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Reuters UK Edition
Colombia and Venezuela recall ambassadors amid border crisisColombian policemen stand guard in front of the border with Venezuelan policeme
Colombia and Venezuela recall ambassadors amid border crisis
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 31 minutes ago
Colombian policemen stand guard in front of the border with Venezuelan policemen Bolivarianos near Villa del Rosario village, August 27, 2015. BOGOTA Venezuela and Colombia each recalled their ambassadors to the other country on Thursday, amid a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Colombia and Venezuela recall ambassadors amid border crisisBy Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) - Venezuela and Colombia each recalled t
Colombia and Venezuela recall ambassadors amid border crisis
Swissinfo / Posted 54 minutes ago
By Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) - Venezuela and Colombia each recalled their ambassadors to the other country on Thursday, amid a diplomatic crisis sparked when socialist-run Venezuela closed two border crossings and deported over a thousand... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Member of Colombian terrorist group pleads guilty to hostage-taking of U.S. citizensThis is a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Diego Alfonso Nava
Member of Colombian terrorist group pleads guilty to hostage-taking of U.S. citizens
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 hours ago
This is a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Diego Alfonso Navarrete Beltran, 43, a member of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias Colombianas (FARC) terrorist organization, pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court of the District of... Read more
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Reuters
Shaken by deportations, Colombians in Venezuela fret for futureA man carries a refrigerator while crossing the Tachira river border with Venez
Shaken by deportations, Colombians in Venezuela fret for future
Reuters / Posted yesterday
A man carries a refrigerator while crossing the Tachira river border with Venezuela into Colombia, near Villa del Rosario village August 25, 2015. A Colombian policeman helps a child and his father cross the Tachira River border back into Colombia... Read more
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Washington Post
Former FARC member pleads guilty to holding 3 U.S. hostages for five yearsAs the Colombian government and FARC hold peace talks in Havana, authorities ea
Former FARC member pleads guilty to holding 3 U.S. hostages for five years
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
As the Colombian government and FARC hold peace talks in Havana, authorities earlier this year escorted handcuffed ex-rebels to search for grave sites of victims in an unrelated crime in a rural area close to Chaguani, Colombia. (Jose Miguel... Read more
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EuroNews
Venezuela-Colombia row drives out poor border residentsImposing martial law at its border, Venezuela continues to lash out at neighbou
Venezuela-Colombia row drives out poor border residents
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
Imposing martial law at its border, Venezuela continues to lash out at neighbour Colombia, after a shootout left three soldiers wounded. Venezuela says it is cracking down on smugglers but it has also forced out families who have lived along the... Read more
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The New Age
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifiesHundreds of Colombians waded across a border river with fridges, chickens and m
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifies
The New Age / Posted yesterday
Hundreds of Colombians waded across a border river with fridges, chickens and mattresses on their backs as goats and children followed under the scorching tropical sun, victims of an escalating dispute with Venezuela's government. Saying they were... Read more
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Business Insider
The chief hit man of legendary drug kingpin Pablo Escobar says 'El Chapo is a dead man'Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, alias "Popeye," is one of few surviving members o
The chief hit man of legendary drug kingpin Pablo Escobar says 'El Chapo is a dead man'
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, alias "Popeye," is one of few surviving members of Pablo Escobar's Medellin cartel. He served as the infamous drug kingpin's head of assassins. In an interview with the Mexican news magazine Proceso, Popeye, who is a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifiesHundreds of Colombians waded across a border river with fridges, chickens and m
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifies
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Hundreds of Colombians waded across a border river with fridges, chickens and mattresses on their backs as goats and children followed under the scorching tropical sun, victims of an escalating dispute with Venezuela’s government. Saying they were... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifiesERNESTO GUEVARA, Venezuela: Hundreds of Colombians waded across a border river
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
ERNESTO GUEVARA, Venezuela: Hundreds of Colombians waded across a border river with fridges, chickens and mattresses on their backs as goats and children followed under the scorching tropical sun, victims of an escalating dispute with Venezuela's... Read more
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The Star
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifiesERNESTO GUEVARA, Venezuela (Reuters) - Hundreds of Colombians waded across a bo
