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    1. FT Photo Diary

      December 22, 2014

      Flight of the recortador

      A Spanish recortador jumps over a bull during a show in Cali, Colombia. ...

    2. December 21, 2014

      Colombia puts on a brave face as oil price plunges

      The currency has fallen by a quarter, the share price of the national energy company has halved and a low-intensity war...

    Special Reports

    1. The New Colombia 2013

      Policy reforms, improved security and a commodities boom have lead to Colombia’s emerg...
    2. Investing in Colombia 2012

      The emerging power has come a long way but remains full of contradictions...
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    1. beyondbrics

      December 9, 2014

      Brazil's public debt: bigger than you think

      Brazilian officials are accustomed to shrugging off the country’s debt levels by comparing them with those of much more...

    2. December 8, 2014

      Leaders consider how to tackle Bogotá’s road congestion

      A metro system for Bogotá, then a budding metropolis of 600,000, was first proposed in 1947. Nearly 70 years and 20...

    3. December 8, 2014

      People will enjoy the fruits of the peace process in Bogotá

      “Now I have an identity card,” shouts a homeless person proudly, in the middle of the night. “Now I can assert my rights,...

    4. December 8, 2014

      Market for Bogotá’s flowers set to bloom and bloom

      If you buy flowers in the US on St Valentine’s Day next February 14, there is a high probability they came from the...

    5. December 8, 2014

      Shopping centres in Bogotá adopt international model

      Set in the marble and red-brick structure of Centro Andino, a plush shopping centre in Bogotá, is a Nespresso store, one of...

    6. December 8, 2014

      Bogotá Beer Company’s British pub format proves popular

      A new watering hole in Kennedy, in the southwest of Bogotá, with a wooden bar, bronze beer taps, imperial pint glasses and...

    7. December 8, 2014

      Bogotá reaps peace dividend

      Last year, Yolanda Aúza realised a dream. The former regional director of Unisys, the software company, took her severance...

    8. December 8, 2014

      Bogotá’s political skirmishes fail to discourage outside investors

      Over three cold days at the end of 2012, rubbish piled up in the streets of Bogotá, sparking public outrage. Four months...

    9. December 8, 2014

      Bogotá’s El Dorado airport strikes gold but needs to grow

      Bogotá’s refurbished El Dorado airport appears to be one of the most smoothly operated on the continent. Designed by...

    10. December 8, 2014

      Social divisions still exist, but growing civic pride points to a hopeful future

      The day I moved into my apartment in a northern quarter of Bogotá, under the almost-constant drizzle that covers the city, a...

    11. November 30, 2014

      Farc’s release of kidnapped general raises Colombia peace hopes

      Colombia’s largest Marxist rebel group released three captives on Sunday, paving the way for the resumption of frozen peace...

    12. November 23, 2014

      São Paulo-based exchange eyes stakes in Latin American rivals

      Brazil’s BM&FBovespa is planning to buy up to 15 per cent of every significant stock exchange operator in Latin America in...

    13. November 20, 2014

      Colombian rebels agree to free hostages

      Colombian Marxist rebels agreed on Wednesday to release a general and four other hostages, in a move likely to allow the...

    14. November 18, 2014

      Colombian rebels hit out at peace talks suspension

      Colombia’s Marxist guerrillas on Tuesday deplored the government’s suspension of peace talks following the weekend capture...

    15. FT Data

      November 18, 2014

      Open data and government contracts

      In total around $9.5 trillion is estimated to be spent by governments on contracts with various businesses and other...

    16. November 17, 2014

      Ambitious plans to transform Colombia

      In Colombia, which is home to three Andean mountain ranges and vast expanses of trackless Amazon jungle, a proper road...

    17. November 17, 2014

      General’s kidnap derails Farc peace talks in Colombia

      The kidnapping on Sunday of a Colombian general by members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or Farc, has...

    18. November 3, 2014

      Swallowing the toads of Colombia’s peace process

      The fighting has been going on for so long that few remember why it began. It has taken place near some of the largest oil...

