LatinNews Regional Monitor: Andean Group - 21 March 2019

In brief: Colombia

* The Colombian government led by President Iván Duque has signed a 30-year contract for the building of a a new maritime port terminal located in the city of Turbo, Antioquia department, through which around 6.6m tonnes of cargo will be transported a year. The contract for the initiative, for which US$300m has been earmarked in investment, was signed by representatives from local company Sociedad Puerto Bahía Colombia de Urabá and the national government's infrastructure agency (ANI).