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The World Through Expat Eyes – Colombia Tops In Latin Ameria For Most Welcoming Country

Posted on: Sep 2 2015 - 8:09am | #0
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TODAY COLOMBIA – Where do expats enjoy the best quality of living? Which countries are ideal for raising children? Where can expats make the most of their budget? Just released: Expat Insider 2015 lets you compare expat life in 64 countries all across the globe. Find out why people relocate, what their daily life is like, and how satisfied they are… Expect to be surprised! Click here for the full Internations report. The Internations country rankings list the best (and worst) among 64 destinations across the globe, focusing on essential topics: quality of life, ease of settling in, working abroad, family life, and personal finance. They also compare the most popular destinations for expat women vs. men. According to the infographic,...

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Avianca cuts flight prices to Colombia by 15 to 50%

Colombia’s largest airline, Avianca, said on Tuesday that it will cut prices of international tickets to 25 destinations within the South American country by 15 to 50% The price cut is temporary and part of a strategy to attract more travelers during low season. “We’re offering several countries the possibility to travel to 25 destinations in Colombia and...

Posted on: Sep 1 2015 - 12:51pm | #0
In: Colombia Reports
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FARC rebels ‘optimistic’ about ongoing peace talks with Colombia govt

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Colombia Reports Colombia’s FARC rebels announced on Sunday that peace talks between the guerrilla group and the government “are heading towards a final agreement” that would end more than 50 years of armed conflict. Following the end of another round of peace talks in Havana between the government and the FARC, “Ivan Marquez,” head of the rebel delegation, has expressed...

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Colombian soccer fans cheer for their team before the start of a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Paraguay in Barranquilla, Colombia, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

Colombians Lead World In Emotions

TODAY COLOMBIA – Latin Americans, with their fiery temperaments and spirit of joie de vivre, dominated the list of...


Policeman discovers theft of his own identity during routine check

Posted on: Aug 30 2015 - 9:50am | Comments Off on Policeman discovers theft of his own identity during routine check
In: Colombia Reports, News
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Colombia Reports A policeman has had a surprising encounter during a routine bus search on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, where one of the passengers was found to be travelling under the cop’s identity. On checking the credentials of an unlucky passenger travelling a bus route through the northern province of Atlantico, Jhon Harold Puello Polo was shocked to find that he was looking at another Jhon Harold Puello with exactly the same citizen ID number, according to local media. The only difference between the two cards was the blood type, height and photograph. The false Puello, who some might say was caught in the wrong place at the wrong time, reportedly said that he was a Cuban national and that he bought the identification card for...

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Colombia and Venezuela: The Border Dispute Over the Gulf

  A long standing border dispute between Colombia and Venezuela over the area known as the Gulf of Venezuela, or Gulf of Coquibacoa, resurfaced when the recent decree of President Nicolás Maduro established this area as an “operating maritime and insular zone of integral defense.” On May 26, after the Guyanese government contracted ExxonMobil to look for...

Posted on: Aug 30 2015 - 7:18am | Comments Off on Colombia and Venezuela: The Border Dispute Over the Gulf
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New oil field discovered in Colombia

Posted on: Aug 29 2015 - 1:41pm | Comments Off on New oil field discovered in Colombia
In: Colombia Reports
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A new oil field has been discovered in central Colombia by one of Chile’s larger oil and gas companies. GeoPark Limited, whose securities are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: GPRK), announced Thursday the discovery of a new oil field in the Llanos region of Colombia. The area, referred to as Llanos 34 Block, is operated by GeoPark, who retains a 45% working interest in potential finds. GeoPark, headquartered in Chile’s capital of Santiago, has since 2005 shifted its primary focus for exploration towards its operations in Colombia. The company also maintains a presence in Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and Peru. GeoPark’s drilling efforts in the area were reinstated in June 2015. Currently the company operates two rigs in Colombia,...

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How the Venezuela border crisis affects Colombia’s people and president

Tensions with Venezuela have profound implications on the trajectory of Colombia – a country with an unpopular president, a stalling economy, and a protracted armed conflict. The economy Venezuela is one of Colombia’s largest trade partners. Exports to Venezuela amounted to $2 billion in 2014, making Venezuela one of the largest buyers of Colombian goods. Amid...

Posted on: Aug 28 2015 - 5:23pm | Comments Off on How the Venezuela border crisis affects Colombia’s people and president
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