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2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

See Shakira Shaking Her Hips at Age 12

Even at age 12, Shakira's hips didn't lie. A new video has just surfaced from 1988 of the pop star performing in a singing contest at her school in Barranquilla, Colombia.

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7 hrs ago | We make money not art

Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture

In Radical Cities, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of the activist architects, maverick politicians and alternative communities already answering these questions.

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11 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

1000s of mechanics strike at Colombia's biggest coal mines

The mechanics, who went to strike indefinitely at 6AM July 9, are demanding a 12% salary increase, as well as health benefits, and improved housing and education.

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11 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Colombia launches new English-language TV show to promote bilinguliasm

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos launched the English-language television show, "Colombia Very Well," on Thursday, with the intention of promoting bilingualism in Colombia.

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12 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Catholics, Jews and Muslims sign peace statement in Colombia

Bogota, Colombia, Jul 11, 2014 / 12:21 pm .- Catholic, Jewish and Muslim representatives in Colombia have signed a historic joint statement for peace in a July 1 ceremony at the residence of the Archbishop of Bogota.

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12 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Catholics, Jews and Muslims Sign Peace Statement in Colombia

Catholic, Jewish and Muslim representatives in Colombia have signed a historic joint statement for peace in a July 1 ceremony at the residence of the Archbishop of Bogota.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

12 hrs ago | Inside Colombia

Panama's Supreme Court denies final appeal from Colombia's ex-spy chief

Panama's Supreme Court denied a final appeal presented by Maria del Pilar Hurtado, ex-director of Colombia's now-defunct intelligence agency, DAS, who attempted to maintain her asylum in Panama, local media reported on Thursday.

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13 hrs ago | DreadCentrol.com

Unlucky 7 Images of The Damned

On tap right now are several new images fromIFC's latest acquisition, Victor Garcia's The Damned , starring The Twilight Saga 's Peter Facinelli.

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19 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments

CamTel , Cameroon's state-owned incumbent telecoms operator, has announced that negotiations are underway to connect neighbouring Central African Republic to its fibre-optic backbone, following fruitful discussions at the November 2013 International Telecommunications Summit, in Bangkok.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Cameroon, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, South America, Colombia Travel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Switched

'Turtle Boy,' Kid Born With Mole Covering 40% Of Body, Has New Hope Thanks To Fierce Advocates

New groundbreaking research is bringing long-awaited hope to a Colombian boy who was born with a rare skin condition whose cause, until now, has been a medical mystery.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Medicine

Daily Mail

Boy had giant 'turtle shell' mutation removed from his back after...

FIRST PICTURE: The family wiped out by bitter uncle who 'tied up and executed six in a rage over split with his wife' before hero lone survivor niece, 15, who was shot in the head, called police Race row as kids' clothing line matches T-shirt of a monkey's body with a hanger that pictures the head of a black boy Obama taunts Republicans on border ... (more)

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American Reporter

Andy Oram ReportsREPLACING Journalism: New Foundations for Expertise, Diversity, and Debate

A ban on sales of alcohol and heightened securities greeted Panamanian voters Sunday as a frantic and factious three-year presidential campaign finally went to the voters.

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Related Topix: Martin Torrijos, South America, World News

Business Wire

AarhusKarlshamn: AAK Strengthens Its Geographical Footprint by Acquiring FANAGRA in Colombia

AAK has acquired Fabrica Nacional de Grasas S.A. , a Colombian company that specializes in vegetable oils and fats for the bakery segment.

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GlobeNewswire

AAK strengthens its geographical footprint by acquiring FANAGRA in Colombia

AAK has acquired Fabrica Nacional de Grasas S.A. , a Colombian company that specializes in vegetable oils and fats for the bakery segment.

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Forbes.com

10 Things To Do Before Your Epic Summer Motorcycle Trip

Nine years ago Karl quit his marketing job and spent three years riding around the world alone on a motorcycle.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, BMW Motorcycle, BMW F650gs, BMW, South America, World News, Circle, AK

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Resource Investing News

Picture This: Colombian Gold Mines Forging Ahead with Summer Drill Program

This summer it's all hands on deck for Colombian Gold Mines , whose summer drill program is well underway at the El Dovio project in the Western Cordillera of the Andes in Western Colombia.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Industrial, Drill

Inside Colombia

Foreign companies 'most likely' to buy Colombia's stake in energy giant Isagen

The sale of Colombia's ownership of 57.6% in the electricity company Isagen will most likely go to foreign investors as it enters its final stage, local media reported.

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Inside Colombia

Medellin heats up for Colombia's Salsa Festival

Colombia's second largest city, Medellin, is gearing up for four days and nights of salsa madness this July 9- 13. Colombia's sixth annual Salsa Festival will showcase more than 1,000 dancers - from professionals at the height of their careers, to amateurs and even young children - competing in 20 different salsa categories.

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Theflyonthewall.com

MFRI, Inc. subsidiary signs JV in Colombia

MFRI, Inc. subsidiary signs JV in Colombia MFRI, Inc. announced that its Perma-Pipe subsidiary has entered into a joint venture agreement with Colombia-based Tayrona Steel Pipe, or TSP, to manufacture pre-insulated pipe.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Music Voyager

The new travel-based music series MUSIC VOYAGER features host Jacob Edgar exploring thriving, exotic global music scenes to discover emerging talent.

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