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Political News


  • Presidential elections in Colombia: polarisation or deterioration of ...
  • Santos denies election rigging in Colombia
  • Final Colombia Presidential Polls Point to Duque-Petro Runoff
  • Right-wing Duque keeps lead in survey ahead of Colombia election
  • Colombian President Visits, Thanks Southcom for its Support
  • Orbán welcomes Colombian President Santos
  • Venezuela's Maduro plans to bring in Colombians to vote for him ...
  • Orbán welcomes Colombian President Santos
  • Minister for Human Rights Universal Periodic Review statement
  • Nearly 5000 evacuated in Colombia after troubles at dam
  • Right-wing Duque keeps lead in survey ahead of Colombia election
  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost
  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from May 21
  • Colombia's Santos sees 'regime change' soon in Venezuela
  • Colombian president meets with Hungarian leaders
  • Colombia's Migrant Crisis Worsens as Venezuela Nears `Implosion'
  • Iván Duque, Colombia's Front Runner for President, Wants to Get ...
  • Colombian Economy Grew by 2.2% in the First Quarter of 2018
  • Colombian Growth Strengthened in Q1-2018
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Is a country's economic growth inherently tied to democracy?
  • Colombian Central Bank Cuts Benchmark Interest Rate Further to ...
  • UPDATE 1-Colombia central bank cuts key rate to 4.25 pct, as ...
  • Cocoa partnerships: How collaboration helps the Arhuacos of ...
  • Iván Duque, Colombia's Front Runner for President, Wants to Get ...
  • Fitch Ratings Affirms BBB+ Rating for Publicly Controlled Colombian ...
  • Iván Duque, Colombia's Front Runner for President, Wants to Get ...
  • Colombian Economy Grew by 2.2% in the First Quarter of 2018
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Colombia takes another step towards solar growth
  • IKEA Pushes Into South America With Partner Falabella
  • Spain and Colombia Are Next for Canada's Deal-Hungry Pot Firms
  • Canada poised to see hotel sales decline in 2018
  • Presidential elections in Colombia: polarisation or deterioration of ...
  • Brain gain: education credited for Australian population growth
  • IKEA pushes into South America with partner Falabella
  • Crisis pours into Colombia across a border bridge
  • Ikea announces South America expansion with first store in ...
  • Spain and Colombia Are Next for Canada's Deal-Hungry Pot Firms
  • The Daily Shot: Americans Are Not in a Hurry to Take Equity Out of ...
  • Hungry, sick and increasingly desperate, thousands of Venezuelans ...
  • Iván Duque, Colombia's Front Runner for President, Wants to Get ...
  • Indian pharma, auto firms are doing well in Colombia, says Ravi ...
  • Colombia economy grew 2.2 pct in Q1 on finance, public spending
  • SGX expands into Atlantic with new FFAs
  • Colombia sets sights on new markets
  • Meteoric Rise Lifts DC Commuter to Cusp of Colombia's Presidency
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Week 6: Give It Half a Chance and Bogotá Will Blow Your Mind
  • Colombia government proposes $78.4 billion budget for 2018
  • Colombia's 2018 budget cuts: What should we expect?
  • Grupo Aval: Colombian Banks Will Surge In 2018
  • A roadmap to economic recovery in Colombia
  • Colombia: there's no place for clean water under 'free trade'
  • Colombia Sells Stake in Power Generator Isagen to Canadian ...
  • Narcotics and Economics Drive US Policy in Latin America
  • Colombia looks to revise debt composition amid transitional year
  • Fitch Ratings Affirms Colombia's BBB Credit Rating with a Stable ...
  • Hospitals in Colombia in debt as desperate Venezuelans seek ...
  • Colombia government to swap $674 million of TES bonds
  • How S&P's lower rating affects Colombia
  • Colombia swaps $1 bln in TES bonds to reduce 2017 financing needs
  • Fitch Affirms Colombia at 'BBB'; Outlook Revised to Stable
  • Colombia's fiscal risks may mean more cuts to meet goals
  • Government approves Telefonica Colombia capitalisation
  • JP Morgan to boost Colombia bond weighting, peso up most in 6 ...

