Colombia Stocks Rise Sharply On Bancolombia; Peso Retreats

Colombia Stocks Rise Sharply On Bancolombia; Peso Retreats

Bancolombia shares rise 5% after local share sale concludes Peso weakens, but remains 7% stronger against the dollar in 2012 Colombia stoc...

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Defense Ministry Says Kidnapping Rose 5% in Colombia 2.011, Contrary to Police Claims

Defense Ministry Says Kidnapping Rose 5% in Colombia 2.011, Contrary to Police Claims

Kidnappings in Colombia rose by 5.6 percent in 2.011 according to the Ministry of Defense, contradicting police estimates of an 8 percent fa...

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Tetra Tech Awarded $19 Million USAID Clean Energy Program in Colombia

Tetra Tech Awarded $19 Million USAID Clean Energy Program in Colombia

Tetra Tech, Inc. TTEK +0.26%  announced today that it has been awarded an $18.6 million contract to help the U.S. Agency for International D...

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Colombian President would legalize drugs - if world does

Colombian President would legalize drugs - if world does

President Juan Manuel Santos said during his appearance at the Hay Festival in Cartagena that he would legalize drugs in Colombia, the world...

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Colombia Coldeportes starts training camp in Torbole

Colombia Coldeportes starts training camp in Torbole

After some days spent in the area of Bergamo, where they will live throughout the whole cycling season, Colombia Coldeportes’ riders reached...

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Colombian President Broaches Subject of Drug Legalization

Colombian President Broaches Subject of Drug Legalization

President Juan Manuel Santos said during his appearance at the Hay Festival in Cartagena that he would legalize drugs in Colombia, the world...

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IHG Unveils Crowne Plaza Suites Tequendama Bogotá in Colombia

IHG Unveils Crowne Plaza Suites Tequendama Bogotá in Colombia

Hotel is the Second Crowne Plaza by Sociedad Hotelera Tequendama with IHG in Colombia One of the most experienced hotel companies in Latin ...

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Ballet Folklorico de Antioquia, Colombia to Perform Feb. 28 at UB

Ballet Folklorico de Antioquia, Colombia to Perform Feb. 28 at UB

The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Ballet Folklorico de Antioquia, Colombia on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. ...

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How to Invest in a Colombian Safe Haven

How to Invest in a Colombian Safe Haven

The Eurozone is about to collapse.  The United States is struggling out of the deepest recession since World War II.  And the IMF forecast...

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Colombian tango champion stars in new musical at Thalia Theater

Colombian tango champion stars in new musical at Thalia Theater

The roads that lead to tango can be unique. Just ask Colombian dancer Carlos Paredes, who stars with Carolina Jaurena on “Tango 5 Senses,” ...

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Colombia, Perú fight transnational crime

Colombia, Perú fight transnational crime

Colombian Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzón and his Peruvian counterpart, Alberto Otalora, will meet on wednesday in this capital to revie...

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Colombia's Davivienda Sees 20% Growth With HSBC Purchase

Colombia's Davivienda Sees 20% Growth With HSBC Purchase

The chief executive of Colombian bank Banco Davivienda SA (PFDAVVNDA.BO) said Tuesday its planned purchase of HSBC Holdings PLC's (HBC) ...

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Colombian Stock Movers : Avianca Taca, Banco Davivienda, BVC

Colombian Stock Movers : Avianca Taca, Banco Davivienda, BVC

The following companies had unusual price changes in Bogotá trading.  Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 4 p.m. local ti...

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Colombian Government Faces New Pressures To Curb Peso's Surge

Colombian Government Faces New Pressures To Curb Peso's Surge

Federation of exporters wants limits on foreign investment Peso has gained nearly 7% against dollar in January Government has avoided plac...

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Brothers & Sisters Being Adapted in Colombia

Brothers & Sisters Being Adapted in Colombia

Disney Media Distribution Latin America and Vista Productions have agreed to produce a local version of Brothers & Sisters in Colombia. ...

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Colombia's Banco Popular To Offer Bonds Worth COP250 Billion

Colombia's Banco Popular To Offer Bonds Worth COP250 Billion

Colombian bank Banco Popular is preparing a 250 billion peso ($137 million) local bond sale on wednesday, said Alianza Valores, a Bogotá bro...

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Canada’s classical stars shine in Colombia festival

Canada’s classical stars shine in Colombia festival

Great classical music is not something most sun destinations have on their tourist menu. But this fortress town on the Caribbean Sea, found...

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Colombian High Court to Hear American Gay Adoption Case

Colombian High Court to Hear American Gay Adoption Case

Colombia’s highest constitutional court has agreed to hear the case of an American gay man whose adoption of two boys in the country made in...

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How Colombia is busting drug cartels

How Colombia is busting drug cartels

Gruesome and seemingly endless accounts of violence in Mexico have obscured one notable bright spot in Latin America's high stakes strug...

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Colombian Credit Unions Form New Trade Group

Colombian Credit Unions Form New Trade Group

Increasing regulatory concerns and advocacy needs have led to the creation of a new credit union trade association in Colombia, leaders ther...

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Colombia Dismantles Spy Agency

Colombia Dismantles Spy Agency

President Juan Manuel Santos announced late last year that he was liquidating Colombia's troubled intelligence agency and the country, h...

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Coldeportes begins European adventure

Coldeportes begins European adventure

Riders from the upstart Colombia-Coldeportes squad will land in Italy this weekend to begin their European adventure in what will be their d...

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