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Arrest Of 2 Americans Begins Medellin Crack Down On “Sex Tourism”

Colombia Jake. Photo from Medellin Sexy Girls Tours & Rentals Years after becoming a popular destination for sex tourism, Colombia’s...

Drugs and Trafficking Behind Death of 15 Foreigners in Medellin

Many of the killings of foreigners occurred in the streets of El Poblado, Laureles and BelenTODAY COLOMBIA –...

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 Eliminates Visas For Nicaraguan Tourists

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

Avianca In Colombia Remains Grounded After Talks Collapse

Talks to end a strike by the largest pilots’ union at Colombia’s flagship airline Avianca were suspended after...

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...

Bogotá Celebrates 479th!

TODAY COLOMBIA - Bogota is 479 years old today, Sunday, August 6, 2017. Colombia's major city will be...

Colombia: No to Sex Tourism in Medellín

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS -- In July 2014, the Facebook page No to sex tourist was created, with the...

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...

Los Tres Maridos: Three Men Marry in Colombia

From right to left, Manuel Bermúdez, Víctor Hugo Prada y Alejandro Rodríguez. Foto: Pablo Andrés Monsalve / SEMANA,...

Colombia Beauty Queen Arrested in Child sex Rourism Ring Bust

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS -- Colombian authorities supported by United States Immigration and Customs have dealt a blow to...

Colombia Women’s Cycling Team Refuses To Change Outfit

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - The Colombian women’s cycling team who have come under criticism over their “scandalous” outfit, said Wednesday they refuse...

Colombia Dismantles Underage Prostitution Ring

(TODAY COLOMBIA) - A prostitution ring that offered underage girls to the criminal gang Clan Úsuga has been...

Colombia Charges Canadians A Reciprocity Fee

NO FEE applies for travel to Cartagena, San Andres,Providencia and Santa Catalina TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - If you are...

Colombia Announces Argentina-Style Price Controls on Food

The Colombian Ministry of Agriculture has introduced price controls on basic food items in Colombia during the Holiday...

Colombia’s President Santos Admits that His Government Has Run out of Money

Foto: Presidencia de la República. The Colombian Federation of Education Workers began a strike this week in hopes of...

Why Colombia is without a Miss World crown?

TODAY COLOMBIA (Missossology.com) The question as to why Colombia is yet to win the Miss World crown is...

Colombia’s Medellin Turns “Snow” White After Torrential Hail Storm

TODAY COLOMBIA -- Colombia’s second largest city Medellin stopped being the “city of eternal spring” for an hour...

Escobar’s Hippos Running Wild in Colombia

TODAY COLOMBIA -  Take a notorious South American drug lord, build a mansion in the jungle and add...

Blow to Colombian Drug Cartel

It’s called the “balloon effect” – as Colombia and Mexico put the squeeze on drug cartels at their...

Mexico Cartel Involved in 7 Ton Colombia Cocaine Load

TODAY COLOMBIA - More details have emerged on the transport and seizure of a record seven tons of...

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...

Macondo Reborn at Bogota Book Fair

TODAY COLOMBIA - A map of legendary Macondo with its swamps and mountains, receives visitors at the pavilion...

American Found Dead in High End Medellin Apartment

TODAY COLOMBIA - Authorities in Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city, found the dead body of a 27-year-old U.S....

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...

Medellin (Colombia) Gangs Use ‘Horror Houses’ To Torture and Dismember Victims

TODAY COLOMBIA - The centre of Medellin is home to “horror houses” used to torture and dismember, the...

Colombia Designer Introduces Bullet Proof Wear For Women

TODAY COLOMBIA - With the aim of providing protection to women, Colombian apparel firm Miguel Caballero has unveiled...

Cartagena Wants To Ban Topless Tourists

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Cartagena lawmakers want tourists to cover-up, concerned over the impressionability of children living in one of...

The Escopetarra: Fusion Of Rifle and Guitar

Used as a symbol of peace, an escopetarra is a guitar made from a modified gun. The name...

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...

London’s Colombian Drug Cartel Smuggled Cocaine in Bananas

TODAY COLOMBIA - Members of a Colombian drug cartel have been sentenced for smuggling more than 100 kilos...

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...

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As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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