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Drug Kills British Traveler During Tribal Ritual in Colombia

Drug Kills British Traveler During Tribal Ritual in Colombia

Adventure seekers assume certain risks when sampling the profound and powerful effects of psychoactive drugs.  Although many are comprised of completely natural items and generally thought of as safe for the mind and body, it is not always the case.  Earlier this week, 19-year-old British traveler Henry Miller was found dead in a Colombian forest […]

Gabriel Garcia Marquez and ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’

Gabriel Garcia Marquez and ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the greatest Spanish-language writer, best known for his masterpiece One Hundred Years of Solitude, died on Thursday at his house in Mexico. He was 87. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, known as Gabo to his friend, was born in 1927 in the Colombian coast town of Aracataca. Like many great Latin American authors, he […]

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Noble Prize Winning Author, Hospitalized in Mexico

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Noble Prize Winning Author, Hospitalized in Mexico

The world renowned author of such classic works as 100 Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, has been hospitalized in Mexico City. The report was leaked by two officials who work for the Mexican health ministry. The story was leaked to Reuters on the condition that the two workers would remain […]

Obese 8-Month-Old Baby Tips the Scale at Over 40 Pounds [Video]

Obese 8-Month-Old Baby Tips the Scale at Over 40 Pounds [Video]

Doctors in Colombia have put a 40 pound, 8-month-old baby boy on a strict diet. Baby Santiago from Codazzi, Columbia was born with a normal weight but has grown to over 40 pounds in the last seven months. He was born weighing seven pounds and four ounces and now is a heaping 41 pounds. The […]

American Interference: Dejavu all Over Again

American Interference: Dejavu all Over Again

 If Yogi Berra, the New York Yankee’s often quoted catcher, could see how American interference is affecting the world today, he might just say, “It’s dejavu all over again.” With the Ukraine and Venezuela making international headlines, everyone is aware that at least some of the blame for unrest is being directed towards Washington and […]

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