Israeli deported following arrest for running drug and sex hostel in...

An Israeli man has been deported from Colombia after allegedly running a hostel that provided drugs and prostitutes to travellers.  Asi Moosh, 43, was expelled...
CredibanCo’s DCC Dynamic Currency Conversion

Pay in your own currency right here in Colombia

CredibanCo’s DCC Dynamic Currency Conversion lets you to pay in your own currency in Colombia and with no nasty surprises when you get home.
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Sowing the seeds of peace

Events mark National Day of Memory and Victim Solidarity throughout Colombia On Saturday April 9, citizens around Colombia took to the streets once again in...
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FARC Presidential candidate Timochenko circulates election tactics memo within party

FARC presidential candidate Rodrigo Londoño, aka "Timochenko", circulated a memo yesterday describing to members the methods by which he hopes to convert to electoral success. “We...

Colombia announces $80 billion budget for 2018

On Wednesday Colombia’s congress approved a 235 trillion COP ($80 billion) budget for 2018 in an effort to retain its BBB credit rating. The...

Reflections on Afro-Colombian culture

As the month dedicated to highlighting some of the achievements and challenges faced by Afro-Colombian kicks off, ChocQuibTown singer Goyo and activist Edna Liliana Valencia Murillo chat to Laura Brown about being black in Colombia.

2015 in numbers

Colombia has had a mixed 2015; the peace process has seen significant progress after a shaky few months, legislative elections took place throughout the country and the economy continues to worry many. Laura Sharkey takes a look at some of the numbers which have defined the year…
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First National Peace Meeting hopes to aid push for peace

On July 23, the Centre for Memory, Peace and Reconciliation hosted the conclusion of the National Peace Meeting (Encuentro Nacional de Paz). The event had...
Colombia's Climate Change commitments

Climate of change: Colombia commits to reduce carbon emissions as part...

Colombia pledges to cut carbon emissions by 20 percent by 2030 as part of its UN Climate Change commitments Colombia has committed to reduce carbon...

Oregon delegation learns from Colombia’s rapid transformation

A delegation of public officials and business leaders from Portland, Oregon, USA arrived in Bogotá this month to experience first-hand what’s behind Colombia’s rapid transformation on the world stage.