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Banco de Bogotá launchs chain of supermarket mini-branches

  Banco de Bogotá has partnered with Colombian supermarket chain La 14 to install correspondent banking locations within its stores. Each point of service, known locally as a “corresponsal,” will...

Trump ‘Aims To Slash Aid to Colombia’

  US President Donald Trump has proposed US Congress to cut economic aid to Colombia by 21.1% from $133 million to $105 million, according to Foreign...

Trump Holds Secret Meeting With Former Colombian Presidents

TODAY COLOMBIA  (Bogota) President Donald Trump quietly met a pair of former Colombian presidents last weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, thrusting his...

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Cali and Bogota Rank Among Top Five Places to Buy Real Estate Overseas

TODAY COLOMBIA - In its annual outlook, a Panama-based publication recently ranked the best global locations to buy real estate this year, and two...

Colombians are fed up with corruption, and everyone seems to be under investigation

TODAY COLOMBIA (The Conversation) Civil unrest seems to be the order of the day – and the coming weeks – in Latin America. The...

Hilton Medellín Hotel Planned to Open in Colombia’s Second City in 2019

TODAY COLOMBIA - Hilton has partnered with Colombian construction company Constructora Colpatria on a franchise license agreement to build the new multi-million hotel Hilton Medellín....

Amazon Web Services Opens Office in Bogotá

TODAY COLOMBIA - Amazon Web Services has opened its first office in Bogotá. This makes Colombia home to another Latin American office established by...

Colombia landslide: A mud-covered Mocoa

TODAY COLOMBIA - Hundreds of people are confirmed to have lost their lives in Saturday's landslide in Colombia. Forty thousand people live in the south-western...

For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics

TODAY COLOMBIA, Camille Boutron, Universidad de los Andes - By now, the numerous hindrances to Colombia’s peace process are well documented, from the...

Colombian Landslide: Over 200 Die In Mocoa, Even More Missing

Landslides have killed at least 206 people in south-west Colombia and left many more injured, aid officials say. Hours of heavy rains overnight caused rivers...

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...

Colombia, Central America and the needle trade

TODAY COLOMBIA - Two Colombian textile and apparel sector companies are expanding in Central America, with the expectation of creating some new 1,700 jobs,...

Why Coca Leaf, Not Coffee, May Always be Colombia’s Favourite Cash Crop

TODAY COLOMBIA - Colombia’s current peace process is facing numerous challenges. In a country that has suffered the worst impacts of the international drug...

Monuments Made of FARC Guerrillas’ Weapons to Be Erected at UN Headquarters

TODAY COLOMBI - Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have been handing their weapons over to the United Nations as part...

Bogota Hit by Xenophobic Attacks on Chinese Merchants

TODAY COLOMBIA - In the heart of downtown Bogotá is the sector known as San Victorino. There the inhabitants of the Colombian capital can...

Colombia Prepares National Congress of Peace

TODAY COLOMBIA (Prensa Latina) Defenders of procedures to end the Colombian conflict, will celebrate in April the Congress of Peace in which ideas to...

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Drug Capos Looking for Way Out Via Colombia Peace Accords

TODAY COLOMBIA via Insightcrime - Authorities in Colombia have filtered out more than two dozen drug capos attempting to pass themselves off as FARC...

US Threatens to Brand Colombia Not Compliant on Anti-Drug Efforts

TODAY COLOMBIA via Insightcrime.org - In an annual designation of major drug trafficking and producing nations, US President Donald Trump broke with decades of...

After Death of Number Two, Colombia’s Urabeños Offer to Surrender

(Insightcrime) The most wanted drug trafficker in Colombia and leader of the powerful Urabeños has offered to surrender himself and his organization to authorities...

Colombian Indigenous Groups Denounce Exclusion from Final Peace Agreement

Several Colombian Indigenous groups have condemned their exclusion from the implementation of the final peace agreement between the government and the FARC, as a...

Pockets of Rising Violence in Rural Colombia Despite National Drop in Murders

(InSight Crime) While Colombia boasts its lowest homicide rate in nearly half a century, pockets of spiking violence in several rural areas tell a...

Colombians give Pope Francis rapturous welcome

BOGOTA -- At the start of his first full day in Colombia, Pope Francis urged Colombians to persevere on the path to reconciliation and...

Pope Francis appeals for reconciliation in war-scarred Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia — Pope Francis on Thursday pressed a message of reconciliation as he began a five-day trip through Colombia, a country scarred by...

Pope visits Colombia to boost peace process after 50 years of war

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis travels to Colombia this week to encourage a fledgling peace process that ended half a century of war...

Pope Francis sends video message ahead of Colombia visit

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Monday sent a video message to the people of Colombia ahead of his Apostolic Journey to the country on...

Grateful Colombian refugee opens home to Venezuelans in need

Angelica Lamos Ballesteros, 51, was welcomed in Venezuela when gun-toting guerrillas forced her from her home in Colombia’s mountainous Norte de Santander department. Now...