Colombia

Colombia has the region’s best growth estimates this year

In addition to the Colombian National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) second-quarter GDP growth report on August 16, parallel...

Colombia: Swap debt for nature

Colombia will focus on combating heavy deforestation, tighten controls on the livestock and meat...

Chile and Colombia: The similarities of their tax reforms

On his first day of work, the new president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, launched the tax reform promised in his campaign. It is the...

Brazil’s Nubank receives approval to establish financial institution in...

The Colombian Financial Supervisory Authority has approved the application of "Nubank" to establish a financial institution in Colombia. This...

Colombia’s new president: Petro’s priorities in his first 100...

The challenges facing Colombia's President Gustavo Petro are varied. Poverty, inequality, internal violence, and the still existing effects of...

Fitch: Colombia’s prospects with Gustavo Petro’s government

Gustavo Petro's presidency officially began, and being the first progressive government in the country,...

Colombia and Brazil agreed to eliminate double taxation

Last Friday, the "Agreement for the elimination of double taxation concerning income taxes and the prevention of tax evasion and avoidance" was signed between Colombia and Brazil. This agreement aims to boost economic relations and investment...

Gustavo Petro is sworn in as Colombia’s president

Gustavo Petro Urrego was inaugurated on Sunday, August 7, as constitutional president of Colombia for the period 2022-2026, a ceremony held at the Plaza de Bolivar in the city of Bogota, where thousands of citizens...

Blockchain comes to Colombia with certification of land titles

The Colombian government has begun officially issuing land titles that are tokenized or based on the public blockchain of "Ripple Labs." It is part of...

Colombia: FARC dissidents willing to start peace agreement with Petro’s government

The guerrillas of the dissidents of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced today that they are willing to start peace negotiations with the government of President-elect Gustavo Petro. "The FARC has proposed, by conception...

The risk of being gay in Colombia

In Colombia, a gay person runs the risk of being a victim of threats or being shot three times in the head. Jeison Vásquez Borja, 29, was shot dead last Tuesday in Medellín. More than...