November 7, 2004: Headlines: COS - Colombia: Drugs: Crime: Movies: El Espectador: El Rey * * * *

Peace Corps Online: Directory: Colombia: Peace Corps Colombia : The Peace Corps in Colombia: November 6, 2004: Headlines: COS - Colombia: Drugs: Crime: Miami Herald: While it may seem preposterous to many in the United States, it's a commonly held belief here that Peace Corps volunteers first taught Colombians how to process coca leaves into cocaine : Read more about the making of the movie "El Rey": November 7, 2004: Headlines: COS - Colombia: Drugs: Crime: Movies: El Espectador: El Rey * * * *

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El Rey * * * *

El Rey * * * *

El Rey * * * *

El Rey * * * *

Caption: Una de las fortalezas de la película El Rey es que fue rodada en varios escenarios internacionales como el centro de Nueva York. Antonio Dorado, su director, afirma que sólo por su terquedad logró terminarla.
Fotomontaje departamento Gràfico/ foto especial para El Pais

Cali de los años 60. Cuerpos de paz llegan a Colombia en misiones humanitarias, y se encuentran con ‘la nieve’ proveniente de Perú, que enloquece a los jóvenes rumberos. Pedro Rey se convierte en el dueño del negocio que transformará la historia criminal de Colombia.

Cali in the 60's. Peace Corps Volunteers arrive in Colombia on a humanitarian mission and find "snow" from Peru that drives them crazy. Pedro Rey becomes the owner of the business that will transform the criminal history of Colombia.

When this story was posted in November 2004, this was on the front page of PCOL:

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Plus the debate continues over Safety and Security.
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Governor Schwarzenegger praised the Peace Corps at the Republican National Convention: "We're the America that sends out Peace Corps volunteers to teach village children." Schwarzenegger has previously acknowledged his debt to his father-in-law, Peace Corps Founding Director Sargent Shriver, for teaching him "the joy of public service" and Arnold is encouraging volunteerism by creating California Service Corps and tapping his wife, Maria Shriver, to lead it. Leave your comments and who can come up with the best Current Events Funny?
 Peace Corps: One of the Best Faces of America Peace Corps: One of the Best Faces of America
Teresa Heinz Kerry celebrates the Peace Corps Volunteer as one of the best faces America has ever projected in a speech to the Democratic Convention. The National Review disagreed and said that Heinz's celebration of the PCV was "truly offensive." What's your opinion and can you come up with a Political Funny?

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