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Digital Transformation April 18, 2016

A world of opportunities & risks

Over the past three decades, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has changed the way we work, shop, read, travel and how we spend our money. Forecasts of the future of the Internet point...

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Education March 20, 2016

Government lays foundations for an educated and connected society

President Santos’ administration looks to build a fully fuctional digital ecosystem while improving access to and quality of education from primary to tertiary

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Construction March 15, 2016

Barranquilla drives diversification efforts through industrial zone and port investments

The city of Barranquilla’s strategic location, talented labor pool, industrial parks and world-class port make it a top destination for investors

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Construction March 09, 2016

Colombia thinks big with $70 billion infrastructure program

The $70 billion plan to 2035 will improve regional and international connectivity, foster regional development and promote foreign trade by reducing transport times. Other major investments aim to reduce...

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Finance March 02, 2016

Solid financial fundamentals help transform economy and entice foreign investors

Strong institutions, precise macroeconomic policy and a solid financial system are seeing Colombia through an unprecedented period of economic development

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Others February 26, 2016

Investment from U.S. grows 39% since 2012

U.S.-Colombia dialogue moves from one dominated by “drug trafficking and security, to one in which we can talk about science and technology, education and various other aspects of the country’s...

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Others February 21, 2016

Colombia’s path to peace: step by step

The talks began in October 2012  in Norway, and then moved to Cuba the following month.

 

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Others February 16, 2016

COLOMBIA 2.0

President Santos directs talks aimed at ending half a century of armed conflict in Colombia, and brings foward an agenda that will ensure future economic dynamism

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Others December 04, 2015

Zona Franca Foundation educates and feeds 1,500 children daily, restoring hope, the desire to excel, and joy

The Zona Franca Foundation in Barranquilla was created in 2005 to contribute to quality of life in Colombia by sponsoring a series of programs in education, recreation, nutrition and psycho-affective...

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Construction December 04, 2015

Barranquilla Free Zone’s specialist international trade cluster broadens its horizons

Barranquilla shows its commitment to development and economic growth with the construction of a port terminal that will be the best logistics corridor in Colombia.

 

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Energy October 13, 2015

Terpel: Fueling international business

Business & Investment sat down with Sylvia Escovar, President of Terpel, one of Colombia’s leading companies in the energy sector.

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Education October 08, 2015

Six decades of quality education in Colombia

Business & Investment sat down with Alfonso Prada, Managing Director of SENA, talking about the country’s future projects, quality education, and the prospects for employment growth.

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Manufacturing October 05, 2015

A bright future for Barranquilla Free Zone

Business & Investment sat down with César Caro Castellar, President of Barranquilla Free Zone, talking about Colombia’s economy, the future of Barranquilla, and much more.