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Hurricane Ian is already category 3 and has reached Cuba

Satellite image of Ian, made by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States (NOAA). Photo: EFE – NOAA-NHC Hurricane Ian is already category three (out of five) on the Saffir-Simpson scale and made landfall in the early hours of Tuesday in the extreme west of Cuba with winds of 185 kilometers per hour (km/h). (Read State of emergency declared in the Amazon due…
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State of emergency declared in the Amazon due to oil spill

Abstract of an industrial chemical oil spill on the water surface releasing streaks of hazardous pollutants into the environment. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto – JohnDWilliams Peru declared a state of emergency for 90 days in the Amazon area affected by an oil…
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Log of a project that does not take off

Airplane viewed through window at airport gate Photo: Getty Images – Jacobs Stock Photography Ltd Since the idea was conceived, in 1977, the construction of the Café Airport in Caldas has been an eternally postponed project, with a chronology of technical and…
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La Celda, a podcast that believes in second chances in Colombia | news today

“The Cell”, a podcast about second chances Photo: The Spectator Women after defending their rights in prison, people unjustly convicted and actors in the conflict who today seek peace will be the protagonists of the second season of “The Cell: voices of freedom”a podcast created by The viewer and the Internal Action Foundation. The sound project was born during the COVID-19 pandemic in…
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Meeting with Biden and other details of Petro's presidential visit to the US

President of Colombia, during the ceremony for the presentation and recognition of troops and the new military leadership, held at the General José María Córdova Military Cadet School. Photo: Carlos Rosas – Óscar Pérez This Sunday begins the first official visit of Gustavo Petro to the United States, one of Colombia’s main allies in the world. The purpose of the trip is to…
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How did the donkey spread across the Earth? A genomic analysis has the answer

The scientific team found evidence of a single domestication event in Africa around 5,000 BC. Photo: publicdomainpictures.net/ A complete genomic analysis of modern and ancient donkeys reveals the origins of this animal and its spread across continents. Domestic donkeys (Equus asinus) have been important to humans for thousands of years, providing a source of work and long-distance…
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