BOGOTA When Colombia's central bank chief, Juan Jose Echavarria, was asked what kept him up at night with inflation low and economic growth rebounding, his answer brought a stinging rebuke from the government and stirred a debate about the solidity of the country's recovery.
BOGOTA Colombia's central bank board will hold the benchmark interest rate steady at its Friday meeting, in a bid to add more steam to the economy even as inflation expectations rise, analysts said in a Reuters survey on Wednesday.
BOGOTA, June 11 Colombia will keep its original
fiscal targets for this year and next, even though it was
permitted to relax them by the fiscal-rule committee due to the
strain on the economy from a flood of Venezuelan migrants into
the Andean nation, the finance minister told Reuters.
BOGOTA Colombia's seven-member central bank board will hold the benchmark interest rate steady at its April meeting this week, taking advantage of a lack of pressure on either inflation or economic growth, analysts said in a Reuters survey on Monday.
BOGOTA, March 29 Colombian investment holding
company GrupoSURA will reduce its debt by 10 percent
this year - equivalent to about 450 billion pesos ($141 million)
- its chief executive said on Friday, and has no plans to expand
through acquisitions in 2019.
YUMBO, Colombia The 36,000 solar panels gleam in the tropical heat of a valley outside the city of Yumbo in western Colombia, feeding dozens of megawatts to a nearby soft drinks factory as well as the national grid.
CUCUTA, Colombia Sergeant Javier Gonzalez knew he would be killed if caught deserting Venezuela's military to flee to Colombia, but the thought of his nine-month-old son suffering the lack of milk and diapers in his economically devastated country steeled his resolve.
Cucuta/Urena Nach der gewaltsamen Verhinderung von Hilfslieferungen für Venezuela durch das Militär fordert Oppositionsführer Juan Guaido die internationale Gemeinschaft zum Handeln auf.
URENA, Venezuela/CUCUTA, Colombia Troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro violently drove back foreign aid convoys from Venezuela's border on Saturday, killing two protesters and prompting opposition leader Juan Guaido to propose that Washington consider "all options" to oust him. | Video
CUCUTA, Colombia, Feb 23 Venezuela's opposition
and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troops stationed
along the country's borders to block their plan to bring in food
and medicine that authorities are calling a veiled U.S.-backed