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Medellin Colombia

Marcos: The Father of the Mountain

Adam Pervez | Posted 05.17.2014 | Impact
Adam Pervez

Volunteers meet Marcos at the metro station and ride a cable car up to the last stop. For many this would be as far as they'd go, as beyond it only gets poorer and more dangerous.

Searching for an Old City in Medellin, Colombia

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 05.27.2013 | Travel
Elyssa Pachico

"All the romantic relationships in Robledo revolved around El Jordan thanks to that jukebox," says Margarita Velez, age 72, who has spent nearly her entire life in the neighborhood.

And The World's Most 'Innovative City Of The Year' Is....

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.30.2013 | Latino Voices

Whether it’s correcting the misspelling of their country’s name through social media, or revitalizing a city with a dark past, it seems that when ...

9 Massacred In Suspected Drug Trafficking Murders

AP | Posted 12.31.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Nine people have been shot to death in the countryside outside Medellin in a massacre police suspect is a settling of accounts bet...

Colombian City Gets Massive, Outdoor Escalator

AP | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Officials in Colombia's second-largest city on Monday inaugurated a giant, outdoor escalator for residents of one of its poorest n...