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  • 1812 bicentennial celebration kicks off in city with a loud boom

    1812 bicentennial celebration kicks off in city with a loud boom
    Amid a flurry of international flags, thunderous fireworks and rowdy pirates Tuesday, Baltimore invited the world to its star-spangled salute to the bicentennial of the War of 1812 that starts next week. State and local officials gathered to publicize...
  • Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world

    Serenade Festival showcases choirs from around the world
    Classical Movements is the go-to company for ensembles planning concert tours. The firm's who's-who list of clients includes the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Morgan State University Choir and National Symphony Orchestra, not to mention the New York...
  • Colombian orphans will never forget day on the Chesapeake

    Colombian orphans will never forget day on the Chesapeake
    It will be hard to leave the pizza, the pool and the ice cream when Wednesday rolls around for Andres and Duvan, two orphans from Colombia who spent a month soaking up the things we take for granted. But they'll always have the Chesapeake Bay, which...
  • Change the World Bank needs

    Few people on the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical role in the U.S. effort to engage the world through its contribution to economic development in poor and post-conflict societies. As current World Bank President...
  • Colombian orphans visit Maryland families

    Colombian orphans visit Maryland families
    Gustavo, a 12-year-old orphan from Colombia, has spent a week at camp, attended the Catonsville July 4th parade and watched an IronBirds baseball game at Ripken Stadium during what he has been told is a vacation to America. In reality, he and nine...
  • What happens in Cartagena …

    What happens in Cartagena …
    Many of us who labor in journalism inevitably have contact with U.S. Secret Service agentsand encounter men and women as devoted to their task, as serious of purpose, and as professional as any of the finest in law enforcement. So it is nothing short of...
  • Secrets of the Service

    Secrets of the Service
    We have learned a secret of the Secret Service: At least a few of those tight-lipped tough guys are not quite as straight-laced and serious as they appear to be. In fact, they apparently love to party like frat boys. Three Secret Service agents have...
  • Secret Service to receive ethics training at Hopkins

    Secret Service to receive ethics training at Hopkins
    About 100 U.S. Secret Service agents will take part in a two-day ethics training this week to be overseen by professors at the Johns Hopkins University — a response to the widening prostitution scandal that began in Colombia, agency and university...
  • Film Review: 'Los hongos'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A couple of graffiti kids with the social engagement of well-meaning teens express themselves in the Colombian city of Cali in "Los hongos," Oscar Ruiz Navia's likable, much-anticipated follow-up to "Crab Trap." Less self-...
  • Colombia's war victims ask country to support peace talks

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Victims of Colombia's 50-year-old war pleaded with peace negotiators to reach a deal and said they were willing to forgive heinous acts of cruelty, urging Colombians to unite behind the effort to end the bloodshed. Twelve victims...
  • Marc Anthony puso la primera piedra de un orfanato en Colombia

    Marc Anthony puso la primera piedra de un orfanato en Colombia
    BOGOTA - El cantante puertorriqueño Marc Anthony puso hoy la primera piedra de un orfanato para 200 niños y niñas que construirá con apoyo de empresas privadas en la ciudad colombiana de Barranquilla, como parte de una iniciativa llamada "Un hogar de...
  • Colombia's Santos says backs marijuana use for medical purposes

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday he supported the use of marijuana for medical use as a means to ease the suffering of terminally ill patients and deprive criminals of profits from the illegal trade in the drug....