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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

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Colombia: Is Cocoa The New Cocaine?

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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

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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

“What does the agreement say?” Whitaker asked. “It says that the FARC need to provide information about drug...

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

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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

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

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Colombia Eliminates Visas For Nicaraguan Tourists

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FARC Officially Becomes A Political Party On Sept. 1

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Colombia’s tourism industry benefits from peace deal

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

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How many jobs does fashion generate in Colombia?

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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...

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...

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

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Eight Arrested in Colombia Shopping Mall Bombing

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

The Colombian Peso is trading above the 3,000 benchmark The Colombian peso lost 7 months of gains against the...

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