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Economy

Colombia agrees to take Panama off tax haven list
Oct 22, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia agrees to take Panama off tax haven list

posted by Emil Foget

The Colombian government announced on Wednesday that Panama will again be removed from a list of tax havens after the neighbors reached agreement on Panamanian support to combat tax evasion in Colombia.

News

Panama gives Colombia one week ultimatum to revoke tax haven ban
Oct 15, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Panama gives Colombia one week ultimatum to revoke tax haven ban

posted by Craig Corbett

Panama announced on Tuesday that Colombia has one week to remove Panama´s tax haven status, or it will be included in a list of countries which will face economic sanctions.

News

97000 disappeared in Colombia, 70000 still missing: Red Cross
Sep 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

97000 disappeared in Colombia, 70000 still missing: Red Cross

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

Nearly 100,000 have disappeared and almost 70,000 continue to be missing in Colombia, leaving families behind without any information on the fate of their loved ones.

News

First lesbian couple in Colombia high office comes ‘out of the cabinet’
Aug 29, 2014 Ξ Comments

First lesbian couple in Colombia high office comes ‘out of the cabinet’

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

The Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism talked about her relationship with Minister of Education on Thursday, in response to questions about her sexuality.

News

‘Truth can’t be negotiated’ between FARC and Colombia govt: Inspector General to Santos
Aug 21, 2014 Ξ Comments

‘Truth can’t be negotiated’ between FARC and Colombia govt: Inspector General to Santos

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

Colombia’s Inspector General sent a letter to the president on Wednesday criticizing the historical truth commission in Havana, fearing an outcome that will favor the FARC’s version of events.

Elections

Colombia govt drafting bill to impose presidential term limit
Aug 21, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia govt drafting bill to impose presidential term limit

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

President Santos’ so-called “balance of power” bill seeks to increase the length of presidential term and eliminate reelections.

Economy

Colombia’s Isagen plans new energy projects: CEO
Aug 19, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s Isagen plans new energy projects: CEO

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

The CEO of Colombia’s hydropower producer Isagen SA announced that the company is planning new wind and geothermal projects, according to international media.

News

Venezuela’s Colombia border curfew doesn’t solve issue: trade organization
Aug 19, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Venezuela’s Colombia border curfew doesn’t solve issue: trade organization

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

The Venezuela-Colombia trade organization has warned that the current curfew measures on the border between the two countries doesn’t serve as solution, Colombia’s El Espectador newspaper reported on Tuesday.

News

Aug 8, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s national anthem has new music video

posted by Victoria McKenzie

A new version of Colombia’s national anthem was released Thursday on state television.

News

Dutch airline KLM resumes flights to Colombia after 20-year absence
Jul 28, 2014 Ξ Comments

Dutch airline KLM resumes flights to Colombia after 20-year absence

posted by Christoffer Frendesen

Dutch airline company KLM, will once again offer flights between Colombia and the Netherlands after a 20-year hiatus, Colombia’s El Tiempo newspaper reported on Friday.

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