilla's carnival, the biggest in the world after Rio de Janeiro, kicked off Saturday with its epic Battle of Flowers parade. For those of you who are not in Colombia, here's what you missed.

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  8. More than 3,100 pregnant women infected with Zika in ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KCEN

    ... The virus is currently spreading in at least 29 countries, mainly in Latin American and the Caribbean. Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos is shown in a photo provided by the president meeting in Bogota Feb. 6, 2016 with with health services ...

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  9. More than 3,100 pregnant Colombians have the Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... properly. There is no vaccine or treatment. "Today, there are 25,645 people registered infected with the disease in Colombia. Among them are 3,177 pregnant women," Santos said during a TV broadcast with health officials. Dejailson Arruda holds his ...

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  10. Over 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: GovtRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... not confirmed that Zika can cause microcephaly. There are so far no recorded cases of Zika-linked microcephaly in Colombia, Santos said. The government is now uncertain about a previous projection for up to 500 cases of Zika-linked microcephaly, ...

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  11. Colombia sees Guillain-Barre syndrome spike amid Zika casesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Echo

    ... control over when they become pregnant". The Health Ministry says in a statement that the woman traveled to Colombia, was presumably infected during the trip and is in her second trimester of pregnancy. It has now spread to more than 20 countries. ...

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  12. Fiance of director of Colombia's child welfare agency arrested on wedding dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Inside Colombia

    Cristina Plazas, the director of Colombia's child welfare agency, was supposed to get married on Friday, but didn't because her fiance spent the intended wedding day in custody on corruption charges. The personal embarrassment of Plazas is the latest in an ongoing series for the director of the government agency ICBF that is in charge of the welfare of children, thousands of whom have died due to malnutrition in the past few years.

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  13. AUC founder's godson commanded 'Urabenos' in southwest Colombia: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Inside Colombia

    Colombia police said Friday they have arrested the godson of slain AUC founder Carlos Castano on charges he commanded the drug trafficking routes of AUC successor group "Urabenos" in southwest Colombia. Yony Alberto Grajales, a.k.a. "The Godson," was arrested just outside of the town of Buga, Valle del Cauca.

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  14. More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thanh Nein News

    A health worker sprays mosquito repellent on a pregnant woman's arm, during a campaign to fight the spread of Zika virus in Soledad municipality near Barranquilla, Colombia, in this February 1, 2016 handout photo supplied by the Soledad Municipality. More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.

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  15. Colombia sees Guillain-Barre syndrome spike amid 22,600 Zika casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Channelnewsasia.com

    More than 22,600 cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Colombia, which is seeing a sharp increase in a rare neurological disorder linked to the disease, authorities said Saturday. A Health Secretary employee fumigates against Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes outside houses in Cali, Colombia, on Jan 28, 2015.

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  16. Tourism Is Now Colombia's Largest Source of Foreign RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Skift

    ... open up the country to tourism expansion. There's a March deadline for an agreement, which is not a done deal. Colombia's Caribbean beaches and Andean scenery are now generating more dollars for the country than its coal mines, as the nation bets on ...

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  17. Can Canada make a difference in Colombia? Let's tryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Globe and Mail

    Can Canada help in monitoring the end to one of the world's most enduring and terrible conflicts right in our own hemisphere? Likely not, but it's worth making an offer, at least through diplomatic channels, to see whether Canada's peacekeeping experience can be put to use in ending the conflict between Colombia and the FARC guerrillas. Canada has more peacekeeping experience than any country in the Western Hemisphere.

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  18. Obama Announces $450 Million 'Paz Colombia' Support Package [video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Kansas City InfoZine

    By Karina Meier - President Barack Obama has pledged $450 million to help Colombia's peace process when the country ends it 50-year conflict with the FARC guerrillas. During a three-day visit to Washington, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos met Obama in the Oval Office to discuss the details of the new plan.

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  19. Colombian minister sees link to Guillain-Barre, three deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Buenos Aires Herald

    Colombia's health minister said yesterday he believes there is a connection between the Zika virus, Guillain-Barre syndrome and the deaths of three Colombians, as the virus continues its rapid spread throughout the Americas. Colombia has around 20,500 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne virus, including more than 2,100 pregnant women, making it one of the most affected countries in the region after Brazil.

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  20. Why you shouldn't panic over ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    ... by his brother in Recife on January 25. The larvae of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are photographed in a lab in Cali, Colombia, on January 25. Scientists are studying the mosquitoes to control their reproduction and resistance to insecticides. Angelica ...

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