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J Boog: Hear Me Roar

Brad Puet | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Brad Puet

All Images Copyright Brad Puet Recently I had the honor of meeting, photographing, and interviewing J Boog of Wash House Music. He was on the last...

Housing: More Than a Place to Live

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Building affordable housing is only the first step towards inclusive cities. As housing should be seen as an urban strategy to improve the overall quality of life for all citizens, affordable housing must be inclusive by design.

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...