Breaking News from Colombia

from Bing and Google News

Colombia , Wednesday 16 January 2019

News Colombia: 3 pillars supporting Colombia’s fintech growth

News source: https://sociable.co/business/3-pillars-supporting-colombia-fintech-growth/
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

In Latin America, approximately 70% of the population is unbanked. In Colombia, only 38% of adults over the age of 15 have a bank account, according to the World Bank. There is a significant portion o...

News Colombia: House Hunting in … Colombia

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/realestate/house-hunting-in-colombia.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

This three-story, circular house is built into the hills outside La Calera, a small town in the eastern ranges of the Andes Mountains overlooking Bogotá, Colombia. Completed in 2012, the three-bedroom ...

News Colombia: Colombia clears migrant camp as Venezuela exodus continues

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/colombia-clears-migrant-camp-venezuela-exodus-continues-223836245.html
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian authorities evacuated a camp that housed Venezuelan immigrants in the capital of Bogota on Tuesday, dismantling a temporary shelter even as the flow of refugees from the c...

News Colombia: Colombia to postpone pensions overhaul until next year: minister

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-economy-idUSKCN1P92WO
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia will not overhaul its pension system this year as the government needs time to analyze its impact before submitting the bill to Congress, the minister of labor said on Tues...

News Colombia: Gran Colombia Gold's 2018 Annual Production Reaches 218,001 Ounces, Up 25% Over 2017; Announces Details ...

News source: https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/01/16/1696615/0/en/Gran-Colombia-Gold-s-2018-Annual-Production-Reaches-218-001-Ounces-Up-25-Over-2017-Announces-Details-for-the-Forthcoming-Quarterly-Repayment-of-Its-Gold-Notes-On-January-31-2019.html
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM; OTCQX: TPRFF) announced today that it produced a total of 55,260 ounces of gold in the fourth quarter of 2018, up 7% ...

News Colombia: Colombia’s congress may investigate chief prosecutor as state council refuses to consider removal

News source: https://colombiareports.com/colombias-congress-may-investigate-chief-prosecutor-as-state-council-refuses-to-consider-removal/
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

The future of Colombia Reports is under threat. The country's largest independent news website needs your help. Please become our patron. Colombia’s congress may open an investigation into the country ...

News Colombia: Colombia’s largest hydroelectric dam survives first leg of operation to save mega-project

News source: https://colombiareports.com/colombias-largest-hydroelectric-dam-survives-first-leg-of-operation-to-save-mega-project/
Publicated on: Wednesday 16 January 2019

The future of Colombia Reports is under threat. The country's largest independent news website needs your help. Please become our patron. Medellin public utilities company EPM on Wednesday successfull...

News Colombia: Colombia close to signing Iran's Carlos Queiroz as coach

News source: https://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/Colombia-close-to-signing-Iran-s-Carlos-Queiroz-13535436.php
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Iran coach Carlos Queiroz is in talks about taking over Colombia's national team after the Asian Cup. Alvaro Gonzalez, who is vice president of the Colombian football federatio...

News Colombia: Colombia is close to the signing of the Iranian Carlos Queiroz as a coach

News source: https://whatsnew2day.com/colombia-is-close-to-the-signing-of-the-iranian-carlos-queiroz-as-a-coach/
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – The coach of Iran, Carlos Queiroz, is discussing the takeover of the national team of Colombia after the Asian Cup. Alvaro Gonzalez, vice president of the Colombian football fe...

News Colombia: Colombia bridge collapse probe drags on

News source: http://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/privatization/colombia-bridge-collapse-probe-continues/
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

One year after the Chirajara bridge collapsed in Colombia's Cundinamarca department, killing nine workers, prosecutors are still investigating what happened. They ... BNamericas develops thousands of ...

News Colombia: In post-conflict Colombia, imprisoned ex-combatants help maintain a fragile peace

News source: https://www.pri.org/stories/2019-01-15/post-conflict-colombia-imprisoned-ex-combatants-help-maintain-fragile-peace
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

Last August, Adriana Cómbita found the perfect place for peacebuilding: a severely overcrowded and dilapidated prison in Barranquilla, a city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Cómbita, 27, voluntarily vi...

News Colombia: Nairo Quintana downplays head-to-head with Chris Froome at Tour Colombia

News source: http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/nairo-quintana-downplays-head-to-head-with-chris-froome-at-tour-colombia/
Publicated on: uesday 15 January 2019

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) has downplayed the significance of his head-to-head meeting with Chris Froome (Team Sky) at next month's Tour Colombia. In a press conference in Bogota on Monday, Quintana po...