Juanes’ new album most downloaded in Latin America

Colombian singer Juanes' third album is the number one download in all of Latin America, following its release on Monday. The 14 songs on "Juanes: MTV Unplugged," recorded at the New World Symphony Center in...

“Bogota Brothel Tours: A Brief Career in Colombia’s Sex Trade”, e-Book Released

At US$2.99 a pop, Colin Post, editor of the Expat Chronicles, talks about talks about sex, violence, crime and drugs in Colombia's major city, Bogota in his e-book, "Bogota Brothel Tours: A Brief Career...

‘Covert Affairs’ Heads to Colombia for the Season 4 Premiere

When Covert Affairs season 4 premieres on Tuesday, July 16, Annie (Piper Perabo) and Auggie (Christopher Gorham) will be heading to Colombia on an unsanctioned mission. While on this rogue undertaking, they meet a...

Colombian McDonald’s to sell empanadas

McDonald's in Colombia has decided to adapt its menu to the local market and has introduced variations on numerous local foods in their new marketing platform, "Colombian Cravings," news publication Portfolio reported Monday. "The platform...

Film ‘Mateo’ chosen to represent Colombia at 2015 Oscars

Colombia’s branch of the Academy of Arts and Cinematography has chosen the movie ‘Mateo’ to represent the country at the 2015 Oscar Awards. “Mateo” was directed by Maria Gamboa and premiered earlier this year in March...

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...

Bogota continues with nightclub curfew extension citing positive results

Colombia’s capital, Bogota, will continue to extend the night time curfew to 6AM for bars and clubs after experiencing positive results from the trail run which began last week, according to local media. Bogota’s Mayor Gustavo...

McDonald’s in Colombia To Sell Empanadas

Colombian McDonald's to sell empanadas McDonald's in Colombia has decided to adapt its menu to the local market and has introduced variations on numerous local foods in their new marketing platform, "Colombian Cravings," news publication...

Bond girls string quartet to play in Bogota

Best-selling string quartet Bond band is set to play a concert in Bogota this June, report local media. On June 13 and 14, the British and Australian beauties will perform their electrifying crossover classical music...

Shakira Says She Doesn’t Need Marriage!

COLOMBIA ENTERTAINMENT NEWS - Shakira doesn’t dream of flower-lined aisles, flowing white dresses that trail behind the bride or even of a dashing groom waiting at the altar. In fact, the Colombian singer recently told...

Miss Colombia Crowned Miss Universe

TODAY COLOMBIA - Paulina Vega, Miss Colombia, Sunday tonight was crowned as the most beautiful woman in the universe. The beauty queen excelled during the competition and was the most applauded during her presentation,...

Ex-Miss Colombia Goes Nude (VIDEO)

For the second time, ex-Miss Colombia Michelle Rouillard decided to ignore protocol and do exactly what she's not supposed to do: pose nude in a magazine. The 26-year-old beauty from Popayan will be appearing in...

Guarapo, the new lemonade

I have always been a fan of lemonade - it brings back memories of hot summer picnics, July 4 barbeques, and glossy pictures from my mom’s "Southern Living" magazines. But since arriving in Colombia,...

Juanes wins Latin Grammy for ‘Best Album of the Year’

Colombian singer Juanes won Latin Grammys for “Best Album of the Year” and “Best Long Form Video” in the Las Vegas award ceremony Thursday night. Juanes’ won the coveted prize of “Best Album of the...

Colombia’s Carlos Valderrama to star in new movie

The iconic Colombian footballer Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama is starring in a new movie release called “Un puñado de Pelos.” The movie, which translates as “A handful of hairs” is about a millionaire who has everything...

Colombia Is Set For “Breaking Bad” Series in Spanish

Though the idea of a homegrown methamphetamine empire in the hemisphere’s cocaine capital seems dissonant, the producers stuck with the plot point. Bogota, Colombia, will be the set for the Spanish version of "Breaking Bad",...

Pablo Milanes to ConcertTour in Colombia

The popular Cuban singer Pablo Milanes will tour several cities in Colombia in April, said on Monday his daughter, Lynn Milanes, who will accompany these presentations. In statements to Prensa Latina, the singer said...

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