Nearly Half of Colombians Fear Venezuela War Over Border Crisis: Poll

People stand next to a closed gate as they wait to try to cross La Union international bridge, on the border with Colombia at Boca de Grita in Tachira state, Venezuela, Aug. 29, 2015

People stand next to a closed gate as they wait to try to cross La Union international bridge, on the border with Colombia at Boca de Grita in Tachira state, Venezuela, Aug. 29, 2015 TODAY COLOMBIA via Reuters, BOGOTA— Nearly half of Colombians fear a diplomatic dispute that began last month when Venezuela closed several border crossings and deported More...

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By Rico On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

First Transgender Woman Running for Mayor of Small Town in Antioquia

(TODAY COLOMBIA) While Caitlyn Jenner graces the cover of Vanity Fair and the world speaks of her beauty, Alondra Metaute, a 38-year-old transgender Colombian woman, is running for mayor of Sopetrán, a small More...

Tax reforms will increase equality and formal employment
By Rico On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

President Santos Approves New Law on Tax Reform

Tax reforms will increase equality and formal employment TODAY COLOMBIA (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan manuel Santos approved today the Tax Reform Law, which he called a balanced instrument devoted to More...

By Rico On Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Tasks for Peace and Post-Conflict on Presidential Calendar

COLOMBIA NEWS — Today, Novemeber 15, marks Colombian President Juan Manuel Santo 100 days iin office of his second term in the midst of negotiations aimed at achieving peace and efforts for the post-conflict More...

By Rico On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Peru, Colombia Inks Accords At First Binational Cabinet Meeting

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos (L) and his counterpart Peruvian President Ollanta Humala (R) particpate in high- level bilateral discussions. (Photo: EFE) COLOMBIA NEWS — The first Peru-Colombia binational More...

By Today News On Friday, August 15th, 2014

Govt watchdog candidates ‘involved in too many scandals’: Colombia congresswoman

A Green Alliance Party congresswoman is pushing a blank vote in protest of the current nominees for Comptroller General, all of whom have been embroiled in corruption scandals, local radio reported Wednesday. The More...

Timochenko, 52, has been a member of the seven member ruling secretariat since early 1990s.
By Rico On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Leader of FARC Rebels Rrules Out Peace By Year’s End

COLOMBIA NEWS – The leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) ruled out brokering a peace accord this year, saying there was not enough time to reach an accord with the government. Timochenko, More...

By Rico On Friday, August 8th, 2014

President Santos Sworn In For Second Term

COLOMBIA NEWS – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was sworn in for a second four-year term here on Thursday. Smiling throughout, Santos took the oath before President of Congress, Jose David Name, who More...

By Rico On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Peña Nieto Arrives in Colombia for Santos Second Term Inauguration

COLOMBIA NEWS – The Mexican Foreign Affairs Ministry notified the Congress Permanent Advisory Committee that President Enrique Peña Nieto traveled today to Colombia to participate in the inauguaration of More...

By Rico On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Politics, Starvation and Colombia’s Thriving Illicit Gas Trade

COLOMBIA NEWS –  The presidents of Colombia and Venezuela have reiterated their promise to crack down on contraband along their shared border. At the center of the crisis is the perennial illegal trade in More...