Colombia’s coastal city of Barranquilla has been selected to host the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games (CACG), Colombian media reported on Wednesday.
President Juan Manuel Santos said Friday that police had arrested 46 members of drug trafficking organization “Los Rastrojos” in a series of operations in Colombia’s Caribbean region.
One person was killed and more than 30 were injured in riots in the northern Colombian port city of Barranquilla on Monday. The violence emerged from spontaneous protests over blackouts Full Article »
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Sunday that the government will allocate $1.3 billion from the national budget to recover the navigability of the important Magdalena River that runs through Full Article »
President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday promised to improve education, healthcare and unemployment at one of his first public campaign rallies in the north of Colombia.
Official programming for the 2014 Barranquilla Carnival came to a close Tuesday, after a host of parades, music, and colorful costumes had taken over the coastal Colombian city for the Full Article »
This weekend brought in the start of official festivities for the Barranquilla Carnival, with its folkloric beats, arranged dances and armies of colors and costumes flooding the streets of the coastal Full Article »