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Uber to Quit Colombia After Judge Says it Doesn’t Compete Fairly

  • Company says it appealed decision by local regulator
  • App is popular with Colombians afraid to hail street taxis
Taxi drivers demonstrate against Uber in Bogota in 2017.

Taxi drivers demonstrate against Uber in Bogota in 2017.

Photographer: Raul Arboleda/AFP via Getty Images

Uber Technologies Inc. is ending its ride-hailing service in Colombia after a local regulator ruled the company wasn’t competing fairly.

The service will stop functioning from Feb. 1 in response, the company said in a statement. Food delivery service Uber Eats will continue to operate, it said.