Colombia, South Carolina Establish Bilateral Relationship

Colombia, South Carolina Establish Bilateral Relationship

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and Colombian Vice Minister of Defense Jorge Enrique Bedoya signed a partnership proclamation on Monday ...

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Colombia Increases 2.013 Budget 12.2% To 185.5 Trillion Pesos

Colombia Increases 2.013 Budget 12.2% To 185.5 Trillion Pesos

Colombia’s government increased its 2.013 budget by 12.2 percent over this year to 185.5 trillion pesos ($103.5 billion), Finance Minister J...

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President Santos says no reason for ailing Vice President to quit

President Santos says no reason for ailing Vice President to quit

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday hailed the lucidity of Vice President Angelino Garzón, who is recovering from a stroke, and...

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Colombia Surprises Analysts With First Rate Cut Since 2.010

Colombia Surprises Analysts With First Rate Cut Since 2.010

Colombia cut interest rates for the first time since 2.010 after policy makers were surprised by the economy’s loss of momentum amid Euro...

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US beats Colombia 3-0, Brazil needs late winner in women’s Olympic football

US beats Colombia 3-0, Brazil needs late winner in women’s Olympic football

Gold-medal favorite United States, host Britain and Brazil qualified for the quarterfinal stage of women’s Olympic football Saturday. The U...

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Colombian Stocks Manage Small Gains; Peso at 1-Month Low

Colombian Stocks Manage Small Gains; Peso at 1-Month Low

Colombian stocks managed to rise slightly as the oil-laden market took its cue from modest gains in international crude oil prices rather th...

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Peace with Gangs : Colombia's Lessons for El Salvador

Peace with Gangs : Colombia's Lessons for El Salvador

As the El Salvadoran gang truce offers hope that it could tranform into something more lasting, InSight Crime looks at the lessons from Colo...

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Perú, Colombia consumers draw investor interest

Perú, Colombia consumers draw investor interest

Consumer goods, infrastructure, mining surface as solid bets Investors can capitalize on a young, increasingly affluent consumer class by b...

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Colombia’s building sector poised for growth

Colombia’s building sector poised for growth

Plans to grow infrastructure should offer sector a big boost. If all goes well, Colombia’s antiquated system of pot-holed roads and highway...

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Ecopetrol confirms presence of hydrocarbons in the Caño Sur block

Ecopetrol confirms presence of hydrocarbons in the Caño Sur block

Ecopetrol S.A. reports that it has proved the presence of hydrocarbons in the horizontal exploratory well Embrujo-1 ST2, located in the east...

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Santos Urges Colombian Central Bank To Consider Rate Cut

Santos Urges Colombian Central Bank To Consider Rate Cut

Colombia’s central bank should consider cutting interest rates after recent data show the economy losing speed, President Juan Manuel San...

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W Hotels Worldwide Set to Debut in Colombia with the Opening of W Bogotá

W Hotels Worldwide Set to Debut in Colombia with the Opening of W Bogotá

W Hotels Worldwide today announced it has signed an agreement with Terranum Hotels to debut a new W Hotel in Bogotá, Colombia. Slated to ope...

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Colombia Oil Sector Hurt by Torrential Rains, Chamber Says

Colombia Oil Sector Hurt by Torrential Rains, Chamber Says

Heavy rains in Colombia's southern, oil-producing region of Putumayo are hampering oil activities there, the Colombian Oilfield Services...

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Somalia and Colombia receive a colorful welcome ceremony

Somalia and Colombia receive a colorful welcome ceremony

London : A colorful welcome ceremony has been organized for delegates and athletes from Somalia and Colombia at the 2.012 Olympic village in...

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Colombia Elects New Senate and Chamber Presidents

Colombia Elects New Senate and Chamber Presidents

A doctor and an expert in international business were elected presidents of the Colombian Senate and Chamber, respectively, during installat...

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Colombia Stocks : Helm Bank, Cementos Argos, Ecopetrol Are Active

Colombia Stocks : Helm Bank, Cementos Argos, Ecopetrol Are Active

The following companies are having unusual price changes in Bogotá trading.  Stock symbols are in parentheses, and prices are as of 11:46 a...

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Emerging questions over central bank independence

Emerging questions over central bank independence

High quality global journalism requires investment.  Some people believe Colombia’s central bank has done everything right in recent years....

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Colombia Peso Bond Yields Fall Near Record Low on Rate Cut Bets

Colombia Peso Bond Yields Fall Near Record Low on Rate Cut Bets

Yields on Colombia’s peso bonds fell near a record low amid speculation the central bank will lower interest rates this year to buoy growth ...

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Santa Fé waited 37 years to win his seventh title

Santa Fé waited 37 years to win his seventh title

Independiente Santa Fé won, after almost 37 years of waiting, the seventh league title in its history thanks to a goal from Jonathan Tuft...

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