A Town in Colombia reported four cases of the chikungunya virus

Four people from the Mahates population in the department of Bolivar, north of Bogota, were infected by the chikungunya virus as confirmed by the Colombian Ministry of Health. Deputy Health Minister, Fernando Ruiz Gomez, who attends the emergency, estimates that “in a...

Rafael Correa speaks to European Council on tariff preferences extension

After arriving to Bogotá and before attending the inauguration of the second term of the Colombian Juan Manuel Santos, President Rafael Correa spoke with the head of the European Council Herman van Rompuy, on tariff preferences between Ecuador and the European Union (EU) . The...

Correa will dialogue with the European Council on tariff benefits for Ecuador

President Rafael Correa will take the oportunity today, August 7, during his stay in Bogota for the inauguration of the second term of the Colombian Juan Manuel Santos, to talk to the head of the European Council Herman van Rompuy, about tariff preferences for Ecuador Correa...

Santos appoints Mercedes Maldonado as mayor of Bogota

The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos decided to appoint as responsible Mayor of Bogotá Maria Mercedes Maldonado, who will be the official who leads the administration until new elections are held after the dismissal from office of Gustavo Petro on March 20. Maldonado,...
Bogota mayor, Gustavo Petro, removed by President

Bogota mayor, Gustavo Petro, removed by President

Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, dismissed precautionary measures that issued the Inter-American Commission on human rights (IACHR) ,and executed the judgment issued by the Attorney General, Alejandro Ordóñez, to dismiss and disable Gustavo Petro for 15 years, due to...

Gustavo Petro continues as mayor of Bogota

Gustavo Petro, the current mayor of Bogota, achieved last Tuesday that his prohibition to hold a public office for 15 years, be suspended for the moment, thanks to a court decision that gave him at least 10 days more in power. The Attorney General’s Office, than in Colombia...

Clara Rojas doesn’t want the movie Operation-E to be exhibited in Colombia

Clara Rojas, FARC’s ex hostage opposes to the movie Operation-E, based on the story of her child who was born during her captivity. Rojas argues that the film, already released in France last November, could affect her child’s development. After he was born, in 2004, the FARC...
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Optimism on peace plan with FARC

BOGOTA Spanish entrepreneurs in Colombia qualify the peace process between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC for its Spanish acronym) as an opportunity for the South American country to position itself as a true economic power in America....
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