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  • Marc Anthony puso la primera piedra de un orfanato en Colombia

    Marc Anthony puso la primera piedra de un orfanato en Colombia
    BOGOTA - El cantante puertorriqueño Marc Anthony puso hoy la primera piedra de un orfanato para 200 niños y niñas que construirá con apoyo de empresas privadas en la ciudad colombiana de Barranquilla, como parte de una iniciativa llamada "Un hogar de...
  • Santos toma posesión de la Presidencia de Colombia por segunda vez

    Santos toma posesión de la Presidencia de Colombia por segunda vez
    BOGOTA - El presidente colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, asume hoy su segundo mandato de cuatro años marcado por la búsqueda de la paz, una obsesión por la que se ha jugado todo el capital político acumulado en la lucha contra los grupos guerrilleros....
  • 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...
  • JetBlue adding Las Vegas and Cartagena routes from Lauderdale

    JetBlue Airways plans to add new once-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Cartagena, Colombia, and to Las Vegas, Nevada starting Oct. 29, the New York based carrier announced Wednesday. These two new routes follow on the heels of the...
  • Con las flores favoritas de García Márquez, cientos de lectores despiden al escritor

    Con las flores favoritas de García Márquez, cientos de lectores despiden al escritor
    Con lágrimas y flores amarillas en las manos, cientos de conmovidos lectores del colombiano Gabriel García Márquez fueron el lunes a despedirse para siempre del escritor al Palacio de Bellas Artes de la capital mexicana, donde se colocaron sus cenizas....
  • Maria Sharapova rallies to beat Ana Ivanovic at Porsche Grand Prix

    Maria Sharapova rallies to beat Ana Ivanovic at Porsche Grand Prix
    Maria Sharapova won her third straight Porsche Grand Prix tennis title on Sunday in Stuttgart, Germany, by coming from behind to defeat Ana Ivanovic, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Sharapova won her first tournament of the year and clinched the 30th title of her...
  • Rafael Nadal advances to Madrid Open semifinals; Serena Williams withdraws

    MADRID -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal gave his clay-court doldrums a boost by reaching the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday with a dominant performance against Thomas Berdych. In the women's tournament, two-time defending champion Serena Williams...
  • Presidente de Colombia pide regalo navideño: la paz

    Presidente de Colombia pide regalo navideño: la paz
    Bogotá, 24 dic - El presidente de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, pidió hoy a sus compatriotas que comiencen por construir la paz desde sus hogares para poder alcanzar la reconciliación nacional, en un mensaje de Navidad emitido en cadena nacional de...