Mayors throughout Colombia are reinstating stay at home and restrictions orders while christmas

The measures follow a sharp increase in registered coronavirus infections and a surge in hospitalizations that threaten to collapse municipal healthcare facilities. Bogota The mayor of the capital Bogota, Claudia … Leer más

Health minister confirmed that Colombian can begin a COVID vaccination in February

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that Colombia can begin a COVID vaccination program in February as coronavirus  infections reached a record high. Health Minister Fernando Ruiz made the same … Leer más

President Iván Duque signed off a decree granting free access to COVID-19 vaccine

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 … Leer más

Colombia’s government is urging citizens to avoid crowds and celebrate Christmas with only their household

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 … Leer más

Colombian first lady María Juliana Ruíz tested positive for coronavirus

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 … Leer más

Colombia hopes the new U.S. government will maintain a $5 billion investment in the country

Colombia hopes the U.S. government under President-elect Joe Biden will maintain a $5 billion investment program to boost economic and social development, as well as improve security in regions affected … Leer más

Colombia’s president Ivan Duque seeks action over FARC assassination confession

Colombia’s President Ivan Duque has called for two former FARC rebel commanders to be expelled from Congress over the 1995 assassination of a former presidential candidate. The former rebels last … Leer más

Colombian President Iván Duque congratulated 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden

Colombia’s President Iván Duque congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden on Saturday for his presidential election victory. In a Tweet, Duque congratulated the US President-elect and “Kamala Harris, the first female vice-President … Leer más