Colombia

Colombia agrees to take Panama off tax haven list
Posted by Emil Foget on Oct 22, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia agrees to take Panama off tax haven list

The Colombian government announced on Wednesday that Panama will again be removed from a list of tax havens after the neighbors reached agreement on Panamanian support to combat tax evasion in Colombia.

Panama gives Colombia one week ultimatum to revoke tax haven ban
Posted by Craig Corbett on Oct 15, 2014 Leave a comment

Panama gives Colombia one week ultimatum to revoke tax haven ban

Panama announced on Tuesday that Colombia has one week to remove Panama´s tax haven status, or it will be included in a list of countries which will face economic sanctions.

97000 disappeared in Colombia, 70000 still missing: Red Cross
Posted by Christoffer Frendesen on Sep 17, 2014 Leave a comment

97000 disappeared in Colombia, 70000 still missing: Red Cross

Nearly 100,000 have disappeared and almost 70,000 continue to be missing in Colombia, leaving families behind without any information on the fate of their loved ones.

First lesbian couple in Colombia high office comes ‘out of the cabinet’
Posted by Christoffer Frendesen on Aug 29, 2014 Leave a comment

First lesbian couple in Colombia high office comes ‘out of the cabinet’

The Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism talked about her relationship with Minister of Education on Thursday, in response to questions about her sexuality.

‘Truth can’t be negotiated’ between FARC and Colombia govt: Inspector General to Santos
Posted by Christoffer Frendesen on Aug 21, 2014 Leave a comment

‘Truth can’t be negotiated’ between FARC and Colombia govt: Inspector General to Santos

Colombia’s Inspector General sent a letter to the president on Wednesday criticizing the historical truth commission in Havana, fearing an outcome that will favor the FARC’s version of events.

Colombia govt drafting bill to impose presidential term limit
Posted by Christoffer Frendesen on Aug 21, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia govt drafting bill to impose presidential term limit

President Santos’ so-called “balance of power” bill seeks to increase the length of presidential term and eliminate reelections.

Colombia’s Isagen plans new energy projects: CEO
Posted by Christoffer Frendesen on Aug 19, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia’s Isagen plans new energy projects: CEO

The CEO of Colombia’s hydropower producer Isagen SA announced that the company is planning new wind and geothermal projects, according to international media.

Venezuela’s Colombia border curfew doesn’t solve issue: trade organization
Posted by Christoffer Frendesen on Aug 19, 2014 Leave a comment

Venezuela’s Colombia border curfew doesn’t solve issue: trade organization

The Venezuela-Colombia trade organization has warned that the current curfew measures on the border between the two countries doesn’t serve as solution, Colombia’s El Espectador newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Posted by Victoria McKenzie on Aug 8, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia’s national anthem has new music video

A new version of Colombia’s national anthem was released Thursday on state television.

Dutch airline KLM resumes flights to Colombia after 20-year absence
Posted by Christoffer Frendesen on Jul 28, 2014 Leave a comment

Dutch airline KLM resumes flights to Colombia after 20-year absence

Dutch airline company KLM, will once again offer flights between Colombia and the Netherlands after a 20-year hiatus, Colombia’s El Tiempo newspaper reported on Friday.