The former director of Colombia’s now-defunct intelligence agency, Maria del Pilar Hurtado, took vows in Panama in an alleged attempt to avoid deportation, local media reported Friday.
Colombia’s Central Bank, Banco de la Republica, announced on Friday a benchmark interest rake hike of .25% for the fifth consecutive month in a row, bringing the rate to 4.5%.
Colombia’s Ministry of Culture created a commission to organize cultural events on the Medellin metro system after a video showing metro police forcefully ejecting a violinist caused public outcry.
Two armed men ransacked a home next to Pablo Escobar’s former residence in central Medellin on Thursday, searching for a cache of money or weapons left behind by the legendary leader Full Article »
Torrential rain in Colombia’s coastal city of Barranquilla, Atlantico has affected more than 1,500 homes, leaving one person dead and another still missing, according to local media.
The Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism talked about her relationship with Minister of Education on Thursday, in response to questions about her sexuality.
Two former heads of Colombia’s notorious right-wing paramilitary group, the AUC, called on President Juan Manuel Santos to allow them a space at the negotiating table in the ongoing peace Full Article »
Cement company Argos became the first national business in Colombia’s history to win the prestigious Social Responsibility Award, recognizing the company’s “successful implementation of activities that generate positive effects in society, the economy, Full Article »