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Antioquia Toll-Booth Worker Burned to Death by Colombia’s Extremist ‘Protesters’

Colombia’s national infrastructure agency INVIAS announced July 6 that Antioquia highway toll-booth worker Luis Fernando Álvarez Correa has just died of massive burns suffered as a result of a terrorist “protester” attack on the “Los Llanos” highway toll booth in Antioquia last month. The 38-year-old Álvarez is just the latest of thousands of victims of […]
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Update: Antioquia, Medellin Ease Covid Restrictions for May 10-May 17; Medellin-Bogota Highway Now Unblocked

Antioquia Acting Governor Luis Fernando Suárez announced  May 9 that starting Monday, May 10 through Monday, May 17, a 10-pm to 5-am daily curfew and booze-sales ban will replace the stricter Covid-19 curfew/quarantine standards of the past three weeks. “Pico y cedula” shopping restrictions will switch to odd/even-numbered days tied to cedulas ending in odd […]
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American Airlines, Viva Air Unveil Nonstop Flights from Medellin to New York, Mexico City, Cancun, Orlando

American Airlines announced February 18 that it is launching daily nonstop flights to and from Medellin’s Jose Maria Cordova (JMC) international airport to New York’s JFK international starting May 6. American simultaneously is expanding code-share flight deals with JetBlue for ticket purchases starting February 22, according to the companies. “American’s customers will
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Medellin, Antioquia Impose Covid-19 Quarantine Through January 3; Health Ministry Inks Deal for 9 Million More Vaccines

Medellin and Antioquia governments announced December 30 that a total quarantine will be imposed here from 8 pm Thursday December 31 to 6 am Sunday January 3 because of surging cases of Covid-19. Acting Governor Luis Fernando Suárez Vélez pointed out that Antioquia is suffering about 2,000 new cases daily of Covid-19, flooding hospitals to […]