Colombia in the News

Medellin Transformation — And the company behind it!

Retiring in Medellin — Why Medellin, Colombia is a Great Retirement Spot

Visiting Colombia — Ten things to know before visiting Colombia

Youth Olympic Games — Medellin shortlisted for 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Tamesis — A spectacular escape outside of Medellin

Colombia — Tourism to Colombia up 8.5% in 2011

MEDELLIN, Colombia — Top Retirement Haven December 2011

MEDELLIN, Colombia — Christmas Message 2011 from Bella Vista Prison, A ministry of the Biblical Seminary of Colombia

MEDELLIN, Colombia — This labyrinthine metropolis transformed over the course of a decade from a battlefield of drug lords, paramilitaries and leftist guerrillas into one of the safest, most dynamic cities in Latin America. Visionary inner-city renewal projects and a push to take back the lawless hillside slums by force deserve credit…  The Washington Post  7/11/08

MEDELLIN, Colombia — Once the shadowy and violent domain of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, Medellin has undergone a renaissance over the last decade due to enlightened civic policy and public works, offering government officials proof that urban decline can be reversed.  Once one of the world’s deadliest cities, Medellin’s homicide rate has dropped by more than 90% since the mid-1990s. Former rebels and paramilitary fighters are being re-integrated into Colombia’s second-largest city in an innovative program adopted by the nation’s demobilization director.  LA Times 3/26/09