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifies
The Star / Posted yesterday
ERNESTO GUEVARA, Venezuela (Reuters) - Hundreds of Colombians waded across a border river with fridges, chickens and mattresses on their backs as goats and children followed under the scorching tropical sun, victims of an escalating dispute with... Read more
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Reuters
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifiesA man carries another man while crossing to Colombia through the Tachira river,
Distraught Colombians flee Venezuela as border dispute intensifies
Reuters / Posted yesterday
A man carries another man while crossing to Colombia through the Tachira river, next to others carrying their belongings, at San Antonio in Tachira state, Venezuela, August 25, 2015. People carry their belongings across a dirt track, across to... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Colombians flee Venezuela after mass deportations Published: 26 August 2015 7:25 AM Venezuelans wait in line to cross the bord
Colombians flee Venezuela after mass deportations
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 7:25 AM Venezuelans wait in line to cross the border into Venezuela, near Villa del Rosario village, Colombia yesterday. The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Border crisis with Venezuela shouldn't be used for political gain - ColombiaBOGOTA: The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezuela should
Border crisis with Venezuela shouldn't be used for political gain - Colombia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
BOGOTA: The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezuela should not be used for political point-scoring by leaders in either country ahead of elections in coming months, the Colombian government said on Tuesday. Venezuelan President... Read more
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The Star
Border crisis with Venezuela shouldn't be used for political gain - ColombiaBOGOTA (Reuters) - The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezu
Border crisis with Venezuela shouldn't be used for political gain - Colombia
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezuela should not be used for political point-scoring by leaders in either country ahead of elections in coming months, the Colombian government said on Tuesday. Venezuelan... Read more
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express
Venezuela splits children from parents as it deports hundreds of Colombians over smuggling VENEZUELA is separating children from their parents as it deports hundreds of
Venezuela splits children from parents as it deports hundreds of Colombians over smuggling
express / Posted 2 days ago
VENEZUELA is separating children from their parents as it deports hundreds of Colombians during a crackdown on smugglers and criminal gangs within border... Read more
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Canberra Times
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela eitherColombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the bo
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela either
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Colombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the border with Venezuela. Photo: Reuters Caracas: Venezuela has announced a 60-day extension of its partial closure of the border with Colombia after President Nicolas Maduro... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela eitherColombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the bo
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela either
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
Colombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the border with Venezuela. Photo: Reuters Caracas: Venezuela has announced a 60-day extension of its partial closure of the border with Colombia after President Nicolas Maduro... Read more
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WA Today
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela eitherColombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the bo
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela either
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Colombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the border with Venezuela. Photo: Reuters Caracas: Venezuela has announced a 60-day extension of its partial closure of the border with Colombia after President Nicolas Maduro... Read more
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The Age
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela eitherColombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the bo
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela either
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Colombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the border with Venezuela. Photo: Reuters Caracas: Venezuela has announced a 60-day extension of its partial closure of the border with Colombia after President Nicolas Maduro... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela eitherColombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the bo
Another border closes: Migrants not welcome in Venezuela either
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Colombian soldiers stand guard at Simon Bolivar international bridge, on the border with Venezuela. Photo: Reuters Caracas: Venezuela has announced a 60-day extension of its partial closure of the border with Colombia after President Nicolas Maduro... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Venezuela deports almost 800 Colombians in border-region crackdownVenezuelan security forces have deported hundreds of Colombians as part of a se
Venezuela deports almost 800 Colombians in border-region crackdown
