Avianca In A Battle For Supremacy Of South America’s Skies

Over the past couple of decades, consolidation and bankruptcies have reshaped the airline industry in North America. Historic brands such as TWA, Continental, Northwest, and US Air have gone away, with new ones like...

Cali Gets Its First Double-Decker Tour Bus

Starting November, a double-decker bus will start rolling the streets of cali, offering city tours to locals and visitors. The bus, sits 80 and convertible, will make morning, afternoon and evening trips at a price...

Cartagena begins independence celebration

The Caribbean city of Cartagena initiates its monumental month-long independence celebration, including floats, parades, music, the customary and the "Battle of the Flowers" parade that will last throughout November. The Caribbean city that already attracts...

Which Country Is The Happiest In The World? Hint: It’s Not The US

TODAY COLOMBIA - Ever consider packing up and moving to a different country, whether to get away from it all or simply to try something new? If so, you may want to seriously consider...

‘Porn flicks marring Colombia’s touristic sites’

The use of characteristic landmarks as locations for pornographic videos is provoking fury among citizens in Colombia who claimed on Wednesday that their cultural heritage is being soiled.   Two videos, at least one produced by...

See Why Cartagena Is The Hottest New Getaway In South America

No longer associated with Pablo Escobar and the bloody drug wars of the 1980s, Colombia has recently become one of the hottest destinations in South America. About 1.8 million visitors went to Colombia in 2011,...

Colombia: Some things don’t change much, including Catholicism

Photo by the author taken of Bogotá from the mountains to the North East By Mario Salazar / Washington Times - Visiting Colombia, one of the most Catholic countries in the world, after a few years...

Why Medellin, Colombia is a Great Retirement Spot

"This is your first trip to Colombia, and you've chosen to focus on Medellin? That will save you a lot of time,” our new friend remarked. “This is the place to be in this...

Starter Kit to Colombia: Bogota

Two words usually come to mind when we picture Colombia: unfortunately, they are "Pablo" and "Escobar." The notorious drug lord, however, has been dead since 1993, and key parts of his homeland have now...

Where to see the best salsa at this year’s Feria de Cali

Salsa is the undisputed center of the “Feria de Cali,” one of Colombia’s most important festivals that takes place at the end of December every year. If you want to enjoy some of the world’s best...

Starter Kit Colombia: Cartagena

"Beguiling" is often how people describe this cruise port on the Caribbean Sea—and rightly so. Its UNESO-designated Old Town is laced with labyrinthine cobbled streets and graced with Spanish colonial buildings painted in a...

Hyatt Announces Third Hotel in Colombia

Hyatt Hotels announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Fideicomiso FAFP-Promover-Hotel Cali- Fiduciaria del País S.A. for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Colombia's third largest city, Cali. This agreement marks...

Travel in Colombia : Tips for Bus and Cheap Air Tickets!

For many people traveling by bus in Colombia could be a hassle for multiple reasons: outdated travel guide information, erratic bus schedules, which bus/airline companies to choose from, cold and uncomfortable busses, illegal bus companies trying...

Cali teen pregnancy drops 31% since 2005: Govt

Health authorities in Colombia’s third largest city are welcoming figures that show a marked drop in the rate of teen pregnancy in the last 8 years. The post Cali teen pregnancy drops 31% since 2005:...

Colombia: Hay Festival in Cartagena – a city with heart, soul and style

Cartagena must be the most beautiful colonial-style settlement in the Caribbean. No wonder the literary elite will be back in January for the Hay Festival. Via telegraph.co.uk/travel/TodayColombia Birdwatching has never been high on my list of...

Bucaramanga: Colombia’s Hidden Retirement Haven

Colombia is the Western Hemisphere’s economic rising star and one of the world’s emerging economic leaders. This country’s economy grew by 5.9 percent in 2011 (compared with 1.8 percent in the U.S. and 2.7...

Cartagena Among Where to go in 2015 Destinations

Before you book tickets to the same old, familiar resort, the Boston Globe asks your to consider these up-and-coming travel destinations. Easier access, more stable political climates, better infrastructure, and sometimes the sheer sparkle of...

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10 Mental Health Care Center Employees Arrested for Abusing Disabled Children

Colombian police have arrested ten people after they found children with disabilities who were being abused inside of a clinic run by the government. The...

Colombian Army Burns 814 Kgs of “High-Quality” Marijuana in Middle of Town

In Colombia, the seizure and subsequent destruction of 814 kilos of ‘cripy’ marijuana in the town of Florencia, Caquetá led to non-stop calls to...

Colombia In Top Ten in Expat Destinations in 2017

Colombia was chosen as the eight best country to live abroad, according to a survey conducted by expat resource website InterNations. InterNations reports surveying more...

Deadline Expires for Striking Avianca Pilots in Colombia

This Monday was the deadline for striking Avianca pilots, who are still in the process of being reinstated, to return to their jobs. Avianca, Colombia’s...

Tourists Face Being Thrown Out of Country On This ‘Hooker Holiday’

A risqué promotional video offers a drug-fuelled orgy offering unlimited sex with big-bottomed hookers in a “sex island experience” holiday in Colombia. The raunchy clip...

In Latin America, is there a link between abortion rights and democracy?

Three-quarters of all abortions in Latin America are performed illegally, putting the woman’s life at risk. Together with Africa and Asia, the region accounts...

Colombia Qualifies For World Cup 2018

Colombia qualified for next year’s World Cup on Tuesday after a dramatic last round of South American fixtures that also saw qaulity Uruguay and...

Who Are the Real Targets of Bogota’s Crackdown on Crime?

It was just before rush hour on Aug. 23, 2017, when the Bogota, Colombia, district police and SWAT squad came for the gangs of...

Corruption On The Rise in Latin America and the Caribbean

Corruption is a scourge that hurts ordinary people every day across the Americas. And when they speak out about it, far too often they...

Colombia President Signs Ceasefire Deal With ELN Rebels for 1st Time in History

A deal signed on Friday by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos marks a significant milestone in efforts to end political violence in South America...