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Miss Colombia candidate disqualified over skimpy bikini shots
Aug 22, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Miss Colombia candidate disqualified over skimpy bikini shots

posted by Tim Hinchliffe

The recently-crowned Miss Antioquia was stripped of her tiara and booted from the Miss Colombia beauty pageant for revealing pictures of her scantily-clad in bikinis and lingerie that were deemed  Full Article »

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Colombia’s hippo ‘day care’
Aug 20, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s hippo ‘day care’

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Raising a baby hippopotamus is apparently similar to raising a puppy, according to a Colombian farmer living near the theme park that was once Pablo Escobar’s private bestiary.

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Colombia’s Garcia Marquez finds home in Cuban wax museum
Aug 14, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s Garcia Marquez finds home in Cuban wax museum

posted by Victoria McKenzie

Dressed in white and seated in a meditative pose, the life-sized sculpture of Garcia Marquez was unveiled Wednesday in Cuba’s wax museum, local media reports.

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Antioquia elects beauty queen to vie in Miss Colombia contest
Aug 11, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Antioquia elects beauty queen to vie in Miss Colombia contest

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The northwestern state of Antioquia on Sunday elected the beauty queen who will be vying to become the next Miss Colombia in November.

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Jul 31, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Jesus coming to Colombia in form of massive statue

posted by Melanie Bencosme

A construction site in eastern Colombia is in the process of receiving its own personal Jesus — a massive Christ statue to rival the one of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de  Full Article »

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Colombia’s James Rodriguez launches new energy drink, ’10 Gold’
Jul 31, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s James Rodriguez launches new energy drink, ’10 Gold’

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

Colombia’s soccer hero of the 2014 World Cup, James Rodriguez, has launched his first commercial product, an energy drink aptly named 10 Gold, Colombian media reported on Wednesday.

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Confirmed: Shakira pregnant with second child, expected in January
Jul 29, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Confirmed: Shakira pregnant with second child, expected in January

posted by Emily Dugdale

Colombian pop superstar Shakira and Gerard Pique have confirmed they are expecting their second child, local media reported on Tuesday.

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Medellin fashion week generated $308M in deals: Inexmoda
Jul 25, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin fashion week generated $308M in deals: Inexmoda

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

Medellin’s most important fashion event, Colombiamoda, generated a record $308 million in business agreements for Colombia’s textile and fashion industry, business association Inexmoda said Friday.

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Jul 23, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

US designer introduces knife-proof clothing at Medellin fashion week

posted by Melanie Bencosme

A new clothing line using knife-resistant and anti-ballistic fabrics was introduced during the annual Colombiamoda, Medellin’s biggest fashion event, on Tuesday.

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Colombiamoda, Medellin’s biggest fashion event, kicks off
Jul 23, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombiamoda, Medellin’s biggest fashion event, kicks off

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombiamoda, the most important fashion and textile event in Colombia’s second largest city Medellin, kicked off on Tuesday.