Medellin

Type: City
Name: Medellin
Country: Colombia
Latitude: 6.29
Longitude: -75.540001
population: 2,000,001
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

EPM celebrates the NGV customer number 50.000

. EPM fulfilled an important goal in its commitment to sustainable mobility in the Valle de Aburrá, Colombia, reaching the 50.000 customer of the compressed natural gas (CNG) service, which began promoting since 2002, and today has 60% of users in private ... [Published GNV Magazine - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Colombian police bust powerful drug gang, seize over 2 tons of narcotics

One of the biggest drug trafficking organizations in Colombia was dismantled and 34 people, including the gang's three leaders, were arrested, the National Police said.Drug enforcement agents seized 705 kilos of cocaine and 1.5 tons of marijuana in the ... [Published Fox News Latino - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Colombia, Drugs, Police, Panama
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Today in history: Sept. 21, 2009

Today in Sentinel history In 2009: Jeff and Doug Padnos of Holland led all local sailors with a second-place finish at the S2 7.9 National Championship that concluded Sunday on Lake Michigan. Macatawa Bay Yacht Club hosted the three-day event. “They were ... [Published Holland Sentinel - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Colombian city slams article that names it "world's biggest brothel"

Medellin City Hall denounced an article on a British Web site that described that Colombian city as "the biggest brothel in the world," and criticized journalism that specializes in negative reporting.The report published in the online edition of Channel ... [Published EFE - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Strong current sweeps off, kills boy

A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy died after he was swept away by the river current in Sitio Comon, Barangay Daanlungsod, Medellin, Cebu last Friday afternoon.Anthony dela Peña Torino was swimming in the river along with six other children past 2 p.m. when the incident ... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Colombian City Slams Article That Names It Worlds Biggest Brothel

BOGOTA Medellin City Hall denounced an article on a British Web site that described that Colombian city as the biggest brothel in the world, and criticized journalism that specializes in negative reporting.The report published in the online edition of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

EPM’s 50,000th CNG Customer Brings Colombia Close to 0.5 Million NGVs

John, taxi driver, receives recognition as EPM’s 50,000th CNG customer.Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM), a public utilities company in Colombia’s second largest city, reached an important milestone this week in its commitment to sustainable mobility ... [Published NGV Global - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Medellín 'world's biggest brothel'; sex trade in Pablo Escobar's hometown fueled by young virgins

The Colombian city of Medellín has experienced a rebirth in the last decade, moving away from its image as the violent home of infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar and rebranding itself as a safe tourist destination and a business-friendly hub in the new ... [Published Fox News Latino - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Wenceslao: Ramirez as noisemaker

I DON'T personally know Medellin Mayor Ricardo Ramirez. I could not even recall having seen him in the flesh, even when I was a reporter covering the Capitol beat. But he is a politician, so he often surfaces in reports, especially those emanating from ... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Virgins for sale in Colombia's 'end of the world'

The barrios of Medellin are controlled by criminals and are full of prostitutes, with virgins commanding the highest prices. Guillermo Galdos meets one woman who fears for her daughter's future.Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after ... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Business Schools: You Can't Afford to Ignore Latin America Anymore

In the Colombian city of Medellin, nestled in a valley in the Andes Mountains, one can see the remnants of a tragic past and at the same time, glimpse a hopeful future taking hold across much of Latin America.Walking through Medellin in 1995, I saw crumbling ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Colombia ‘drug traffickers’ arrested, wanted for extradition to US

Colombia’s Anti-narcotics Police, in cooperation with the US Drug Enforcement Agency, has captured six Colombians wanted for extradition by a Florida district court for narcotrafficking.The arrests took place in separate operations in the cities of Medellin, ... [Published Colombia Reports - Sep 17 2014]

Quotes

"In these 12 years of service to promote NGV many initiatives on the topic of sustainable mobility has allowed to join forces and wills of other allies like the Mayor of Medellin, Metro, Metropolitan Area, Metroplús and dedicated workshops in a commitment to environmental stewardship and quality of the air we breathe. Today we want to highlight all those-people and companies who have trusted and chosen to use their vehicles in a clean, economical and safe energy" said Juan Esteban Calle Restrepo, CEO of EPM
"Once in Panama, the drugs continued on their way to other continents" the National Police said. EFE
...women, Medellín’s burgeoning sex trade has drawn tourists from around the globe and earned the capital of the province of Antioquia the title of "the world’s biggest brothel.”"
Mr Stafford Smith also said the UKUK government had gone back on a promise to fund Mr Maharaj’s case, leaving Reprieve to foot the bill. "I recently received a letter from [Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, saying that British people abroad are responsible for what they do" he said. "Well, what if they didn’t do it?"

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The Forever War [Published Borderland Beat - Sep 14 2014]
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The five best cities to launch a startup in Lat... [Published GigaOM Network - Sep 06 2014]
The growing startup scene in Latin America doesn’t yet compare to top-tier cities in the U.S. and Europe. But new southern hubs like Mexico City, Medellín and Santiago can compete. In between Tierra del Fuego and Monterrey lies a market worth watching. ...
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