Sí, ya lo sé, no es de buena educación recordarle a alguien “Te lo dije”. Pero desde la elección de Lenín Moreno como presidente de Ecuador esta semana, no me puedo controlar: Se los dije, los ecuatorianos no son tontos.
With a length of 8,650, the Túnel de la Línea, which crosses the Central Mountain Range of the Andes, was first proposed almost a century ago.
Yes, I know, telling someone “I told you so” is not the best of manners. But after Lenín Moreno was elected president of Ecuador this week, I cannot help myself: I told you so, Ecuadorans are not fools.
La Capital del Departamento de Putumayo, al sur de Colombia, se vio sepultada por una avalancha de lodo y agua causada por el desbordamiento de tres ríos aledaños.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed Sunday that at least 210 people died and 203 were injured in the mudslides that buried or wiped away part of the city of Mocoa, promising that the southern jungle city will be rebuilt.
With four games left, can Colombia capture a place in the 2018 World Cup?
The long anticipated finals matches between Chapecoense and Atletico Nacional will take place April 4th and May 10th.
De madre inglesa y padre americano, Julianne Pachico creció en Cali, Colombia, en un ambiente marcado por las fuertes diferencias sociales y el miedo a la guerrilla pero también por el calor y el afecto de la gente colombiana. Siete años después, la escritora publica The Lucky Ones, una novela de relatos cortos que ha sido aclamada por la prensa de Estados Unidos por ser un fiel retrato de la violenta realidad del país en los últimos veinte años.
El exmandatario de los mexicanos participará en un conversatorio organizado por el World Affairs Council of Philadelphia sobre el papel de Latinoamérica en el mundo actual.
The government hopes that former FARC guerrillas will persuade villagers to switch crops, as rreported in The Economist.
The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.
The thick jungles of the Colombian province of Choco on the Panamanian border was paradise to 117 Embera Indians until the violence of Colombia's armed conflict forced them to flee.
According to a recent United Nations report on Narcotics, South America continues to lead global cocaine production and consumption. But the situation is expected to improve thanks to the peace process in Colombia, reported El País.
After Malaga and Brussels, Pompidou Center mulls branch in Colombia. "Artists have contributed to pacifying social life in Colombia,” says institution’s head Serge Lasvignes in El País.
After a tumultuous 2016 – both economically and politically – Colombia could use a period of stability. But with its neighbor to the north now entering a strange new era, uncertainly will continue,reports The City Paper Bogotá.
Rebels and soldiers who don’t qualify for Colombia’s amnesty could pay their debt to society by clearing land mines, reports Quartz.
The Guardian reports about Colombia’s Congress approval of an amnesty for all those who committed minor crimes during the conflict.
El periódico español El País ha seleccionado las mejores películas del 2016.
Spanish newspaper El País selected the best movies produced in Latinamerica in 2016.
AL DIA speaks with Colombian author Luis Noriega, winner of the 2016 Gabriel García Márquez literary award. He currently lives in Barcelona, Spain.
The brutal killing of a seven-year-old indigenous girl has horrified Colombia and sparkled protests against violence in the streets of Bogotá. The rape and killing of the little girl has highlighted deep class divides that still remain in the Latin American country.
AL DIA conversa con el escritor colombiano Luis Noriega, ganador del Premio Hispanoamericano de Cuento Gabriel García Márquez.
Next December 11, Colombian president Jose Manuel Santos will receive the Peace Nobel Prize in recognition for his efforts to bring peace in his country and sign a peace deal with the guerrillas.
He is a man that endures high pressure, and he admits flights are his favorite moment of the week. "Only in a plane you can eat, rest and forget your phone", says the president of Colombia in an interview with Mexican interview Gatopardo.
In 2015 more than 135,000 babies were born in Colombia to 15 to 19 year old mothers.
This problem has less to do with social and cultural stigmas, but with extreme poverty, says Catalina Escobar, chair of Juanfe, an non profit organization in Colombia that works with teenager mothers living in extreme poverty conditions and has saved the lives of more than 300 new-borns since its foundation, in 2001.
Hay equipos de futbol que tienen estrellas como Ronaldo, Messi y Neymar, que pueden llenar estadios cada semana y pueden ganar títulos importantes casi cada año. Por otro lado, hay equipos que se construyen desde cero, pieza por pieza, que sólo pueden soñar con llegar a una posición en las eliminatorias, pero seguirán luchando hasta el pitido final.
There are futbol teams that have stars such as Ronaldo, Messi, and Neymar that can fill stadiums every week and can win major titles almost every year. On the other hand, there are teams that build from the ground up piece by piece who can only dream of reaching a playoff position but will keep battling till the final whistle.