How Colombia, Once Consumed by Violence, Became Your Next Destination

TODAY COLOMBIA (Cntraveler) - In 2008, Colombia's tourism board launched a series of commercials touting the country's natural and cultural wonders. In them, visitors and locals, with thick accents specific to regions across the...

Bogotá Celebrates 479th!

TODAY COLOMBIA - Bogota is 479 years old today, Sunday, August 6, 2017. Colombia's major city will be celebrating with parades during the day and fireworks at night. And given that the 8th is...

Short Essay about Colombian Independence

The history of Colombia is closely related to the Spanish conquest of South America and the history of Spain itself to some extent. The Colombian Declaration of Independence is the most important event associated...

The Possibility of a Colombian-Cuban Alliance

TODAY COLOMBIA - During the opening of a business conference in La Havana, Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos announced the possibility of a Colombian-Cuban alliance in the hopes to create an attractive tour package...

Colombian surgeon rebuilds acid victims’ lives

TODAY COLOMBIA - Angeles Borda ignored the cat calls as she walked past the building site. But she couldn't ignore the nitric acid that her tormentor then threw in her face. A decade on she...

The Regions of Colombia Playing the Biggest Role in the Coca Boom

TODAY COLOMBIA - InSight Crime takes a closer look at shifts in coca cultivation trends in 19 of Colombia's departments based on the most recent US estimates, shedding light on the different dynamics on...

Justin Bieber In Colombia On April 12

(Today Colombia) Knowing the insane hype surrounding Justin Bieber, 22, it’s safe to assume his Colombia date in April will be beyond sold out. Justin, starting in February 2017, will travel across South America, giving...
In gender equality Colombia is ranked sixth in Latin Amerca, 42nd worldwide.

Colombia 6th In Gender Equality in Latin America

  TODAY COLOMBIA – When it comes to gender equality Colombia is 6th in the ranking of Latin American and the Caribbean countries and 42nd worldwide. To the north, Nicaragua is first in Latin America and...

Colombia Named The Happiest In The World. Again.

TODAY COLOMBIA - The results of WIN/Gallup International Association's annual global end of the year survey are in, and the happiest country in the world is... COLOMBIA! The survey, released Thursday, polled 66,040 people from...

Must-Try Traditional Colombian Foods

TODAY COLOMBIA by bogotastic ·When I travel, more than sightseeing, I love to eat. Eating the national dishes of the country when traveling tell me much more about its people and its culture then...

Miss Colombia on Miss Universe flap: ‘It was very humiliating’

TODAY COLOMBIA (CNN) Miss Colombia says it's no coincidence you haven't heard her talk much about her experience winning -- and losing -- the Miss Universe crown. "I was disconnected. I haven't received phone...

Miss Colombia Offered Million Dollar Porn Contract After Pageant Loss

No word on how Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez responded to the offer.   Q24N - The swimsuit round is about as bare as it gets in the Miss Universe pageant, but the folks at Vivid Entertainment...

Miss Universe For A Shining Moment

TODAY COLOMBI A- Miss Colombia's Ariadna Gutierrez, had it, the Miss Universer crown, for one shining moment ... that is, until Steve Harvey walked back with his tail between his legs to explain to...

Latinas Impacting At Miss Universe

TODAY COLOMBIA - Once again, Latinas are the favoured to win the Miss Universe beauty pageant that will take place on December 20 in Las Vegas. As is common in the competition, Miss Venezuela, Miss...

Pearl Jam ‘Loses Virginity With Colombia’

TODAY COLOMBIA - During Pearl Jam’s first-ever concert in Bogotá on Wednesday night, Eddie Vedder referred to written notes as he spoke to the crowd in Spanish. “I’m going to say something I’ve never said...

Sweet Taste Of Success – From Colombia

TODAY COLOMBIA, via Yorkshire Post - A Sheffield, England, teaching assistant is tasting sweet success with her sugar import business – after the Colombian government made her UK ambassador for the product. Natalia Welch has...

Colombia honors Gabriel Garcia Marquez at Bogota book fair

Colombia is honoring author Gabriel Garcia Marquez at its largest literary event a year after his death, paying tribute to the Nobel Prize winner known for his fantastical blend of magic and realism. Bogota’s International...

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Last week in Bogota, Judge Luis Octavio Mora Bejarano, ordered mayor Enrique Peñalosa to change the city’s slogan from “Bogotá mejor para todos” (Bogota...

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How Colombia, Once Consumed by Violence, Became Your Next Destination

TODAY COLOMBIA (Cntraveler) - In 2008, Colombia's tourism board launched a series of commercials touting the country's natural and cultural wonders. In them, visitors...