    Colombia Leaders


    President


  • Presidential elections in Colombia: polarisation or deterioration of ...
  • Right-wing Duque keeps lead in survey ahead of Colombia election
  • Final Colombia Presidential Polls Point to Duque-Petro Runoff

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Indonesia jails former parliament speaker for 15 years for graft
  • Trump UK visit: Lord speaker confirms US president could speak in ...
  • Trump could address UK Parliament as members look to nix anti ...

    Prime Minister


  • Orbán welcomes Colombian President Santos
  • Minister for Human Rights Universal Periodic Review statement
  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Minister Martina: Economy is at the turning point
  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from May 16
  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from May 8

    Minister of Economy


  • Minister Martina: Economy is at the turning point
  • Orbán welcomes Colombian President Santos
  • Meteoric Rise Lifts DC Commuter to Cusp of Colombia's Presidency

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Colombia wants to win over Chinese market with its avocados
  • Colombian fruits and vegetables in demand on international markets
  • Colombian high court grants personhood to Amazon rainforest in ...

    Minister of Culture


  • UN against commercial recovery of shipwreck that may be worth ...
  • Unesco to Colombia: 'Don't Exploit San Jose Galleon Shipwreck'
  • Meteoric Rise Lifts DC Commuter to Cusp of Colombia's Presidency

    Minister of Defense


  • Senior US Defense Official Arrives to Ecuador for Military Deal
  • Colombia and Ecuador Increase Counter-terrorism Operations ...
  • Colombian President Visits, Thanks Southcom for its Support

    Minister of Education


  • Harvard EdCast: A "New" Way of Schooling
  • Colombia's ex-fighters taught skills for peace
  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost

    Minister of Energy


  • Colombia oil reserves up 7 pct in 2017- energy ministry
  • UPDATE 1-Amazon eyes Latam expansion, opens Argentina office
  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost

    Minister of Finance


  • Colombia looks to revise debt composition amid transitional year
  • COLOMBIA: Country And US To Expand Investigation On Corruption ...
  • Meteoric Rise Lifts DC Commuter to Cusp of Colombia's Presidency

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from May 21
  • Italian Film Fest returns to Bogotá with mix of contemporary and classic
  • Taiwan names new envoys to various countries

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Colombian President Visits, Thanks Southcom for its Support
  • China, Russia Call for Respecting Venezuela Elections, Condemn ...
  • The Latin American View of Jus ad Bellum

    Minister of Justice


  • Colombia's paramilitary mess is confusing the justice minister
  • Colombia and Ecuador Increase Counter-terrorism Operations ...
  • Minister for Human Rights Universal Periodic Review statement

    Minister of Health


  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost
  • Meteoric Rise Lifts DC Commuter to Cusp of Colombia's Presidency
  • Colombian high court grants personhood to Amazon rainforest in ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Colombia Seeks European Investors to Transform Its Infrastructure
  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost
  • Spotlight: The progress made by Colombia's outgoing ICT minister

    Minister of Sports


  • NZ's CERT gets budget boost
  • Olympic Highlights
  • Ex-rebel leader in Colombia relocates amid talk of arrest

    Director of State Security Service


  • Colombia discovers the art of keeping young people off the streets
  • Group calls for satellite and mobile spectrum sharing
  • Colombian President Visits, Thanks Southcom for its Support

    Chairman National Bank


  • Spain, Colombia Next Frontier for Canada's Deal-Hungry Pot Firms
  • Colombia Seeks European Investors to Transform Its Infrastructure
  • The Morning Risk Report: Companies Walk Away From Iran

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Nations hail Jaipur Foot contribution at UN
  • As AP Complains of NYU Abu Dhabi Banning Filming of Kerry ...
  • High-level Event Considers How UN Can Do Better for Peace and ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Harvard-MIT conference examines where Colombia will be in 2040
  • SUNY official's astonishing accounts called into question
  • Beatrice Rangel: The Camembert Revolution Former Venezuela ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Chief justice nominee well-versed in cultural competency
  • Google investigated after Aussie smartphone data harvesting ...
  • Trump Pushes Ethnic Guilt by Association with 'Animals' Comment

