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  • Pan Am event 'surreal' for Johns Hopkins' Hannah Oneda

    Pan Am event 'surreal' for Johns Hopkins' Hannah Oneda
    The realization that long-distance runner Hannah Oneda would represent the United States at the 2013 Pan Am Junior Athletics Championships in Medellin, Colombia, this weekend didn't fully hit the Westminster native and Winters Mill graduate until she opened a package sent by USA Track & Field recently.
  • How Colombia Lures International Filmmakers

    Colombia is the location du jour for a growing number of international filmmakers thanks to a film law launched in January 2013 and an incentive package that consists of a 40% cash rebate on qualified spend and a 20% cash rebate on logistical expenditures...

    Medellin, Colombia Tries to Change its Image by Launching Film Commission (EXCLUSIVE)

    Medellin, the former drug capital of Colombia, has launched a film commission as part of concerted bid to convert it into the film capital of this Andean nation. Spurred by Medellin mayor Anibal Gaviria, a 10-year strategic plan begins with construction...

    Juanes talks about new memoir and the perils of stardom

    Juanes talks about new memoir and the perils of stardom
    When international rock star and humanitarian Juanes began putting together his new memoir, “Chasing the Sun,” he started with pictures. The handsome book, nearly 300 pages, is filled with the kind of candid shots that fans will eat up, from...

    'Queen of Cocaine' Killed in Colombia

    'Queen of Cocaine' Killed in Colombia
    MEDELLIN, Colombia -- An elderly woman who was known as Colombia's "Queen of Cocaine" was gunned down in the northwestern city of Medellin, police said Tuesday. Griselda Blanco, 69, was killed by two bullets at close range -- a violent end not unlike the...