Monday, July 4, 2022

Madonna’s Son causes Controversy With Medellin

Rocco Ritchie, son of pop idol Madonna, upset "Paisas" (residents of Medellin) with the publication of a photo of the city with the caption,...

Colombia: A day without cars but plenty of traffic

Bogota's car-free experiment promotes eco-friendlier transport. Colombia — Pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, and even scooter aficionados came out in force on Thursday as private vehicles were...

Cali’s Decrease in Unemployment Generates More Confidence In The City

Of the four major cities in the country, Cali was the only one to create more jobs and reduce unemployment. In 2012, 37.000 new jobs...

Explosion in Cali Youth Gangs Fuels Drug Turf War in Colombia

An official report highlights the startling explosion of youth gangs in the city of Cali, Colombia, feeding the conflict between rival criminal groups the...

Medellin – Where Heaven Meets Earth (Photos)

Medellin through the eyes of photographer Joel Duncan. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JoelDuncanPhotography Website: http://www.joelduncanphotography.com/

14 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide After Father Forbids Plastic Surgery; Fourth Suicide in Cali This Month

A 14-year-old girl on Sunday night leaped to her death from the ninth story of her apartment complex in the southwestern Colombian city of...

Twenty reasons to visit Bogota

Monserrate To get your bearings and to glimpse Bogota's scale (it's home to 8 million people and, in South America, only Sao Paulo, Rio de...

Cali Getting More Traffic Cams To Reduce Accidents

As of this week, nine more traffic cameras go live in the city of Cali, totalling now 29 devices that detect infractions at traffic...

Colombians Clean 23 Botero Sculptures in Medellin

The 23 sculptures by Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero and the plaza where they are displayed in the Colombian city of Medellin underwent...

I Just Got Back From Medellín!

From New York Times Travel IF Medellín is still a city that puts its visitors on guard, you wouldn’t know it from my traveling companion’s...

Medellín debates the future of bullfighting

This weekend begins the Feria Taurina La Macarenaa, which will run until February 16 Tomorrow, at 4:00 pm, with a bull from the Monterrey stalls...

Megaprojects in Cali Attract Investors

  Plans for growth in Cali, Colombia's third largest city, include environmental, social and infrastructure that will require some US$5 billion dollars. But the Alcaldia de...

Colombia president promises to combat crime in Bogota

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday announced measures for combatting crime in northern Bogota. “We noticed that there is a problem: the children are...

Colombia: Rappers under threat in Medellin by violent street gangs

For Jeison Castano, meeting Elider Varela is as memorable today as ever: "He was one of the most recognized rappers in the area. His...

Cali Parades ‘Vintage Cars’

The streets of Cali were filled with vintage cars in the annual "Desfile de Autos Clásicos y Antiguos" parade that is part of the...

New feat for Colombia’s urban innovator: slum escalators

MEDELLIN, Colombia — The upper reaches of a mountainside slum called Comuna 13 are so steep that streets give way to staircases. To get...

JetBlue Adds Third Colombian Destination: Medellin

JetBlue Airways announced its intent to serve Medellin, Colombia with the addition of daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Jose...

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