Tag: Atlantic Ocean

“Welcome to Barranquilla, this is your home”: Alex Char as new commander

“Welcome to Barranquilla, this is your home”: Alex Char as new commander

“Welcome to Barranquillathis is your house.” With this sentence the mayor said Alejandro Char received the General Herbert Bendanidez, new commander of the Metropolitan Police of Barranquilla, who took office in the Peace Square on this Wednesday afternoon. Also read: Follow the transfer of command live in Mebar ‘We have always felt very supported by […]

Extortion: Authorities take action, but the siege in Atlántico does not end

Extortion: Authorities take action, but the siege in Atlántico does not end

Three of the most powerful blows against the criminal structures dedicated to this crime took place in the second half of this year. In July, the police and the Public Prosecution Service, as part of an operation called ‘Fortaleza’, arrested four people accused of participating in the murder of the manager of the departmental collective […]

Gabriela Siso wins two gold medals at the Paranational Games

Gabriela Siso wins two gold medals at the Paranational Games

She did this in the women’s 200 meter freestyle with Gabriela Siso, who won with a time of 2.25.40. He defeated them Julieth Albarracín from Bogotá (2.28.92) and the Laura Ipus from Valle del Cauca (2.28.94). “I achieved good results in the first three games. This is thanks to the morning and afternoon training, the […]

“Grandma, I’m dying”: the hard story of one of the fire victims

“Grandma, I’m dying”: the hard story of one of the fire victims

“My grandmother, my grandmother, I’m dying.” Those were the heartbreaking words of Edgar Junior Pacheco Nieto, 25 years old, when 90% of his body was on fire due to the intense flames that consumed much of his home in Soledad. The events left three victims: his mother (Marelvis Rocío); his brother (Jesús Alberto Márquez Nieto) […]

Investors learned about sustainable energy projects in Barranquilla

Investors learned about sustainable energy projects in Barranquilla

Thirty-three potential investors, with specific academic agendas for each sector, were in Barranquilla. This delegation took part in 12 company visits during which they learned about what the city has to offer and about the places where foreign investment projects are developed with their different approaches. Some of the places visited were the port of […]

Poverty in the Atlantic has decreased thanks to job creation

Poverty in the Atlantic has decreased thanks to job creation

And that is not for less. According to National Administrative Department of Statistics (Deen)a total of 108,935 Atlantic citizens left the monetary poverty in the year 2022. This means that the territory of 1,166,848 people in this state increased in 2021 to 1,057,913 last year. In this sense, the incidence of monetary poverty in the […]

Gabriela Bolle wins the silver medal in the women’s BMX

Gabriela Bolle wins the silver medal in the women’s BMX

The Atlantic athlete has been competing hand in hand with the experienced Mariana Pajón for a long time. In the past Santiago Pan American Gamesthe woman from Antioquia won the gold and the woman from Barranquilla the bronze, giving the country two more medals in the second most important sporting events in the world. Going […]

Strike against gambling fraud: three people arrested

Strike against gambling fraud: three people arrested

This activity was carried out in coordination with the local EDA Prosecutor’s Office 15 of Barranquilla, as the detained alleged criminals apparently marketed and stored all kinds of illegal gambling, such as lotteries, odds on systematized papers, lotteries and machines to carry out the drawswhich did not have certification by Edusuerte, Coljuegos, the Mayor’s Office […]

Cristian Ortega beats the world champion and gives the Atlantic its seventh gold

Cristian Ortega beats the world champion and gives the Atlantic its seventh gold

He barranquilla cyclist was imposed this Monday in the keirin test, surpass on the podium Santiago Ramírez of Antioquia, who kept the money now Kevin Quintero de Vallecurrent world champion, who is the bronze. “I’m very happy, I didn’t expect this. I had fought for this. A gold medal is something incredible, it is a […]

Tennis and Surf delivered two more gold medals at the Atlantic Ocean

Tennis and Surf delivered two more gold medals at the Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic women’s tennis shone again in the National games by giving the department the second gold medal in the team modality, beating Valle del Cauca by 2 games to 1. Read: María Paulina Pérez and Mafe Herazo give the Atlantic its first gold In the first match, María Paulina Pérez stood out Maria Paula Vargas […]

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