Medellin uses mosquitos to fight dengue fever

Medellin uses mosquitos to fight dengue fever

Mosquitos treated with a special bacteria have been released into Medellin to stop the spread of dengue fever, local media reported Thursday.

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posted by Alice Bradshaw-Smith on May 27, 2015

Colombia’s extraordinary Lost City

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Colombia’s Lost City, or “Ciudad Perdida,” is the extraordinary archaeological site of a city lost for generations, only rediscovered in the 1970s by local looters.

posted by Matthew Dancis on May 28, 2015

Charlie Charlie Challenge sends 4 hysteric teens to hospital in central Colombia

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Charlie Charlie Challenge sends 4 hysteric teens to hospital in central Colombia

Four high school students from central Colombia were hospitalized after they went hysteric playing the Charlie Charlie Challenge, supposedly summoning a Mexican spirit.

posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 6, 2015

How I helped a pseudo-scholar spread anti-American propaganda

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How I helped a pseudo-scholar spread anti-American propaganda

Instead of spurring a serious investigation into alleged sexual abuse carried out by the US military in Colombia, I feel my recent reporting on the scandal has been a disservice  Full Article »

posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 28, 2015

Guarantors urge Colombia government and FARC to agree to bilateral ceasefire

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Cuba and Norway, the guarantor countries attending Colombia’s ongoing peace talks, on Wednesday urged the Colombian government and rebel group FARC to agree to a bilateral ceasefire and put an end to ongoing escalation of  Full Article »

posted by Talor Gruenwald on May 27, 2015

Legitimate youth employment in Colombia scarce: report

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Legitimate youth employment in Colombia scarce: report

Youth employment in Colombia is most often characterized by poor working conditions, instability, low wages and lack of protections and rights according to a report released by the International Labor  Full Article »

posted by Talor Gruenwald on May 25, 2015

It’s official: Falcao to leave Manchester United

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It’s official: Falcao to leave Manchester United

Colombian soccer player Radamel Falcao will leave Manchester United after a disappointing season, the English club announced via Twitter Monday.