Colombia architect leads bamboo building crusade

Colombia architect leads bamboo building crusade

Eco-sustainable bamboo is strong and beautiful and can take the place of wood and concrete in many building projects, architect Simon Velez ...

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Droppin' Pesos on the Homeless

Droppin' Pesos on the Homeless

Sporting a Panama hat, that was made in Ecuador, Charlie Sheen hit the streets of Colombia this week, and generously gave a homeless man a 2...

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Colombia October Urban Unemployment At 10.2% Vs 11.1% Year Ago

Colombia October Urban Unemployment At 10.2% Vs 11.1% Year Ago

Colombia's urban unemployment rate, traditionally the main measurement of joblessness in the country, declined to 10.2% in October from ...

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Colombia, Venezuela agree to zero-tariff for 3,800 items

Colombia, Venezuela agree to zero-tariff for 3,800 items

The tariff agreement takes Venezuelan entrepreneurs and businessmen unawares Venezuela and Colombia signed on Monday a Partial Scope Trade ...

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Colombian Peso Jumps Most in Five Weeks on Cut in Dollar Rates

Colombian Peso Jumps Most in Five Weeks on Cut in Dollar Rates

Colombia’s peso rose the most in five weeks after central banks including the Federal Reserve cut the cost of emergency dollar funding, help...

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Chavez : Colombia-Venezuela Ties will Continue to Recover

Chavez : Colombia-Venezuela Ties will Continue to Recover

Relations between Colombia and Venezuela will continue to recover and strengthen, despite attempts by the extreme right-wing worldwide to sa...

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Colombia's cenbank hikes rate, frets over global woes

Colombia's cenbank hikes rate, frets over global woes

Colombia's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate on Friday for the first time in four months and warned it could adjust moneta...

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USGC Delegation Visiting Colombia

USGC Delegation Visiting Colombia

Groundwork is being laid to regain lost market share of corn exports. This fall the long delayed free trade agreements between the United S...

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Colombian Stocks Climb 2.2% Tracking US; Peso Strengthens

Colombian Stocks Climb 2.2% Tracking US; Peso Strengthens

Colombian stocks surged Monday following a sharp rebound in U.S. stocks triggered by hopes of a pact in Europe stemming the region's sov...

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Colombia liquidation warning to Telefónica

Colombia liquidation warning to Telefónica

Colombian government may liquidate Colombia Telecomunicaciones venture with Telefónica over capitalisation plan The government of Colombia ...

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Colombia hopes to conquer the Asian market

Colombia hopes to conquer the Asian market

The Colombian Pacific Region wants to conquer Asia, especially China with a variety of products ranging from fruits and vegetables. These a...

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Latin leaders likely to discuss where rebel leaders are hiding

Latin leaders likely to discuss where rebel leaders are hiding

When the presidents of Colombia and Venezuela meet on Monday for one-on-one talks on the sidelines of a Latin America summit, one topic of c...

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Colombia’s Inversiones Argos Shareholders Approve Unit’s Spinoff

Colombia’s Inversiones Argos Shareholders Approve Unit’s Spinoff

Shareholders of Inversiones Argos SA, the owner of Colombia’s biggest cement maker, approved a spinoff by its Cementos Argos unit of assets ...

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Venus Williams defeats Serena in exhibition in Colombia

Venus Williams defeats Serena in exhibition in Colombia

Venus Williams defeated her sister Serena Williams 6-4, 7-6 (5) in an exhibition match in Colombia, the first match for both siblings since ...

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Colombia workers, Glencore reach deal on coal strike

Colombia workers, Glencore reach deal on coal strike

Workers had been on strike since middle of last week Operations expected to return to normal later on Friday. Colombian coal workers and G...

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Colombian president says end of war with Farc rebels is near

Colombian president says end of war with Farc rebels is near

Farc vows to fight on despite killing of its leader, however, and says it has thousands willing to fight for its cause. The Colombian presi...

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Colombian Stock Movers : Avianca Taca Holding, Pacific Rubiales

Colombian Stock Movers : Avianca Taca Holding, Pacific Rubiales

The following companies are having unusual price changes in Bogota trading.  Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 9:55 a.m...

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Russia, Kazakhstan, Colombia Raise Gold Reserves in October

Russia, Kazakhstan, Colombia Raise Gold Reserves in October

Russia, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Belarus and Mexico added a combined 25.7 metric tons of gold valued at $1.38 billion to reserves in October, a...

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Colombian Coffee Premium Rises This Week on Supply, Volcafe Says

Colombian Coffee Premium Rises This Week on Supply, Volcafe Says

The premium sellers are asking for coffee in Colombia, the world’s second-largest producer of arabica beans, climbed this week on limited su...

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Colombian Peso Bond Yields Hold at 7-Week High on Rate Hike Bets

Colombian Peso Bond Yields Hold at 7-Week High on Rate Hike Bets

Yields on Colombia’s peso bonds held at a seven-week high on speculation the central bank will raise interest rates at a meeting today. The...

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Colombian Peso Bond Yields Rise to 7-Week High on CPI Concern

Colombian Peso Bond Yields Rise to 7-Week High on CPI Concern

Colombia’s peso bonds fell, pushing yields on benchmark securities to a seven-week high, on concern heavier than-average rain will push food...

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CAFOD condemns Colombia's human rights record during visit of President Santos

CAFOD condemns Colombia's human rights record during visit of President Santos

Colombian President Santos arrived in London on Monday to discuss trade and prosperity with the British government among other issues.   CA...

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Colombian Yields Rise to Six-Week High on Inflation Concern

Colombian Yields Rise to Six-Week High on Inflation Concern

Colombia’s peso bonds fell, pushing yields on benchmark securities to a six-week high, on concern heavier-than average rain will stoke infla...

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UBS Invests $506 Million in Colombia’s Grupo Sura After ING Asset Purchase

UBS Invests $506 Million in Colombia’s Grupo Sura After ING Asset Purchase

UBS AG (UBSN), Switzerland’s biggest bank, invested $506 million in Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA (GRUPOSUR), helping the Medellin-ba...

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Colombia's Grupo Sura Adds Another Co-Investor To ING Deal

Colombia's Grupo Sura Adds Another Co-Investor To ING Deal

Colombia's largest financial holding firm Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana (GIVSY, GRUPOSURA.BO) has added another coinvestor to its up...

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