Colombia

A Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium ambassador holds Siesta, a two toed Sloth who has lived at the zoo for almost 15 years. (Courtesy photo)

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The same adorable lethargy that's made sloths an internet sensation has also made them vulnerable to animal traffickers. Will the internet fight back?

Over the last decade Cartagena's Getsemaní neighborhood has transformed, stamping out crime and welcoming tourists. (Photo by Wesley Tomaselli)

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Once known for brothels and drugs, an old quarter of Cartagena is experiencing big changes as part of a nation-wide cultural makeover. “Ten years ago...

Cherries from a Coffee arabica plant, before the seeds are removed, dried and roasted. (Photo by Rodrigo via Flickr)

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After a century as a flagship industry, Colombian coffee growers have fallen on hard times, driven by free trade agreements, the global financial crisis...

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The iconic hats, the intricately embroidered suits and vibrant, boisterous music; sure it sounds and looks just like traditional mariachi music. But one, all-female...

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In Medellin, Colombia, the call to violence, prostitution and gang activity can be overwhelming for youth with limited options after school. The Eskeula 4...