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  • Christopher Wright, teacher

    Christopher Wright, teacher
    Christopher Adam Wright, a teacher and former restaurant worker, died of an aneurysm Aug. 27 in Bogota, Colombia, where he was working as an English teacher. The former Mount Vernon resident was 40. Born in Towson, he was the son of John T. Wright, a...
  • As Starbucks heads to Colombia, growers have grounds for regret

    As Starbucks heads to Colombia, growers have grounds for regret
    BOGOTA, Colombia --  With Starbucks preparing to enter the Colombian market and compete against entrenched retailers, including the country’s signature Juan Valdez chain, some growers here can be excused for wondering, “What if?”   In...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Celebrity Cruises Constellation ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated Feb. 2, 2010. For more information about Celebrity Constellation cruises click here. 14-Night Exotic Southern Caribbean Cruise 2010 Departure Date: Feb. 14 Cruise Ports: Miami, FL; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; St....
  • William Torres: International Executive You Should Know

    Cine Colombia has become the first major exhibitor in Latin America to go all digital, and William Torres is at the center of the process. The move is a sign of the burgeoning Colombian economy, which has been boosted by huge improvements in security,...
  • Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit

    Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit
    QUITO, Ecuador — Colombia has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Ecuador for human and economic damage caused by spraying an anti-coca herbicide that blew across the countries’ common border. The settlement of the 2008...
  • Eat globally, buy locally

    Eat globally, buy locally
    This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries. Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
  • Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues

    CARACAS, Venezuela--An elderly Caracas woman recently called a travel agency to buy an airline ticket to Argentina because of a family medical emergency. She was told that no seat on any plane leaving Venezuela was available at any price on any airline...
  • Veterano amenazó con quitarse la vida para no ser deportado a Colombia | FOTOS Y VIDEO

    Veterano amenazó con quitarse la vida para no ser deportado a Colombia | FOTOS Y VIDEO
    Al cabo del incidente causado el Día de los Veteranos por el colombiano Fredy Gutiérrez, veterano de Vietnam y candidato a una deportación, su esposa, Teresa, reconoció que las acciones del hombre fueron equivocadas, pero aclaró que el mensaje era válido....
  • Colombia law fails to put land back in farmers' hands

    Colombia law fails to put land back in farmers' hands
    VALLEDUPAR, Colombia — A Colombian law enacted in 2011 gave hope to peasant farmer Miguel Serna and hundreds of thousands of other displaced farmers like him that they would soon recover the land that rebels, right-wing paramilitaries and drug...
  • Chivas USA names Colorado assistant Wilmer Cabrera as head coach

    Chivas USA on Thursday named Wilmer Cabrera, formerly assistant coach with the Colorado Rapids, as its new head coach. Cabrera, 46, will be the latest in a string of head coaches hoping to turn around Chivas USA, which finished the 2013 season last in...
  • U.S. to push for more trade with Latin America

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker unveiled a new initiative aimed at increasing business with trade partners in Latin America, only days after the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement's implementation. The Look South...