medellin medellin  /mɪ ˈdɛ lɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) city in western Colombia; important coffee center

News

  1. In Colombia, Medellin is much safer — if not safe

    MEDELLIN, Colombia — Years ago, when Medellin was the murder capital of the world, police Detective Lina Molina would respond to half a dozen or more homicides in an eight-hour shift.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

  2. JetBlue launches Lauderdale-Medellin route with festivities

    New flight is an opportunity for Broward's Colombian community to travel directly to Medellin Some passengers arriving Thursday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to board JetBlue Airways Flight 541 to Medellin, Colombia, were wondering what all the commotion was about.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

  3. A former murder capital cleans up, but gains prove fleeting

    Medellin, Colombia, has gone through a transformation, but crime still stalks some neighborhoods.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "I think Medellin did receive all the hearing that he's entitled to under the judgment anyway," Kennedy said.
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The local legend," NYPD detective John Barry said, "is that he reappeared on the streets of Medellin with a crutch under one arm and a machine gun under the other."
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: John Barry Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Mr. Medellin has had numerous reviews of his case ...... It is worth noting that his absence of consular notification was in fact specifically reviewed by a number of state and federal courts," Bellinger said.
    on Jan 19, 2009 By: John Bellinger Source: Reuters

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