Colombia’s foreign minister to meet with UN Secretary General over Venezuela crisis

Colombia’s foreign minister to meet with UN Secretary General over Venezuela crisis

Colombia’s foreign minister announced Thursday that she will meet with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon next Wednesday to discuss an ongoing border crisis with Venezuela.

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Posted by Walt Donner on Sep 3, 2015

Colombia’s foreign minister to meet with UN Secretary General over Venezuela crisis

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Colombia’s foreign minister to meet with UN Secretary General over Venezuela crisis

Colombia’s foreign minister announced Thursday that she will meet with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon next Wednesday to discuss an ongoing border crisis with Venezuela.

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Sep 1, 2015

Avianca cuts flight prices to Colombia by 15 to 50%

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Avianca cuts flight prices to Colombia by 15 to 50%

Colombia’s largest airline, Avianca, said on Tuesday that it will cut prices of international tickets to 25 destinations within the South American country by 15 to 50%

Posted by Grace Brown on Aug 29, 2015

Policeman discovers theft of his own identity during routine check

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Policeman discovers theft of his own identity during routine check

A policeman has had a surprising encounter during a routine bus search on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, where one of the passengers was found to be travelling under the cop’s identity.

Posted by Ernesto Garcia Montesano on Aug 25, 2015

Colombiamoda 2015 as seen by a Spanish entrepreneur

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Colombiamoda 2015 as seen by a Spanish entrepreneur

Fashion is a very important industry for Colombia as it accounts for over 5% of the country’s exports. Every year Medellin, the (unofficial) fashion capital of Latin America, hosts a very important  Full Article »

Posted by Walt Donner on Sep 3, 2015

Colombia’s opposition accuses FARC of 9 ceasefire violations

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Colombia’s opposition accuses FARC of 9 ceasefire violations

Colombia’s largest rebel group, the FARC, has violated their unilateral ceasefire that began on July 20 on nine occasions, according to the country’s conservative opposition.

Posted by Grace Brown on Sep 1, 2015

Tracing Colombia’s gold from savage jungles to Swiss watches

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Tracing Colombia’s gold from savage jungles to Swiss watches

Colombia’s gold is almost exclusively exported to the United States and Switzerland. This gold is mined both legally and illegally, then sold to exporters in Medellin before being sent to North America  Full Article »

Posted by Walt Donner on Aug 24, 2015

Juventus offers Juan Cuadrado a fresh start after Chelsea stint

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Juventus offers Juan Cuadrado a fresh start after Chelsea stint

Colombia’s Juan Cuadrado will be shipped from one championship team to another. After languishing on Chelsea’s bench, the 27-year-old Costeño will look to compete for a starting spot at Juventus, last  Full Article »

Posted by Grace Brown on Aug 25, 2015

How Colombia became a hotspot for international movie productions

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How Colombia became a hotspot for international movie productions

Colombia has increasingly been attracting big productions to what is becoming a popular setting for the production of major national and international movies. All because of one 2012 law.