    19. beyondbrics

      October 24, 2014

      Ethiopia should wake up and smell the coffee

      Ethiopia, Africa’s biggest coffee producer, will benefit from unusually dry weather in Brazil that has lowered the output...

    20. October 22, 2014

      Head of Mexico’s stock exchange quits

      The veteran head of Mexico’s stock exchange, Luis Téllez, has announced his resignation and will step down from the start of...

    21. beyondbrics

      October 21, 2014

      Mexico bourse chief announces resignation

      A broker works at the Mexican Market Exchange The veteran head of Mexico’s stock exchange, Luis Téllez, has announced his...

    22. October 17, 2014

      US and UK make fresh calls for action on Ebola

      The US and Britain made fresh pleas on Friday for all countries to “come together” and get “all hands on deck” to fight the...

    23. October 10, 2014

      Deforestation threatens future of South American church carvings

      South America’s diminishing forests carry away the languages of tribes, the echoes of wildlife, the lungs of the skies. From...

    24. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2014

      Guest post: how Latin America is making the case for green growth

      By Lisa Viscidi and Paul Shortell of the Inter-American Dialogue As Peru gears up to host UN climate change talks in...

    25. October 7, 2014

      New funding models aim to reverse Latin America’s academic decline

      Rio de Janeiro, long known for its beaches and bikinis, has a new claim to fame: dynamical systems theory. In August, Artur...

    26. FT Alphaville

      October 6, 2014

      GlenTinto - fact or fiction

      You’ve seen the story. Now here’s some reaction. Via the natural resources desk at BofA Merrill Lynch: GLEN/RIO? 6 reasons...

    27. October 6, 2014

      Oil hits lows as market chokes on oversupply

      Oil tankers have been charting some uncommon courses. An ever-expanding armada is ferrying US shale oil from the Gulf of...

    28. September 25, 2014

      South America’s boom time is over, now for the political hangover

      Venezuela may be teetering on the brink of a default. The Argentine economy is on the ropes. And Brazilians, fed up with...

    29. beyondbrics

      September 23, 2014

      Latin America: beware the end of middle class boom

      Type “Latin America” and “booming middle classes” into Google and you will get more than 40,000 results. The rise of...

    30. September 22, 2014

      Gemfields eyes Colombian emerald venture

      Gemfields hopes to buy a Colombian emerald venture to expand its stable of mines producing precious stones. Ian Harebottle,...

    31. beyondbrics

      September 21, 2014

      Guest post: the Pacific Alliance is Latin American collaboration at its best

      By Jorge Rosenblut of Endesa In the mid 19th century, Horace Greeley urged his countrymen to explore new horizons with his...

    32. September 17, 2014

      Colombia seeks dividend from wealthiest 1%

      Mauricio Cárdenas, Colombia’s finance minister, describes his government’s economic agenda with a nod to French economist...

    33. beyondbrics

      September 16, 2014

      Colombia's economy slowed but still outshines LatAm

      Colombia’s economy may have suffered a hiccup, but it continues to outperform its regional peers amid a slowing of the...

    34. beyondbrics

      September 10, 2014

      Colombia and the Piketty tax

      Colombia’s proposed higher wealth tax has been seen by some as vindication of Thomas Pikketty’s best-seller, Capital in the...

    35. September 10, 2014

      AngloGold Ashanti: spin class

      How badly does the City of London need another gold miner? Its stock market is a goldbug UN even with prices, and earnings,...

    36. September 9, 2014

      Mergers create LatAm’s first cross-border law firm

      Law firm mergers have hit Latin America in what is thought to be the first combination of firms from different countries....

    37. August 27, 2014

      Nespresso smells opportunity in helping small coffee growers

      The chief executive of Nespresso has high hopes for coffee from South Sudan, part of the area in east Africa from where the...

    38. beyondbrics

      August 12, 2014

      EM export surge reveals split in fortunes

      Emerging market (EM) economies are rebounding from an export malaise that has marred their fortunes since early 2012 and...

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