Colombian budget supermarkets

Colombian budget supermarkets battle

Budget supermarkets D1, Justo y Bueno and Ara have made their presence felt on the streets of Bogotá. But behind the discount products, there are some heavyweight legal battles going on, as Emily Hastings finds out.
Headless model sports long sleeve shirt from Chickend

Made in Medellín: local brands in Colombia’s fashion capital face an...

(Photo courtesy of Chickend) Medellín, Colombia -- Wandering down the tree-lined Via Primavera in Medellín’s fashion district, you’ll...
Barack Obama

Barack Obama coming to Colombia to speak at the EXMA conference

Obama’s talk, "A conversation with President Barack Obama," will address influential growth strategies. but the former President won't talk about current politics.
Avianca pilot strike

Avianca pilot strike pushed to arbitration

The government has stepped in after tensions deepened on both sides of the Avianca pilot strike. The case will now go to arbitration as the country’s biggest airline have failed to reach an agreement with the striking pilots.
E-invoicing

Colombia’s new electronic invoicing system

As of January 2019, all Colombian companies will have to have to use the obligatory e-invoicing system platform to send and receive invoices, with all information going through DIAN, the National Colombian Tax Authority (Dirección de Impuestos y Aduanas Nacionales).
workplace gender equality

Gender equality: Women working for less

The second gender equality ranking in Colombia was published last month. Laura Sharkey spoke to several women workers to understand what’s behind the numbers.
Colombian corruption

Combating the Colombian corruption crisis

As Odebrecht admits to bribery on a massive international scale, Emily Hastings examines the impact that corruption has on Colombia and how things might change in the future.

How to pay taxes in Colombia as a foreigner

To know whether you need to pay taxes in Colombia, you need to know if you count as a resident. And fiscal residency is very different from visa residency.
Medellin

Medellín to host Latin America’s first Center for Davos’ Fourth Industrial...

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Duque announced that Medellin had been tapped to...

Why Bogotá and Cartagena Will Lead the Way for Post-Pandemic Investment...

Colombia offers an array of diverse investment possibilities across different regions and sectors that the global business community is increasingly waking up to, yet as the economy reactivates following the global pandemic and investors show increasing interest in the country, some of the biggest opportunities will still be found in two of the country’s most well-known cities