Cali and Bogota Rank Among Top Five Places to Buy Real Estate Overseas

TODAY COLOMBIA - In its annual outlook, a Panama-based publication recently ranked the best global locations to buy real estate this year, and two of the largest cities in Colombia — the “irresistible” Cali...

Colombian Peso Falls Most in Five Months

COLOMBIA NEWS - (Bloomberg) Colombia’s peso dropped the most since February and bonds slid on speculation that changes the government is planning on how it measures pension fund returns will lead to increased demand...

Colombia Announces Argentina-Style Price Controls on Food

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - The Colombian government has signed an agreement with five major food warehouses in the country to impose price controls that freeze the price of red meat, fish, dairy, eggs, grains,...

Colombia Aims to Remove Three Zeros From Peso Bills

Colombian authorities want the face value of 500-peso coins to be slashed to 50 centavos, while the minimum wage would be reduced from 781,242 pesos to 781. A drastic reduction in the values of change,...

Jaguar Minerals raises $1.65M, completes acquisition of Colombia focused explorer

(MENAFN - ProactiveInvestors - Australia) Jaguar Minerals has successfully raise 1.65 million to fund exploration on its Colombian base and precious metal projects as well as existing Australian joint venture project. The company has also...

Colombia Minister: Learn Compromise From Us

Colombia’s finance minister, Mauricio Cardenas, has a message for the political leaders of the world’s advanced economies: When it comes to the art of compromise, they should borrow a page from his country’s playbook. It...

Colombia -Costa Rica Trade Negotiations Remains Open

The negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Colombia and Costa Rica did not come to a conclusion as had been expected, despite a video conference to close the deal. The demands by Costa...

ONGC Videsh strikes oil in Colombia

ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), the foreign investment arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), has discovered oil on an onland block, CPO-5, in Colombia, it said in a statement on Sunday. “OVL has...

Hilton Inks Deal for New-Build in Colombia in 2017

SANTA MARTA, COLOMBIA—Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Fideicomiso Santa Marta Hotel to operate a new-build Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in the Caribbean port city here. Scheduled to open in 2017, this...

Colombia’s Ecopetrol Sees Shares Fall to Lowest in 18 Months

Shares of Colombian state oil company Ecopetrol (EC), whose earnings have disappointed investors in recent quarters as it struggles to notch new discoveries, fell under 4,000 pesos Monday for the first time in 18...

Colombia central bank sees inflation slowing

Colombia central bank board members said inflation in the South American country shows signs of easing even though consumer credit is strong, according to minutes published on Friday. The seven-member board decided unanimously to keep...

Colombia Doubles Number of Tourist Destination Wholesalers

Proexport Colombia doubled the number of wholesalers that offer tourist destinations in Colombia between 2010 and 2013 Due to the effort Proexport Colombia accomplished to promote international tourism toward Colombia, it was able to double...

Ecopetrol, Talisman announce large oil find in Colombia

(Reuters) - Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol and Canada's Talisman Energy said on Monday they had discovered an estimated 1.3 billion barrels of oil in southeastern Colombia and that about a tenth of it...

Colombia Cites Low Inflation Risk And Coal Paralysis in Rate Cut

Colombia's economy has no inflationary pressure in the near future, as excess capacity helps keeps prices down, the central bank said today in the minutes to its February policy meeting. Banco de la Republica also...

Colombia’s oil reserves sit at over 2.3B barrels

Colombia’s Minster of Mines and Energy Federico Renjifo on Thursday announced that the country’s oil reserves increased by 5.22% from 2011 to 2012. “The net growth in 2012 was 5.22% versus the 2011 report,...

Colombia’s consumer prices 0.30 pct in January

(Reuters) - Colombia's consumer prices rose 0.30 percent in January while 12-month inflation was 2.00 percent, the government's statistics agency said on Tuesday. In a Reuters poll last week, analysts saw inflation at 0.54 percent...

Colombia Cites Improved Euro Area Economy in Rate Hold

Colombia’s central bank cited a lower risk of a deep recession in the Euro zone and the strong performance of the country’s construction sector in its decision to leave interest rates unchanged last month. “The...

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US Navy Hospital Ship to Deploy to Colombia

The United States is sending a U.S. Navy hospital ship to Colombia to help treat some of the hundreds of thousands of people who...

Drug trafficking and organized crime, agenda topics with the United States

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis met with Colombia’s defense minister on Friday to reaffirm the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and Colombia,...

Colombians Told ‘No Sex’ In The Afternoon. It’s Too Darn Hot!

It’s been a sweltering summer in many parts of the world, with millions scrambling for ways to cool off. On Wednesday, the 600,000 residents...

‘We apologize’: former Colombia FARC rebels seek forgiveness at tribunal

Former rebel FARC commanders in Colombia have appeared at a historic tribunal where for the first time they were made to answer for kidnappings...

Colombian President-Elect Pledges to Maintain Peace Accords With FARC Rebels

Ivan Duque, who finished first in the second round of the Colombian presidential vote, said that he would respect the peace accords with the...

Ivan Duque Wins Colombian Presidential Elections

President-elect Ivan Duque appealed for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook Colombia’s political establishment and laid bare...

Colombia Aiming For Best-ever World Cup

(AFP) Colombia will not take struggling Japan for granted when the two sides meet in their World Cup opener in Saransk, on Tuesday (June...

Fajardo’s Party Leaning Towards Supporting Leftist Petro

Now that the right-wing Ivan Duque will face the center-left Gustavo Petro in the second round of the Colombian presidential elections, the Alternative Democratic...

Ivan Duque and Gustavo Petro Go To Runoff

With nearly all ballots counted in Sunday's first round, Ivan Duque was leading with 39.7% ahead of Gustavo Petro on 24.8%. Former Medellin Mayor...

Colombia to be NATO’s first Latin American global partner

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia will next week formally join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, making it the only Latin American nation in the alliance,...