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In Colombia, we have recently seen alternative forces make significant advances in the configuration of the new Congress of the Republic and, according to the latest polls, the left-wing candidate Gustavo Petro could become the new president of Colombia. Faced with this favorable political perspective, it is essential that we present the proposals made by …

Staff of the UN mission in Colombia (Source: UN) Addressing the United Nations Security Council’s online public debate on the situation in Colombia and the operations of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia, Quy acknowledged the positive development steps in the country in …

Placeholder while loading article actions After four volatile years that have included an increase in the killings of human rights and environmental rights defenders as well as massive protests, Colombia is in the midst of a historic electoral cycle. Voters in the May 29 first-round elections will face a number of crucial questions. Colombian inflation …

The Colombian government has issued Resolution 227 of 2022, legislation formally authorizing the use of dried cannabis (marijuana) flower and fiber in non-medical food, beverage and household textile products, provided that these products do not contain the psychoactive component of the plant, THC or tetrahydrocannabinol. This legislation takes the next step, building on last year’s …

The Colombian business regulator, the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce at the end of March decided that he had imposed a fine the Franco-Colombian Laboratory Lafrancol SAS 1.25 billion pesos (approximately US$333,451) for exceeding the maximum sale price of many important medicines in Colombia, in violation of the provisions of Circular 4 of 2012 and …

KELOWNA, British Columbia, April 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allied Corp. (“Allied” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: ALID) is pleased to congratulate the Colombian government on the final approval of Regulation 227 (the “Regulation”) which outlines the technical guidelines for the export of cannabis flowers from Colombia. On July 23, 2021, the President of Colombia, President …

Builds on the passage of Regulation 227 in February, which implemented legal provisions to allow the export of dried flowers and access to additional opportunities for CBD products. PharmaCielo plans to start exporting dried flowers in the second quarter of 2022, with volumes increasing throughout the rest of the year. TORONTO and RIONEGRO, Colombia, April …

KELOWNA, British Columbia, April 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allied Corp. (“Allied” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: ALID) is pleased to congratulate the Colombian government on the final approval of Regulation 227 (the “Regulation”) which outlines the technical guidelines for the export of cannabis flowers from Colombia. On July 23, 2021, the President of Colombia, President …

Allied company. KELOWNA, British Columbia, April 4, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allied corps. (“Allied” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: ALID) is pleased to congratulate the Colombian government on the final approval of Regulation 227 (the “Regulation”) which outlines the technical guidelines for the export of cannabis flowers from Colombia. On July 23, 2021, the President of …

TORONTO, February 23, 2022 – Northland Power Inc (TSX: NPI), a Canadian-owned global renewable energy company dedicated to supporting the clean energy transition, and its Colombian utility Empresa de Energía de Boyacá (EBSA), celebrated the inauguration of the first phase of the Helios solar farm with the Colombian government. The project includes 20,520 solar panels, …

KELOWNA, British Columbia, Feb. 22 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allied Corp.. (“Allied” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: ALID) is pleased to congratulate the Colombian government for passing Regulation 227 (the “Regulation”) on February 20, 2022, which aims to allow the export of cannabis flowers from Colombia. On July 23, 2021, the President of Colombia, President Ivan …

PharmaCielo plans to start exporting dried flowers in the first half of 2022, with volumes increasing throughout the rest of the year. The company’s upstream and downstream scale and quality uniquely positions it as a strong competitor, with the psychoactive flower currently being imported into the EU and other markets from Canada and other producing …

PharmaCielo plans to start exporting dried flowers in the first half of 2022, with volumes increasing throughout the rest of the year. The company’s upstream and downstream scale and quality uniquely positions it as a strong competitor, with the psychoactive flower currently being imported into the EU and other markets from Canada and other producing …

PharmaCielo plans to start exporting dried flowers in the first half of 2022, with volumes increasing throughout the rest of the year. The company’s upstream and downstream scale and quality uniquely positions it as a strong competitor, with the psychoactive flower currently being imported into the EU and other markets from Canada and other producing …

The Colombian government has planned to declare the hippos, descendants of a herd illegally imported by drug lord Pablo Escobar, an invasive alien species. In a word Hippos are not native to Colombia, these hippos were illegally imported by Pablo Escobar in the 1980s where he let the massive animals roam his huge estate. However, …