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Venezuelan security forces have deported hundreds of Colombians as part of a security offensive along the border that is ratcheting up tensions between the two neighbors. Governor Jose Gregorio Vielma Mora of Tachira state said on Sunday that 791... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Venezuela deports some 800 Colombians in border rowCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan security forces have deported hundreds of
Venezuela deports some 800 Colombians in border row
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelan security forces have deported hundreds of Colombians as part of a security offensive along the border that is ratcheting up tensions between the two neighbors. Gov. Jose Gregorio Vielma Mora of Tachira state said... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Colombian guerrillas hope to meet pope in Cuba as peace talks continueRepresentatives of Colombia's largest guerrilla movement have asked to meet Pop
Colombian guerrillas hope to meet pope in Cuba as peace talks continue
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
Representatives of Colombia's largest guerrilla movement have asked to meet Pope Francis in Cuba in September and have requested the Catholic church name a permanent delegate to their peace negotiations with the government. Ivan Marquez,... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Pope Francis: No Plan to Meet with FARC-EP in CubaBenedettini responded to questions from the press to confirm the possibility of
Pope Francis: No Plan to Meet with FARC-EP in Cuba
Radio Angulo / Posted 8 days ago
Benedettini responded to questions from the press to confirm the possibility of accepting by the Vatican a request of the insurgent movement for a dialogue between Francis and the rebel group attending peace talks in Havana. Local media commented... Read more
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Independent
Colombia to buy land from private owners to give to the poorAgriculture Minister Aurelio Iragorri announced the land purchase plan in an in
Colombia to buy land from private owners to give to the poor
Independent / Posted 24 days ago
Agriculture Minister Aurelio Iragorri announced the land purchase plan in an interview published on Sunday in the El Tiempo newspaper, news agency AFP have reported. The proposal will be presented to Congress by President Juan Manuel Santos,... Read more
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Investopedia
Retire in Colombia With $200,000 of Savings?Say “Colombia” to just about any American a decade ago and he or she would thin
Retire in Colombia With $200,000 of Savings?
Investopedia / Posted 24 days ago
Say “Colombia” to just about any American a decade ago and he or she would think: drug lords, kidnappings, violence, Jack Ryan and his covert strike team. The idea of retiring to Colombia would have been laughable. What a difference a decade... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The terrible reign of cocaine king Pablo EscobarYet in his hometown of Medellín, where he initiated building projects and gave
The terrible reign of cocaine king Pablo Escobar
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Yet in his hometown of Medellín, where he initiated building projects and gave money to the poor, Escobar retained the status of a latterday Robin Hood. “You go to Barrio Pablo Escobar that he built and you see a wall with Pablo’s face, and right... Read more
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Daily Mail
Colombian model faces death penalty in China for 'carrying drugs'Colombian model who has her own TV show faces death penalty in China for carryi
Colombian model faces death penalty in China for 'carrying drugs'
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
Colombian model who has her own TV show faces death penalty in China for carrying drugs 'inside her laptop' Juliana Lopez, 22, also runs a boutique and is a well-known pro footballer She flew into Guangzhou on a visit to China to purchase items for... Read more
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Aljazeera
Hopes for closure as Colombia unearths mass graveColombia's civil violence began in 1948, with the ensuing decades pitting gover
Hopes for closure as Colombia unearths mass grave
Aljazeera / Posted 30 days ago
Colombia's civil violence began in 1948, with the ensuing decades pitting government paramilitary forces against leftist rebels. Rural areas like the Comuna 13 slum in Medellin often saw the worst of the fighting, with both sides scrambling for land... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill | News - Home Government looking for so-called disappeared By Fernando Ramos
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KTVZ Bend / Posted 30 days ago
| News - Home Government looking for so-called disappeared By Fernando Ramos and Dana Ford CNN For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KY3 Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
Local 10 Miami / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KSPR Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KTXS Abilene / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
KECI Missoula / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfillFor some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brot
Colombia begins excavation at Medellin landfill
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 30 days ago
For some 13 years, Malory Mejia has not known exactly what happened to her brother. He disappeared in 2002 and she and her mother have been searching for answers ever since. Monday, they may have moved one step closer to knowing -- and being able... Read more
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