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Comic Captures What It’s Like To Spend A Decade In Immigration Limbo

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.29.2016 | Latino Voices

For more than a decade Juana Medina spent countless hours, money and tears trying to remain in the United States. The Colombian-born cartoonist's jour...

Colombia: Learning To Love Soccer Again

Pedro Pizano | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
Pedro Pizano

Today, Colombians have much to celebrate. As President Juan Manuel Santos signs a cease-fire with its oldest guerrilla group, the country is overrun by soccer fever.

Colombia's FARC Rebels Sign Historic Ceasefire With Government

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.23.2016 | World

HAVANA/BOGOTA, June 23 (Reuters) - Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels signed a historic ceasefire deal on Thursday, bringing them tantalizi...

The Princess and the Poorest Feel the Same Peace

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Sister Jenna

Courtesy, Meditation Museum She: The HRH Princess Basmah bint Saud bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia. They: Disadvantaged youth from the slums ...

Latin America in the mirror of 'Brexit' / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.22.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A demonstration against the costs of the Mercosur Summit in 2014. (Digital Analysis) 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 22 June 2016 -- Rupture can onl...

Why Mining Corporations Love Trade Deals

Ben Beachy | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
Ben Beachy

From the salmon-spawning waters of Alaska to the cloud forests of Ecuador, communities are standing up to mining projects that threaten their health, ...

Feeding Peace: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees whose projects are bringing peace to their communities. Volunteers in Maryland engag...

Innovation in News Media World Report 2016: A Roadmap

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Daring to Print." So headlines Eric Fottorino, Editor of Le 1, and former editor of French daily Le Monde, in his foreword to what has become a ref...

Innovative bottom-up solutions to tackle urban poverty

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Cities around the world have been experimenting participatory processes - in peace building, mapping, and ensuring women's safe...

'War Was All I Knew Then' -- Former Colombian Child Soldier Speaks Out

UN Women | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
UN Women

I've lived among weapons since I was born. In December 1994, my mother and other relatives were killed during military operations by the Colombian Government against the FARC-EP. This event, which I survived, changed my life.

'I've Finally Found The Holy Grail Of Expat Destinations'

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 06.14.2016 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

I'm here to tell you that I've found the Holy Grail of expat destinations. Each of us as our own priorities, but to find a place that ticks the boxes on nearly everyone's list is something special.

People Are Pissed Over These Adidas Soccer Ads

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.08.2016 | Latino Voices

Adidas' latest Copa América ad campaign is making a lot of people upset, namely the consumers the ad is targeted at: Colombians. The German company'...

Sustainable Peace in Colombia and True Democracy in Cuba Requires Peace in Venezuela

Mariana Atencio | Posted 05.31.2016 | World
Mariana Atencio

There is a dire need for the international community to coalesce in condemnation of the crisis in Venezuela to ensure prosperity and democracy throughout the region.

Key Democrat Incensed Over 'Intimidation' For High Drug Prices

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics

In late April, Colombian diplomat Andrés Flórez sent two tense letters to leaders in Bogotá. If his government proceeded with plans to lower the pr...

Shakira Wants Paparazzi To Stop Going Through Her Garbage

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.23.2016 | Latino Voices

Shakira just wants to ride her bicycle, and for people to stop going through her trash. The Colombian star recently returned to her hometown of Barr...

Colombian Poet Has The Perfect Clapback For People Who Say He Doesn't Look Latino

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.20.2016 | Latino Voices

Carlos Andrés Gómez has light-skin and green eyes. And yes, he is Latino. "After the show she asked me: 'Carlos Andrés Gómez is your stage name, r...

Dear Senator: Do You Really Want Cancer Drugs To Be Super-Expensive?

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In late April, a Colombian diplomat sent two letters to leaders in Bogotá warning that efforts to lower the price of a major leukemia t...

Colombia Just Made A Huge Cocaine Bust

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.16.2016 | World

Police in Colombia just seized a record amount of cocaine in a single domestic bust. Agents found almost 8 metric tons of the illegal drug -- worth an...

Colombia Fears U.S. May Reject Peace Plan To Protect Pharma Profits

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Colombian Embassy is concerned that lowering the price of a major cancer drug may jeopardize American funding for peace talks in the...

Promising Initiatives that could change cities in 2016

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 05.10.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau As the year 2016 was beginning, a number of promising initiatives emerged that could change the face of cities. The trajectorie...

Colombia's Road to Peace

Camila Mendoza | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Camila Mendoza

 In 1991 Colombia was a war zone. Pablo Escobar, one of the worlds most notorious drugs lords, had unleashed a campaign of terror in order to fight ...

Man Rescued After 2 Months At Sea Ate Gulls, Fish To Survive

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.06.2016 | Weird News

For two months, a Colombian mariner was adrift abroad a disabled skiff in the Pacific Ocean, thousands of miles from land, with no food to sustain him...

The South American City I Couldn't Help But Fall In Love With

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.05.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The Euro-undertones are strong in Medellín, from the way the women dress to the way people greet you in passing on the street. Wandering around Medellín is more reminiscent of walking around Paris than almost any other city in the Americas.

How Hard It Is To Get An Abortion In 6 Countries, From Women Who Tried

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 05.03.2016 | Women

A new video produced by ANSIRH (Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health) explores the difficulty of accessing a safe abortion -- even in countr...

Man's High-Rise Dog Rescue Will Make Your Heart Stop

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.20.2016 | Weird News

How far would you go to save a pet? As far as this guy? Diego Andres Davila Jimenez of Bogota, Colombia, became a dog's best friend when he climbed a ...