Colombia

SHORT INFORMATION

Healthcare in Colombia

Health care in Colombia refers to the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions in the Republic of Colombia.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Colombia Drinks

Colombia is known for its coffee, and whether you drink it regularly both at home and not, make sure to sample it while going to the country. Tintos are extremely small glasses of coffee which are often in love with the streets, from thermoses. Sometimes you’ll see vendors rolling shopping carts having a dozen or even more thermoses around, attempting to keep up with demand.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

How is Easter celebrated in Colombia?

Columbia celebrates Easter with processions, retreats, Masses and other events from Monday through Thursday. The most famous celebrations take place in Popayan and Mompox. The Last Supper is reenacted on Thursday. On Good Friday, there are masses and solemn rites, along with the crucifixion.