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Interview Holland House Colombia

Jan Willem van Bokhoven - Holland House Some time ago we had the opportunity to interview Jan Willem van Bokhoven, who has been active in the Dutch-Latin American business for over 15 years. He is director of the Holland House in Colombia;…

Colombia’s growing presence on the international fresh produce market

In recognition of Colombia's growing presence on the international fresh produce markets, we shine a light on Colombia as an emerging supplier to global markets and one of the continent's most dynamic produce markets. Colombia's growing fruit…

How the 2018 Colombian Presidential Election will positively affect business

As the country enters the lead-up period to the presidential elections in May 2018, we inform you about Colombia's political and economic forecast in this blog. The sequence of events in the last couple of years has left the country divided…

Peace gives Colombian coffee an extra boost

"BOOSTING THE OUTPUT" Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality arabica beans. A peace deal between the government…

Life made simpler and sustainable among vulnerable communities in Colombia

Fishermen who make their living from the Cauca River in the south of Colombia have had their daily task made easier by adapting their traditional rafts to solar power. That is just one of the concrete sustainable actions enabled by Pacto…

High stakes for Colombia as election year begins

The New Year is upon us and the January editorial is always one of the most difficult, as getting back into a writing mode after the Christmas holiday requires plenty of stamina. But Colombians are a resilient lot having dealt with the vicissitudes…

UN Chief António Guterres visits Colombia

On the second day of an official visit to Colombia, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday expressed hopes for the future and for the peace process in the South American country. “I am extremely happy to see the…