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!

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By Rico On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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The UN Verification Mission’s Essential Role in Colombia’s Long-Awaited Ceasefire

TODAY COLOMBIA – A UN verification mission is expected to play a vital role in an expected cease-fire between the FARC and the Government of Colombia. Adam Isacson, the Washington Office on Latin America’s More...

By Rico On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Cali, Selected As One of 100 Most Resilient Cities

TODAY COLOMBIA – Cali has one of the fastest-growing economies in Colombia, and a burgeoning population to match, due in part to thousands who have been forcibly displaced by armed conflict. Many of these More...

By Rico On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Colombia state ties to paramilitary groups alive and well: Report

In spite of extensive investigations and an impressive amount of convictions, ties between Colombia’s criminal underworld and the state are alive and well, according to a leaked Inspector General reports. At More...

By Rico On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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EU guarantees financial aid as soon as Colombia peace treaty is signed

The European Union has vowed to release the necessary funds for post-conflict projects once Colombia’s government has signed peace with the FARC, the country’s largest leftist rebel group. Colombia’s High More...

By Rico On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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‘I arrived in Colombia with no job, no Spanish and no friends

Why I love living in… Medellín, Colombia Fiona Dolan: ‘They are truly happy to see foreigners visiting what, less than 20 years ago, was the world’s most dangerous city, home to Pablo Escobar and his infamous More...

By Rico On Sunday, April 17th, 2016
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Tsunami Alert As ANOTHER Huge Earthquake Rocks Pacific

A huge earthquake struck off the coast of Ecuador late on Saturday – sparking fears of killer waves along the coasts of the Ecuador, Colombia and Peru. Ecuador’s government has declared a state of emergency More...

By Rico On Sunday, April 17th, 2016
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Free market, my ass: How Kimberly-Clark fixed toilet paper prices in Colombia

Colombia’s branch of multinational Kimberly-Clark and three other personal care companies face a $23 million fine over years-long illegal price-fixing. According to the country’s Superintendency for Industry More...

By Rico On Sunday, April 17th, 2016
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Colombia’s government reach deal with striking child welfare workers

  Colombia’s government has reached an agreement with child care workers who have been on strike for 11 days, allowing the women to return to work in child care centers on Monday. The Colombian Institute More...

By Rico On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Colombia suspends fracking license near unique ecosystem after wave of indignation

  Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday he had suspended the environmental license that allowed a US oil company’s subsidiary to explore fracking possibilities near one of the country’s most More...

By Rico On Thursday, April 14th, 2016
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Colombia confirms first cases of birth defects tied to Zika

Colombia has confirmed the first two cases of a rare birth defect associated with the spread of Zika. The National Institute of Health on Thursday said that of the 33 cases of microcephaly reported so far this More...

By Rico On Thursday, April 14th, 2016
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Colombia’s government and FARC rebels ‘days away from truce’

Colombia’s government and the left-wing FARC rebels will sign a bilateral ceasefire “in the coming days,” according to guerrillas. Both sides are locked in the final stages of talks as they seek to solve More...

By Rico On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Colombia steps up prosecution of alleged paramilitary collaborators

Over 13,000 Colombia businessmen, ranchers and other civilians who allegedly financed or helped paramilitary groups now face an elite prosecution task force, led by the Prosecutor General himself. According to More...

By Rico On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Colombia seeks foreign companies for prison privatization effort

Colombia wants to call in the help of foreign governments and companies to partially privatize a number of prisons to solve an ongoing crisis in the country’s prison system. The administration of President Juan More...

By Rico On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Colombia and Panama to hold new talks on tax info sharing

Colombia and Panama will hold new negotiations on tax information-sharing this week to combat fraud and money laundering, Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas said on Tuesday, amid revelations by the Panama More...

By Rico On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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One of Colombia’s most prominent leftist leaders loses US visa

  Colombian politician Piedad Cordoba denied visa by the United States The United States has denied a visa renewal application from prominent Colombian politician Piedad Cordoba, she said Tuesday. The former More...

By Rico On Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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: 6 Benefits of Joining an Uniform Dating Site

Have you ever heard of the woman who found her Prince Charming not at a bar or some seedy night club, but on a uniform dating site? She didn’t have to spend hours sitting at the bar and get hit on by a bunch of More...

By Rico On Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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MatureDating.com Encourages Singles To Change Their Beliefs About Love

As one of the leading dating websites for mature singles, it’s no surprise that lonely singles turn to the experts at MatureDating.com for advice on love. Whatever the reason may be as to why you find yourself More...