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Colombia’s tourism industry benefits from peace deal

After the deal was signed in 2016, Colombia has had an inflow increase of 14.5 % compared to 2015 The peace agreement with the FARC...

Colombians Have Good Reason to be Skeptical of FARC Disarmament

Colombia’s longstanding guerrilla group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) participated in a symbolic disarmament in the Mesetas region of the country’s Meta...

Colombian militants have a new plan for the country, and it’s called ‘insurgent feminism’

TODAY COLOMBIA - When Victoria Sandino, a long-time fighter in the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), joined the guerrilla organisation’s peace talks with...

Colombia Wants to Tax Bitcoin despite Declaring It Illegal

TODAY COLOMBIA - In recent months, Colombia has experienced a growing interest in Bitcoin, the virtual currency that currently costs US $2,524 per coin....

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics”, has...

Disarmament of Latin America’s Oldest Civil Conflict Close To A Complete End

TODAY COLOMBIA - Colombia's leftist The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC ) rebel force formally completed its disarmament process on Monday to end half a...

Boat Sinks in Colombia After Capsizing, At Least 6 Dead, Dozens Missing

TODAY COLOMBIA - A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Medellin. At...

Eight Arrested in Bogota Shopping Mall Bombing

The City Paper Bogota reports four men and four women were detained in the Centro Andino shopping mall bombing in Bogota on June 17...

More Venezuelans Flee to Colombia As Situation Worsens

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses as the first hint of dawn stretches over a Colombian neighborhood known...

Colombia’s peso at 7-month high as global oil prices tumble

The Colombian peso lost 7 months of gains against the U.S. dollar, Tuesday, trading above the 3,000 peso benchmark as increased supply by several...

Colombia Authorities Release Composites of Suspects in Bogota Mall Bombing

The explosion that rocked the Centro Andino shopping center in Bogotá, Saturday, killing three women and injuring 11 has security forces in Colombia searching...

Three Theories on Bogota Bombing

TODAY COLOMBIA (BOGOTA) Investigators are looking at three theories in connection with the bombing that killed three women, including a 23-year-old French citizen, in...

Bogotá Bombing Kills Three People And Leaves Nine Wounded

TODAY COLOMBIA - Three people died, and nine were injured in a bomb explosion occurred on Saturday in a women's bathroom in Centro Comercial...

Two Dutch journalists kidnapped in Colombia by ELN rebels

TODAY COLOMBIA - Two Dutchmen were kidnapped in the northeast of Colombia on Monday, the country’s ombudsman announced. According to local media, the victims...

How many jobs does fashion generate in Colombia?

The fashion industry continues growing at an unstoppable speed. Increasingly companies are betting on the fabric and clothing business in Latin America According to Fashion...

Los Tres Maridos: Three Men Marry in Colombia

Three gay men in Colombia have announced they have been recognized legally as the first “polyamorous family” in the country. Same-sex marriages were legalised in...

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...

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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...

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...

Canada and Colombia will establish a “bilateral police initiative”

Colombia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning president, Juan Manuel Santos, thanked Canadians Monday for their support of his country’s peace process – support that was bolstered...

CIA Investigated Whether Hitler Survived World War II And Moved To Colombia

¿Dónde está el Führer? A newly declassified document from the CIA claims that Adolf Hitler apparently survived World War II and lived in Colombia for several...

Colombia’s Indigenous March to Demand Government Comply with Peace Accord

The time for talking is over, Colombia’s Indigenous communities have said, as they mobilize to demand the government adhere to the terms of the...

How Coca Leaf Became Colombia’s New Superfood

No other plant in human history has been as demonized as coca. In 1961, it was placed on the Schedule I list at the United...