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  • Asesinan a ocho personas en aparente ajuste de cuentas entre narcotraficantes en Colombia

    Asesinan a ocho personas en aparente ajuste de cuentas entre narcotraficantes en Colombia
    BOGOTÁ - Ocho hombres fueron asesinados a balazos en un aparente ajuste de cuentas entre narcotraficantes en las afueras de la ciudad de Cali, en el suroeste de Colombia y antigua sede de un poderoso cártel de la cocaína desarticulado en una ofensiva de...
  • Colombia: Santos espera EEUU y Cuba se reconcilien

    Colombia: Santos espera EEUU y Cuba se reconcilien
    BOGOTÁ — El presidente colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, dijo hoy que espera que Estados Unidos y Cuba consigan establecer una relación que permita levantar el embargo económico de Washington a la isla, vigente desde hace más de medio siglo, porque...
  • Diana Bustamante New Artistic Director of Cartagena Int'l Film Festival

    Diana Bustamante, one of Colombia's most successful producers, is taking on the artistic helm of the Cartagena Int'l Film Festival (FICCI) next year, replacing Monika Wagenberg, who has ankled to devote more time to her young family. Bustamante had...
  • Netflix's Ted Sarandos Meets With Colombian President to Talk 'Narcos' Incentives

    Underscoring the priority that some countries are placing on luring production, Colombia's president Juan Manuel Santos met with Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos on Wednesday to talk about a significant cash rebate being given to the upcoming...
  • In Colombian city, aid group seeks to give displaced women new wings

    In Colombian city, aid group seeks to give displaced women new wings
    Mery Medina has taken on a role in this hyper-violent port city that the Colombian government has been unable to fill: sheltering and counseling women threatened with forced displacement. There is no shortage of women needing help from Medina and her...
  • Venezuela's oil minister replaced in a shake-up amid economic crisis

    President Nicolas Maduro replaced Venezuela’s petroleum and mining minister, who ran the state-owned oil company, in an apparent move to shore up support for the socialist economic model put in place by late leader Hugo Chavez. Rafael Ramirez, who...
  • New runway bodes well for growth, airlines say

    Top carriers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport say the newly-opened 8,000-foot-long south runway will help in their South Florida growth plans. With just days since opening to aircraft traffic Thursday, jetliners are already putting...
  • From narco-wars to urban basketball, making art out of activism

    From narco-wars to urban basketball, making art out of activism
    In 1996, L.A. artist Suzanne Lacy gathered together two teams of players in Oakland for a very unusual basketball game. Part performance art, part social activism, "No Blood/No Foul" brought together a team of cops and a team of Oakland youth for a...
  • Exported to Venezuela, miserable Cuban doctors clamor to get into U.S.

    Exported to Venezuela, miserable Cuban doctors clamor to get into U.S.
    Worsening conditions in Venezuela are causing increasing numbers of Cuban medical personnel working there to immigrate to the United States under a special program that expedites their applications, according to Colombian officials who help process many...
  • FOTOS: Visita del buque colombiano a Miami

    FOTOS: Visita del buque colombiano a Miami
    Pocos eventos despiertan tanto patriotismo entre los colombianos alrededor del mundo como la llegada del Buque Escuela Gloria a un puerto marítimo cerca de casa. Y los colombianos que residen en el sur de Florida podrán experimentar ese sentimiento...
  • Colombia could be the gem of this World Cup

    Colombia will mark two soccer milestones this week. One is happy, the other tragic. One inspires pride, the other sorrow. And chances are one doesn't happen without the other. On Friday, Colombia plays in a World Cup quarterfinal for the first...