Colombia’s biggest rebel group is suspected in an explosion at a railway that carries coal for units of Anglo American Plc, Xstrata Plc and BHP Billiton Ltd, Caracol Radio reported.
Colombian energy and highway company Interconexion Electrica SA, known as ISA, can take part in a public auction to build the Prosperity Highway, Caracol Radio said, citing an interview with Mines and Energy Minister Mauricio Cardenas.
Promotora de Informaciones SA hasn’t sold Colombia’s Caracol Radio, the company’s head of investor relations Pilar Gil said in response to an e-mailed question.
Colombia’s peso fell the most in five months after policy makers indicated they may take further measures to ease a decade-long rally that is squeezing exporters’ profit margins.
Colombia may step up its dollar purchase program to curb a rally in the peso, President Juan Manuel Santos said.
An Aires airline Boeing Co. 737 jet with 131 people on board split in three when it crash landed during a storm at Colombia’s San Andres island.
Colombia’s bondholders have become Latin America’s biggest losers as rebel attacks on oil sites imperil production and the government plans more debt sales.
Former Colombian President Ernesto Samper said he knew of a plot involving presidential candidate Juan Manuel Santos to overthrow his government, Caracol Radio reported.
After a 16-year wait for their team to play in soccer’s World Cup, millions of Colombians may not be able to watch a single game at home.
"The pilot's professionalism prevented the plane from going off the runway."
- Caracol Radio on Aug 16, 2010