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Today, the Colombian state-owned oil company Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) revealed that it is seeking a controlling stake in Interconectado Eléctrica SA (ISA) by purchasing the 51.4% held by the Colombian Ministry of Finance and of Public Credit (Minhacienda). ISA is an international power grid operator with positions in power infrastructure across the Andes, including Argentina, …

Cyber ​​security researchers have put an end to an ongoing surveillance campaign directed against Colombian government institutions and private companies in the energy and metallurgy sectors. In a report released by ESET on Tuesday, the Slovakian internet security company said the attacks – dubbed “Operation Spalax” – began in 2020, with the modus operandi sharing …

The South American country, Colombia, has announced plans to repeat the widespread eradication of coca from the previous year for 2021. With the use of a banned herbicide, glyphosate, manual eradication will be replaced by aerial spraying and will wipe out 321,237 acres or more of coca crops. Coca leaves are used to produce cocaine, …