PharmaCielo expects to start exporting dried flowers in the first half of 2022, with volumes increasing throughout the rest of the year. The company’s upstream and downstream scale and quality uniquely positions it as a strong competitor, with the psychoactive flower currently being imported into the EU and other markets from Canada and other producing …

THE COLOMBIAN GOVERNMENT is considering declaring a herd of hippos descended from animals illegally imported by drug lord Pablo Escobar in the 1980s as an invasive alien species. Residents of the town of Puerto Triunfo have grown accustomed to living near the herd and many oppose any population control measures. In a few weeks, the …

The Colombian government is considering declaring a herd of hippos descended from animals illegally imported by drug lord Pablo Escobar in the 1980s as an invasive alien species. Residents of the town of Puerto Triunfo have grown accustomed to living near the herd and many oppose any population control measures. In a few weeks, the …

The Colombian government is considering declaring a herd of hippos descended from animals illegally imported by drug lord Pablo Escobar in the 1980s as an invasive alien species. Residents of the town of Puerto Triunfo have grown accustomed to living near the herd and many oppose any population control measures. In a few weeks, the …

Since January 1, Colombian healthcare providers operating under the government-backed private EPS (Care Delivery Entities) scheme have been provided with an expanded list of medications and procedures that must be covered by these entities and which will be reimbursed by the government for eligible patients. In 2020, 184 medical formulations and 22 health procedures were …

Monday, Colombia Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism announced that Decree 1836 of 2021 will come into force, requiring online accommodation platforms to only accept hosts registered in Colombia’s National Tourism Registry (RNT) and to display the hosts’ RNT number on all reservation information. Customers do not need to register with the government. These residential …

Yesterday the Colombian National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) under the Ministry of Mines and Energy granted 30 concessions, or permits to operate specific areas, to seven different energy companies. The government says the total rewards investment exceeds US$148.5 million. These new awards bring the total to 69 oil drilling concessions issued under the Duque administration. “In …

Toronto, Ontario – (Newsfile Corp. – January 21, 2022) – Marine Resources Society. (TSXV: MAE) (“Maritime” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced asset sale transaction with Nomad Royalty Company Ltd. (“Nomadic”). Maritime sold part of its royalty portfolio in a number of Canadian exploration projects in Quebec, British …

Breadcrumb Links GlobeNewswire Author of the article: Content of the article VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Atico Mining Corporation (the “Company” or “Atico”) (TSX.V: ATY | OTCQX: ATCMF) announces that it has entered into an agreement (the “ Agreement “) with the National Mining Agency (” NMA “) in Colombia regarding …

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Atico mining company (the “Company” or “Atico”) (TSX.V: ATY | OTCQX: ATCMF) announces that it has entered into an agreement (the “Agreement” with the National Mining Agency (“NMA”) in Colombia concerning the royalty litigation covering the El Roble property While the company maintained that it was …

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Atico Mining Corporation (the “Company” or “Atico”) (TSX.V: ATY | OTCQX: ATCMF) announces that it has entered into an agreement (the “Agreement”) with the National Mining Agency (“NMA”) in Colombia regarding the ongoing royalty dispute regarding the El Roble property. Although the company maintained that it …

Vancouver, British Columbia, December 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Atico Mining Corporation (the “Company” or “Atico”) (TSX.V: ATY | OTCQX: ATCMF) announces that it has entered into an agreement (the “Agreement”) with the National Mining Agency (“NMA”) in Colombia related to the ongoing royalty litigation regarding the El Roble property. Although the company has maintained …

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 29. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Atico Mining Corporation (the “Company” or “Atico”) (TSX.V: ATY | OTCQX: ATCMF) announces that it has entered into an agreement (the “Agreement”) with the National Mining Agency ( “NMA”) in Colombia regarding the ongoing royalty litigation covering the El Roble property. Although the company has …

Atico Mining Corporation (TSXV: ATY | OTCQX: ATCMF) announced today that it has entered into an agreement (the “Agreement”) with the National Mining Agency (“NMA”) in Colombia in the ongoing royalty dispute over the El Roble property. Although the company has maintained that it is in good standing with the requirements for a new title, …

