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Digital nomads who earn in US dollars and other stronger currencies can live comfortably in Colombia. (Canva)

Colombia’s Offer to Digital Nomads

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New Visa to Boost Remote-Working Hubs

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Colombia Medical Cannabis
Producing a gram of cannabis in Colombia costs approximately $0.05 compared to $1.5 in North America. (Seed Finder)

Bureaucracy Nips Colombia’s Medical Cannabis in the Bud

1170 658 Alejandra Londoño & Daniel Duarte

Five years have passed since Colombia jumped on the medical-cannabis bandwagon and joined the 20-plus countries that have incentivized its production and commerce.

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MILA
MILA will not take off until member countries harmonize investment rules and provide tax incentives. (MILA)

The Latin American Integrated Market (MILA): A Misnomer?

1170 658 Daniel Duarte

Lack of Harmonization, Red Tape Hamper Investment

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subsoil privatization
Cerrejón, a large open-pit coal mine in Colombia. (Wikimedia)

How to Break the Privatization Taboo in Colombia

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María Alejandra Londoño Makes Case for Subsoil Resources

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privatización en Colombia
Cerrejón, en Colombia, es una de las minas más grandes a cielo abierto del mundo. (Wikimedia)

Rompiendo el tabú de la privatización en Colombia

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María Alejandra Londoño aboga por la propiedad privada del subsuelo

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The bay of Cartagena de Indias in Colombia. (Wikimedia)

5 Steps Colombia Can Take to Dominate Fintech

1170 658 Daniel Duarte

Unleash Entrepreneurial Spirit by Cutting Red Tape, Rejecting Protectionism

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Fintech Colombia
President Iván Duque took the stage at Andicom, a tech conference held in Cartagena each year. (Hiram Lopez-Landin)

Colombia on Mission to Be Latin America’s Tech Hub

1170 658 Paz Gómez

President Iván Duque Unveils Plan to Attract Investors, Entrepreneurs

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guerilla taxes
Demonstrators in Colombia campaigned against the FARC deal with the Juan Manuel Santos administration. (CRL)

The Political Economy of Guerrilla Warfare in Colombia

1170 658 Daniel Duarte

Research: FARC Lowered Tax Revenue, Paramilitaries Formalized Property

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In Colombia, 21 companies are licensed to grow cannabis for medical purposes. (pixundfertig)

Colombia’s Medical Marijuana Flies High

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Flurry of Permits Opens Gate for Multi-Billion-Dollar Industry

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