China Eyes Free Trade Talks With Colombia

(Reuters) China wants to start talks on a feasibility study for a free trade agreement with Colombia as soon as possible, China's foreign minister said during a visit to the South American country, where...

Colombia central bank looks set to maintain expansive policy

(Reuters) - Colombia's central bank indicated it could maintain its current expansive monetary policy in the months to come, minutes from its December rate-setting meeting showed on Friday, as inflation remains low despite quickening...

Bolsa de Valores de Colombia, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange sign Memorandum...

Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC), Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation among the securities markets of Colombia and...

Colombia Stocks End Higher on Oil Rally; Peso Gains

Colombian stocks recovered from earlier losses Tuesday to end in positive territory as energy companies notched modest gains on the back of a global rally in oil prices. The Colcap index, a benchmark for the...

Despite somewhat high levels of uncertainty, Colombia still holds the “investment grade”

Thanks to ongoing crises in Europe, investors are finally shifting their focus from the crisis-ridden developed economies to the emerging Latin American countries. One such country which is drawing investor attention is Colombia –...

Colombia: looking for growth, gets tough on banks

After two sluggish quarters of growth, Colombia’s finance minister, Mauricio Cárdenas, is determined to reignite the economy – even if that means cornering banks to lower interest rates. That’s understandable. After all, while the country’s...

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,...

Courtyard by Marriott Brand to Open First Hotel in Colombia

Marriott International announced today plans to open the first Courtyard by Marriott brand hotel in Bogota, Colombia’s largest financial, political, and cultural center, also known as one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in...

At&t Expanding to Colombia

AT&T announced today that is is planning to expand its services to include 15 Latin American countries through a deal with America Movil. The expansion will bring AT&T’s services to Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica,...

Colombian FM to meet with her Venezuelan counterpart

Colombian Foreign Minister María Ángela Holguín confirmed her meeting with newly appointed Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elías Jaua, who appreciated the "friendly and fraternal expressions" he has received from some of his regional counterparts Venezuelan Foreign...

Colombia’s El Tiempo Newspaper Bought By Billionaire Sarmiento

BOGOTA (Dow Jones)--Colombia's richest person, Luis Carlos Sarmiento, has finalized his purchase of the country's leading newspaper El Tiempo, according to a statement from his firm, Organizacion Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo Ltd., or OLCSAL. The...

Cemex unit to trade in Colombia in mid-Nov-Calendar

(Reuters) - A unit of Mexico's Cemex is to start trading on Colombia's bourse on November 16, according to a preliminary offering calendar seen by Reuters, as one of the world's biggest cement makers...

Colombia Captivated By Goldman Sachs’ 100-Year Bond Pitch

After helping Mexico sell 100-year bonds overseas for the first time in 2010, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is seeking to do the same for Colombia. The Andean nation may issue the notes later this year...

Colombia “Defaults” Among The Best

(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 financial crisis in Greece, before that, when talking...

Oil groups tussle for Colombia licences

Some of the world’s largest oil companies are jostling for licences to explore for shale gas in Colombia, one of many countries hoping to replicate the North American boom in unconventional gas. ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch...

Carlos Slim gets new competition in Colombia

FT.com - Get ready for some competition in Colombia Carlos Slim. Millicom International, a Luxembourg-based telecoms company, on Monday announced plans to merge is Colombian operations with the fixed-line business of state-run Empresas Públicas...

Colombia’s Santos calls on central bank to cut interest rate

(Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos expressed hope on Wednesday that the central bank would cut the benchmark interest rate at the next board meeting as benign inflation provides room to help economic...

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Alvaro Uribe, former president and current senator of Colombia, is not ruling out the possibility that the best way to help Venezuela overcome the...

Thousands March in Defense Of Public Universities

Thousands of students, professors, and university directors of 32 public universities in Colombia participated in the National March in Defense of Higher Education to...

Unlocking the secrets of fragile X in Colombia

It’s late afternoon in Ricaurte, a tiny town tucked into the Colombian Andes, when Mercedes Triviño, 82, lights the wood stove to start preparing...

Colombia Takes Aim at “Narcotourism”, Closes Pablo Escobar Museum

The closure of the Pablo Escobar Museum in Medellín, Colombia, represents a serious blow to the narcoculture that has taken root in the city,...

Coffee farmers struggle to adapt to Colombia’s changing climate

In Colombia’s coffee-producing region of Risaralda, small trees run along the sharp incline of the Andes Mountains, carefully tended in tidy rows. Thousands of...

Colombia to Host Meeting with Ecuador, Peru on Venezuelan Migrant Issue

BOGOTA - Officials from Colombia, Ecuador and Peru will meet in Bogota next week to seek a solution to a growing exodus of migrants...

Referendum on Proposed Anti-Corruption Laws Falls Short in Colombia

A set of anti-corruption initiatives in Colombia failed to attract the required number of votes Sunday, despite earning nearly 100 percent support of the...

Venezuelan women turn to sex work in Colombia

Venezuelan women are being driven into the sex trade in Colombia in order to survive, a Sky News investigation has found. Scores of women were...

Venezuelan economic crisis tears families as they flee into Colombia

Crowds of families sit with their cases and bags underneath the trees on the border with Colombia and Venezuela. One woman with tears streaming down...

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...