Introducing Medellin’s tackiest nightclub, ‘My Sweet Jesus’

COLOMBIA NEWS - Medellin’s Dulce Jesus Mio, or “My Sweet Jesus” in English, is quite possibly the tackiest nightclub in town. Covered in neon lights, with an excess of dolls, plastic trinkets, and colorful underwear...

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...

Santos meets with Netflix to discuss filming series in Colombia

President Juan Manuel Santos has met with the director of internet TV station Netflix to discuss ongoing Netflix productions in Colombia. The meeting which took place on Wednesday October 1 to discuss the filming and...

Designer drug 2C-B increasingly popular in Colombia’s club scene: Report

The expensive designer drug 2C-B is quickly becoming popular in Colombia’s nightlife, where it reportedly has become the favorite drug of the social elite, reported local newspaper El Pais. Often sold in high-end discotheques and bars mixed with the high prices...

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...

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...

Bakkos For The Best Pizza In Cali!

Enjoy at Bakko's a great pizza with a spectacular crispy dough and the best selected ingredients to give you a Symphony of sensations. Enjoy either with a natural drink such as juice or lemonade, traditional...

Carlos Vives Talks ‘Rough Times’ at Billboard Latin Music Conference

You can take the boy out of Colombia, but you can't take Colombia - or el vallenato - out of the boy. Carlos Vives has proven that with Corazon Profundo,his latest album and the...

Miss Colombia candidate disqualified over skimpy bikini shots

COLOMBIA NEWS - The recently-crowned Miss Antioquia was stripped of her tiara and booted from the Miss Colombia beauty pageant for revealing pictures of her scantily-clad in bikinis and lingerie that were deemed “too...

Colombian Movie to Compete in Tokyo Film Festival

COLOMBIA NEWS -- The Colombian movie “Los Hongos” (The Fungi) is to compete in the official section of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) to be held from Oct. 23-31 and whose program was...

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...

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...

Juanes hosts St. Jude’s 50th anniversary charity gala

Colombia's rock icon Juanes and his wife will host the special return of the star-studded St. Jude Angles & Stars Gala on Saturday to mark the charity hospital's 50th anniversary. Juanes and his wife, television...

Pablo Escobar hurt and helped a lot of people: Benicio del Toro

Slain Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is difficult to judge as “to some he’s still a Robin Hood, but to the rest of the world he is a monster,” said actor Benicio del Toro...

Baby baristas: Could kids hold the key to Colombia’s coffee future?

MARSELLA, Colombia — At a library in the heart of Colombia's coffee country, Julián Murillo, 8, proudly narrates the process as he makes a meticulous Chemex-method brew. He places a filter-lined funnel atop a...

Juanes to Receive Atlantic Council Distinguished Leadership Award

Today, Wednesday, May 1, the Atlantic Council will honour Colombian musician and social activist Juanes with its 2013 Distinguished Humanitarian Award. Juanes has worked to engage Colombian youth in constructing a more peaceful, secure country...

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When Darlys* fled Venezuela with her two children looking for safety, she never imagined she would end up sleeping on the streets of Maicao,...

U.S. Lawmakers do damage control after Trump rips President Duque

(McClatchy) Florida lawmakers went into damage control mode after President Donald Trump attacked Colombian President Ivan Duque during an off-the-cuff comment about closing the...

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Historic Mega-Concert on Colombian-Venezuelan Border

British billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist Richard Branson is spearheading a unique and historic concert on the Venezuelan-Colombian border, in conjunction with the beginning of...

VOA Latin America Interviews Ivan Duque

Colombian President Ivan Duque, interviewed Saturday by VOA's Latin America Division, discussed the battle against the National Liberation Army in Venezuela and strengthening his...

PriceSmart Declares Dividend, Announces Expansion

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Colombia Military Kills Dissident Militant Leader

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The United Nations is urging its members to "actively cooperate" with Colombian authorities in their efforts to bring to justice those responsible for last...

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