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  • Readers recommend: Bogotá bike tour

    My husband and I took a bike tour in December in Bogotá, Colombia, and it was the highlight of our stay. With our guide, Mike Ceaser of Bogotá Bike Tours, we watched matadors at the Plaza de Toros practice their moves with wheeled mechanical bulls. Mike...
  • Asesinan a ocho personas en aparente ajuste de cuentas entre narcotraficantes en Colombia

    Asesinan a ocho personas en aparente ajuste de cuentas entre narcotraficantes en Colombia
    BOGOTÁ - Ocho hombres fueron asesinados a balazos en un aparente ajuste de cuentas entre narcotraficantes en las afueras de la ciudad de Cali, en el suroeste de Colombia y antigua sede de un poderoso cártel de la cocaína desarticulado en una ofensiva de...
  • Colombia: Santos espera EEUU y Cuba se reconcilien

    Colombia: Santos espera EEUU y Cuba se reconcilien
    BOGOTÁ — El presidente colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, dijo hoy que espera que Estados Unidos y Cuba consigan establecer una relación que permita levantar el embargo económico de Washington a la isla, vigente desde hace más de medio siglo, porque...
  • Diana Bustamante New Artistic Director of Cartagena Int'l Film Festival

    Diana Bustamante, one of Colombia's most successful producers, is taking on the artistic helm of the Cartagena Int'l Film Festival (FICCI) next year, replacing Monika Wagenberg, who has ankled to devote more time to her young family. Bustamante had...
  • Netflix's Ted Sarandos Meets With Colombian President to Talk 'Narcos' Incentives

    Underscoring the priority that some countries are placing on luring production, Colombia's president Juan Manuel Santos met with Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos on Wednesday to talk about a significant cash rebate being given to the upcoming...
  • In Colombian city, aid group seeks to give displaced women new wings

    In Colombian city, aid group seeks to give displaced women new wings
    Mery Medina has taken on a role in this hyper-violent port city that the Colombian government has been unable to fill: sheltering and counseling women threatened with forced displacement. There is no shortage of women needing help from Medina and her...
  • Spain, Colombia Link on 'Troubling Monsters'

    Spain's Piaggiodematei and Colombia's HierroAnimacion are uniting efforts on the project "Troubling Monsters," to be pitched at Toulouse's 25th Cartoon Forum on Thursday 25. Monsters that could be hidden under kids' beds or in closets trigger lots of fun...
  • Venezuela begins overnight closures of border to deter smuggling

    Venezuela begins overnight closures of border to deter smuggling
    In a bid to slow, if not stop, the massive flow of contraband fuels and foods to Colombia, the Venezuelan government has begun a nightly closure of all border crossings to its neighboring country. The shutdown of the 1,370-mile border from 10 p.m. to...
  • Marc Anthony puso la primera piedra de un orfanato en Colombia

    Marc Anthony puso la primera piedra de un orfanato en Colombia
    BOGOTA - El cantante puertorriqueño Marc Anthony puso hoy la primera piedra de un orfanato para 200 niños y niñas que construirá con apoyo de empresas privadas en la ciudad colombiana de Barranquilla, como parte de una iniciativa llamada "Un hogar de...
  • Santos toma posesión de la Presidencia de Colombia por segunda vez

    Santos toma posesión de la Presidencia de Colombia por segunda vez
    BOGOTA - El presidente colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, asume hoy su segundo mandato de cuatro años marcado por la búsqueda de la paz, una obsesión por la que se ha jugado todo el capital político acumulado en la lucha contra los grupos guerrilleros....
  • Venezuela's oil minister replaced in a shake-up amid economic crisis

    President Nicolas Maduro replaced Venezuela’s petroleum and mining minister, who ran the state-owned oil company, in an apparent move to shore up support for the socialist economic model put in place by late leader Hugo Chavez. Rafael Ramirez, who...