Colombia Business News

Colombia Business News

Brought to you by Finance Colombia and hosted by Loren Moss, the only English language podcast focused on business & investment news in Latin America's 3rd largest economy.


July 5, 2022 16 min
In this week's news recap, monkeypox is confirmed in Colombia, the Truth commission issues its final report, President-Elect Petro appoints a foreign minister from the conservative party, a gruesome prison fire leaves at least 52 dead, and the San Andres archipelago mostly escapes Tropical Storm bonnie.
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For the first time in modern history, Colombia will have a far left president. Former revolutionary guerilla Gustavo Petro won today's election against real estate developer Rodolfo Hernandez.
Petro says he wants to completely remake Colombia's economy. What does this mean for the economic sector? For international relations? For Colombia's poor? For Colombia's rich? Will Petro be remembered as a José Mujica or a Hug...
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Some good news coming from the industrial, travel, and high-tech sectors, plus on the eve of Colombia's presidential election runoff, a little bit of analysis. Are Colombians really choosing between "The Devil and the deep blue sea," as the WSJ's Mary Anastasia O'Grady said?
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