February 22, 2024
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U.S. Embassy in Colombia Issues New ‘Proof of Life’ Rule for Social Security Beneficiaries Here

The U.S. Embassy in Colombia announced February 4 that U.S. citizens living in Colombia and receiving Social Security retirement benefits now have to follow a new procedure to show “proof of life.” According to the Embassy announcement (see:https://co.usembassy.gov/message-for-u-s-social-security-beneficiaries/), “as part of the Foreign Enforcement Program, the Social
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High-Tech ‘Startup-Expo’ Trade-Show, Investor Series Launches August 20

High-tech product inventors, computer applications developers, pioneering investors and technophiles will get an opportunity to meet face-to-face August 20 in the first of a series of “Startup Expo” mini-trade-shows organized by local networking group “Aburra Valley,” which describes itself as a “Silicon Valley Paisa.” In a July 26 interview with Medellin Herald at the
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Uber, Avianca, Materialise, Optiva Media, Netcentric Seek Bilingual Candidates

Medellin continues to see growth in demand for bilingual and high-tech job candidates, as evidenced in a new series of postings to LinkedIn and CareerMine web-sites. Among recent postings: 1. Uber: This alternative-transport pioneer is seeking an “activation center coordinator” for its Medellin office. According to the posting,“we’re seeking site coordinators to help build
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British Council, Dunnhumby, Netcentric, Shire, Virtuagym, GFI Seek Bilingual, High-Tech Candidates

Medellin continues to host a growing number of companies seeking high-tech and bilingual candidates, as indicated in a recent flurry of LinkedIn postings. Among the opportunities: 1. British Council: This mainly UK government-funded organization is seeking an administrative assistant for its “English for Tourism” program in Medellin. According to the posting, the
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Samsung, CorpBanca, Philip Morris, Fortinet, Wipro Seeking Bilingual Execs, Techs for Medellin

An ever-growing list of major international and national companies is on the hunt for bilingual (English-Spanish) executives and technical workers for Medellin. An ever-growing list of major international and national companies is on the hunt for bilingual (English-Spanish) executives and technical workers for Medellin. Among recent Medellin job postings to LinkedIn: 1.