Tag archive for ‘Colombia’
By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

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 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...

By Robert On Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Baxter recalls Nitroglycerin injection due to particulate matter risk

Baxter International Inc. announced today it has initiated a voluntary recall of one lot of Nitroglycerin in 5% Dextrose Injection due to particulate matter found in one vial. If infused, particulate matter could More...

By Robert On Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Colombia

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday in the Pacific Ocean off Colombia, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported earlier. The powerful temblor struck 63 miles (102 kilometers) west-southwest of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Three ‘fake nuns’ caught smuggling cocaine out of Colombia

Three women dressed up as nuns were caught at a Colombian airport trying to smuggle cocaine taped to their bodies, police said Tuesday. photo Joan Marcus The women were caught Saturday after arriving on Colombia’s More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Dania Suarez, Secret Service ‘hooker’ scandal taints Obama administration

The argument was over $47. A secret service agent’s romp with a prostitute in Colombia has put a black eye on the Obama administration’s reputation ahead of the 2012 re-election bid. UPDATE: Members More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Transcript 2012 President Obama’s State of the Union Speech

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of our last troops to serve in Iraq. Together, More...

By Robert On Monday, July 11th, 2011

Max Boot: ‘The problem isn’t that we are engaged in nation-building. The problem is that we do it so poorly’

Here is Max Boot doing what he does best from his perch at the Council of Foreign Relations, trying to scare the bejesus out of people with threats largely imagined. And the fact that Boot claims the necessity of More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, June 13th, 2011
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Junrey Balawing is officially the World’s shortest man

A man from the Philippines was officially certified as the world’s shortest man this weekend as he reached his 18th birthday, Guinness World Records announced. Junrey Balawing of Sindangan in the southern More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 30th, 2010

2010 Weirdest News Stories: Pierced cats, tattooed eyeballs, Shortest man Record

2010 delivered its fair share of freaky stories.  From the “Joking Disease” to “A Zombie Christmas” to a grandmother who tried to sell her grandson and a 4-year-old sued for killing an elderly More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, September 16th, 2010
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Guinness World’s smallest man, Junrey Balawing, may actually be from the Philippines

Earlier this month, the Guinness World Records recognized Colombian Edward Niño Hernandez as the World’s Smallest Man. Now, Hernandez’ record-breaking height of 27 inches is now challenged by Junrey More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, September 6th, 2010

Colombian Edward Nino Hernandez named world’s shortest man

A 70cm (27-inch) tall Colombian man has been declared “The World’s Shortest” living man by Guinness World Records. Edward Nino Hernandez, 24, weighs only 10kg (22lbs) and in the BBC report, his More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

3 Colombian teens on Facebook hit list killed in past 10 days

Three teens who were on a 69-name hit list posted on Facebook have been killed in the past 10 days in a southwestern Colombian town, officials say. Police say they do not know who posted the list or why the names More...



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