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Ten Commandments lawyer gets symbolic vagina art banned in Colombia’s capital
Aug 29, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Ten Commandments lawyer gets symbolic vagina art banned in Colombia’s capital

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

A Colombian lawyer has successfully won a battle to ban an art exhibition that features symbolic representations of female genitalia from one of Bogota’s most iconic and representative museums. 

News

James Rodriguez becomes underwear model for Colombia fashion brand
Aug 27, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

James Rodriguez becomes underwear model for Colombia fashion brand

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

James Rodriguez, Colombia’s stud soccer prodigy and winner of the Golden Boot award at the 2014 World Cup, has become the new “face” of Bronzini Black, a Colombian underwear brand. 

Gossip

Sofia Vergara’s ‘sexist’ Emmy gag causes outrage
Aug 26, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Sofia Vergara’s ‘sexist’ Emmy gag causes outrage

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

A joke involving Sofia Vergara rotating on a pedestal at the 66th Emmy Awards Monday night has caused outrage across social media for its blatant objectification of women. 

Beauty

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 »

News

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.

Colombia lite

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.

Beauty

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.

News

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 »

News

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.

News

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.