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The Latin America Dream

My Colombian colleagues

“I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference” Ever since my 2016 study abroad at UCSB in southern California, where I hopelessly fell in love with the Latino culture including its food, music and especially its dances, I have dreamed of one day going to Latin America to further explore the exuberance that this rising continent has to offer. 827 palabras más


A lot of people has been asked me about our Colombian tradition “The little candles night”, and I said Colombian because I’m not sure if this is part of the other culture (if so, please let me know). 286 palabras más



Mucha gente me ha preguntado sobre nuestra tradición Colombiana “La noche de las velitas”, y digo Colombiana porque no estoy segura si esta también hace parte de alguna otra cultura (si alguien lo sabe, por favor déjeme saber). 340 palabras más


Historic Earrelevance

In 1748, Britain finally defeated the Spanish in a short sharp naval battle off Cuba, just in time for the war to end. The War of Jenkins’ Ear was already a historical footnote in its own time, just one of at least six side conflicts to the War of Austrian Succession. 793 palabras más


Revelan que “El Chapo” negociaba con terrorista de las FARC

Nueva York— La faceta de Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán como negociador salió a la luz el jueves en la sala de una corte de Brooklyn cuando el jurado escuchó la grabación de una conversación telefónica entre el narcotraficante mexicano y un miembro del grupo terrorista colombiano de las FARC a quien le quería comprar cocaína. 874 palabras más

Latin America

14 Israelis suspected of running child sex trafficking ring in Colombia

Network allegedly marketed trips from Israel for tourists to have sex with minors who were forced into prostitution; 6 Israelis held, arrest warrants issued for other suspects… 759 palabras más

Colombian Adventures, 2018 (part 2) - Trails to Cartago.

Having picked up our car from the Medellin regional airport*, we started the long-ish trek down to Cartago. Distance traveled is less than 250km (155 miles), however it took eight hours for a couple of reasons – the twisty two lane road up and down the mountain range and also the amount of construction to widen/modernize/repair the roads on the flat part. 250 palabras más