Latin America has potential to expand food production

Latin America has potential to expand food production

Latin America can help solve the global food crisis by expanding farm production, the World Bank said this weekend, and Colombia said it was...

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Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Peru to Form Trade Group

Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Peru to Form Trade Group

Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Perú will form a trade zone with the “greatest possible free traffic of capital, services, products and people,”...

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Colombia's economy and risks

Colombia's economy and risks

Colombia's economic growth accelerated in 2010 to its fastest in three years, led by a leap in mining and oil output and a robust manufa...

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Colombia and Peru closer to implementing the free trade agreement with the EU

Colombia and Peru closer to implementing the free trade agreement with the EU

Negotiators from the European Union, Colombia and Peru have signed the final texts on an association agreement with a free trade chapter des...

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Panama free trade agreement hearing scheduled

Panama free trade agreement hearing scheduled

Congressman Kevin Brady (R-Texas), Chairman, Subcommittee on Trade of the House Committee on Ways and Means, has announced the Subcommittee ...

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Grace Opens New Manufacturing Facilities in Latin America

Grace Opens New Manufacturing Facilities in Latin America

Grace Construction Products, an operating segment of W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA), opened new manufacturing facilities in Cartagena, Co...

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Colombia economy at 3-year high, rates eyed

Colombia economy at 3-year high, rates eyed

Colombia's economy accelerated by 4.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010, the government said on Thursday, sparking expectations the ...

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Avoiding Panama and Colombia on Latin America Trip, Obama Maintains Unfocused Foreign Policy

Avoiding Panama and Colombia on Latin America Trip, Obama Maintains Unfocused Foreign Policy

Avoiding visits to key U.S. allies Panama and Colombia on his trip to Latin America which wraps up today, President Obama has made clear tha...

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Colgate to Buy Unilever's Sanex Personal-Care Brand

Colgate to Buy Unilever's Sanex Personal-Care Brand

Colgate-Palmolive Co. agreed Wednesday to buy the Sanex brand from Unilever PLC for €672 million ($954 million), strengthening its personal-...

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Colombian singer Juanes brings his music and message to Denver

Colombian singer Juanes brings his music and message to Denver

Most artists never achieve international fame, and very few change the world. But Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes is somehow managing to ...

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Brazil's OGX Signs Accords With Colombia To Explore 5 Oil Blocks

Brazil's OGX Signs Accords With Colombia To Explore 5 Oil Blocks

OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes S.A. (OGXP3, OGXPY.PK), the Brazilian oil and gas company conducting the largest private exploratory campai...

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Colombia sends 800 tons of melons to Europe

Colombia sends 800 tons of melons to Europe

Taking advantage of the commercial window of the first quarter of the year in Europe, Valledupar began exporting 800 tons of Piel de Sapo me...

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Colombia launches awareness campaigns to mark World Water Day

Colombia launches awareness campaigns to mark World Water Day

The Colombian public and private sectors have launched campaigns to raise awareness of water conservation to mark the World Water Day that f...

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Colombian Amazon village bans prying tourists

Colombian Amazon village bans prying tourists

But don't think about dropping by. Tired of being a curiosity to the outside world, the indigenous people have banned tourists. Thou...

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Colombian Writer Wins Spanish Literary Prize

Colombian Writer Wins Spanish Literary Prize

Colombian writer Juan Gabriel Vasquez wins Alfaguara Spanish literary prize Colombian writer Juan Gabriel Vasquez has won the 2011 Alfagua...

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AuRo Resources to buy 3 mines in Colombia

AuRo Resources to buy 3 mines in Colombia

Enters into LOI with Minerales Del Puerto * Says to pay $1.3 mln, issue up to 6.5 mln shares * Says all 3 mines are next to flagship El ...

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Concern over plight of 800 Afro-Colombian refugees

Concern over plight of 800 Afro-Colombian refugees

The government should provide humanitarian assistance to the more than 800 Afro-Colombian townspeople displaced by harassment from leftist g...

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Smith : Delaying Colombia trade pact hurts farmers

Smith : Delaying Colombia trade pact hurts farmers

Nebraska farmers and ranchers are losing opportunities as long as Congress delays ratification of a trade agreement with Colombia, said Rep....

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Spain's queen visits displaced people in Colombia

Spain's queen visits displaced people in Colombia

Spain's Queen Sofia on Wednesday visited a poor neighborhood of this Colombian city where Spanish aid will finance a large part of a sew...

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Don't ignore Colombia

Don't ignore Colombia

Colombia remains a steady ally in a region where other countries including, most notably, Venezuela are growing increasingly anti-American. ...

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Colombia's economy, growth and challenges

Colombia's economy, growth and challenges

Standard & Poor's rating agency on Wednesday raised Colombia to investment grade, citing the economy's growing resilience to ext...

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Tehran says is keen to cement ties with Colombia

Tehran says is keen to cement ties with Colombia

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for the Americas, Behrouz Kamalvandi, met with President of the Colombian Senate Armando Alberto Benedetti Vi...

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Colombia seeks to boost tourism through cuisine

Colombia seeks to boost tourism through cuisine

Colombia seeks to boost tourism through providing an impressive culinary experience to foreign tourists, top tourist official said Friday. ...

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Heat wave in Colombia could drive up coffee prices

Heat wave in Colombia could drive up coffee prices

Coffee prices are expected to go up even higher. Arabica coffee has spiked to its highest price since May of 1997 at just under $3 a pound...

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Colombia has record oil output in February

Colombia has record oil output in February

Colombia's oil output reached a record high of 861,000 barrels per day (bpd) in February, up 13.4 percent from the same month of 2010, a...

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Colombia Seeks Closer Trade Relations With Asian Countries

Colombia Seeks Closer Trade Relations With Asian Countries

Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin on Tuesday said her country is looking for a commercial approach to increase its trade balan...

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Colombian Coffee Group Sees ‘Very Good’ Crop in Main Areas

Colombian Coffee Group Sees ‘Very Good’ Crop in Main Areas

Colombia, the second-largest arabica coffee-bean producer, said flowering in recent weeks in major growing areas will ensure a “very good” y...

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It’s time for Colombia to think big

It’s time for Colombia to think big

aoppenheimer@MiamiHerald.com After a five-day visit to Colombia, during which I interviewed President Juan Manuel Santos and several ot...

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Brazil, Colombia may be upgraded by summer-Moody's

Brazil, Colombia may be upgraded by summer-Moody's

Moody's will decide whether to raise Brazil and Colombia's credit ratings before summer, while Peru is on a "steady path" ...

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CMSAF strengthens ties with Colombian partners

CMSAF strengthens ties with Colombian partners

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy visited Colombian military sites here Feb. 1 to 4. He said the purpose of the visit was to...

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