COSCUEZ, Colombia Workers at the Colombian emerald mine run by Canada's Fura Gems' - the first publicly-traded emerald miner operating in the South American nation - have been laboring in unsafe conditions and sometimes lack basic safety equipment, according to four former employees.
COSCUEZ, Colombia Oct 9 Workers at the Colombian
emerald mine run by Canada's Fura Gems' - the first
publicly-traded emerald miner operating in the South American
nation - have been laboring in unsafe conditions and sometimes
lack basic safety equipment, according to four former employees.
BOGOTA Colombia hopes to sign 20 contracts for oil exploration and production rights in its coming auction, the head of the national hydrocarbons agency said on Thursday, as it looks to possible offshore success over the next 18 months.
BOGOTA Colombia, the world's fourth-largest exporter of coal, faces a potential spending crunch in 2020 as royalties from the fuel decline amid a supply glut and slowing economic growth in China.
BOGOTA Colombian President Ivan Duque called on Saturday for coordinated international sanctions targeting Venezuela to help stop President Nicolas Maduro's support for Colombian rebels and drug traffickers from destabilizing Latin America.
BOGOTA Colombia can only suspend the licenses of drivers who provide services via ride-hailing apps for three years, not 25, the president of the Constitutional Court said on Tuesday.
BOGOTA There is "no doubt" it would be easier to combat Colombia's rebel groups if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro were no longer in power, Colombia's foreign minister said, amid accusations that Caracas is providing the groups with shelter.
BOGOTA A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that they will embark on a new offensive, threatening to resume five decades of armed conflict against the government. | Video
BOGOTA An app that sends money in the form of tips from appreciative caffeine devotees around the world to coffee growers in Colombia could help farmers battered by dismal prices earn more income, the initiative's founder said.
SAO JOAO DA BOA VISTA, Brazil, Aug 22 A towering
machine rumbles through the fields of Julio Rinco's farm in the
Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, engulfing whole coffee trees and
shaking free beans that are collected by conveyor belts in its