17Jun

Social distancing measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19

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  • On Wednesday June 17th, 2020
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The second cycle of social distancing measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 continues in Colombia until June 30. Regional and local leaders have been granted the freedom to gradually resume economic activities in their territories. Currently the government’s priority is to focus on energizing the business sectors. As for air transportation, airports will continue […]
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17Jun

The Colombian government announced new COVID-19 measures

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  • On Wednesday June 17th, 2020
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Colombia The Colombian government announced new COVID-19 measures, these measures come after the government consulted with the experts from the Ministry of Health and their assessment of the epidemic curve across various regions in the country. The current stay at home order is extended until May 31st, 2020. The state of emergency continues for 3 […]
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17Jun

Stay home until May 25

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  • On Wednesday June 17th, 2020
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The President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, announced the current stay at home order and state of emergency is extended for a third time from Monday, May 11 until May 25. This is the third extension of the state of emergency which began on March 24, 2020 to slow down the spread of COVID-19, save lives […]
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17Jun

Ivan Duque announced the current stay at home

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  • On Wednesday June 17th, 2020
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The President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, announced the current stay at home order and state of emergency is extended until May 11. The president also announced additional economic and social measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as well as the lifting of certain restrictions and partial opening of the economy: On April 27, some […]
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17Jun

COVID-19 INFO COLOMBIA

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  • On Wednesday June 17th, 2020
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Colombian President Iván Duque announced the following new orders to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 on April 6, 2020: · – The current stay at home orders are extended from April 13 until Sunday, April 26 at 11:59 pm in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to avoid straining the Colombian health care […]
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17Jun

Comunicado COVID-19 Colombia

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  • On Wednesday June 17th, 2020
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The following is an updated summary of the Colombian government’s main orders to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 in the country, through today, March 24, 2020:   According to decree 457 of 2020, the Colombian government has enacted a mandatory quarantine throughout the country. The quarantine begins this Wednesday, March 25 at 0:00 a.m. and […]
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17Jun

COLOMBIAN INFRASTRUCTURE FACING 2020

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  • On Wednesday June 17th, 2020
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With the growth of the Colombian economy and the emphasis that the government has placed on the development of infrastructure, 2020 presents itself as a year full of major construction projects that will further boost the economy and also generate a favorable scenario for the growth of other sectors. One of the most important projects, […]
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17Jun

CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, CRADLE OF IMPORTANT FESTIVALS IN THE REGION

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  • On Wednesday June 17th, 2020
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The city of Cartagena de Indias is internationally recognized as one of the most important tourist destinations in Colombia and Latin America. In addition to having a rich history that is reflected in its gorgeous architecture, the city is also recognized for its festivals, which usually take place during the first months of the year […]
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17Jun

CHANGES IN COLOMBIAN MIGRATORY REGULATIONS

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  • On Wednesday June 17th, 2020
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During the last months of 2019, Migración Colombia issued a series of new regulations in Colombia regarding the entry of foreign citizens to the country. One of the most discussed norms is Resolution No. 3167 of 2019, which modified the regulation regarding the Entry and Permanence Permit (Permiso de Ingreso y Permanencia – PIP). The […]
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05Nov

COLOMBIA WALKS FIRMLY TOWARDS GREATER PRODUCTIVITY

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  • On Tuesday November 5th, 2019
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On October 8th 2019, the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) for the year 2019, developed by the World Economic Forum, was presented in Geneva, Switzerland. The GCR included the analysis of twelve key indicators to determine the level of competitiveness of 141 economies, that represent 99% of the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 94% of […]
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14Oct

COLOMBIA PROMOTES ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

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  • On Monday October 14th, 2019
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Colombia is the first country in Latin America to launch the “National Strategy for Circular Economy” (“CE”) with the dual goals conserving the environment while enhancing economic growth. CE consists of a model favoring the 3 R’s “reduce, re-use and recycle” particularly within the current supply chains of goods consumed in the country through the […]
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17Sep

Growth in the Fintech Sector in Colombia

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  • On Tuesday September 17th, 2019
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Colombia’s Fintech industry is growing at a rapid pace and is expected to be a sector the government will continue to promote and individual and commercial investors will continue to invest in. By way of background, Fintech (a combination of the words “Finace” and “technology”) are companies serving the financial sector using technology to facilitate […]
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02Aug

Colombia strengthens ties with the E.U.

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  • On Friday August 2nd, 2019
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The European Union (E.U.) is one of the most important economic and political actors in the world. According to the reports from the International Monetary Fund, four of the ten largest economies in the world, with a combined $18.749 billion USD Gross Domestic Product according to World Bank data, are part of the E.U. The […]
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23Jul

New immigration regulations for Venezuelans in Colombia

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  • On Tuesday July 23rd, 2019
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More than one million Venezuelan citizens apply annually for the issuance or renewal of their passport. These procedures are currently almost impossible to perform because of very high costs, lack of original materials necessary for submission and Maduro’s government’s interest in stopping the departure of Venezuelan nationals. For this reason and in line with the […]
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13Jun

The mineral-energy sector in Colombia.

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  • On Thursday June 13th, 2019
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Colombia’s economy benefits heavily from its exports of raw materials particularly the from its mining-energy sector. Colombia’s top exports include coal, nickel and gold. These exports are produced in various areas of the country including northern areas such as La Guajira, Cesar and Córdoba. Throughout recent years, the role of mining in Colombia has been […]
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20May

Colombian emeralds, economic growth engine

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  • On Monday May 20th, 2019
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Emerald stones are a sought-after precious gem, traditionally associated with Colombia. Colombia is one of the main producers and exporters of emerald stones. Today, Colombia is the third largest producer, after Zambia and Brazil, but remains the leader in terms of export sales. Most of the production of Colombian emeralds comes from the department of […]
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30Apr

New Business Incubator in Colombia: An Opportunity for the Growth of the Economy

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  • On Tuesday April 30th, 2019
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Bearing in mind the leading role that these types of organizations can play in the growth of a country’s economy, the Colombian government has taken actions to take advantage of these opportunities as part of its policy to promote entrepreneurial culture and strengthen of information technologies. One of the most notable initiatives in this field, […]
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25Mar

Colombia bets on science, technology and innovation

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  • On Monday March 25th, 2019
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Historically, Colombia’s economy internationally is most recognized for its export of raw materials. Colombian coffee is so well known it has become almost a symbol for the country. In addition to coffee, Colombia’s economy has also grown due to the exports of oil and minerals. While these exports will continue to be of great, the […]
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