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White House cancels US President’s scheduled Colombia trip

US President Donald Trump will not be visiting Colombia this year as a scheduled trip to the country has been cancelled for the second...
Venezuelan Migrants

Venezuelan migrants ‘in limbo’ while waiting for work permits

"Life is getting harder for us in Bogotá," say Venezuelan migrants struggling to find jobs as record numbers flow into Colombia’s capital

Opinion: The anti-corruption reform is doomed

On September 19 President Iván Duque introduced, to much fanfare, eight anti-corruption bills to Congress. This development came shortly after the Anti-Corruption Popular Consultation...

Venezuelan voices: Friends and family

One migrant explains to me: at night the trucks give rides and in the darkness the police turn a blind eye. It’s how many Venezuelan migrants move on, like hobos jumping freight trains, traveling slowly and surely into the unknown.

President Duque Doubles Number of Active Soldiers in Catatumbo

On Sunday, Colombian President Iván Duque has doubled the number of foot soldiers deployed in the region of Catatumbo to fight crime and drug...

Rappi riders riled: Online delivery app faces worker frustration over low...

On Friday, reports estimate that around one hundred Rappi riders--known locally as rappitenderos--met outside of the Rappi headquarters in Bogotá to protest against the...

Opinion: Shadow of the Hegemon

The United States continues to be a global superpower. The US for the time being will continue to influence countries all across Latin America....

HIV cases continue to increase across Colombian cities

There is a crisis facing Medellin, a city with one of Colombia’s highest rates of HIV diagnoses across the country. In 2013, there were...

Colombia’s Constitutional Court rejects time limits on abortion

After much argument inside and outside the Constitutional Court, Colombia’s highest court on constitutional issues has maintained the status quo on abortion rights. The...
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).