lunes, febrero 24, 2020



Harmful air quality levels in six medellin stations

6 of the 18 monitoring stations for air quality, spread over the ten municipalities belonging to the metropolitan area of the Aburrá Valley dawned in orange on Friday. The air quality there poses a severe risk to vulnerable populations. The six stations found in orange are: I.E. Pedro Justo Berrío,...

Four people were murdered in 13th district of Medellin

In the neighborhood of the El Socorro court in 13, San Javier, of Medellin, four people was murdered with a firearm.  the criminals are three people on a motorcycle and entered the store with firearms,  where after threatening the people there, they fired multiple times at the four victims. The...

‘Avianca Express’ launches in return to Medellin’s Downtown Olaya Herrera Airport

Colombia-based aviation giant Avianca announced February 13 the launch of its new “Avianca Express” division for new routes including flights from Medellin’s downtown Olaya Herrera airport (EOH). Absent from EOH for 20 years, “Avianca Express” soon will launch flights utilizing ATR-72 propeller aircraft to and from downtown Medellin -- initially...

Southern Aburrá Valley will be supervised with drones

Envigado, Itagüí and Sabaneta will incorporate new technology to monitoring their territories by land and air. With drones they will seek to fulfill two purposes: to care for citizens and to support actions to capture those involved in illicit activities. Although the idea is not new, as it already applies...

Valores Simesa reports US$ 6.1 million profit for full-year 2019, proposes stock buyback

Medellin based real-estate developer Valores Simesa on February 7 reported an after-tax profit of COP$21.1 billion (US$6.1 million) for full-year 2019 and simultaneously revealed in a filing with Colombia’s Superfinanciera agency a proposed COP$20 billion (US$5.8 million) stock buyback. Simesa is the developer of the giant “Ciudad del Rio” residential,...

Attention! Pico y Placa restriction for this week in Medellin

Remember that the measure begins to govern this Monday, February 10, and will run until April 4. The Metropolitan Area decreed the state of deterioration in air quality in Medellin and the other nine municipalities that are part of the Aburrá Valley. By this decision there are modifications in the...

International ‘Business Matchmaking Forum’ launches here march 16-18

International ‘Business Matchmaking Forum’ launches here march 16-18 Foreign investment promotion agency procolombia announced february 6 the upcoming launch of its annual “business matchmaking forum” at medellin’s plaza mayor convention center -- expected to attract more than 3,000 entrepreneurs along with hundreds of international corporate buyers. The event (see:,...

Antioquia making huge leaps in tech education with Sena initiatives

Colombia’s giant national technical/technological training institute SENA (Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje) announced February 4 a COP$20 billion (US$6 million) investment in a new training-center campus in La Ceja, Antioquia -- serving multiple municipalities in Medellin’s “oriente” region. According to the joint announcement by La Ceja Mayor Nelson Carmona Lopera and...

ELN attacks with explosives an energy tower in Medellin

Authorities confirmed the downing of an energy tower in La Cruz, the Honda sector, in the east of the citiy by members of the ELN. According to the Medellin Metropolitan Police, the event was recorded at 6:15 a.m. this Friday, February 7. Flags of the ELN guerrilla group were found...
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