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By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Illegal Colombian woman arrested in Maine by border patrol

A call from a concerned citizen on July 26, led to the arrest of a Colombian woman on immigration charges. The woman had entered the United States in 1999 with a tourist visa. Border Patrol agents responding to More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Colombian Police Officer, Santiago Silva-Ortiz Sentenced to 12 Years for Cocaine Smuggling

U.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew today sentenced Santiago Silva-Ortiz (28, Colombia) to 12 years and 7 months in federal prison for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Ben Affleck shines in Netflix’s ‘Triple Frontier’ mixing a heist film with military machismo

An all-star cast and a ton of testosterone drove Netflix’s Triple Frontier into production, giving Ben Affleck to deliver a great performance and fans to endure a heist film disguised as a military thriller. Charlie More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Venezuela: Our next act of overseas military interventionism?

Venezuela. This country is an absolute mess, it has been for a while and is exponentially getting worse. A mass exodus to neighboring countries, 1,000,000 percent inflation, violence, starvation and plunder.  The More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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My Experience of Starting a Business in Mexico

For businesses of all shapes and sizes, Mexico remains a popular choice. Its market is the size of all Western European countries combined, has the second largest economy in Latin America, and the fifteenth largest More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Venezuela crisis: Venezuelans fleeing their country, Neighboring countries stretched to capacity

Since 2014, more than 4 million Venezuelans have fled to find safety, food and medicines in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Aruba, Curacao and Spain. Image/CIA Neighboring More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Connecticut Sen Chris Murphy blames mass shooting on Congress with more lies and fearmongering

Sen. Chris Murphy said Wednesday that Congress bears responsibility for the “epidemic of mass slaughter” in the US, addressing the Senate floor while news of a school shooting unfolded in Florida. “This More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Newsbusters: Media ‘reluctant’ to call collapsing Venezuela ‘socialist’

Media watchdog Newsbusters took aim at the press over their avoidance of the “S-word”: socialism. “As Venezuela plunges deeper into humanitarian crisis, the broadcast and cable networks barely More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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‘Finding Escobar’s Millions’ adds intrigue and treasure hunting to history

Doug Laux and Ben Smith, former CIA operations officers who served multiple tours throughout the Middle East, ask one simple question: Where is the money? In Finding Escobar’s Millions, the duo leads a search More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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Doug Laux and Ben Smith star in Discovery’s ‘Finding Escobar’s Millions’ premiering November 3

At one time Pablo Escobar — the most wanted man on the planet — buried masses of his estimated multi-billion-dollar fortune all over Colombia.  Legends say the vast majority of it has never been found.  More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Start learning Spanish to make a mark in the global front

With Spanish being the prime language of communication for over 425 million people in the world, it is bound to grab the attention of language learners across the globe. This romantic language is now also a great More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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Colombia to ban cosmetic surgery for under 18

Colombia recently introduced a law that will ban cosmetic plastic surgery for minors. If adopted by Colombia’s Congress, the law will prohibit breast and buttock augmentation, liposuction, Botox and various other More...

By Guest Author On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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The Pros and Cons of Trading in Emerging Markets

In today’s connected marketplace, small businesses are far more likely to be trading in emerging markets than they would have been a decade ago. In many ways this is a good thing, as it creates a wealth of new More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Journalists Salud Hernandez, Diego D’Pablos and Carlos Melo go missing in Colombia

(CNN) Three journalists covering the cartels and Marxist guerrilla infested areas of Colombia have gone missing. First was Spanish journalist Salud Hernandez, who went missing while working on a story in Catatumbo, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
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Carlos Vives set for May 8th show at USF Sun Dome in Tampa

Latin superstar Carlos Vives will be coming to the USF Sun Dome on Sunday, May 8th at 7:00PM as part of ‘Fiesta Máxima 2016’ presented by 92.5 Máxima. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 29th at 10:00AM. Ticket More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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Anthony Wile Highlights Colombia’s Well-Deserved Cultural Resurgence

Colombia has fully emerged from its decades of drug-war driven internal strife and as the clouds part, beauty well beyond just the region’s world-renowned gorgeous women is emerging from the shadows. Businesses More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Colombia: Zika case count now 129

Just weeks after the mosquito borne viral disease, Zika fever, was first reported in Colombia, local media now reports that the total case count in the South American country has reached 129 confirmed cases (computer More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Dengue fever: In the East and in the West

The World Health Organization (WHO) says dengue fever is a fast emerging pandemic-prone viral disease in many parts of the world. Female Aedes aegypti mosquito Image/James Gathany The incidence of dengue has increased More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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White House linked to Colombia prostitution scandal, cover-up ahead of 2012 election

A new report reveals that Senior Obama administration aides knew of a possible White House link to the 2012 Colombia prostitution scandal, despite repeatedly denying any involvement. The Washington Post reported More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Brazil tops list of ‘Most Beautiful Women’, Asian countries notably absent

Women from South America and Eastern Europe lead the list of the “10 Most Beautiful Women in the World” on the website, U.City Guides recently. Image/Video Screen Shot Topping the list was Brazil where the authors More...


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