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Did You Know? Medellin’s Bad Parked Cars Occupy 40% of the Road

Last year, 29,781 drivers and 19,769 motorcyclists were fined for poor parking in Medellin. So far in 2017, the comparisons to vehicles that parked in forbidden places was total of 14,853 cars and 7,033 bikes. Medellin, being a developing city is now adding those yellow locks other countries are familiar with. Don’t worry, most of… Read More »Did You Know? Medellin’s Bad Parked Cars Occupy 40% of the Road

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Medellin Best Burger Contest Everyone Can Take a Part Of

Tulio Recomienda, the famous “gastronomy poet”, was tired of being told that his lists of the best hamburgers were not fair and that this or that one had been left out. From there the Burger Master was born: a contest that gathers the top 30 best hamburgers in the city of Medellin – also known… Read More »Medellin Best Burger Contest Everyone Can Take a Part Of

Medellin The City With The Most Free WiFi Spot In Colombia

Currently, Medellin Colombia has 193 points of free WiFi access, and is expected to install 30 more before the end of 2017. According to the Mayor of Medellin, the new points will be located in the Parque Lineal La Presidenta, Ciudad del Rio, Paque Obrero (Barrio Boston) and El Parque de la 4 Sur. Map of… Read More »Medellin The City With The Most Free WiFi Spot In Colombia

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Tourism Injecting Economic Growth in Medellin and New Tourist Destination Added

According to Tourism Indicators System of Medellin and Antioquia (Situr), about 75,000 tourists chose the capital of Antioquia as a tourist destination in the year 2016. Of those, 20,000 were foreigners (Non Latin America). They’ve generated an economic impact on the city of $49 million dollars U.S. For residents abroad, of which 55,000 reported domestic tourists,… Read More »Tourism Injecting Economic Growth in Medellin and New Tourist Destination Added

Medellin Is Outside the List of the 50 Most Violent Cities

Medellin the City of Eternal Spring for the second year remains outside the list of the 50 most violent cities in the world, published annually by the Mexican NGO Citizen Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice (CCSPJP). Years ago became regarded as the most violent city in the world because of the conflict between… Read More »Medellin Is Outside the List of the 50 Most Violent Cities

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Medellin Promoting Remote Work to Help Reduce Pollution

The signing of the Pact for Telework, which will have several entities of Medellín and Antioquia with the Ministry of ICT seeking to stimulate telecommuting in the region. It’s been welcomed by sixteen organizations of the department, in a bid to increase productivity levels, generate a sustainable region, promote employment generation and encourage the effective use of… Read More »Medellin Promoting Remote Work to Help Reduce Pollution

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Olaya Herrera Airport Now Approves International Flight

The Olaya Herrera airport in Medellín was signed so that it can receive and dispatch aircraft to and from other countries. “This permission that we obtained last year with the Civil Aeronautics, was missing formalization with the other authorities involved in an international operation,” said Jorge Hugo Duarte Guzmán , Olaya Herrera airport manager at… Read More »Olaya Herrera Airport Now Approves International Flight

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Medellin and Waze to Improve Mobility

The Secretaría de Movilidad de Medellín (Department of Mobility) and Waze began working together through the exchange and analysis of information, to achieve more efficient mobility in the city. Waze would provide realtime information on traffic speeds, and these data are used to make more timely forms a traffic light planning to decrease congestion on… Read More »Medellin and Waze to Improve Mobility

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Microbrew Beer Festival in Medellin

The lowest beer consumption in the country has been Antioquia, because it is more ‘aguardientero’. A city with Aguardiente as it’s preferred alcohol of choice. “We have been gaining ground the aguardiente but still a low average” according to José Quiceno, brewmaster in the region. The figures for the Union brewery indicate that beer consumption of… Read More »Microbrew Beer Festival in Medellin

Medellin Holy Week and What Restaurants Will be Open

The Holy Week of Easter is the most important Catholic religious festival in South America. By now, you might see less and less people walking around. Most popular destinations like the Coasts are already filled up with people in Medellin Colombia wanting a nice getaway for this week. Medellin, Colombia is a Catholic city and… Read More »Medellin Holy Week and What Restaurants Will be Open