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The fund is interested in backing disruptive technology start-ups focused on increasing sustainability and digital transformation in travel and logistics.

TeamABC, a new €30 million venture capital fund centred on early-stage companies in the travel sector, is to be headquartered in Dublin. The fund, wh(...)

The Boy from Medellín: J Balvin

The Boy from Medellín May 7th The Academy Award-nominated director Matthew Heineman (A Private War) turns his attention to the Colombian “Prince of (...)

Cormac Ross: ‘Colombia is home, but I’ll always be an Irishman.’

After almost 30 years in Colombia, Cormac Ross says his adoptive country has undergone monumental change, mostly for the better. “When I first arrive(...)

Neurologist Francisco Lopera in Medellín, who has been painstakingly collecting brains, birth and death records from one sprawling Colombian family to study Alzheimer’s. Photograph: Federico Rios/The New York Times

The woman’s genetic profile showed she would develop Alzheimer’s by the time she turned 50. She, like thousands of her relatives, going back generati(...)

Hong Kong: Star Ferries to Kowloon give passengers uninterrupted views over Victoria Harbour. Photograph: iStock

Forget pricey tours. In many major cities across the world, sublime views can be had for as little as a one-way ticket on the local public transport. (...)

Viva has become the third-biggest carrier in Colombia, where it started seven years ago, and the number two operator in Peru where Viva Air Peru started operations in 2017

Viva Air, the Latin American group of carriers owned by a founder of Ryanair, has plans for a third airline in the region plus an initial public offe(...)

Brazilian journalist Rafael Henzel in June 2017. Only six people survived the 2016 crash on a hillside near Medellin, Colombia. Photograph: Tercio Teixeira/AFP/Getty Images

Rafael Henzel, a radio reporter who survived the crash that killed most of the Chapecoense football team in 2016, died of a heart attack on Tuesday, t(...)

Ivan Duque, the Democratic Center Party candidate for the presidency of Colombia. Mr Duque will compete with Colombia Humana party candidate Gustavo Petro in the second round of elections on Sunday. Photograph: Jhon Jairo Bonilla/EPA

After a bitter campaign marred by a flood of disinformation spread via social media, Colombia will elect a new president on Sunday with the outcome se(...)

Irish workers bees and a queen bee with a yellow spot on back pictured in a hive. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland has joined a group of 20 countries trying to halt a decline in bee populations that threatens food production and biodiversity. Pollinators, (...)

Pope Francis arrives to offer  a Mass at the Catama Park of Villavicencio, capital of Meta department, Colombia,  September 8th, 2017. He is on a five-day visit in Colombia. Photograph: Leonardo Munoz/EPA

Former Colombian Farc rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, now the head of a new political party, on Friday asked for forgiveness from the visiting Pope Fra(...)

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