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Colombia Reverts Airline Tax Changes to Pre-Covid Levels

During the Covid 19 pandemic, travel restrictions were placed on many, if not most, countries worldwide. As an obvious consequence, industries that depend on people’s travels for their welfare were hardest hit. The airline industry was particularly hard hit, as they managed with notoriously slim profit margins even during regular times. One of the measures […]

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Business Economy

Minimum Wage in Colombia will Increase in 2023

The president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, announced on December 15 that there will be a salary increase that will start next year. However, this measure will not benefit all sectors, but it will benefit many professions and workers. According to the Colombian president, the goal of this salary increase is to recover the economic power […]

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Bars and Nightclubs in Medellín Will Operate Extended Hours in December

Medellín is known for its December full of lights and celebrations. For that reason, until January 9, 2023, the Medellín mayor’s office will extend the hours of bars and clubs for locals and tourists to enjoy the nightlife during the Christmas and New Year holidays. With the signing of Decree 1045 of 2022, all shops […]

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Tourism

Comuna 13: Highlighting Medellin’s Dramatic Turnaround

Colombia’s second-largest city, Medellin, has evolved over the years to become a vibrant, dynamic, and peaceful city, a far cry from its turbulent history. One district encapsulates this transformation better than any other; the renowned Comuna 13. During a recent visit to the country, Gilles Bertrand, the ambassador representing the European Union in Colombia, made […]

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