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Colombian government, through the National Infrastructure Agency (ANI), has opened the bidding process for the Magdalena River PPP after releasing the final specifications for this initiative, which aims to recover the navigability of the main tributary of the country, 668 km long, between Bocas de Ceniza (Barranquilla) and Barrancabermeja …

THE SUSTAINABLE GEOPARK AGENDA PROJECT WINS THE AWARD OF COLOMBIAN GOVERNMENT Bogota – Colombia. December 15, 2021 – GeoPark’s “Viviendas Sostenibles” housing program won first place from the Colombian Ministry of Mines and Energy, the National Hydrocarbons Agency and the National Mining Agency in the fourth version of the Experiencias Significativas awards for best social …

Colombian President Ivan Duque announced a partnership at COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, in which Colombia will exploit its agricultural infrastructure and incentivize local farmers to provide biomass feedstocks for conversion into sustainable low carbon crude oil. Alder Fuels will then use its refining process to convert forestry and crop residues, as well …

Amid widespread reports of a new Omicron COVID-19 variant emerging across the world, the Colombian government has announced that from November 16, 2021, anyone 18 years of age or older will need to prove that they have received at least a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to enter large-scale events and some commercial establishments across Colombia. …

Amid widespread reports of a new Omicron COVID-19 variant emerging across the world, the Colombian government has announced that from November 16, 2021, anyone 18 years of age or older will need to prove that they have received at least a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to enter large-scale events and some commercial establishments across Colombia. …

One of Colombia’s most wanted drug traffickers, Dairo Antonio Usuga, alias “Otoniel”, leader of the violent Gulf Clan cartel, is presented to the media at a military base in Necocli, Colombia on October 23, 2021. L Former Colombian Senator Piedad Cordoba says that the Gulf Clan is certainly participating in this “big capitalist and transnational …

One of Colombia’s most wanted drug traffickers, Dairo Antonio Usuga, alias “Otoniel”, leader of the violent Gulf Clan cartel, is presented to the media at a military base in Necocli, Colombia on October 23, 2021. L Former Colombian Senator Piedad Cordoba says that the Gulf Clan is certainly participating in this “big capitalist and transnational …

The budget law for next year, which was recently approved by the Colombian House of Representatives, includes a controversial article that allows the state to confiscate a bank customer’s funds for use for budgetary purposes. In certain circumstances defined by law, these funds could be recovered if the account holders prove their ownership. Colombian government …

Eric VANDEVILLEGetty Images Here at the shebeen, we keep an eye on Pablo Escobar’s hippo saga. The late drug lord, who may have been immersed in his own product when he decided to do so, has smuggled four hippos into his private zoo. When Escobar was broken down by the Colombian National Police in 1993, …

The Colombian government puts an end to Pablo Escobar’s “cocaine hippos”. The drug lord’s alien creatures have resided in his Hacienda Nápoles estate since his death in 1993. Escobar first smuggled four hippos – one male and three females – from a United States zoo in the 1980s, but they have since reproduced and multiplied. …

Scientists have called hippos “one of the world’s greatest invasive species challenges”. The Colombian government has had to sterilize dozens of hippos once owned by drug lord Pablo Escobar due to concerns about the impact they are having on wildlife and local people. Known as the ‘cocaine-addicted hippos’, the herd has grown from a population …

The Colombian Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, MinTIC, announced last week that it is fining the Colombian mobile operator COP $ 8.8 billion, or approximately US $ 2.287 million. Avantel for non-compliance with a law of 2013 (Resolution 2627) which obliges telecommunications operators in Colombia to offer 4G coverage in 100% of major Colombian …

Colombian government security authorities said on Monday that they had succeeded in dismantling the Western War Front of the National Liberation Army (ELN), through a “high precision and surgical operation”, executed between members of the police and the army. The information was released by Colombia’s Interior Minister Daniel Palacios and Defense Minister Diego Molano via …

Bogota – Colombia, September 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Vitalpass, the digital COVID-19 vaccination passport co-created by Auna Ideas Foundation and Koibanx and developed using the Algorand blockchain, has been chosen by the Colombian government as the official vaccination certificate. Colombia is the first country of Latin America adopt this technology, joining the ranks …

