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Editorial: A roadmap to economic recovery in Colombia

Rebooting the Colombian Economy This is an excerpt from an article that appeared in Michael Puscar’s opinion column on Colombia Focus. You can read the full article here. Despite the problems that face the Colombian economy, there is still plenty of time for the country to confront and overcome them. In this final article, I […]

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Rebooting the Colombian Economy

Rebooting the Colombian Economy This is an excerpt from an article that appeared in Michael Puscar’s opinion column on Colombia Focus. You can read the full article here. All commodity-based, export economies are vulnerable to rapid changes in commodity prices, but with 50% of the country’s exports in the volatile energy sector (petroleum and coal), […]

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Trouble lurks ahead for Colombia’s economy

Trouble lurks ahead for Colombia’s economy This is an excerpt from an article that appeared in Michael Puscar’s opinion column on Colombia Focus. You can read the full article here. This week the Colombian peso fell to a one-year low at just under 3100 Colombian pesos to 1 US dollar. This represents a dramatic change […]

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INVIMA approves IPSUM’s first clinical research center in Colombia

INVIMA approves IPSUM’s first clinical research center in Colombia Ipsum Clinical and Fundación Salud para el Trópico (Tropical Health Foundation) were awarded GCP certification by INVIMA for its clinical research center located in the village Calabazo in the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta Certification in GCP is a requirement for conducting clinical trials in Colombia. […]

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GITP Ventures Kicks Off Micro-lending Fund

GITP Ventures Kicks Off Micro-Lending Fund Colombian entrepreneurs need access to capital and liquidity Fund will make loans available to entrepreneurs and small businesses Interest rates for small business loans in Colombia often exceed 24% annually Rionegro, Colombia (Wire Services) May 8, 2017 GITP Ventures, a private equity firm based in Panama, announced today the […]

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