Colombia deploys more police in crime-troubled city

Colombia is sending 1,400 more police officers to patrol the streets in the western city of Medellin as part of an anti-crime program launched Monday by President Juan Manuel Santos. The city, the only one...

JetBlue Adds Third Colombian Destination: Medellin

JetBlue Airways announced its intent to serve Medellin, Colombia with the addition of daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Jose Maria Cordova International Airport (MDE) starting June 2013 . Subject to...

Medellin hosts artisanal craft expo celebrating Colombia’s cultural history

Medellin’s Plaza Mayor will host 290 artisanal craftsmen exhibiting their works through to Sunday for the highly anticipated “Expoartesano.” “It’s a example of our country, of what we are,” said Alicia Mejia, director of Expoartesano,...

Medellin to restore 27 Botero sculptures

The Museum of Antioquia will restore 27 sculptures of the internationally renowned artist and native Fernando Botero, informed the museum in Medellin on Wednesday. Each sculpture will be covered up for 3-5 days during the...

Medellin Christmas lights revealed

Medellin, Colombia’s most extroverted city during the holidays, on Tuesday revealed this year’s Christmas decorations. The city’s public utilities company, EPM, released photos of what the city’s Christmas hotspots will look like after December 1...

Medellín debates the future of bullfighting

This weekend begins the Feria Taurina La Macarenaa, which will run until February 16 Tomorrow, at 4:00 pm, with a bull from the Monterrey stalls starts the 22nd edition of the Feria Taurina La Macarena,...

Home, sewer home! Colombian couple turns abandoned sewer into home for the past 22...

Nydailynews/TodayColombia - A Colombian couple has taken living arrangements to a new low by using an abandoned sewer in the city of Medellin as their digs for the past 22 years. But Miguel Restrepo, 62, and...

Colombian Police Capture Members of Human Trafficking Ring

The Colombian police captured nine members of a human trafficking ring operating in the Aburra Valley subregion in the northern department of Antioquia, in Medellin. Authorities stated thatfour women and five men, who are...

Madonna’s Son causes Controversy With Medellin

Rocco Ritchie, son of pop idol Madonna, upset "Paisas" (residents of Medellin) with the publication of a photo of the city with the caption, "Centre of cocaine in Colombia".

Kicking Off 2013 in Medellin

By Dave, Medellin Living/TodayColombia “Two weeks isn’t enough,” I kept saying to myself and friends while visiting Medellin this past September. I’d returned after a year away, having traveled much of South America, as planned. I...

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