Opposition sectors and analysts have questioned the actions of the Colombian government after the assassination of Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti, for which 18 Colombian mercenaries are being held. Once the implication of former Colombian soldiers in the assassination was discovered, media close to President Iván Duque released a government-backed version of events which presented …

Opposition sectors and analysts have questioned the actions of the Colombian government after the assassination of Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti, for which 18 Colombian mercenaries are detained. Once the involvement of former Colombian military personnel in the assassination was uncovered, media close to President Iván Duque released a government-backed version of events that portrayed …

Opposition sectors and analysts have questioned the actions of the Colombian government after the assassination of Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti, for which 18 Colombian mercenaries are detained. Once the involvement of former Colombian military personnel in the assassination was uncovered, media close to President Iván Duque released a government-backed version of events that portrayed …

The Colombian migration authority announced last week that it had deported German citizen Rebecca Linda Marlene Sprößer (otherwise written Sproesser). Sprößer, according to the Colombian government, entered the country in March on a 90-day tourist visa, which would have expired before July. According to the 34-year-old flight attendant, in an interview with Colombian daily El …

Colombian lawmakers will present a tax reform proposal today to raise at least $ 3.97 billion for Bogota’s treasury. Colombian Photo: Institut Kroc Colombian lawmakers will present a tax reform proposal today to raise at least $ 3.97 billion for Bogota’s treasury. The government of Colombian President Ivan Duque has already ruled, and failed, adopt …

Colombian lawmakers will present a tax reform proposal today to raise at least $ 3.97 billion for Bogota’s treasury. Colombian Photo: Institut Kroc Colombian lawmakers will present a tax reform proposal today to raise at least $ 3.97 billion for Bogota’s treasury. The government of Colombian President Ivan Duque has already ruled, and failed, adopt …

On July 7, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) released a full report on its three-day visit to Colombia. On the same day, President Iván Duque Márquez rejected the recommendations of the IACHR, aimed at helping Colombia comply with its international human rights obligations, saying that “no one can recommend that a country tolerate …

IACHR makes 40 observations to Colombian government regarding social protests Thursday, July 8 2021 – 09:33 UTC Full article IACHR advised Duque against opposing roadblocks, which the president disagreed with The Colombian government received 40 recommendations from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on Wednesday following a visit to the country by an observation …

Colombian government offers award for capturing presidential helicopter shooters Monday, June 28, 2021 – 08:49 UTC Full article Duque is willing to pay nearly US $ 795,000 to catch whoever shot his helicopter The Colombian government has offered a reward of US $ 795,000 in exchange for information leading to the capture of those behind …

The Colombian government has offered a reward of 3,000 million pesos (approximately $ 795,000) for information leading to the capture of those responsible for the attack on the helicopter that President Iván Duque was in when it landed at Cucuta airport. “A reward of up to 3,000 million pesos is offered to this person who …

CNP continues to protest as dialogue with Colombian government makes no progress Monday, June 7, 2021 – 09:06 UTC Full article CNP says Colombian government was against responding to various demands and preferred to cancel them by force The Colombian National Strike Committee (CNP) decided on Sunday to continue by organizing marches and demonstrations, because …

(Update 1: add CNP statement, rewrite second half, change title) Bogotá, June 6 (EFE) .- The Colombian National Strike Committee (CNP), composed mainly of unions, has decided to “unilaterally suspend” negotiations on the country’s social crisis, the government announced on Sunday. “Today, the committee decided to unilaterally suspend the dialogue at the dialogue table. We, …

Published on: 06/01/2021 – 21:56Amended: 06/01/2021 – 21:54 Bogota (AFP) Colombian protesters made cautious overtures to the government on Tuesday as part of talks to end weeks of violent social unrest that have left dozens dead and hundreds injured. The National Strike Committee, which represents unions, students and indigenous peoples, among others, said there were …

The meeting between representatives of the National Strike Committee and the Colombian government, held on May 17, ended without reaching an agreement. The National Strike Committee, which brings together a diverse group of social organizations and unions, published A declaration after the meeting and reported that the far-right national government of President Iván Duque had …

