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News Colombia Bogota: Bogota, Colombia's capital, elects first woman and lesbian mayor

Published on: Monday 28 October 2019
Bogota, Colombia's capital, elects first woman and lesbian mayor
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/bogota-colombia-s-capital-elects-first-woman-lesbian-mayor-n1072756

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's capital city elected its first female mayor Sunday in what is being hailed as an important advancement for both women and LGBTQ rights. Claudia López won the race for ...

News Colombia Bogota: Meet Claudia López, the first woman to lead Colombia's capital

Published on: Saturday 02 November 2019
Meet Claudia López, the first woman to lead Colombia's capital
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/02/world/claudia-lopez-bogota-mayor-intl/index.html

(CNN)A gay woman has taken control of the biggest city in Colombia, and she's isn't bothering to hide in the closet from the country's conservative, mostly Catholic voters, either. Claudia López ...

News Colombia Bogota: Colombia awards $4 billion contract for Bogota metro to China-Canada consortium

Published on: Thursday 17 October 2019
Colombia awards $4 billion contract for Bogota metro to China-Canada consortium
News source: https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/colombia-awards-%244-billion-contract-for-bogota-metro-to-china-canada-consortium-2019-10-17

A $4 billion contract to build a metro in the Colombian capital was awarded to a consortium of China's Harbour Engineering Company, Xi'an Metro Company and Canada's Bombardier Inc, the government said on Thursday.

News Colombia Bogota: Congested Bogota Brings in China to Build $4 Billion Metro Line

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
Congested Bogota Brings in China to Build $4 Billion Metro Line
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/congested-bogota-brings-china-build-145701659.html

(Bloomberg) -- A Chinese-led group of companies won a multi-billion dollar contract to construct Bogota’s first metro line, as officials in Colombia’s traffic-clogged capital push ahead with a project that’s been in the works for nearly seven decades.Bogota Mayor Enrique Penalosa said the more than $4

News Colombia Bogota: Axesat to Offer Hughes Satellite Services to Enterprise Customers in Colombia

Published on: Tuesday 27 August 2019
Axesat to Offer Hughes Satellite Services to Enterprise Customers in Colombia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/axesat-offer-hughes-satellite-services-121500191.html

Provider Selects Hughes Ka-band Satellite Internet Service to Deliver Value, Flexibility and Performance to Customers BOGOTÁ, Colombia , Aug. 27, 2019   /PRNewswire/ --  Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), ...

News Colombia Bogota: PriceSmart Announces Plans to Build a New Warehouse Club in Colombia

Published on: Wednesday 21 August 2019
PriceSmart Announces Plans to Build a New Warehouse Club in Colombia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/pricesmart-announces-plans-build-warehouse-200500760.html

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PriceSmart, Inc. (PSMT) today announced that on August 21, 2019, it acquired approximately 111,000 square feet of land in Colombia upon which the Company plans to construct its 47th warehouse club.  This club will be located within the city of Bogota, Colombia

News Colombia Bogota: Passenger from Colombia fails to fool Spanish police with his cocaine-under-the-toupee trick

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Passenger from Colombia fails to fool Spanish police with his cocaine-under-the-toupee trick
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cocaine-under-toupee-trick-fails-to-fool-police-spain-photos-man-arrested-barcelona-colombia-2019-07-17/

after arriving on a flight from Bogota at the end of June. Spain, with its historic and linguistic links to South America, is an important gateway for cocaine to Europe, mainly from Colombia. Busted! ...

News Colombia Bogota: CannabCo Colombia signs exclusive agreement with Colombia Regional Government for development of thousands of hectares of cannabis production

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
CannabCo Colombia signs exclusive agreement with Colombia Regional Government for development of thousands of hectares of cannabis production
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/cannabco-colombia-signs-exclusive-agreement-123900971.html

BOGOTA, Colombia , July 16, 2019 /CNW/ - CannabCo Pharmaceutical Corp. Colombia S.A.S. (CannabCo Colombia), a Colombia based cannabis cultivator and manufacturer of medical cannabis products ...

News Colombia Bogota: Factbox: Gold Miners' Rocky Road in Colombia

Published on: Thursday 20 June 2019
Factbox: Gold Miners' Rocky Road in Colombia
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/06/20/world/americas/20reuters-continental-gold-colombia-companies-factbox.html

BOGOTA — Canada's Continental Gold is on track to open a mine in Colombia in 2020 that will be the country's first large-scale underground gold project in years. Other multinational mining companies ...

News Colombia Bogota: Authorities: Death toll rises to 30 in Colombia landslide

Published on: Tuesday 23 April 2019
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/authorities-death-toll-rises-to-30-in-colombia-landslide/2019/04/23/57275b48-65dd-11e9-a698-2a8f808c9cfb_story.html

BOGOTA, Colombia — The death toll in a devastating landslide that flowed over homes in a small community in southwestern Colombia has risen to 30. National disaster response agency director Eduardo ...

News Colombia Bogota: Hotel Investment Continues to Grow in Colombia

Published on: Wednesday 24 April 2019
News source: https://www.caribjournal.com/2019/04/24/hotel-investment-continues-to-grow-in-colombia/

Colombia has 3,826 rooms in construction ... the growth has spread across the country, from a surge in Bogota to renewed construction in destinations like Medellin.

News Colombia Bogota: Two-day strike underway in Colombia, mobility in Bogotá impacted

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://thecitypaperbogota.com/bogota/two-day-strike-underway-in-colombia-mobility-in-bogota-impacted/22052

Colombia’s trade union organizations have called for a two-day nationwide strike starting April 25, and in which, tens of thousands are taking to the streets in protest of the economic policies of the ...