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News in pictures: Friday May 24, 2024

The Times/The Sunday Times 23 May 2024
PEERAPON BOONYAKIAT/SOPA IMAGE/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK ... Her work is now being exhibited at Christie’s. IJUDGE PHOTOGRAPHY/PA ... MATT CROSSICK ... A porcupine is treated for an injured paw at a wildlife centre in the rural Las Mercedes community of Tocaima, Colombia.
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We spent £100,000 to

The Daily Mail 19 May 2024
Every day was an education in geography, culture, food, landscapes, languages, religion and wildlife ... five hours for a bus in Colombia, while a 24-hour coach journey in Thailand taught them endurance.
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Puerto Nari�o: Colombia’s First Car-Free Town

Colombia One 04 May 2024
Puerto Nari�o exemplifies sustainability in Colombia ... A voyage of discovery through the colorful landscapes of the Amazon and encounters with astonishing wildlife ensure new perspectives of Colombia’s natural splendor.
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Luxury handbag designer to the stars who smuggled bags made from pythons jailed

AOL 23 Apr 2024
... US from her native Colombia ... Gonzalez, who was arrested in 2022 in Cali, Colombia, and later extradited to the US, was sentenced to 18 months in a federal court in Miami for breaking US wildlife laws.
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Who is Nancy Gonzalez? All About Celebrity Fashion Designer Sentenced To Prison For Smuggling Crocodile Handbags

Pinkvilla 23 Apr 2024
Nancy Gonzalez, a celebrity designer has been handed an 18-month sentence for smuggling crocodile handbags from her native Colombia ... She was apprehended in Cali, Colombia, in 2022 and later extradited to the US.
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Wildlife Trafficking in Colombia : Fauna Under Threat

Colombia One 18 Apr 2024
Colombia, as one of the few megadiverse countries in the world, is extremely vulnerable to wildlife trafficking ... In Colombia, wildlife trafficking is the third largest illegal industry after drug and human trafficking.
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Dog attacks on mountain tapirs highlight a growing threat to endangered wildlife

Science Daily 18 Apr 2024
Researchers who captured footage of dog attacks on endangered mountain tapirs in Colombia are calling for action to protect threatened wildlife ... .
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One of Colombia’s largest estuary ecosystems is drying up, communities warn

Mongabay 10 Apr 2024
NUEVA VENECIA, ColombiaSandra Milena Manjarez puts two plates of bright yellow rice topped with liza — a finger-sized mullet fish similar to a sardine — on the white plastic table on her porch.
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Miami Vegetarian Restaurant Flora Plant Kitchen Opens

Miami New Times 02 Apr 2024
"We drew our inspiration from our travels to Colombia and Mexico, where we were captivated by the local ingredients, decor, wildlife, fresh fruit, and vibrant sights and smells," explains Gelhard ... Flora Plant Kitchen ... to 4 p.m ... .
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In Colombia, hunting poachers, not drug traffickers

Al Jazeera 21 Mar 2024
The rescue of the stolen fauna was the result of an undercover sting operation led by a budding investigative unit that targets wildlife trafficking – not drug trafficking – in Colombia.
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You can buy an endangered monkey on Facebook in 20 minutes

Business Insider 20 Mar 2024
A squirrel monkey victim of wild trafficking is seen in its cage at URRAS in Bogota, Colombia ... The 30 major tech companies in the coalition pledged to use WWF's insights to remove 80% of wildlife trafficking content from their platforms by 2020.
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Rehabilitation of Guatemalan fauna highlights opacity of illegal wildlife trade

Mongabay 07 Mar 2024
EL ARROZAL, Guatemala – A Yucatán black howler monkey, an endangered species, swung from a branch in its enclosure at the ARCAS wildlife rescue center in northern Guatemala ... The illegal wildlife trade ...
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Expert accuses wildlife officials of planning to kill Pablo Escobar’s cocaine hippos

Metro UK 06 Mar 2024
The ‘cocaine hippos’ have posed a problem for Colombia (Picture ... A wildlife expert has accused wildlife officials responsible for drug lord Pablo Escobar’s private zoo of hippos of secretly planning to kill the animals.
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Secret plans to wipe out Escobar’s cocaine hippos because they keep attacking people

Metro UK 06 Mar 2024
The ‘cocaine hippos’ have posed a problem for Colombia (Picture ... A wildlife expert has accused wildlife officials responsible for drug lord Pablo Escobar’s private zoo of hippos of secretly planning to kill the animals.

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