Colombian government ready to negotiate but protests must end first Friday, May 14, 2021 – 08:44 UTC Full article ?? We are ready to sit down to negotiate, ?? said Ceballos The Colombian government of President Iván Duque insisted on Thursday that the National Unemployment Committee must withdraw from the conflicts affecting the country if …

Colombian Foreign Minister resigned Thursday May 13 amid international condemnation of the excessive use of force by security forces against civilians engaged in anti-government protests since April 28. Claudia Blum, in a letter to President Ivan Duque, did not specify the reasons for his departure. “I am sure that … the country will continue on …

Deadly protests that claimed 34 lives show no signs of slowing down Bogota – Colombia – Deisy Paricio lights candles at a remembrance ceremony in the Soledad neighborhood for those who died during 10 bloody days of protest in Colombia. “We are here to denounce the actions of a criminal regime,” she said with a …

Artist Doris Salcedo has always thought of her sprawling installation Fragments (2018) as an “anti-monument”. To mark the end of 52 years of guerrilla warfare in his native Colombia, which left hundreds of thousands dead and millions displaced, Salcedo melted 37 tons of weapons handed over by the rebels of the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces …

Top line Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (DN.Y.) joined several other U.S. lawmakers in condemning the Colombian government‘s crackdown on its citizens, as widespread protests against poverty and inequality in the country that have been gravely worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic continue into a second week. Protesters take part in a demonstration against a tax reform proposed …

Amid continuing unrest across Colombia and as reports of state violence mount, the US State Department has weighed in, urging the Colombian government to exercise restraint and dialogue in responding to the protests. Jalina Porter, deputy spokesperson for the US Department of State released a public statement that reads: Jalina Porter is the principal deputy …

Last night, Aeronáutica Civil (Aerocivil), the Colombian civil aviation authority, announced the temporary closure of Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport (above) in the Cali suburb of Palmira, leaving passengers stranded at both at the airport and at other national and international airports with pending flights from Colombia’s third largest city. The decision to close the …

Colombian President Ivan Duque speaks during an interview with Reuters in Bogota, Colombia, March 12, 2021. REUTERS / Luisa Gonzalez / File Photo BOGOTA, April 28 (Reuters) – The Colombian government has cut the amount of money it hopes to get from a tax reform bill in an attempt to gain enough support to push …

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Mission to the United Nations (UN), called on the UN and the international community to support the Colombian government and promote peace, security and development in that country. Staff of the United Nations Mission in Colombia (Source: UN) Addressing the United Nations Security Council’s open online debate …

By Carlos Vargas, Nelson Bocanegra BOGOTA, April 15 (Reuters) – The Colombian government officially proposed to Congress a $ 6.4 billion tax reform on Thursday that would eliminate many deductions and increase rights for individuals and businesses. The measure, seen as essential by financial markets and analysts to manage fiscal pressures caused by the coronavirus …

Colombian Treasury Minister Alberto Carrasquilla will present the government’s tax reform proposal to Congress today. Reform attempts in 2020 Photo: John Vizcaino / Reuters Colombian Treasury Minister Alberto Carrasquilla will present the government’s tax reform proposal to Congress today. Reform attempts in 2020 have been put on hold due to COVID-19. The Colombian economy has …

Colombian Treasury Minister Alberto Carrasquilla will present the government’s tax reform proposal to Congress today. Reform attempts in 2020 Photo: John Vizcaino / Reuters Colombian Treasury Minister Alberto Carrasquilla will present the government’s tax reform proposal to Congress today. Reform attempts in 2020 have been put on hold due to COVID-19. The Colombian economy has …

New York, March 16, 2021 – The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Colombian government to return to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights hearing on the case of Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya and to respect its obligations to ensure justice in cases of violence against journalists. Colombian officials withdrew in protest yesterday …

Clever Leaves quota represents 50% of Colombia’s total quota and approximately 18% of the global quota for the legal production of medical cannabis. NEW YORK, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Clever Leaves Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVR, CLVRW) (“Clever Leaves” or the “Company”), a leading multinational operator and licensed producer of pharmaceutical grade cannabinoids, today …

