Agricultural strikes scheduled for April 28 are to go ahead as planned after talks with the government to prevent a shut-down led to no results, the farmers’ representatives said Thursday.
A Colombian House Representative-elect caused outrage on social media on Thursday by stating that recently deceased author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is going to hell for his friendships with leftist leaders Full Article »
Registered churches in Colombia drive at least $4 billion in tax-free revenue a year, according to the country’s tax office. However, the majority of religious institutions in the country fail Full Article »
The family of deceased Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez announced on Thursday that the cremation ceremony will take place in Mexico where the writer has lived Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos decreed Thursday that flags across Colombia will be raised at half-mast and that the nation will recognize three days of mourning for famed author Gabriel Garcia Full Article »
Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, has ordered his staff to respect the decision of the family of Gabriel Garcia Marquez if they decide to bury the deceased writer in Mexico Full Article »
Colombia was in mourning on Thursday following news that the country’s most prolific writer in recent history, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, had died of cancer in Mexico City.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombia’s most renowned writer in recent history, has died in Mexico after a long fight against cancer, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced Thursday.