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...

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...

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...

The Price Is Wrong: Colombian Model Gives Away A Car By Mistake In ‘Price...

TODAY COLOMBIA - Colombia's Manuela Arbelaez thought her "Price Is Right" modeling days were over when she accidentally gave away a car, but it turns out ... she should actually be in line for...

Aniceto Molina, Colombia’s ‘Ambassador of Cumbia’, dies at 76

Aniceto Molina, the composer of some of Colombia’s most iconic cumbias, died in a hospital in Texas on Monday. Molina was the composer of iconic cumbia compositions like the “Cumbia Sampuesana,” “El Peluquero” and “La Gorra.” According to the...

Katy Perry announces Colombia gig

Global superstar Katy Perry is to perform in Colombia later this year, the singer announced. Perry will travel to the capital Bogota on October 9 to perform at Parque Deportivo as part of her “Prismatic World...

Colombia walks away with 6 Latin Grammys

Five Colombian artists walked away with a total of six Latin Grammys at the musical ceremony Thursday. Two of the awards were for singer Carlos Vives. Vives was awarded for six categories and won those of...

Colombia’s Carlos Vives favorite in Latin Grammys

Colombia pop singer Carlos Vives is among the favorites to win Singer of the Year in the 2014 Latin Grammys. Vives is the most nominated of Colombian contenders (with six nominations) and is also the overall...

Medellin close to bringing Rolling Stones to Colombia: Mayor

Medellin is close to bringing one of rock n’ roll’s best groups in history, the Rolling Stones, to Colombia’s second largest city, Mayor Anibal Gaviria claimed Thursday. According to the mayor, it is only a...

Mickey Rourke coming to Colombia to shoot movie

Legendary Hollywood actor legend Mickey Rourke will be coming to Colombia this month, local media reported Thursday. According to the reports, Rourke and fellow-actors Freida Pinto and Ryan Kwanten will visit Colombia to shoot Blunt...

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...

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...

Benicio del Toro’s Pablo Escobar film premieres at Toronto Film Festival

“Escobar: Paradise Lost” tells the story of a young man who falls in love with a Colombian, which turns out to be the niece of the legendary leader of the Medellin cartel. Directed by Italian...

Colombia made it to the final after all: Shakira stars at World Cup closing...

COLOMBIA NEWS - Colombia's very own, Shakira, performed during the closing ceremony of football's biggest party ahead of Sunday's showdown between Argentina and Germany. Shakira, 37, performed with musician Carlinhos Brown in the centre circle...

Colombia’s Sofia Vergara ‘dating’ True Blood star Joe Manganiello

The Barranquilla-born bombshell, Sofia Vergara, is apparently dating True Blood heartthrob, Joe Manganiello, according to People magazine. The recently single Vergara, who turns 42 on Thursday, and Manganiello, 37, met at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner...

Shakira to perform in World Cup closing ceremony

Colombia’s beloved pop star Shakira will perform at the closing ceremonies of the FIFA World Cup. The Barranquilla-born beauty will perform her new single “La La La (Brazil 2014)” in the Maracana stadium in Rio...

Sofia Vergara and fiance Nick Loeb call it quits, again

Colombian actress and “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara is single again, after separating with American businessman Nick Loeb, her former fiance, for the second time.  The Barranquilla-born bombshell announced on her celebrity social media WhoSay...

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The latest threat to peace in Colombia: Congress

The peace process in Colombia has reached a new landmark. On Nov. 30, both houses of Congress approved a bill establishing an alternative criminal...

El Dorado Expansion Adds to Colombia’s Biggest Airport

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday opened the new international wing of El Dorado the country’s most important airport. The new wing cost approximately...

Low Productivity: the Elephant in the Room in Colombia’s Minimum Wage Debate

Negotiations on the minimum wage in Colombia are fast approaching. On the one hand, unions will demand an increase above inflation to safeguard their...

Colombia’s Coffee Output, Exports To Hit 25-year High

Colombia’s recovery in coffee output, and exports, will progress faster than had been thought this season, US officials said – but on an assumption...

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...

Colombia: how universities can help to build lasting peace

After more than 50 years of conflict, the recent peace agreement in Colombia marks a historic ceasefire between the government and rebel groups. It...

Colombia: Is Cocoa The New Cocaine?

38,000 Colombian families will now work together as a new company called María del Campo, which will operate under a similar business model of...

Colombia: Gold or Water?

Moors are one of the most important ecosystems in Colombia due to the fact that they are the main producers of drinkable water for...

A Portrait of Colombia in 26 Gorgeous Polaroids

(San Francisco) Bay Area photographer Matthew O’Brien documented Colombia from his unique vantage as a long-time visitor, straddling the line between traveler and insider...

Colombia: People suffer high levels of violence despite peace process

Violence remains a major problem for a large part of Colombia’s population, despite the end of the conflict with the FARC-EP, according to a...