‘Prostitution ring’ or ‘gringo’ recruiting women for sex at Medellin university

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Flyers inviting young female students into prostitution have been circulating around Medellin’s top universities. Numerous students at the University of the Pontificia Bolivariana de Medellín (UPB) have complained about men entering the institution and distributing flyers. The flyers were looking for women between 18 to 26 years old who were physically More...

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By Rico On Sunday, January 10th, 2016
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Discover why Colombia is the country with most entrepreneurs in the world — A case study of antioquia

Medellin by night Paper initially published on Researchgate: https://goo.gl/UkWa2e Antioquia has always been an industrial center, with a favorable climate, plenty of natural resources and a particular More...

Fireworks go off in Medellin every December 1, the birthday of Pablo Escobar. What began as a celebration of Escobar’s heir’s control over the city has strangely become part of the Christmas ritual.
By Today News On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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Why Medellin celebrates Pablo Escobar’s birthday

Fireworks go off in Medellin every December 1, the birthday of Pablo Escobar. What began as a celebration of Escobar’s heir’s control over the city has strangely become part of the Christmas ritual. TODAY COLOMBIA More...

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By Today News On Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Medellin gangs use ‘horror houses’ to torture and dismember victims

The center of Medellin is home to “horror houses” used to torture and dismember, the city’s mayor admitted on Wednesday, exposing a bloody threat to society. These sites where horrific acts of violence More...

John Mariani, of Long Island, was shot dead in a robbery while vacationing in Medellin, Colombia, on Friday night
By Rico On Monday, September 28th, 2015
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Family U.S. Man killed in Colombia in Shock Over His Death

John Mariani, of Long Island, New York was shot dead in a robbery while vacationing in Medellin, on Friday night TODAY COLOMBIA – A brother of a Long Island man gunned down while vacationing in Colombia said More...

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By Today News On Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Tom Cruise meets with Medellin mayor

Hollywood star Tom Cruise met with the mayor of Colombia’s second largest city, Medellin, to discuss the filming of “Mena,” a film about Pablo Escobar. “It was a friendly and productive meeting that lasted More...

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By Today News On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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13 teachers forced to flee Medellin schools just this month

  Thirteen teachers have been forced to leave their Medellin teaching jobs and in some cases flee the city in the first ten days of August alone after receiving death threats. The last victim is a high school teacher More...

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By Today News On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Donald Trump invests in Colombia with hotel and Medellin soccer team

Controversial Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is in the market for Colombia soccer team Atletico Nacional, just days after signing a $90 million purchase of a hotel in Medellin. Through his partnership More...

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By Today News On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Street robberies in Medellin up 300% since mayor took office

While Medellin Mayor Anibal Gaviria has been praising the city’s dropping homicide rate, street robberies in Colombia’s second largest city have gone up more than 300% since the burgomaster was elected in More...

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By Today News On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Medellin finally to exhume bodies from what could be Colombia’s biggest mass grave

Colombian authorities are set to begin exhuming bodies from what could be the country’s biggest mass grave that has been looming over western Medellin for more than a decade. The “Escombrera” dumping ground More...