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Bogotá faces mobility gridlock as dump trucks stage 2020-02-19 09:45:26Hundreds of trucks are blocking the main entry points of Bogotá after Mayor Claudia López enacted a decree that restricts the mobility o

Barranquilla’s legendary Carnival ready to welcome the world 2020-02-18 09:08:07The country's most famous fiesta is set to take to the streets and a four-day revelry that consumes Barranquilla.

Bogotá: Mobility at the mercy of a political 2020-02-14 07:58:51Mayor Claudia López has put Bogotá's mobility overhaul at the top of the district's agenda during her first month in office, including e

Colombia hedged, but not immune against advance of 2020-02-13 08:17:25Colombian authorities are enacting tough measures to protect public health as the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide.

Medellín authorizes police entry on campuses when protests 2020-02-12 11:21:26Days before the start of the ELN's Armed Strike, Medellín Mayor Daniel Quintero authorizes security forces to enter universities if protesters

Editorial: President Duque and Bogotá’s Claudia López share 2020-02-11 18:31:02Despite marked differences in leadership, President Duque and Bogotá's Claudia López share common ground on security and transport infr

ELN announces 72-hour “Armed Strike,” warns of consequences 2020-02-11 09:22:32The ELN guerrilla has announced a 72-hour Armed Strike taking effect Thursday, February 14. The "Paro Armado" warns civilians to avoid all road, air

As Avianca turns 100, airline announces new direct 2020-02-10 17:35:44Having recently celebrated a 100-year milestone, Avianca is embracing a new era of expansion, and which includes a direct Bogotá-Toronto flight

Playa Blanca on Barú reopens to tourism after 2020-02-10 08:35:13The popular beach of Playa Blanca on the peninsula of Barú has reopened to tourists with strict measures announced to ensure public safety with

As wildfires burn in Sumapaz, Bogotá’s pollution at 2020-02-07 13:06:01Lack of rainfall and extreme temperatures in the Sumapaz National Park have caused three wildfires to blaze out of control. Bogotá's fire depa

Bogotá’s No Car Day comes with air quality 2020-02-07 11:20:35Despite millions of Bogotanos using eco-friendly transport during No Car Day, the Mayoralty decreed a yellow alert for bad air quality.

First No Car Day of 2020 goes into 2020-02-05 13:15:47Millions of Bogotá residents will take to the streets with alternative transport on February 6 for the first No Car Day of 2020.

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Ivan the Illegitimate? Colombia’s Supreme Court, Congress and 2020-02-21 07:30:02The very legitimacy of Colombia’s government came into question on Thursday when both the Supreme Court and election authorities began looking i

Taxis announce strike and ‘war’ after Uber’s surprise 2020-02-21 07:00:25At least seven taxi associations said Thursday they will go on strike on March 16 after taxi app Uber surprisingly returned to Colombia three weeks af

Colombia’s lost 2018 election fraud investigations 2020-02-21 06:30:48Colombia’s prosecution found evidence of alleged election fraud of six congressmen in 2018. Four senators and one house representative are surpr

Fact-checker needed: Colombia’s president claims he is honest 2020-02-21 06:00:47Colombia’s President Ivan Duque claimed being honest on Thursday as authorities began looking into mounting claims and evidence the 2018 electio

Gross domestic product 2020-02-20 16:27:56Colombia's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 3.3% to $321 billion in 2019. The post Gross domestic product appeared first on Colombia News | Colombia

The ‘clans’: the criminal forces rigging Colombia’s economy 2020-02-19 07:30:57While officially a free market democracy, Colombia’s state system and economy are rigged by “clans” that are largely above the law.

How to steal land the size of a 2020-02-19 07:00:40Medellin’s elite and friends of Colombia’s former President Alvaro Uribe were among the main beneficiaries of the dispossession of more th

Colombia’s ELN rebels say three-day terror campaign was 2020-02-19 06:30:16Colombia’s last-standing guerrilla group, the ELN, said Monday that its shutdown of parts of the country over the weekend was a “complete

Colonel confirms Colombia’s army is trafficking drugs, intimidating 2020-02-19 06:00:02Colombia’s army is “systematically intimidating” soldiers who report corruption, according to a colonel who accused army officials o

Why does Colombia permit guerrilla terror, but crack 2020-02-18 11:02:06Colombia’s ruling party made it clear why the security forces allowed ELN guerrillas to carry out a military offensive but cracked down on peace

Colombia’s war crimes tribunal keeps finding corpses in 2020-02-18 07:30:29Colombia’s war crimes tribunal said Monday that it found another three corpses in one of multiple mass graves dug by the army to bury executed v

Colombia orders Facebook to step up data protection 2020-02-18 07:00:12Colombia’s Superintendency for Industry and Commerce (SIC) ordered social media platform Facebook to step up measures to protect users’ da

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