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The Meaning Behind Colombia's World Cup Dance

Michelle O'Berg Figueroa | Posted 09.02.2014 | Sports
Michelle O'Berg Figueroa

"Goal-scoring salsa" is the new dance move created by the Colombian national soccer team.

9 Reasons To Love California

Global Yodel | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

In most parts of the state, it's sunny -- all the time -- and save for the occasional earthquake, living is good.

How Four Cities in the Global South are Fighting Youth Unemployment

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

According to the International Labour Organization, over 70 million 15-24 year olds worldwide are unemployed. This issue is particularly prevalent in ...

Can Biking and Walking Save Lives in Cities in the Global South?

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Sidewalks, bike lanes, pedestrian crossings, parks, and green areas are all pieces of a complex puzzle to help citizens navigate their city safely and sustainably.

Why Urban Poverty and Rural Life Are Interconnected in the Global South

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Urban poverty in the Global South does not occur in a vacuum: many of the urban poor are recent migrants from rural areas who have come to the city in search of a better life.

Can Slums Be Used as Laboratories for Urban Improvement?

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Slums in the Global South are often used as "laboratories of urbanism," where initiatives are experimentally "tried out." While this approach encourages self-invention in slums, it can also be highly controversial to use informal communities as experimental territory.

Colombia Bomb Attack Kills At Least 6

AP | CARLOS JULIO MARTINEZ | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

VILLA RICA, Colombia — Assailants in pickup trucks fired homemade mortars at a police station in this western town Thursday, killing at least si...

7 Secrets Of A Highly Efficient Criminal Organization

Bill Rempel | Posted 11.20.2011 | Books
Bill Rempel

Colombia's Cali drug cartel was the biggest and richest crime syndicate in the history of crime, generating annual revenues exceeding $7 billion and monopolizing global cocaine markets through much of the 1990s.

Noelia Serna, 'Dead' Colombian Woman, Moves Arm At Funeral Home

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — A Colombian woman declared dead of a heart attack moved one of her arms just as an undertaker was about to embalm her, doctor...

Scott Benson: Leatherback Turtles Along the Cali Coast

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scott Benson: Leatherback Turtles Along the Cali Coast Marine ecologist Scott Benson discusses the leatherback turtle population along the California...

More Carrie Prejean Tapes, Nude Pics Surface: Report

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Miss Cali is at it again. ...

Quickies!: Miss California's Mom May Be GAY?!

The Frisky | The Frisky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Cali, Home News

Carrie Prejean's mother is rumored to be gay! A woman named Valerie Vetrano told Star that she dated the Cali girl's mom. [Star] "Gossip Girl" actress...

Boat Made of 16,000 Plastic Bottles to Sail from Cali to Australia

Dygest.net Green | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The boat is made up of about 16,000 plastic bottles and is an "effort to raise awareness of the recycling of plastic bottles, which he says are a symb...