Colombia mercenaries contracted by UAE can vote for 1st time
Colombian expat citizens living in the United Arab Emirates will be able to vote in the Colombian congressional and presidential elections for the first time this year.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Colombia to deploy 260,000 soldiers, police to monitor congressional elections
Colombia's minister of defense announced Friday that over 260,000 members of the national security forces will be deployed throughout the country to monitor Sunday's congressional elections.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Colombia Sale Flights from $533+ R/T
American Airlines' sale offers discounted Bogota flights from 32 U.S. cities, including Chicago, Detroit, Nashville, and Orlando.
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Cali Marriott Hotel Opens in Colombia
Marriott Hotels celebrated the grand opening of Cali Marriott Hotel, its first property in Cali, Colombia, and the company's third in the country.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
How to climb Ritacuba Blanco in Colombia's Cocuy National Park
Colombia's Cocuy National Park is not easily accessible. But for the intrepid, the park offers visitors a surrealist high-alpine dreamscape and a chance to climb the country's tallest accessible peak: Ritacuba Blanco.
Colombian exports to India quadruple in January amid precarious oil boom
India is now Colombia's second largest export destination, after an oil-led boom saw January's export figures quadruple as compared to last year's total, according to Colombian statistics authorities .
Profile: he's Helping People Rebuild Their Lives After Sandy - in Newark
SCOTT GURIAN Community advocate Diego Arias notes that the mega-storm's impact - including flooding and building damage - was not confined to Jersey Shore Hometown: Arias was born in Colombia, but grew up in Linden, where he still lives and serves on the city's zoning board.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Avianca Holdings S.A. 2013: Financial and Operational Results
As mentioned by Avianca s CEO Fabio Villegas Ramirez: "The year 2013 was marked by a general upward trend for the air travel industry and Avianca in particular.
Robbing the poor to give to the rich: the injustice of Colombia mining royalties
Colombia has developed various strategies to attract foreign direct investment. One of them is tax exemption.
Queen of the Netherlands to visit Colombia
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrives in Colombia Monday for a weeklong visit in her role as the United Nations' special advocate for inclusive finance for development.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Colombian rebels want U.S. to participate in peace talks
Coffee growers and their families, displaced by the conflict with FARC rebels, travel past a plantation in Serrania de Perija, Cesar province, January 28, 2014.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
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Carleton's Sprott takes on a Latin flavour
Sprott is the first Canadian business school to offer an MBA in Bogota, the capital of Colombia.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Colombia on full display at Bogota's Anato Tourism Showcase
Organized by the Colombian Association for Travel and Tourism , the annual Anato Tourism Showcase is expected to host some 700 exhibitions from 33 countries this year in the Colombian capital, along with 30,000 industry professionals.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
UK to eliminate transit visas for Colombians
The United Kingdom plans to eliminate transit visas for Colombians who are passing through their airports on their way to other countries.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
"Record" number of Canadian, US firms participate in Colombia's Proexport
Colombia is holding its 50th Business Matchmaking Forum in Bogota this week, hosting a total of 1,228 international buyers and 2,734 national exporters.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Radisson Annouces Cartagena Ocean Pavillion Hotel In Colombia
Radisson , one of the world's best-recognized hotel brands, today announced the opening of the Radisson Cartagena Ocean Pavillion Hotel, Cartagena, Colombia.
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WinAir flights link Copa Airlines to British Virgin Islands
Travel to the British Virgin Islands from Latin America is easier now with additional flight options.
Lawmakers Head to Cartagena, Where 'The Only Risk Is Wanting to Stay'
Ah, beautiful Cartagena. A historic fishing village on Colombia's Caribbean Coast, known for its beaches, cobblestone streets, old-town colonial architecture, and a surrounding wall topped with cannon.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
UPDATE 2-Casino confident for 2014 on emerging markets
French retailer Casino predicted further sales and profit growth this year after expansion in Latin America and notably Brazil lifted 2013 operating profit by 18 percent.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Group of 60 International Tour Guides Study Spanish in Colombia
A group of 60 tourist guides from Asian countries and Brazil on Thursday began a four-month Spanish as a Foreign Language course, the second such course offered at eight Colombian universities.