Only about one-third of the population, or 15 million people, are expected to receive a vaccine for the disease next year, the ministry said, in response to questions from congressman Jose Daniel Lopez. People over 60 will be first in...
The president issues a decree giving citizens free access to vaccines that would dramatically reduce the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 38,000 people in Colombia since it was first registered early this year. The Senate...
The Andean country, which looks set to hit 1.5 million confirmed cases of the respiratory disease before Christmas, held more than five months of lockdown earlier this year. The quarantine measures shuttered businesses and sent unemployment soaring. The government has...
Queiroz's departure was announced by the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) on Tuesday after the nation's slow start to 2022 World Cup qualifying. Colombia, who have featured at the past two World Cups, have won just one of their opening four...
Colombia clinched plenty of awards in the South America category of the 2020 World Travel Awards. Among the destinations recognized for excellence in the 27th edition are Bogotá, San Andrés, Medellín, Barranquilla, Cali and Cartagena. In categories that cover every aspect...
Colombian first lady Maria Juliana Ruiz has tested positive for coronavirus, the government said on Tuesday, but is asymptomatic. President Ivan Duque and the first lady have regular coronavirus tests due to their high levels of exposure and busy schedules,...
According to the Johns Hopkins coronavirus database, Colombia now ranks in 10th place in terms of global infections after Italy surpassed the Latin American nation on Tuesday with 32,191 additional daily cases, compared to 5,911. And months after Colombia ranked...
Nearly all the infrastructure on the island of some 6,000 people, near the coast of Central America, was damaged or destroyed by the storm, which sent rubble raining down on top of Chamorro, 29. “I was saved by my mattress,”...
On November 21 is an IVA tax free day in Colombia when you can save the 19 percent IVA tax. We provide a guide to IVA tax free days in Colombia. One of the downsides of living in Medellín or Colombia...
Colombia has requested a more than four-year extension under the Ottawa Treaty for removing landmines from across the country, the High Peace Commissioner’s office said on Monday. If the request is granted, Colombia will have until the end of 2025...

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