Colombia aims to be bilingual country: Santos

President Juan Manuel Santos said that Colombia aims to become a bilingual country, during a speech Monday in which he welcomed foreign volunteers who will be improving English education standards in the country.   “We...

Australian visa office to open in Medellin, Colombia

The Australian government is set to open an office to process visas to Colombia on July 24, according to Colombia’s national ADN publication. At the office in Colombia’s second largest city, Medellin, locals will be able...

Colombia Charges Canadians A Reciprocity Fee

NO FEE applies for travel to Cartagena, San Andres,Providencia and Santa Catalina TODAY COLOMBIA - If you are a Canadian and planning to visit Colombia, take note unless you headed to the tourist areas of...

Gun violence leaves 1 dead and 2 injured Medellin’s top nightlife areas

In the space of 24 hours, gun violence has killed one person and injured two more in two separate incidents in the nightclub hotspots of Medellin. Early Thursday morning, Wilmar Zapata, alias “Pichi,” was killed in...

Colombia is becoming Latin America’s brightest star

Following more than half a century of armed conflict, peace is shining a new light on Colombia’s future. A peace deal reached last November ended a 52-year conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia...

Federico Gutierrez

Colombia Reports NewsFederico 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 by @FicoGutierrez // Gutierrez was born...

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...

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...

$1.2M spent to restore Casa Museo Bolivar

Restoration at Colombia’s Casa Museo Bolivar, where Latin American independence hero Simon Bolivar lived during the last months of his life, has been completed, with a final price tag of $1.2 million, according to...

Colombia’s Avianca announces code-sharing agreement with Chile’s Sky Airline

Avianca, Colombia's national airline carrier, on Wednesday announced a codeshare agreement with Sky Airline of Chile that will go into effect on Thursday. A codeshare agreement is a business arrangement whereby two airlines share the...

Iberia airlines to expand weekly flights between Spain, Colombia

Spain’s Iberia airline announced that the company will be expanding its weekly flights between Madrid and Colombia’s capital, Bogota to take advantage of increasing business and tourist travel national media reported on Monday. Beginning in...

Reasons Why You Should Head to Colombia

C OLOMBIA NEWS -- Don’t believe the hype. If you use some common sense, you’ll be fine on the streets of Colombia. Over the past 10 years, the crime rate has decreased, kidnappings are at...

Suspect in murder of Colombia journalist released on grounds of self-defense

The sole suspect in the murder of a well-known journalist was released on Monday, after a judge decided that he had acted in self-defense. Steven Ayala Murillo was acquitted for the murder of Luis Eduardo Cardoza after investigations revealed that both...

Construction chief of collapsed Medellin building placed under house arrest

The construction chief of an apartment building in Medellin that collapsed and killed 11 last fall has been placed under house arrest while awaiting charges of criminal negligence, reported local media Wednesday. Carlos Ruiz reportedly...

Western Colombia isolated from rest of the country amid ELN threats

Transport companies halted operations between Medellin and the western Colombian state of Choco for Tuesday after the country’s second largest leftist rebel group, the ELN, had ordered a shutdown of operations on that day. The...

The Carre Building: Medellin architecture

The Carre Building, with its remarkable architecture and rich history is a key heritage site for the city of Medellin and gives a glimpse into the city’s colorful past. Located just a minute’s walk...

Medellin Architecture Gems: San Ignacio Building, Antioquia University

As the oldest departmental university in Colombia, the central building of the University of Antioquia located in San Ignacio square, downtown Medellin, is a stunning building with vibrant colors drawing in passersby. Sitting in the...

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Didi readies for battle with Uber in Colombia

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has started recruiting drivers in Colombia's capital, Bogota, as it readies its Colombian roll out, setting the stage for...

Venezuelans find safety in Colombia

When Darlys* fled Venezuela with her two children looking for safety, she never imagined she would end up sleeping on the streets of Maicao,...

U.S. Lawmakers do damage control after Trump rips President Duque

(McClatchy) Florida lawmakers went into damage control mode after President Donald Trump attacked Colombian President Ivan Duque during an off-the-cuff comment about closing the...

Colombia could become a target of retaliation

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Historic Mega-Concert on Colombian-Venezuelan Border

British billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist Richard Branson is spearheading a unique and historic concert on the Venezuelan-Colombian border, in conjunction with the beginning of...

VOA Latin America Interviews Ivan Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque, interviewed Saturday by VOA's Latin America Division, discussed the battle against the National Liberation Army in Venezuela and strengthening his...

PriceSmart Declares Dividend, Announces Expansion

PriceSmart declared a US$0.70 per share dividend at the company's 2019 annual meeting of stockholders held on January 30, 2019, in San Diego. A $0.35...

Colombia Military Kills Dissident Militant Leader

Colombia’s military says it has killed a militant leader who refused to adhere to a peace accord his rebel group and the government agreed...

Colombia Denies Entry to Over 200 Venezuelan Supporters Of Maduro

Colombian authorities have banned over 200 Venezuelan officials and supporters of President Nicolas Maduro from entering the country amid the escalating political crisis in...

UN Condemns Bogota Terrorist Attack And Urges International Support For Justice For Victims

The United Nations is urging its members to "actively cooperate" with Colombian authorities in their efforts to bring to justice those responsible for last...

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