NEW YORK, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Clever Leaves Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVR, CLVRW) (“Clever Leaves” or the “Company”), a leading multinational operator and licensed producer of pharmaceutical grade cannabinoids, today announced that the Colombian Technical Quotas Group (“TQG” ) authorized Clever Leaves’ Colombian operations to manufacture up to approximately 59,000 kilograms of cannabis …

UN criticizes Colombian government for killing ex-guerrilla activists Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – 08:55 UTC Full article The killings of at least 248 FARC ex-combatants since the signing of the agreement are due to an “absence of a comprehensive state presence”. In certain regions. The United Nations human rights body called on the Colombian government …

Friends and relatives mourn Heine Collazos y Esneider Collazos, two men killed in a massacre on August 21, 2020 in El Tambo, Colombia. LUIS ROBAYO AFP / Getty Images The Colombian government is failing in its obligation to protect social leaders targeted by illegal armed groups following the country’s historic peace agreement, Human Rights Watch …

Bogotá, Colombia, February 8, 2021 – The International Rescue Committee welcomes today’s announcement of temporary protection status for Venezuelan migrants. This initiative, presented by the Colombian government today, will be essential to protect the rights of Venezuelans who arrived before January 31, offering them the possibility of obtaining a resident visa over the next ten …

Colombia’s Transport Superintendency has fined insurer Allianz 125,052,000 pesos (USD 35,000) for refusing to provide information regarding insurance policies issued to Über’s Colombian subsidiary covering accidents and public liability. According to Supertransporte, Allianz has refused to respond to multiple requests from the regulatory agency, which is battling Über and other transport innovators in Colombia. Finance …

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 Colombian National Hydrocarbons Agency – ANH today signed 4 new contracts, at the end of the third cycle of the permanent zone allocation process, or PPAA. Parex Resources and CNE Oil & Gas, a subsidiary of Canacol Energy, won four estates, with associated investments estimated at around US $ 40 million. BUSINESS ZONE NAME …

Colombia is approaching the target of 130,000 hectares less dedicated to coca cultivation set for 2020, Defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo said on Monday. “With 98,056 hectares of coca eradicated as of October 24, the Public Forces are progressing towards the goal of 130,000 hectares eradicated by 2020,” Trujillo said in a tweet, adding that …

This morning Khiron Life Sciences Corp (TSXV: KHRN) have announced that they have received the status of Strategic project of national interest by the government of Colombia. This certification allows Khiron to simplify the authorization process, reduce costs and accelerate the time to market of its services and products for the Colombian domestic market and …

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — A government minister overseeing the police apologized for the death of a Bogotá man in custody and said two police officers had been sacked, as authorities called for calm after two nights of protests and riots that killed at least 13 people. “The national police ask forgiveness for any violation of the …

Former Colombian President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Juan Manuel Santos (top left) told a conference at the Colombian-American Chamber of Commerce in Bogotá that he had received credible intelligence from Washington that officials in the administration of current Colombian President Ivan Duque have offered to help the re-election effort of US President Donald Trump. …

Finance Colombia has learned that a feasibility study to determine the viability of a government bailout of Avianca Airlines, of which Colombian President Ivan Duque’s sister, Maria Paula Duque is a senior executive, had been contracted by the Ministry of Finance the day before Duque’s announcement of the $ 370 million. package as done… But …

Earlier this week, Colombian airline Avianca Airlines announced it would resume flight after five months of inactivity. The airline is currently undergoing restructuring after encountering financial difficulties due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Latin America. Today, the Colombian government confirmed that it will give Avianca a loan of $ 370 million to help …

(Reuters) – The Colombian government said on Saturday it would grant up to $ 370 million in loans to Avianca AVT_p.CN, as part of the airline’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection process in the United States. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows Colombian airline Avianca planes parked at El Dorado International Airport amid the coronavirus disease …

The new Colombian Deputy Minister of Agricultural Affairs of Colombia, Juan Gonzalo Botero, as well as the Director General of the Colombian Phytosanitary Agency, ICA, Deyanira Barrero, participated in a field visit to the Darwin Colombia production farm with Jairo Cadavid, President of the Colombian Nursery Association (Colviveros) on August 8, 2020. The purpose of …

