Colombia

Get Your Culture Fix in Bogotá: A Guide to the Colombian Capital's Music

As Colombia’s capital, it’s no surprise that Bogotá is a hub of culture. Here are a few places where you can immerse yourself in Colombian music — …

South America

Colombia's Path to Peace Passes Through Museums

Colombian soldier Libio José Martínez’s son used to play with a toy version of the helicopter he hoped his father, held captive by members of the …

Museums

Liverpool-linked Barcelona defender closing in on shock Everton move

<b>Barcelona defender Yerry Mina is closing in on a move to Everton, according to the latest reports.</b><p>According to <i>Goal.com</i>, the 23-year-old is “ready to …

Soccer

Paez Claims 200 Fly at CACGs

Recent Blue Devil Graduate Captures Gold at CACGs

Duke University

Napoli Given Permission to Enter Into Talks With PSV & Colombia Defender Santiago Arias

Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven has granted permission for right back Santiago Arias to enter talks with ​Napoli.<p>According to ​Voetbal International, …

Soccer

Farc members take seats in Colombia’s congress for first time | Financial Times

Half a century after their Marxist comrades took up arms in the Colombian mountains and vowed to overthrow the state, members of the country’s …

South America

Legisladores de la FARC se posesionan en el Congreso de Colombia by CNN en Español - Listen to music

FARC

FARC members join Colombia's Congress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ten former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia have officially become legislators in Colombia's Congress.<p>On Friday -- the country's independence day -- as part of the peace deal between the Colombian government and the disbanded guerrilla group, five former members took …

South America

Everton target Mina ready for Barcelona stay

Mina ready to reject offers for Barcelona stay<p>Yerry Mina admits he has received offers but would prefer to stay at Barcelona and win over head coach …

Soccer

Colombia: British NGO team attacked by FARC dissidents

<b>FARC dissidents burned a vehicle used by four staff from the British NGO The Halo Trust to work in humanitarian mine clearance of the area, which</b> …

World News

Carole Radziwill playing the victim game with Bethenny in Colombia?

Carole Radziwill is being accused of playing a victim game with Bethenny Frankel in Colombia on the cast trip for The Real Housewives of New …

Speed-Dating

Colombian rebels-turned-politicians sworn into Congress

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — With the swipe of a taupe shade of eyeshadow and the swearing of an oath, Sandra Ramirez's transformation from rebel guerrilla to senator was complete.<p>Eight ex-combatants with Colombia's once-largest rebel group were sworn into office Friday in another crucial step in …

World News

Former Farc rebels take seats in Colombia congress

<b>Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has welcomed former Farc rebels as they took their seats at the opening session of parliament.</b><p>He said he was happy to see ex-rebels who fought the state for over five decades now respecting the constitution.<p>The new members of congress took up their seats on …

South America

Colombia: New Congress marks rebel group’s transition ‘from weapons to politics’, says UN

In a press release issued Friday, the UN Verification Mission in Colombia and other UN operations there said they “celebrate the installation today …

South America

Colombia holds first Congress with former FARC rebels

Former Colombian rebels attended Congress for the first time under a 2016 peace accord that allocates the party 10 seats. The peace deal has divided …

South America

My 11 Favorite Experiences in Colombia | Countdown to Friday

During our three week trip to Colombia we saw A LOT. We planned a busy itinerary so we could really get the most out of our trip, and we hopped from …

South America

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.31%

Colombia stocks lower at close of trade; COLCAP down 0.31%<p>Investing.com – Colombia stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the …

Stock Markets

Ivan Duque is Colombia's Youngest President-Elect Ever. Now He Has to Fix the Divided Country

Long before he got the chance to enter politics, Iván Duque was a local rock star. As a teenager in the 1990s, he sang in his high school band, Pig …

South America

From Intern to Policy Maker: Soto Rejoins Colombian Central Bank

Twenty-four years after starting her career as an intern at Colombia’s central bank, Carolina Soto is rejoining the bank as a policy maker, replacing …

Central Banks

Discover Colombia with Collette - Vacations & Travel Magazine

TRAVEL NEWS<p>A vibrant new tour has recently been added to tour operator Collette’s impressive repertoire, with the 10-day ‘Experience Colombia’ …

South America

Colombia's Santos urges peace as FARC take seats in Congress

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian former FARC guerrillas took their seats in Congress on Friday as part of an agreement that ended five decades of war, and outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos urged the nation to protect the nascent peace and put an end to violence.<p>At the opening of the new Congress, …

South America

2018 CAC Games Kick-off In Colombia

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam 2018 CENTRAL AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN (CAC) GAMES• Thursday, July 19th – Friday, August 3rd<br>• Barranquilla, Colombia<br>• Meet Site<br>• Entry …

South America

Barranquilla 2018 Women's Football Tournament Colombia Match Fixtures

French Féminine Division 1 Match Results 22nd February 2015 PSG 0 – 4 Olympique Lyon Goals From: Camille...<p>Brazil squad named for Algarve Cup 2015 …

Women's Soccer

Periodismo nómada, el drama de los comunicadores amenazados en Colombia

South America

Narcos is coming back with some big changes in Season 4

Narcos is coming back with some big changes in Season 4<p>The next season of <i>Narcos</i> is getting a complete revamp, closing the book on its three-season …

Mexico

Focus: After crisis, Colombia's Ecopetrol spends big to boost output, reserves

ACACIAS, Colombia (Reuters) - Splattered with mud, a dozen workers wrestled a drill bit into position on a rain-soaked oil rig platform in central Colombia, readying it for work once the storm passed.<p>The rig, at the Castilla oil field in the wide central plains of Meta province, is one of a fleet …

Oil

The Most Adventurous Ways to Experience Colombia

After decades of civil war, a new peace deal has finally opened the country’s remote interior to handy travelers, making Colombia the hottest …

Travel

The Best Universities in Latin America That Have Architecture Programs

<i>Times Higher Education</i> (THE) revealed its ranking of the best universities in Latin America and the Caribean. The list is based on the same 13 …

Higher Education

Juan Manuel Santos on Conflict Zone

President Juan Manuel Santos has gained international plaudits for his efforts to end the long-running insurgency in Colombia. But with rising …

Nobel Prize

Narcos Season 4: Everything We Know So Far

Mexico