Thursday, August 18, 2022

ELN rebels release hostages while returning to peace talks

QCOLOMBIA (Mercopress) As peace negotiations between the Colombian Government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) kick off in Cuba, the guerrilla movement has released...

Gustavo Petro sworn in as president

QCOLOMBIA - Gustavo Petro, a former member of Colombia's M-19 guerrilla group, was inaugurated Colombia's first leftist president on Sunday at a ceremony in...

Arajet Begins Ticket Sales in Colombia

QCOLOMBIA - The first flight of the ultra-low-cost startup airline Arajet is scheduled for September 15th, leaving Santo Domingo at 6:30 am bound for...

Petro wants FTA with US repenned

QCOLOMBIA (MercoPress) Colombia's President-elect Gustavo Petro and US Ambassador to Bogotá Francisco Palmieri met Monday to discuss common goals with the incoming administration which...

Colombia’s Industrial output shows sharp increase

Q24N (MercoPress) Colombia's National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) Friday issued a report showing that the country's industrial output during the month of May...

Medellin #3 in Time Out’s top 10 best cities

QCOLOMBIA - Every year, Time Out quizzes thousands of city-dwellers worldwide about life in their hometown right now, wanting to know about the restaurant...

What you should know about the visa to enter Europe from 2023

Q TRAVEL - Citizens of at least 60 countries traveling to Europe will need, starting in 2023 an authorization to enter the European Union....

Pandemic generated the loss of 25 million jobs in Latin America

Q24N (EFE) The covid-19 pandemic generated the loss of 25 million jobs and 3 million closed companies in Latin America and the Caribbean. This was...

Petro discusses reopening borders with Maduro

QCOLOMBIA - Colombia's President-elect Gustavo Petro Wednesday announced he had contacted Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro to discuss the reopening of the border between the...

In the liberated land of the Colombian comuneros

QCOLOMBIA (IlManifesto) Cauca is the cradle of the culture of the original Nasa people in Colombia, an Andean region that has been and continues...

Francia Márquez, the voice of the “nobodies”

QCOLOMBIA - Raised fist, discreet smile, African attire. Environmental lawyer Francia Márquez overcame Colombia's hidden racism and became this Sunday the first Afro-descendant elected...
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