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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...
  • Protestas en Cartagena contra visita de Maduro

    Protestas en Cartagena contra visita de Maduro
    CARTAGENA - Cerca de medio centenar de personas se manifestaron hoy en Cartagena contra la visita del presidente venezolano, Nicolás Maduro, con pancartas con los nombres y edades de algunos de los jóvenes detenidos en las protestas que sacudieron...
  • Contravia, Bredok, Cine-Sud Team on William Vega's 'Sal'

    BOGOTA - A driving force behind arthouse production in Colombia, Cali-based Contravia Films is teaming with Germany's Bredok Film Production and France's Cine-Sud Promotion to produce "Sal," the next film by William Vega. Bredok co-produced Nuri Bilge...
  • Colombia's Ruben Mendoza Preps 'El Patron Ultravioleta' (EXCLUSIVE)

    BOGOTA - Multi-laurelled Colombian director Ruben Mendoza, whose "Dust on the Tongue" swept best Colombian film and director at 2014's Cartagena Fest, the country's biggest film meet, has set his next film, "El patron ultravioleta." Produced by the...
  • Colombia's Dynamo Initates 'Rectora,' 'Maranon' (EXCLUSIVE)

    BOGOTA - Positioning itself as a key Colombian player both for producing film and TV for international markets and providing services on international shoots, Bogota-based Dynamo, a founding member of Participant PanAmerica, is moving into production on...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • New runway bodes well for growth, airlines say

    Top carriers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport say the newly-opened 8,000-foot-long south runway will help in their South Florida growth plans. With just days since opening to aircraft traffic Thursday, jetliners are already putting...