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Chip Wiegand
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English Teacher, TEFL Certified
Born: Nov. 20
Barranquilla, Colombia
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I teach english as a foreign language in Barranquilla, Colombia. I'm from Kennewick, Washington, USA. In my previous life, as I call it, I was an IT guy, systems administrator, computer tech, as well as a shipping/receiving guy and also worked as a merchandising guy for a year for a camping/RV accessories store.
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Toronto police have recovered the remains of at least six people on a property linked to accused serial killer Bruce McArthur, Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga said Thursday.
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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos suspended peace talks on Monday with a leftist militant group after two bomb attacks on police over the weekend.
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Former guerrilla leader Rodrigo Londoño led thousands of Marxist rebel troops to surrender their weapons last year, ending years of armed struggle in Colombia.