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Colombia Vows to Fight Stereotypes with… Stereotypes

Tired of having Colombia being portrayed as a country plagued by drug violence and prostitution, two Colombian enterprises and the Medellín City Hall have joined forces to launch The Colombian Ambush, an online campaign aimed at showing the world the … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Can Tell if Someone Hails from Colombia, Not Columbia; Has Wife Named Columba

It is not a huge secret that Jeb Bush has a pretty decent command of the Spanish language. And now, thanks to the New York Times, we also know he’s also good at guessing the Latin American country where a person is from based … Continue reading

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‘Betty la Fea’ in Arabic is ‘Heba Regel -El Ghorab’

Great news coming from crisis-ridden Egypt, you guys! A Sony production office in Cairo today announced the upcoming premiere of an Arabic version of Yo Soy Betty la Fea, the famed Colombian telenovela that has seen hundreds of versions worldwide -and … Continue reading

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Wanna Talk to God? Put Away your Mobile Phone

Photo: Laura Martínez (Bogotá, Colombia 2011)

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