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

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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Portugal to loosen visa requirements for Colombians
Jul 3, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Portugal to loosen visa requirements for Colombians

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

A bilateral reunion between the Vice Ministers of Tourism in Portugal and Colombia resulted in an agreement to shorten the time in which Colombians can get a Portuguese visa to  Full Article »

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Colombia coffee production jumps amid continuing sustainability concerns
Jun 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia coffee production jumps amid continuing sustainability concerns

posted by Arthi Nachiappan

While strong production in May sets Colombia’s coffee farmers on course to achieve 2014 targets, unstable global markets and exchange rate concerns continue to loom over the immediate future of  Full Article »

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Trade bloc  of Colombia, Mexico, Peru & Chile to start talks with Mercosur
Jun 24, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Trade bloc of Colombia, Mexico, Peru & Chile to start talks with Mercosur

posted by Arthi Nachiappan

The Pacific Alliance trade bloc (uniting Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Peru) announced plans to strengthen ties with Latin America’s other major trading group, Mercosur, reported Colombia’s El Espectador newspaper on Tuesday.

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Colombia’s Central Bank doubles dollar purchases, lifts rates to 4%
Jun 24, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s Central Bank doubles dollar purchases, lifts rates to 4%

posted by Arthi Nachiappan

Colombia’s central bank plans to double US dollar purchases, in order to control an appreciating peso, which is hurting exports, reported local media.

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Colombia Air Force to host 20 nation conference over airspace defense, security
Jun 24, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia Air Force to host 20 nation conference over airspace defense, security

posted by Emily Dugdale

Delegations from 20 countries will gather to discuss security measures in the 54th edition of the Conference of Leaders of the Air Forces of America (CONJEFAMER) in Colombia’s second largest  Full Article »

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Santos re-election sends “clear message” that Colombia has moved away from Uribe politics: FARC
Jun 23, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Santos re-election sends “clear message” that Colombia has moved away from Uribe politics: FARC

posted by Emily Dugdale

President Juan Manuel Santos’s re-election sends a “clear message” that Colombia has moved away from hardline militaristic politics, according to the FARC rebel group, the country’s largest.

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Colombia’s industrial production grows in first 4 months of 2014: Statistics agency
Jun 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s industrial production grows in first 4 months of 2014: Statistics agency

posted by Arthi Nachiappan

New figures from Colombia’s statics agency show a growth of industrial production in the country of over 2% compared to the same period in 2013, the National Administrative Department of  Full Article »

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Colombia’s government to issue more bonds to finance increasing deficit in 2014
Jun 17, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia’s government to issue more bonds to finance increasing deficit in 2014

posted by Arthi Nachiappan

Colombia’s government to issue more bonds to fund a higher-than-predicted fiscal deficit in the national budget, reported international news-wire, Reuters on Monday.

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