Global Study On Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism 2016

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The Global Study initiated by ECPAT International published today reveals that more children are being sexually exploited than ever before and that this is an endemic phenomenon throughout the world In Latin America at least nine Latin American countries (Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru) More...

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By Rico On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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Is it safe to travel to Colombia?

TODAY COLOMBIA – It’s not uncommon that when you tell your friends and family you are going to travel, or even better yet, moving to Colombia, their first response is to show concern about your safety. “Is More...

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By Rico On Sunday, December 27th, 2015
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Starting in 2016, You May Need An eTA To Fly To Or Transit Through Canada

TODAY COLOMBIA – Starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers More...

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Dazzling Liquid Rainbow Flows Through Colombia

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By Rico On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Viva Colombia to begin flights from Miami to Bogota, Medellin in December

TODAY COLOMBIA TRAVEL – More options for flying to Colombia are on tap. Low-cost carrier Viva Colombia plans to begin nonstop service between Miami and Medellin starting December 2, followed by service to More...

By Today News On Saturday, November 7th, 2015
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Medellin wants Pablo Escobar’s old home to become security headquarters, neighbors say no

Colombia Reports Medellin’s Security Secretary had its eye on moving his office to the previous home of slain drug lord Pablo Escobar, but local opposition put a halt to his plans. After the neighbors of More...

By Today News On Saturday, November 7th, 2015
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Colombia arrests Mexican with 1.4kg of cocaine in breast implants

Colombia Reports The National Police arrested a Mexican woman who was preparing to travel to her native country with three pounds of cocaine in her breast implants at the airport, informed authorities Thursday. The More...

By Today News On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Federico Gutierrez

Colombia Reports News Federico Gutierrez Medellin Mayor-elect Federico Gutierrez is a civil engineer by trade who has taken part in the politics of Colombia’s second largest city for more than a decade. Tweets More...

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By Rico On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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Colombia looks to attract tourists with peace, currency

Maria Claudia Lacouture, head of ProColombia, gestures during a Reuters interview in Bogota, Colombia October 20, 2015. Reuters / John Vizcaino TODAY COLOMBIA, BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia hopes to position More...

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By Rico On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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Things You Should Know When You Meet a Colombian Abroad

TODAY COLOMBIA (Huff Post Travel ) – This is the third time I have moved abroad. Unfortunately, I have learned the hard way that whenever I meet new and different people, they cannot stop making stupid jokes More...