Chinese Businesses Are Beating Locals in Colombia — But Is That So Bad?

Chinese businesses may cause unemployment, but those jobs will be shifted into new sectors over time. (Los Andes)

Chinese businesses may cause unemployment, but those jobs will be shifted into new sectors over time. (Los Andes) TODAY COLOMBIA (Panampost.com) In the last two weeks, Chinese store owners in the San Victorino neighborhood of Bogotá have been victims of threats and intimidation from local shop owners. The atmosphere became quite heated during recent More...

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The National Council is a group of unions that lobby for union privileges. (Confidencial Colombia)
By Rico On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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What’s Wrong with Colombia’s Business Leaders?

The National Council is a group of unions that lobby for union privileges. (Confidencial Colombia) (PanamPost.com) One of the general public’s main confusions facing liberalism and capitalism is the assumption More...

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By Rico On Sunday, September 27th, 2015
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Colombian Airline Opens Parcel Service to Cuba

TODAY COLOMBIA – Colombian airline Aviatur and its cargo department Avia Express opened here a parcel service that will be provided by the company to various airports in Cuba with the collaboration of the More...

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By Rico On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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DoubleTree by Hilton Enters Colombia with Two New Hotel in Bogotá

Hilton Bogota Hotel, Colombia TODAY COLOMBIA – Hilton Worldwide  announced today the signing of two franchise license agreements to convert two Hoteles Cosmos hotels in Bogotá into DoubleTree by Hilton properties, More...

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By Rico On Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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Colombia Coffee Production Up 12%

Colombia coffee picker exports TODAY COLOMBIA  – Between August 2014 and July of this year production amounted to 12 million bags of 60 kilos, 12% more than in the period before harvest. From a statement More...

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By Rico On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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Colombia “Defaults” Among The Best

Pictured is Colombia’s Central Bank. (TODAY COLOMBIA) Colombia is among the list of countries with the most “defaults” in the history of world economics. While we read all about the current serious More...

Arturo Calle, located in Multiplaza Escaz, is just one some 70 Colombian companies that include Davivienda, Studio F and Lanco have invested in Costa Rica in the last decade.
By Rico On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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In Last Decade Colombian Companies Have Invested More than US$750M in Costa Rica

Arturo Calle, located in Multiplaza Escazu (Costa Rica), is just one some 70 Colombian companies that include Davivienda, Studio F and Lanco have invested in Costa Rica in the last decade. TODAY COLOMBIA  – More...

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By Rico On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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Colombia Increases Coffee Production

TODAY COLOMBIA – In January domestic production exceeded one million bags each weighing 60 kilos, making this the the best monthly result in the last seven years. From a statement issued by the National Federation More...

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By Rico On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Clinching Peace Depends On Persuading Rhe FARC To Do Jail Time

TODAY COLOMBIA – It has been an auspicious start to the year in Colombia. Fewer people have died in the country’s armed conflict than in any other month in the past 30 years. That is a result of the declaration More...

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By Rico On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Colombia Increases Fruit Exports to Europe

TODAY COLOMBIA – Between January and October 2014 the Colombia exported 18% more fresh fruits to the European Union, as a result of the tariff benefits arising from the agreement. From a statement issued by More...