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News Colombia » Economy: Venezuelan refugee crisis adds to Colombia's growing challenges

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/venezuelan-refugee-crisis-adds-to-colombias-growing-challenges/ar-BBJtjzx
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Colombia was once the rising economic star of Latin America. Now it has a long list of challenges — and the latest is an unprecedented refugee crisis. Venezuelans are pouring in to flee the humanitarian disaster in their home country. Colombia was ...

News Colombia » Economy: The Colombian Economy Slowed Down Further in 2017

News channel or source: https://www.fxstreet.com/analysis/the-colombian-economy-slowed-down-further-in-2017-201802161617
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

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News Colombia » Economy: Venezuela's Deepening Crisis Triggers Mass Migration Into Colombia

News channel or source: http://wuwm.com/post/venezuelas-deepening-crisis-triggers-mass-migration-colombia
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Venezuela's downward economic spiral has led to widespread food shortages, hyperinflation and now mass migration. Many Venezuelans are opting for the easiest escape route — by crossing the land border into Colombia. There were more than half a million ...

News Colombia » Economy: Colombia Grew Least Since 2009 in Finance Minister's Nightmare Year

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-15/colombia-gdp-grew-least-since-2009-in-cardenas-s-nightmare-year
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Colombia’s economy grew at its weakest pace in nearly a decade in 2017, capping a nightmare year for Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas. The economy expanded 1.8 percent, the least since the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the national ...

News Colombia » Economy: WSJ’s Epic Distortion of Colombian and Venezuelan Refugees

News channel or source: https://fair.org/home/wsjs-epic-distortion-of-colombian-and-venezuelan-refugees/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The subhead stated, “Residents Flee Crumbling Economy in Numbers That Echo Syrians to Europe, Rohingya to Bangladesh.” Forero’s article quoted a UN official: “By world standards, Colombia is receiving migrants at a pace that now rivals what we saw ...

News Colombia » Economy: COLOMBIA: Economy Grows 1.2% In December On An Annual Basis

News channel or source: https://forextv.com/forex-analysis/colombia-economy-grows-1-2-in-december-on-an-annual-basis/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Colombia’s Economic Monitoring Indicator (ISE) rose to 179.9 in December 2017, an acceleration of 1.2% on an annual basis and a 1.6% improve from November, said the South American country’s statistics office. After seasonal adjustment, the December ISE ...

News Colombia » Economy: COLOMBIA: Country's Economy Could Grow Up To 3% In 2018, Santos Says

News channel or source: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/interestrates/COLOMBIA-Country-s-Economy-Could-Grow-Up-To-3-In-2018-Santos-Says-1016373082
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

(RTTNews) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos stressed his confidence that 2018 will be "much better" than the previous year and indicated that the country economy could grow by 3%. "We continue to grow well above the Latin American average ...

News Colombia » Economy: Colombia to install electronic readers at Venezuela borders

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-colombia-to-install-electronic-readers-at-venezuela-borders-2018-2
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia will install electronic readers on doors at border controls with Venezuela to identify valid passports and entry visas in a bid to better monitor thousands of people fleeing an economic and social crisis in the oil producing nation.

News Colombia » Economy: Colombia's GDP grew 1.8 pct in 2017, slowest in 8 years

News channel or source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/colombias-gdp-grew-18-pct-in-2017-slowest-in-8-years-20180215-01127
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

BOGOTA, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Colombia's economy expanded more than the market expected in 2017 compared with the previous year, even as growth remains tepid in Latin America's fourth largest economy, the government said on Thursday. Gross domestic product ...

News Colombia » Economy: In Colombia border town, desperate Venezuelans sell hair to survive

News channel or source: https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/in-colombia-border-town-desperate-venezuelans-sell-hair-to-survive/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

citing the economic crisis and rampant crime as reasons for departure. In the last six months of 2017, 210,000 Venezuelans arrived in Colombia, according to officials, and the numbers are growing in other countries. In Brazil, the influx has overwhelmed ...