    Opposition


  • Colombia says its citizens are being given Venezuela ID cards to go ...
  • Colombia's Santos sees 'regime change' soon in Venezuela
  • Venezuela's Maduro re-elected president as opposition challenges ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Iván Duque, Colombia's Front Runner for President, Wants to Get ...
  • Colombia's national survey of its biodiversity is ambitious
  • Colombian Economy Grew by 2.2% in the First Quarter of 2018
  • Colombia looks to revise debt composition amid transitional year
  • Fitch Ratings Affirms Colombia's BBB Credit Rating with a Stable ...
  • Oil and dollar rally a perfect storm for emerging markets
  • Colombia committee relaxes deficit targets for next 8 years
  • Colombia economy grew 2.2 pct in Q1 on finance, public spending
  • Colombia sets sights on new markets
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    Investment

  • Fitch Ratings Affirms BBB+ Rating for Publicly Controlled Colombian ...
  • Iván Duque, Colombia's Front Runner for President, Wants to Get ...
  • Colombian Economy Grew by 2.2% in the First Quarter of 2018
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Colombia takes another step towards solar growth
  • IKEA Pushes Into South America With Partner Falabella
  • Spain and Colombia Are Next for Canada's Deal-Hungry Pot Firms
  • Canada poised to see hotel sales decline in 2018
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    Demographics

  • Presidential elections in Colombia: polarisation or deterioration of ...
  • Brain gain: education credited for Australian population growth
  • IKEA pushes into South America with partner Falabella
  • Crisis pours into Colombia across a border bridge
  • Ikea announces South America expansion with first store in ...
  • Spain and Colombia Are Next for Canada's Deal-Hungry Pot Firms
  • The Daily Shot: Americans Are Not in a Hurry to Take Equity Out of ...
  • Hungry, sick and increasingly desperate, thousands of Venezuelans ...
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    Export/Import

  • Iván Duque, Colombia's Front Runner for President, Wants to Get ...
  • Indian pharma, auto firms are doing well in Colombia, says Ravi ...
  • Colombia economy grew 2.2 pct in Q1 on finance, public spending
  • SGX expands into Atlantic with new FFAs
  • Colombia sets sights on new markets
  • Meteoric Rise Lifts DC Commuter to Cusp of Colombia's Presidency
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Week 6: Give It Half a Chance and Bogotá Will Blow Your Mind
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    Public Spending

  • Colombia government proposes $78.4 billion budget for 2018
  • Colombia's 2018 budget cuts: What should we expect?
  • Grupo Aval: Colombian Banks Will Surge In 2018
  • A roadmap to economic recovery in Colombia
  • Colombia: there's no place for clean water under 'free trade'
  • Colombia Sells Stake in Power Generator Isagen to Canadian ...
  • Narcotics and Economics Drive US Policy in Latin America
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    Public Debt

  • Colombia looks to revise debt composition amid transitional year
  • Fitch Ratings Affirms Colombia's BBB Credit Rating with a Stable ...
  • Hospitals in Colombia in debt as desperate Venezuelans seek ...
  • Colombia government to swap $674 million of TES bonds
  • How S&P's lower rating affects Colombia
  • Colombia swaps $1 bln in TES bonds to reduce 2017 financing needs
  • Fitch Affirms Colombia at 'BBB'; Outlook Revised to Stable
  • Colombia's fiscal risks may mean more cuts to meet goals
  • Government approves Telefonica Colombia capitalisation
  • JP Morgan to boost Colombia bond weighting, peso up most in 6 ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-05-tCOBusiness Confidence APR0.22.500
    2018-05-31COUnemployment Rate APR9.30%00
    2018-05-30COCement Production YoY APR-3.40%00
    2018-05-27COPresidential Elections00
    2018-05-17COConsumer Confidence APR-3.2-8.201
    2018-05-15COGDP Growth Rate YoY Q11.60%2.40%01
    2018-05-15COGDP Growth Rate QoQ Q11.60%0.90%01
    2018-05-15COISE Economic Activity YoY MAR2.40%2.00%01
    2018-05-11COImports YoY MAR0.10%4.20%11
    2018-05-11COBalance of Trade MAR$-0.71B$ 0B11