Along with Pereira and Manizales, Armenia is part of the Colombian “Eje Cafetero” (coffee axis), and its many coffee farms have become international tourist attractions. There are even coffee-themed and agriculture themed amusement parks nearby.
The amount represents claims for 5,158 insured risks, including real estate, public transport, private goods, vehicles, and cargo. According to Fasecolda, insurers expect to pay $154.7 billion pesos on 1,850 private risks, and $60.7 billion on 347 public-sector risks.
Colombia's "Comité Nacional de Paro," a coalition of labor unions and syndicalist groups has called for national strikes in Colombia for the 2nd time this year, after the government released a revised fiscal package.
Viva Air’s nonprofit affiliate has begun delivering thousands of books to rural and indigenous children. The initiative follows up on Viva’s delivery of 3,502 school supply kits to youth on the impoverished La Guajira peninsula.
From Colombia, Avianca launches 13 new direct routes from Cali to: New York, Cancun, Mexico City, San José and Quito; from Medellín to: Aruba, Mexico City, Orlando, San José, Quito and Guayaquil; from Bucaramanga to Miami, and Bogotá will launch a direct flight to Toronto, Canada.
Spirit already flies to seven Colombian cities, primarily from Fort Lauderdale, but also from Miami and Tampa. Colombian travelers were not spared in Spirit’s operational meltdown last week, with multiple flights canceled or delayed.
Sprößer, whose visa would have expired after 90 days, said she would not be returning to Germany, but planned to give classes on politics and economics to protesters. “I have never felt very German, I have always liked Latin America,” she told El Tiempo. Sprößer is now banned...
Had the airline simply made Ms. Casanova whole, this case would not exist. However, the fact that Avianca chose to battle a $1,500 USD refund all the way to Colombia’s supreme court suggests a new, more hostile attitude towards the same passengers it once coddled.