15 hrs ago
15 Countries Broadcast Pablo Escobar Television Series
The Colombian television series "Escobar, el Patron del Mal" has been sold in 15 countries and is currently back on the air in Colombia, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the death of the biggest drug trafficker in history.
19 hrs ago
Medellin named one of the world's most resilient cities
Medellin, Colombia's second largest city, was named one of 33 of the world's most resilient cities by the Rockefeller Foundation on Tuesday.
Colombia gets two new LTE networks
Two of Colombia's three major cellular operators have announced the launch of 4G Long Term Evolution services.
Collected Department Releases: U.S. Supports OAS Regional Forum on...
Mayors from cities in the Caribbean, Central America, Colombia, and the United States will meet December 3-4 in Miami, Florida to discuss challenges linked to rapid urbanization in the Americas and exchange best practices for the sustainable development of cities and communities.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Empresas Publicas de Medellin: Nueva Emision, AAA Fitch Ratings
December 3, 2013 El Grupo EPM es una empresa de servicios publicos que pertenece 100% al municipio de Medellin y es la segunda compania mas grande de Colombia con activos por COP 37.1 BB, con presencia en los sectores de Energia , Telecom.
US court condemns Colombia drug trafficker 'Rasguno' to 30 years
A Federal Court in New York sentenced Colombian drug trafficker Hernando Gomez, 55, alias "RasguA o," to 30 years in prison for, among other charges, smuggling cocaine into the United States.
Explosion at Colombian Fireworks Factory Injures 6
The director of the Dapard disaster prevention department, Cesar Hernandez, said that the blast occurred in a gunpowder factory located in the rural portion of the town of Carmen de Viboral, in Antioquia province.
Textile tradeshow Colombiatex to begin from Jan 21
Colombiatex will be held from January 21-23, 2014 in Medellin, Colombia to benefit from the Free Trade Agreement where Colombia and the United States are seeing increased trade opportunities and a large growth potential in the garment and textile industries.
Shanghai teens top international education ranking, OECD says
Students attend class at the Jing'an Education College Affiliated School in Shanghai.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Pablo Escobar Still Divides Colombia
But according to Mr Giraldo, stickers boasting the image of Colombia's infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar are by far the most popular.
Global Voices Online
New Museum in Medellin to Create Historic Memory About Colombia's Armed Conflict
The museum, the first in Colombia dedicated solely to the armed conflict, was designed as a space to reconstruct a history shrouded in violence and promote peaceful co-existence, according to [museum director LucA a] Gonzalez.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Colombian Guerrillas Release Kidnapped Engineer After One Year
The National Liberation Army, or ELN, Colombia's second-largest guerrilla group, on Sunday turned over to a humanitarian commission agricultural engineer Leon Andres Montes Ceballos , whom it had kidnapped last year.
Blog del Narco: 20th Anniversary of Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar's Death
Luz Marina Escobar, the sister of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, said in an interview with Efe that she was marking the 20th anniversary of the late Medellin drug cartel leader's death by visiting his tomb on Sunday and "honoring the victims of drug-related violence, specifically that unleashed by Pablo."
Fri Nov 29, 2013
A Delegation of 61 Major Canadian Companies "Discover Colombia"
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Colombia president, Juan Manuel Santos, during Harper's official visit to Colombia in 2011.
Landslide hits Manizales slum; at least 2 killed
A landslide that hit the slums of the western Colombian city of Manizales killed at least two people on Friday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Fitch Affirms Maxseguros EPM Ltd's IFS Rating at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable
The rating reflects the strategic importance of Maxseguros EPM for Empresas Publicas de Medellin E.S.P. EPM.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Peru To Host Regional Meeting On Public Security
Peru Will host the Fifth Meeting of Ministers responsible for Public Security in the Americas in 2015.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Medellin's new 'Festival of Lights' to kick off Dec 1
Medellin, Colombia's second largest city famous for its "Flower Festival," announced Thursday its first annual "Festival of Lights" to take place from December 1 through 8. During a press event laden with sparkling dancers, colorful ice cubes, larger-than-life butterflies and an enormous hot air balloon, the Mayor's office of Medellin announced the ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Colombian business seeder targets developing world's underserved middle class
Polymath Ventures is a Colombian business seeder that sees itself on the cutting edge of a new market trend in Latin America and across the developing world.
Eric Holder Condemns Mass Incarceration
Yesterday Attorney General Eric Holder reiterated the concerns about mass incarceration that he expressed when he unveiled his "Smart on Crime" initiative last August.