According to a Spanish-language press release dated 12 December 2016, on 4 January 2017 Juan José Echavarría Soto will take over as Gerente General from José Darío Uribe Escobar, who has held the position since 4 January 2005. Expect new signature varieties to follow.Courtesy of Camilo Uribe.
According to a press release, Colombia’s Banco de la Repüblica plans to introduce a new 10,000-peso note on 7 December 2016, thereby completing the new family of notes. B995 (P460): 10,000 pesos (US$2.90) Red. Front: Spanish text; denomination in dark red-to-light red OVI; BRC as registration device; Queen
B993 (P458): 2,000 pesos (US$0.60) Blue. Front: Spanish text; denomination in dark blue-to-light blue OVI; BRC as registration device; bird (from Pérez’s painting “Las Monjas y El Cardenal”) as registration device; lechoso (Perebea xanthochyma) tree leaves and fruit in cooper-to-green OVI; 13 de junio; artist Débora Arango Pérez standing; La