Court Rules Against Uber and its 83,000 Drivers

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled against Uber with a verdict that affects 83,000 drivers affiliated to the technology...

Over half a million Venezuelans fled to Colombia

More than half a million Venezuelans have taken refuge in Colombia to escape the crippling economic crisis in...

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...

The Politically Correct Language Police Arrive in South America!

Last week in Bogota, Judge Luis Octavio Mora Bejarano, ordered mayor Enrique Peñalosa to change the city’s slogan from...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Perception of Security in Colombia Is Better than the Global Average

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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...

Colombian Army Burns 814 Kgs of “High-Quality” Marijuana in Middle of Town

In Colombia, the seizure and subsequent destruction of 814 kilos of ‘cripy’ marijuana in the town of Florencia,...

Deadline Expires for Striking Avianca Pilots in Colombia

This Monday was the deadline for striking Avianca pilots, who are still in the process of being reinstated,...

Foreigners Attending Colombia “Hooker Holiday” May Face Deportation

A risqué promotional video offers a drug-fuelled orgy offering unlimited sex with big-bottomed hookers in a “sex island...

Colombia President Signs Ceasefire Deal With ELN Rebels for 1st Time in History

Colombia’s ELN rebel commander, Nicolas Rodriguez waving to the media next to Antonio Garcia, representatives of Colombian National...

Avianca In Colombia Remains Grounded After Talks Collapse

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US Ambassador to Colombia Says FARC Hasn’t Earned Removal from List of Terrorist Organizations

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Colombia Struggles To Deliver Justice In Army ‘Cash-For-Kills’ Scandal

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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...

Colombians give Pope Francis rapturous welcome

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

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Colombia is becoming Latin America’s brightest star

Following more than half a century of armed conflict, peace is shining a new light on Colombia’s future. A...

Colombia’s FARC to Become Political Party With New Name, Same Acronym

Colombia’s formerly largest armed insurgent group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), is set to turn into...

Bogotá Celebrates 479th!

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Colombia Eliminates Visas For Nicaraguan Tourists

With the objective of encouring tourism to Colombia, the South American country has eliminated the visa requirement for...

Despite Peace Talks, ELN Guerrillas Continue Expansion

(Insightcrime.org) When Latin America’s oldest insurgency, the FARC, officially becomes a political party, their cousins in the ELN...

FARC Officially Becomes A Political Party On Sept. 1

Colombia’s FARC rebels will officially transform into a political party on September 1, a major step in reintegrating...

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...

Does the peace treaty with the FARC mean a new future for Colombia?

Peace in Colombia: An act of faith The famous Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once wrote, “Being Colombian is...

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

Women transitioning from the front lines to civilian life are bringing with them some pretty high expectations of...

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...

Colombia Wants to Tax Bitcoin despite Declaring It Illegal

According to a statement by the Financial Superintendence, Bitcoin is considered a high-risk currency. And in Colombia, the...

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Good News For Renters, Not So Much For Landlords

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Court Rules Against Uber and its 83,000 Drivers

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