Rico

Rico

"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of onlinemagazines that includes TodayColombia.com. Rico brings his special kind of savvy to online marketing. His websites are engaging, provocative, informative and sometimes off the wall, where you either like or you leave it. The same goes for him, like him or leave him.There is no middle ground. No compromises, only a passion to present reality as he sees it!

Actress Sofia Vergara a Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage
By Rico On Sunday, July 17th, 2016
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Colombia’s Sofia Vergara Among Best Paid

Actress Sofia Vergara a Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage Colombia actress Sofia Vergara is the world’s 58th best-paid celebrity, according to US magazine Forbes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || More...

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By Rico On Sunday, July 17th, 2016
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Latest Colombia Drug Boss Arrested in Ongoing Crackdown

José Manuel Capera, alias “Nube Negra,” Colombian authorities captured yet another drug boss in the country’s lucrative Eastern Plains, keeping up the pressure on criminal organizations that are More...

Colombia Jake. Photo from Medellin Sexy Girls Tours & Rentals
By Rico On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Arrest Of Americans Begins Medellin Crack Down On “Sex Tourism”

Colombia Jake. Photo from Medellin Sexy Girls Tours & Rentals Years after becoming a popular destination for sex tourism, Colombia’s second largest city Medellin began cracking down on the phenomenon and More...

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By Rico On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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The Best Dating Site for a Naughty Good Time

  There are many criteria for what makes the best dating site. Overall the best dating site is one that offers lots of opportunity to display your personality in your profile and has a simple platform that is More...

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By Rico On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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No End In Sight In Month Old Trucker’s Strike

Colombia’s government said on Tuesday it has asked truckers to consider a raft of proposals to end the month old strike that its causing cargo delays and putting pressure on food prices amid already high inflation. Colombian More...

Leftist rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) patrol by a roadway near to San Vicente de Caguan, Caqueta province, Colombia, January 9. 1999.  REUTERS/ Jose Miguel Gomez/File Photo  - RTX2HPEB
By Rico On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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An End to FARC’s ‘Revolutionary Tax’

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia said the tax is no longer necessary in light of the upcoming peace deal with the Colombian government. Leftist rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) More...

human-trafficking
By Rico On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Colombia One Of Three Considered Tier One In Human Trafficking

Organized crime continues to profit from human trafficking, forced labor, and sexual trafficking of vulnerable populations throughout Latin America, according to the US State Department’s most recent report More...

BACRIM - Bandas Criminales
By Rico On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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BACRIM: Winner or Loser in Colombia Peace Deal?

BACRIM – Bandas Criminales Colombia’s organized crime groups are preparing to take over FARC-held territory once the rebel group withdraws from a decades-long conflict, but the country’s looming More...

According to experts, the nations most rocked by climate phenomenon El Niño were Colombia and Venezuela with losses mostly in the agricultural sector, which reflect in their economies
By Rico On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Colombia, Venezuela are South America’s countries most hit by El Niño

According to experts, the nations most rocked by climate phenomenon El Niño were Colombia and Venezuela with losses mostly in the agricultural sector, which reflect in their economies TODAY VENEZUELA – Colombia More...

President Santos and FARC leader 'Timochenko' with the signed agreement
By Rico On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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The Peace Agreement and Colombia’s Criminal Dynamics

TODAY COLOMBIA – The Colombian government and rebels of the FARC laid out their plans for a definitive ceasefire and concentration of guerrilla fighters in an historic event in Havana, Cuba. President Santos More...

César López plays an Escopetarra at Bolívar Square in Bogotá
By Rico On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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The Escopetarra

Used as a symbol of peace, an escopetarra is a guitar made from a modified gun. The name is a portmanteau of the Spanish words escopeta (shotgun) and guitarra (guitar), though all escopetarras to date have been More...

San Andrés island
By Rico On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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Colombia’s Drug Trafficking Paradise: San Andres Islands

The Colombian island of San Andrés The Caribbean archipelago of San Andrés, Colombia, has been a smuggling hub for centuries, serving as a crossroads for illegal activities between mainland Colombia and Central More...

"I had six children, and I had to flee many times from rape," says Everledis, one of the founding members of the Liga de Mujeres Desplazadas (League of Displaced Women)
By Rico On Thursday, June 9th, 2016
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Pacific Feminism: The Case of Colombia

“I had six children, and I had to flee many times from rape,” says Everledis, one of the founding members of the Liga de Mujeres Desplazadas (League of Displaced Women) TODAY COLOMBIA – Colombia More...

Chinese businesses may cause unemployment, but those jobs will be shifted into new sectors over time. (Los Andes)
By Rico On Saturday, June 4th, 2016
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Chinese Businesses Are Beating Locals in Colombia — But Is That So Bad?

Chinese businesses may cause unemployment, but those jobs will be shifted into new sectors over time. (Los Andes) TODAY COLOMBIA (Panampost.com) In the last two weeks, Chinese store owners in the San Victorino More...

While 2015-16 was a tough year for James at Real Madrid, his trademark swagger has returned when suiting up for Colombia.
By Rico On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Copa America Group A: Colombia, Costa Rica the teams to beat

While 2015-16 was a tough year for James Rodriguez, his trademark swagger has returned when suiting up for Colombia. The Copa America is set to kick off, with Colombia, Costa Rica, Paraguay and hosts the United More...

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By Rico On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Lighting a Fire under Coffee Culture in Colombia

I met Karen Silva at a Juan Valdez coffee shop. She’s in her twenties. Serious. Shy. In a society that places quite a bit of emphasis on women’s physical appearance, there was no bling about her, no lipstick More...

The National Council is a group of unions that lobby for union privileges. (Confidencial Colombia)
By Rico On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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What’s Wrong with Colombia’s Business Leaders?

The National Council is a group of unions that lobby for union privileges. (Confidencial Colombia) (PanamPost.com) One of the general public’s main confusions facing liberalism and capitalism is the assumption More...