Colombian low-cost airline Viva Air has become the first airline to receive the “Check in Certificado” safety certificate developed by the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and issued by the Colombian Institute of Standards techniques and certification, ICONTEC. The certification is a biosecurity approval demonstrating that the airline complies with standards and protocols …

July 23 – The Colombian government says the National FA should expel any officials found guilty of wrongdoing following a two-year investigation by the country’s business regulator into the resale of tickets for the World Cup qualifiers at inflated prices. Earlier this month, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) and a series of its most influential …

As part of President Ivan Duque’s package of measures to save the economy during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, three retail tax exemptions were announced where retail purchases would be exempt from Colombia’s exorbitant 19% VAT (value added tax). The first of those tax holidays was passed on Friday, June 19 where, despite the country’s progress …

Last Friday, Patently Apple released a report titled “The Canadian province of Alberta today launched the country’s first contact tracing app, with version 2 using the Apple-Google system.” The only point that came out of this report was that selling contact tracing apps to governments is a very lucrative business. Deloitte sold its contact tracing …

Nairo Quintana convinced the Colombian government to allow professional cyclists to train outdoors. Different rules had been put in place in each municipality in Colombia, but most parts of the country had temporarily banned outdoor cycling as part of measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, the government relaxed the rules to allow one …

Yesterday, the Colombian Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC) issued Resolution 12785 of 2020 authorizing the sale of Chevron’s (NYSE: CVX) stake in the Chuchupa and Ballena oil fields in La Guajira, Colombia to the subsidiary of Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) Hocol. The fields are currently owned 43% by Chevron and 57% by Ecopetrol, and operational …

After decreeing a 19-day curfew to combat the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Colombian government dispelled the confusion by confirming that foreign trade activities through ports, airports and border crossings can continue to operate without interruption. Likewise, transport, storage and logistics for the import and export of goods and necessary domestic transport by …

We are all following the news of COVID-19 (better known as Coronavirus). Given the number of official communications from the mayor’s office and the national government, it is important to clarify which measures are mandatory and which are suggestions. Mandatory measures Individual care: The national government has restricted entry into the country for non-nationals and …

Today, the Colombian Ministers of Health and Social Protection and Commerce, Industry and Tourism (MinCIT) ordered the closure of all places of public gathering such as nightclubs, casinos, malls family recreation, amusement parks and meeting places, at least until April 15. Hotels are allowed to stay open and serve customers. “Leisure and amusement establishments, such …

The warning label, which was presented by Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez last week, took a year and a half to develop, during which stakeholders analyzed graphical patterns and nutritional thresholds from around the world. and other Latin American countries. “The front warning seals will be black, circular in shape and will display a warning …

Fitch Ratings released an analysis on Colombia’s tax reforms, saying they will likely lead to revenue losses in 2020, highlighting the idea that meeting this year’s budget deficit target will be difficult and will depend on income. extraordinary, according to the rating company. Reducing the structural deficit can be hampered by social and political considerations. …

Union leaders and Colombian government officials met for the second time on Thursday this week, but failed to reach an agreement to end protests against President Ivan Duque’s economic and social policies. The meeting took place just a day after a nationwide strike organized by unions, students and rights groups drew thousands of protesters. “We …

The search for the truth is not always welcome for governments that have something to hide. This appears to be the case with the Colombian government which recently denied entry to Alejandra Rajal, a Mexican journalist. The IWMF has issued the following statement, which we reproduce here in its entirety: “On October 1, 2019, Mexican …

Don’t worry, we’re talking about: Spanish (Spanish), too much! Contxto – Customers reportedly filed 750,639 complaints against Rappi over a seven-month period in 2018. In response to this, Colombia’s Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC) recently filed a statement of objections against the company for alleged violation of consumer rights. Some of the charges include …

“The Colombian peso is in trouble again. It is time for the government to officially abandon the peso and give Colombians what they want: dollars, ”the famous economist Steve Hanke wrote a few days ago on Twitter. The Johns Hopkins University professor has given Colombia something to talk about with his proposal to dollarize the …

