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Colombia News: News and information for Colombia by PVDN

Opera soprano Vanessa Amaro and baritone Juan Carlos Villalobos will present an evening of opera and contemporary music on Feb. 23 at 7pm, accompanied by pianist Alejandro Villareal. Music selections include a variety of popular arias. Other favorites include If I Were A Rich Man from Fiddler On The Roof, and special guest pianist, Dennis...
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Well-Strung, the popular NYC-based singing string quartet, returns to Incanto in ‘The Movie Show’ beginning Saturday, Feb. 16 through Mar. 16. Their enormous talent for melding classical strings with today’s pop hits and vocals is better than ever and their popularity continues to skyrocket internationally. Their recently released new album, ‘Under the covers’, is already...
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Incanto presents their Academy Award-nominated Best Picture film series presented in the theatre on a big screen with state of the art sound, now showing through February 23rd. For a listing of the films, dates/times visit Incanto’s website. Then on Feb. 24, starting at 6pm, join Incanto, in association with Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas Chapter,...
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Numerous governments in the Western Hemisphere quickly recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of his crisis-torn country Wednesday. The United States and all but one member of the Lima Group of regional nations threw their support behind Guaido after he declared himself interim president in a defiant speech before masses of...
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The Norwegian Gem made her inaugural visit to Puerto Vallarta on Thursday, Jan 17 as local officials boarded the ship for the traditional plaque exchange with the vessel’s officers to mark the historic occasion. The Gem was just days removed from her inaugural Panama Canal transit, as 2007-built ship became the tenth ship in the...
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Images of a tiny red bird that barely fills the palm of one’s hand appear everywhere in Venezuela — printed on money, labels of craft beer bottles and the cover of children’s school books. But the finch-like red siskin is vanishing from the wild at an alarming rate, falling prey to a century of shrinking...
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This year the search for trips for the Day of the Dead season in Mexico increased by 101% compared to last year, according to figures from the Kayak travel website. The travel search revealed that international searches grew 11% , where the countries most interested in traveling to Mexico on these dates are the United...
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This has been one of the most challenging years in the last decade for the domestic aviation industry. The industry has lost $1.6 billion pesos at an operating profit level in the first six months of the year. While Aeromexico has continued to deliver an operating profit, the Company has delivered a net loss so...
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The main franchisee of McDonald’s in the world, Arcos Dorados announced on Thursday that it will stop giving plastic straws in its more than 2,000 restaurants located in Mexico and throughout Latin American countries where they operate. The decision is an initiative in favor of the conservation of the environment. However, straws can be provided...
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Aa Aa A Bogotá, Sep. 26 (Notimex).- The photographic exhibition "Guadalajara, the soul of Mexico", is presented at the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Cultural Center in Bogota, and is one of the attractions of the Visiones de México Festival in Colombia, which has as guest of honor the state of Jalisco. The photographs, which the public...
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“Museo” revisits Mexico’s notorious museum robbery
IT WAS one of the most audacious heists in art history. On Christmas Eve 1985 125 Mayan, Aztec, Miztec and Zapotec artefacts were stolen from the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. Some suspected that it was the work of the KGB or the CIA, a gang of professional crooks from Guatemala or Colombia...
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Research on the use of stem cells extracted from the umbilical cord to treat various conditions present important advances in Mexico. The company Cryo-Cell this week reported successful results in the protocols currently developed for the therapeutic care of urinary incontinence, bronchopulmonary dysplasia and osteoarthritis in newborns through the application of these cells. This principle...
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A series of artistic, cultural and sports activities make up May Fest 2018, as Puerto Vallarta continues celebrating its centennial as a municipality and 50 years as a city. Organized by the Culture Institute of Vallarta, with the full support of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, the Ministry of Culture of Jalisco and the Municipal...
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Puerto Vallarta will once again host the Vallarta Azteca Festival of International Folklore for its 12th edition from May 10-20, joining the activities of the city’s centenary celebrations. The director of Municipal Tourism, Ramón González Lomelí, said that this is an event that has positioned Puerto Vallarta nationally and internationally, becoming an important vehicle for...
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After two years on the job, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson has announced that she will retire on May 5, 2018 — the latest in a growing list of career diplomats to step down under Donald Trump. Jacobson has worked in Latin America diplomacy for three decades, including in the Obama administration’s effort to...
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