Colombia april urban unemployment at 11.8% Vs 12.4% year ago

Colombia april urban unemployment at 11.8% Vs 12.4% year ago

Colombia's urban unemployment rate, traditionally the main measurement of joblessness in the country, declined to 11.8% in april from 12...

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Colombian Peso Climbs to Three-Week High After Rate Increase

Colombian Peso Climbs to Three-Week High After Rate Increase

Colombia’s peso rose to its strongest level in three weeks, a day after the central bank lifted its key lending rate in a bid to curb inflat...

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New South American exchange opens with uncertainty

New South American exchange opens with uncertainty

A new South American stock exchange that combines the bourses of Chile, Colombia and Peru begins operations Monday, but kinks in the electro...

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Juan Valdez Eyes China as Colombia Farmers Steer Asians to Latte From Tea

Juan Valdez Eyes China as Colombia Farmers Steer Asians to Latte From Tea

Colombia, known for coffee farmer Juan Valdez and his donkey sidekick Conchita, is looking to steer new generations of Chinese consumers to ...

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C&C Energia Ltd. Provides Operational Update

C&C Energia Ltd. Provides Operational Update

C&C Energia Ltd. ("C&C Energia" or the "Corporation") (TSX:CZE) is pleased to provide an operations update on it...

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Colombia says la niña ended as temperatures return to normal

Colombia says la niña ended as temperatures return to normal

Colombia, the world’s second-largest grower of arabica coffee, said the La Niña weather pattern that triggered storms and floods this year c...

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Colombia Stocks : Canacol Energy, Fabricato, Grupo Nutresa Rise

Colombia Stocks : Canacol Energy, Fabricato, Grupo Nutresa Rise

The following companies had unusual price changes in Bogota trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 4 p.m. New York...

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GRAN COLOMBIA AND MEDORO CONFIDENT OF VALUE-CREATION POTENTIAL OF THE PROPOSED MERGER DESPITE GLASS LEWIS

GRAN COLOMBIA AND MEDORO CONFIDENT OF VALUE-CREATION POTENTIAL OF THE PROPOSED MERGER DESPITE GLASS LEWIS

Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM) and Medoro Resources Ltd. (TSX: MRS) (together, the "Companies") have re-affirmed their strong...

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Ecopetrol Plans Converter Maintenance at Colombian Refinery

Ecopetrol Plans Converter Maintenance at Colombian Refinery

Ecopetrol SA (ECOPETL), Colombia’s largest oil company, plans to stop work at a fluid catalytic converter unit at its second largest refiner...

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Colombia Raises Rate to 4% as Bank Loans, Consumption Spur Economic Growth

Colombia Raises Rate to 4% as Bank Loans, Consumption Spur Economic Growth

Colombia’s central bank raised its borrowing costs for a fourth month to cool inflationary pressure as bank lending and consumer spending fu...

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The importance of ‘Juan Valdez’

The importance of ‘Juan Valdez’

Coffee icon Juan Valdez presented North Americans with a more peaceful, even bucolic image of the South American country to the world. For...

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Family recreates Colombian-style fiesta on Texas ranch

Family recreates Colombian-style fiesta on Texas ranch

A family of entrepreneurs have converted a Texas ranch into a meeting place for tourists who come to enjoy a Colombian style fiesta without ...

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Shakira considering album in Arabic

Shakira considering album in Arabic

Colombian pop singer Shakira said Saturday she would one day like to sing pop songs, if not an entire album, in Arabic. The native Spanish...

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Beyond Free Trade with Colombia

Beyond Free Trade with Colombia

A spate of recent editorials in major U.S. press outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Miami Herald, Los Angeles ...

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Colombia Stocks : Empresas de Telecomunicaciones, Fabricato

Colombia Stocks : Empresas de Telecomunicaciones, Fabricato

The following companies had unusual price changes in Bogota trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 4 p.m. New York...

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Colombia Peso Rises Most in Two Months on Investment Grade Bets

Colombia Peso Rises Most in Two Months on Investment Grade Bets

Colombia’s peso rose the most in two months amid speculation the country will get a second investment grade rating and after leaders of the ...

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GE Capital to sell its stake in Colombian bank

GE Capital to sell its stake in Colombian bank

GE Capital announced Thursday that it has agreed to sell its 49.77 percent stake in Banco Colpatria, a consumer and commercial bank based in...

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Bolsa de Valores, Colinversiones, Tablemac Rise

Bolsa de Valores, Colinversiones, Tablemac Rise

The following companies are having unusual price changes in Bogota trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 12:01 p....

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Chile, Colombia, Peru launch Andean stock exchange

Chile, Colombia, Peru launch Andean stock exchange

New bourse to capitalize on demand for ‘emerging’ Latin America An exchange offering stocks from Chile, Colombia and Peru is slated to sta...

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Botero, Brazilian works drive record art sale

Botero, Brazilian works drive record art sale

Strong demand for Brazilian abstract art and works by Colombia's Fernando Botero propelled Sotheby's to its best-selling auction of ...

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British American Tobacco snaps up Colombian group for $452m

British American Tobacco snaps up Colombian group for $452m

British American Tobacco has cashed in on Philip Morris’s antitrust problems with the purchase of Colombia’s second-biggest cigarette maker,...

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Juanes Takes Hiatus, Breaks with Agent

Juanes Takes Hiatus, Breaks with Agent

Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes announced over Twitter that he'd be taking a hiatus from music for some time. "Of course, I...

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Colombia Stocks Rise 0.23%; Peso Remains At Seven-Week Low

Colombia Stocks Rise 0.23%; Peso Remains At Seven-Week Low

Colombian stocks rose Wednesday as shares of oil firm Pacific Rubiales (PRE.T) recovered slightly after hitting an eight-month low a day ear...

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Paulson-Backed AngloGold Delayed in Colombia as Billionaire Increases Bets

Paulson-Backed AngloGold Delayed in Colombia as Billionaire Increases Bets

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (AU), the gold producer whose largest shareholder is billionaire John Paulson, said development of its key Colombia m...

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Bolsa de Valores, Fabricato, Tablemac Rise

Bolsa de Valores, Fabricato, Tablemac Rise

The following companies are having unusual price changes in Bogota trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 11:33 a....

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SEIU : Sodexo Fined by Colombian Government for Failure to Negotiate Collective Bargaining Agreement with Union

SEIU : Sodexo Fined by Colombian Government for Failure to Negotiate Collective Bargaining Agreement with Union

The Minister of Social Protection in Colombia has fined Sodexo $2,678,000 pesos ($1,425.00 US Dollars) each day they refuse to negotiate wit...

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Colombia's Dollar Purchases Generate Angst In Forex Market

Colombia's Dollar Purchases Generate Angst In Forex Market

The Colombian peso has been roiled by a dose of fear in recent weeks spurred by discretionary government dollar purchases in the exchange ma...

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Colombia’s oil company makes new discovery; plans to drill another ten wells in the block

Colombia’s oil company makes new discovery; plans to drill another ten wells in the block

Colombian state oil company Ecopetrol said it made a new discovery at a well in the south-eastern Caño Sur block, of which the company is th...

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Pro/con : Should Congress approve trade pacts?

Pro/con : Should Congress approve trade pacts?

The White House has clinched an agreement with Colombia on reforms that will open the door for congressional approval of the long-pending U....

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