Atletico Nacional won the Copa Libertadores last night over Ecuadorian side Independiente del Valle. The title is Nacional’s second continental championship, and their first in the post-Pablo Escobar era. Fans are, of course, celebrating their team’s title vigorously. Here’s a look at the in-stadium party during the ceremony. Read more...
EVA International ? Ireland?s Biennial announced that Inti Guerrero has been appointed as the Curator of the 38th edition of EVA International in 2018. Inti Guerrero (b. 1983, Bogotá, Colombia) is a young and highly acclaimed curator who is based in Hong Kong. Show More Summary
Major blow for Mourinho; World class Man Utd target will play for Real Madrid next season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Real Madrid winger James Rodriguez has been linked with a move away from Santiago Bernabeu. The Colombian...Show More Summary
Medellín (Colombia) (AFP) – Colombian giants Atletico Nacional won the Copa Libertadores for only the second time in their history after a 1-0 victory over Ecuadoran minnows Independiente del Valle secured a 2-1 aggregate triumph. Newly...Show More Summary
Arepas are a delicious staple in both Colombia and Venezuela, but the corn-based food can take drastically different forms depending on who is preparing it. Thus, the age-old question remains: which country does arepas better? The brave people at The Flama sought to answer that question in a recent video. Show More Summary
Photo by Stephane Mahe/Reuters The deepening economic crisis in Venezuela has left many residents scrambling to secure basic necessities. When they can, tens of thousands stream into Colombia to buy food and other supplies. Looting is an everyday occurrence. Show More Summary
A report by U.S. firm Glaucus poses hard questions about how the $20 bln trading house accounts for big investments in Colombia and China. Like activists before them, foreign short-sellers could help shake up a market that often looks too cosy.
Colombia government to promote LGBT equality in peace agreement with rebel fighters.
After nearly five decades of civil war, the Colombian government is finally moving closer to striking a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which officials say will include measures supporting the equality of women and LGBT people. Exploratory meetings about a peaceful resolution between the two groups first began in 2011.... Read more »
The country is the first in South American to turn the tide on the disease.
Nearly 100,000 Zika cases were registered in Colombia during the 10-month period.
Over the past several weeks, hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have crossed the previously closed border with Colombia to purchase the basic necessities they can no longer buy at home, a net result of Venezuela's ongoing economic and political turmoil. Show More Summary
If Colombia signs its landmark peace deal to end a half century of civil war, the pact will offer equal social rights for women and LGBT victims, a draft inked Sunday in Havana showed. Under the agreement in principle, gender discrimination is included in the final peace deal. The partial draft was...
Sounds like Colombia may need to build a wall or restrict refugees from coming in, to avoid a massive influx of economic refugees from the struggling socialist country of Venezuela. Photo by moneymakermj
Recent memos allegedly leaked from the Colombian Embassy in Washington describe intense pressure by the pharmaceutical industry and its Congressional allies to discourage Colombia's efforts to half the local price of Novartis' Gleevec, one of the leading medications used to treat Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML). Show More Summary
VENEZUELANS FLEE THEIR SOCIALIST ECONOMIC WRECK: This article focuses on refugees entering Colombia. The situation is tragic and is going to get worse. I am bothered by missing information in this otherwise factual AFP report. Yes, declining oil revenues did unleash “deep recession, chronic shortages and hyperinflation.” The troubles do threaten “17 years of socialist […]
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Banana harvests in Colombia, the world's fourth-largest exporter, and other Latin American producers could be crippled by the potential arrival of a fungus which withers the crop, a top agricultural official warned on Thursday.
South America: The Copa Libertadores title is up for grabs and will be decided in Medellin next Wednesday as Independiente del Valle of Ecuador and Colombia’s Atletico Nacional tied 1-1 in the first leg of the finals. United States:Show More Summary
Urban living means plentiful fruit trees and many sugary snacks for Colombia’s tamarin monkeys – but they pay the price for this unhealthy diet
Colombia is a country full of beauty and wonder, but that’s not news to anyone who is from there. In the last decade, Colombia has left behind its dark history and began living up to its potential. If you don’t know what we’re talking...Show More Summary