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Arrest Of 2 Americans Begins Medellin Crack Down On “Sex Tourism”

Colombia Jake. Photo from Medellin Sexy Girls Tours & Rentals Years after becoming a popular destination for sex tourism, Colombia’s...

Drugs and Trafficking Behind Death of 15 Foreigners in Medellin

Many of the killings of foreigners occurred in the streets of El Poblado, Laureles and BelenTODAY COLOMBIA –...

Colombia Eliminates Visas For Nicaraguan Tourists

With the objective of encouring tourism to Colombia, the South American country has eliminated the visa requirement for...

Bogotá Celebrates 479th!

TODAY COLOMBIA - Bogota is 479 years old today, Sunday, August 6, 2017. Colombia's major city will be...

Los Tres Maridos: Three Men Marry in Colombia

From right to left, Manuel Bermúdez, Víctor Hugo Prada y Alejandro Rodríguez. Foto: Pablo Andrés Monsalve / SEMANA,...

Colombia’s FARC to Become Political Party With New Name, Same Acronym

Colombia’s formerly largest armed insurgent group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), is set to turn into...

Colombia’s President Santos Admits that His Government Has Run out of Money

Foto: Presidencia de la República. The Colombian Federation of Education Workers began a strike this week in hopes of...

Colombia: No to Sex Tourism in Medellín

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS -- In July 2014, the Facebook page No to sex tourist was created, with the...

Colombia Dismantles Underage Prostitution Ring

(TODAY COLOMBIA) - A prostitution ring that offered underage girls to the criminal gang Clan Úsuga has been...

Colombia Beauty Queen Arrested in Child sex Rourism Ring Bust

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS -- Colombian authorities supported by United States Immigration and Customs have dealt a blow to...

Colombia Women’s Cycling Team Refuses To Change Outfit

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - The Colombian women’s cycling team who have come under criticism over their “scandalous” outfit, said Wednesday they refuse...

Colombia Charges Canadians A Reciprocity Fee

NO FEE applies for travel to Cartagena, San Andres,Providencia and Santa Catalina TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - If you are...

Why Colombia is without a Miss World crown?

TODAY COLOMBIA (Missossology.com) The question as to why Colombia is yet to win the Miss World crown is...

Escobar’s Hippos Running Wild in Colombia

TODAY COLOMBIA -  Take a notorious South American drug lord, build a mansion in the jungle and add...

Colombia Wants to Tax Bitcoin despite Declaring It Illegal

According to a statement by the Financial Superintendence, Bitcoin is considered a high-risk currency. And in Colombia, the...

Colombian militants have a new plan for the country, and it’s called ‘insurgent feminism’

Women transitioning from the front lines to civilian life are bringing with them some pretty high expectations of...

Blow to Colombian Drug Cartel

It’s called the “balloon effect” – as Colombia and Mexico put the squeeze on drug cartels at their...

Colombia’s peso at 7-month high as global oil prices tumble

The Colombian Peso is trading above the 3,000 benchmark The Colombian peso lost 7 months of gains against the...

Colombia’s Medellin Turns “Snow” White After Torrential Hail Storm

TODAY COLOMBIA -- Colombia’s second largest city Medellin stopped being the “city of eternal spring” for an hour...

Colombia Announces Argentina-Style Price Controls on Food

The Colombian Ministry of Agriculture has introduced price controls on basic food items in Colombia during the Holiday...

Medellin (Colombia) Gangs Use ‘Horror Houses’ To Torture and Dismember Victims

TODAY COLOMBIA - The centre of Medellin is home to “horror houses” used to torture and dismember, the...

Mexico Cartel Involved in 7 Ton Colombia Cocaine Load

TODAY COLOMBIA - More details have emerged on the transport and seizure of a record seven tons of...

Eight Arrested in Colombia Shopping Mall Bombing

Official press conference announcing the Saturday’s arrest of the alleged bombers of the Centro Andino mall in Bogota The...

Macondo Reborn at Bogota Book Fair

TODAY COLOMBIA - A map of legendary Macondo with its swamps and mountains, receives visitors at the pavilion...

Cartagena Wants To Ban Topless Tourists

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Cartagena lawmakers want tourists to cover-up, concerned over the impressionability of children living in one of...

Colombia’s tourism industry benefits from peace deal

After the deal was signed in 2016, Colombia has had an inflow increase of 14.5 % compared to...

Bogotá Bombing Kills Three People And Leaves Nine Wounded

Andino Mall, Bogota TODAY COLOMBIA – Three people died, and nine were injured in a bomb explosion occurred on...

Colombia Designer Introduces Bullet Proof Wear For Women

TODAY COLOMBIA - With the aim of providing protection to women, Colombian apparel firm Miguel Caballero has unveiled...

Crime Wave Hits Cartagena

Cartagena, Colombia’s coastal city TODAY COLOMBIA – A crime wave has hit Colombia’s port city of Cartagena just days...

Does the peace treaty with the FARC mean a new future for Colombia?

Peace in Colombia: An act of faith The famous Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once wrote, “Being Colombian is...

The Escopetarra: Fusion Of Rifle and Guitar

Used as a symbol of peace, an escopetarra is a guitar made from a modified gun. The name...

Colombians Outraged Over Child Beauty Contest

TODAY COLOMBIA (Semana.com) A beauty pageant that featured bikini-clad 6-10 year-old girls strutting down a catwalk in front...

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One At A Time Please!

One at a time please. This occurred on Monday in Cartago. Photo by Ruta Alterna

Removing Statues of Violent Bigots? Start with Che

Rosario is Argentina's second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the home of hard-working people, a busy port, the national flag...

Floods and disappearances after rains in Panama

In sectors such as La Gallinaza and Pedregal, some ravines have overflowed. People do their best to save their belongings. In Las Acacias, cars...

Costa Rica’s Agroexports Keep Slight Advantage Over Medical Devices

QCR BUSINESS - The value of exports from the agricultural sector remains slightly as the main generator of foreign exchange in the country, despite...

Nicaragua’s Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Imagine you’re a 15-year-old girl. One day, you’re hanging out at home when an older man comes by. He tells your parents he’s a...

Why Savvy Fliers Fly To The Canadian North To Go To Europe or Asia

Q TRAVEL - One of the best ways and at times more economical to go east to Europe or west to Asia now is...

The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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