Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Frida Sofía assures that Alejandra Guzmán’s father abused her: “He was a very disgusting man.”

QCOLOMBIA - Frida Sofía has launched accusations against her family, especially against her mother, singer Alejandra Guzmán, but also directed against her grandfather, actor...

Sexual activity in Colombia also took its toll due to the pandemic

QCOLOMBIA - Sexual activity in Colombia had negative effects as a result of the...
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Covid Hit Colombia Hard. Now It Face Big Vaccine Bills

(Bloomberg) -- Colombia has already paid a steep price in the pandemic with more than 61,000 deaths from Covid-19. Now the country faces another...

‘Cartel of the Robe’ Reveals High-Level Corruption in Colombia’s Courts

InsightCrime.org - A former chief justice of Colombia’s Supreme Court has been found guilty of corruption in a case that illustrates how the highest...

Colombia’s Growing Massacre Problem Fueled By Rebels vs Narco-Mafias

(Insight Crime)The central Colombian department of Antioquia has been the scene of four massacres over the first two months of 2021, as the Urabeños...

Colombia’s defense minister’s remarks cause uproar

Q COLOMBIA - Controversial comments by Colombia’s new Defense Minister Diego Molano is causing an uproar following an aerial raid on a criminal’s hideout...

Illegally imported vaccines seized at Bogata’s El Dorado International Airport

InSightcrime.org - As Latin American countries struggle to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination, crimes related to the illegal purchase of vaccines, including the sale of...

Easyfly Restarts Medellín – Cartagena Flights

Easyfly is relaunching its Medellín – Cartagena route beginning today, March 9, with four weekly flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. One differentiating factor...

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FARC-ELN letter says Army spying threatens Colombia’s peace process

Colombia’s two largest guerrilla insurgencies released a joint message Tuesday reacting to a developing scandal over a secret Army surveillance program. Leaders of the FARC and ELN...

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More than 11,000 displaced by Colombia violence this year: ombudsman

BOGOTA (Reuters) - More than 11,000 people have been displaced from their homes by fighting between Colombian armed groups so far in 2021 -...

Alert in Colombia due to the start of the first rainy season

Q COLOMBIA - In less than two weeks, Colombia enters its first rainy season of the year, which will very possibly have an increase...

Bogotá, Medellín and Cali: the cities with the most violations of measures against covid-19

QCOLOMBIA - Since the mandatory isolation began in Colombia, 1,400,387 finess have been imposed throughout the country for failing to comply with the measures...

What happens if a Colombian does not attend the scheduled covid-19 vaccination appointment?

QCOLOMBIA - A few days after starting the National Vaccination Plan, Colombians still have some doubts regarding their immunization process and there is fear...

We do not move even half the passengers we would have on a normal day: Transmilenio manager

QCOLOMBIA - The public transport system in Colombia has been one of the worst-hit sectors since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, as quarantines...

Colombia Suffered Its Deepest Slump Since 1905 Last Year

(Bloomberg) -- Colombia’s economy suffered its deepest contraction in more than a century last year, leaving it wracked by soaring debt, mass unemployment and...

Colombia receives first batch of vaccines

QCOLOMBIA - Colombia advanced the start of the immunization campaign against the coronavirus to February 17, three days ahead of schedule, after receiving the...

There’s A Good Chance Your Valentine’s Flowers Come From Colombia

QCOLOMBIA - If you send a bouquet of roses for Valentine's Day, chances are they were grown in Colombia. It remains the No. 1...
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Colombia begins 2021 with a reactivation of 55% in flights

QCOLOMBIA - The end of the year travel season arrived with important expectations of recovery for the tourism sector. The improvement in the tourist...

Pope thanks Colombia for efforts to protect migrants

Q REDAQTED (Vatican News) - “I always look with gratitude at the efforts of those who work for migrants,” Pope Francis said on Sunday...

Colombia okays US$38 billion dollar reactivation plan

QCOLOMBIA - Colombia’s economic and social policy council (Conpes) has greenlighted a 135 trillion Colombian peso (US$38 billion) economic reactivation plan, which will be...

Colombian Clever Leaves made first shipment of medical cannabis to the U.S.

QCOLOMBIA - Clever Leaves, a Colombian company authorized to handle pharmaceutical grade cannabinoids, announced that its subsidiary, Herbal Brands, managed to establish a strategic...

Colombia in conundrum over Pablo Escobar’s hippos

(Narco Legacy In Colombia) By the time he died, Colombia's biggest drug lord, Pablo Escobar, had managed to amass a huge fortune. He left behind...

Foreigners kidnapped, held hostage in southwest Colombia

(COLOMBIA REPORTS) Two foreigners have been taken hostage by an unidentified illegal armed group in southwest Colombia, regional authorities said Tuesday. According to the Cauca...

Colombia hospitals overwhelmed under second wave of coronavirus

Q COLOMBIA - Amid a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, hospitals in Colombia are getting overrun and havoc is reigning across the country,...

At least 12 dead after boats sink on Colombia’s Pacific coast

BOGOTA (Reuters) - At least 12 people have died, including seven children, after two vessels sank close to a port on Colombia’s Pacific coast,...

The fourth-largest earthquake of the 20-century triggered a 5-meter tsunami

Q REPORTS - On Wednesday, January 31, 1906, Ecuador and Colombia were hit with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake. On the Richter scale (which was...
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