Don’t worry, we’re talking about: Spanish (Spanish)also! Contxto – Although the Colombian government has had its ups and downs with revolutionary and innovative business models, it still has a soft spot for startups. Otherwise, why would he offer COP $78 billion (approximately US$24.6 million) seed capital to qualified entrepreneurs over four rounds? In summary Colombian …

Breadcrumb Links News FP Street Manulife bought at least US$45 million of Colombia’s local debt Author of the article: Bloomberg News Oscar Medina and Ben Bartenstein Manulife Financial offices in Toronto. Photo by Peter J. Thompson/National Post Archive Content of the article Two of the world’s biggest asset managers loaded up on Colombian peso bonds …

The National Liberation Army (ELN) and Gulf Clan resume planting anti-personnel landmines on Colombian territory, the High Commissioner for Peace Miguel Ceballos denounced this week to the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS). ELN, the last left-wing guerrilla movement in Colombia, and Gulf Clan – a right-wing paramilitary organization also known as …

The killings of human rights defenders and community leaders in Colombia continue unabated, despite the government’s advice to the contrary. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has confirmed 285 cases of human rights defenders killed since January 2016. And the total may well be higher. Yet the Colombian government …

On January 17, 2019, the Ejercito de Liberation Nacional (ELN) guerrilla group detonated a car bomb in front of the General Santander National Police Cadet School in Bogota, Colombia. This bomb injured 68 people and killed 21 police cadets. ABColombia rejects this atrocious attack, which constitutes a serious violation of international humanitarian law (IHL), which …

Don’t worry, we’re talking about: Spanish (Spanish), too much! Contxto – Colombian motorcycle taxi app Picap ends up in hot water after the Colombian Ministry of Transportation says it is an illegal service. However, last Saturday Camilo Rodríguez, co-founder of Picap, said they were dealing with the necessary insurance policies for drivers and passengers. The …

Bogotá – Colombia – Catholic Church leaders are urging the Colombian government to protect community leaders who are the targets of hired killers. As many as 300 local leaders have been killed since late 2016, when the government signed peace agreements to end a half-century conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as …

Colombian government and National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla peace teams are engaged in negotiations to reach an agreement on an indefinite bilateral ceasefire. The start of the fifth round of talks, which has been taking place in Quito since March 12, was abruptly suspended on January 29 after a series of bombings against police stations …

On March 3, the Lizama 158 well, operated by state-owned oil company Ecopetrol, began spitting crude in a remote area of ​​central Colombia. This incident, which seemed contained and isolated for the energy giant, quickly deteriorated when heavy machinery failed to exploit the well. The oil that resurfaced from the Lizama three weeks ago has …

Colombia is preparing to present a bill that could radically change its currency by proposing to reduce the peso per thousand units. President Juan Manuel Santos said on Monday, via a statement from his office, that the Colombian Congress will vote on March 16 on whether or not to delete three zeros in the peso. …

The Colombian government supports a dialogue between the mining companies active in Cesar and the victims of the armed conflict. Paula Gaviria, Presidential Adviser for Human Rights, expressed this support in a public letter addressed to the representatives of the Cesar Peasant Assembly who, supported by PAX, represent 14 communities of victims of the armed …

The Council, by a new resolution, decided that the United Nations Verification Mission, on a temporary basis until January 9, 2018, “will verify the respect of the temporary, bilateral and national ceasefire with the ELN at the levels national, regional and local “. “[It shall also] strive to prevent incidents through better coordination between the …

A Colombian soldier in an area formerly occupied by the FARC.Jaime Saldarriaga (REUTERS) More information Colombian authorities are stepping up efforts to track millions of dollars in insurgency assets stashed domestically and abroad. Prosecutors say the value of assets seized in 2017 is more than $100 million, and they announced an international cooperation plan to …

The Colombian government on Thursday pledged that it would quickly implement a peace deal after Congress approved an amended deal with Marxist rebels two months after voters rejected the original deal in a referendum. The lower house unanimously approved the new deal on Wednesday evening, a day after the Senate gave its support. “Now we …

“[The Secretary-General] commends the parties for their determination to end this long-standing conflict. He congratulates all those who have constructively participated in the dialogue that led to the new agreement, “said a statement released this evening by a UN spokesperson, who noted that the new agreement was reached as a result. broad consultations with the …