Colombian Peace Process, Business in Colombia

The business of peace

We are closer now to peace in Colombia than we have ever been. Agreements have been reached on three of the five main discussion points of the peace talks, and August saw the lowest number of violent actions related to the FARC since 1974. What can businesses expect in a post-conflict Colombia? Laura Sharkey speaks to consultancy Control Risk to find out...
organic agriculture Colombia

Sector focus: organic agriculture

Marian Romero discovers that the organic agriculture in Colombia is flourishing, in spite of figures that might suggest otherwise To go by official figures, which show government-certified...
China Eastern Promise

Eastern promise: Economic relations between China and Colombia

As the second largest investor in the Colombian economy, China's influence is massive and wide-ranging. But to what extent is this a bad thing?

Israeli conglomerate acquires Colombia-based Pacific Fruits

Israeli-owned agricultural investment company MANAGRO this past week announced the acquisition of Pacific Fruits, a leading Colombian...
San Andrecito Bogota, Colombia contraband goods

Much ado about smuggling

Martha Ferro visits San Andresito to find out about the impact of new laws The Colombian government is determined to battle contraband. And, amongst others,...
Cali

Can Cali get caliente? Ecosystem building and entrepreneurship in Colombia’s third...

At El Lab coworking space, many are glued to the projector screen as Colombia come from 2 goals behind to win 3-2 against the...

James Rodriguez launches his own cryptocurrency

Colombian superstar James Rodríguez is used to setting historic heights. He is about to kick off his second World Cup in less than a month, the...

Multinational opens office in Rionegro, expands regional presence

Talos Digital, a tech company with one of the largest international presences in Medellin, opened today its...

Kiwibot: The Colombian startup charming the world with its cute food...

Image courtesy of Kiwibot Walking down the streets of the El Poblado district in Medellín during the pandemic,...

3 Reasons Why Colombia Could Benefit from Mexico’s Outsourcing Ban

Colombia could be well-positioned to take advantage of changes in Mexican outsourcing laws.