Colombian Chocolate Club, Colombian cacao, Colombian chocolate

Colombian chocolate: Seeds of change

As the Colombian high-end cacao industry continues to pick up steam, Phoebe Hopson visits an expert in Colombian chocolate to learn more about this prized bean.
OVERCAST Get-Together party

OVERCAST’s latest Get-Together promises

On June 10, boutique record label OVERCAST will throw their fourth Get-Together party. The Get-Together is more than a party, it’s the celebration of OVERCAST, a label set up by five friends that share the same passion: music.
Sin mover los labios

Sin mover los labios

With Carlos Osuna's latest movie, Sin mover los labios, we are taken on bizarre, dark and comedic trip into the life of a ventriloquist and his dead mother.
Fotográfica Bogotá 2017, Murray Fredericks

Fotográfica Bogotá 2017

If you love photography don't miss Fotográfica Bogotá 2017 which runs until June 15. The work of 150 photographers from Colombia and other parts of the world will be shown in galleries, museums, cultural centers and public areas of Bogotá.
Drunk food Colombia

Drunk food: Night out nosh

It’s a worldwide phenomenon that an excess of alcohol often causes a need for nourishment. Whether that be in the small hours of the morning, the day after, or even both, Phoebe Hopson has some top tips to quell your night-time cravings and help you find the best drunk food to put you back on your feet.
ARTBO fin de semana

ARTBO fin de semana

A new initiative ARTBO fin de semana, promises three days of special art related events, talks, exhibitions and guided tours – all for free. Daniela Cristancho speaks to the organisers to find out what’s happening.
Women Travel Latin America

Women Travel Latin America seeking contributors

If you’re a woman who has travelled in Latin America, Women Travel Latin America wants your stories for their upcoming book that hopes to inspire others to travel the continent.
Fito Páez, FILBo 2017

FILBo 2017 in review

For two weeks, the city was awash with letters and words – spoken, written and even painted on walls – of all shapes and sizes and in all kinds of languages. With talks, book signings, music and a host of cultural celebrations, our team scurried from pavilion to post to bring you the best of FILBo 2017.
Catedral Primada de Colombia and Capilla del Sagrario

Bogotá churches

Colombia's capital is home to some amazing buildings if you know where to look, and among the best of the city’s hidden architectural gems are in the form of its many religious buildings.
What the Wayuu Know

Wayuu to the Misak: Colombia’s indigenous communities at FILBo

For those interested in Colombia’s indigenous communities – like Christopher Outlaw – FILBo 2017 had plenty to offer, from workshops and talks to book launches and content on individual stands.

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Plan pistola

Police targets of plan pistola

Plan pistola sees cash bounties offered for the murders of police officers. In his latest column, Gerald Barr looks at the motives behind such attacks and how the police are responding.
Colombian strikes, Teachers' strike Colombia, Buenaventura protests, paro profesores,

Colombian strikes hold up country

Less than halfway through the year, Colombia has seen a significant number of civil and union strikes across the territory, with teachers’ strikes in major cities and civil action in Chocó and Buenaventura.
The Monkey House Bogotá

It’s on The Monkey House

Attention beer drinkers!!! Don’t miss your chance to learn more about craft beers with the Bogotá beer champions The Monkey House. And the city’s pioneer pub is offering free beers to our readers, for more details on the offer continue reading...
Colombian presidency, Germán Vargas Lleras, Colombia presidential campaign

2018 Colombian presidential race kicks off

On March 2, with 15 months to go until the presidential elections on May 27 next year, Vice President Germán Vargas Lleras announced that he will step down on March 14 to focus on the presidential campaign.
Andino bombing

Andino bombing kills three in Bogotá

One French woman and two Colombians were killed in the Andino bombing that exploded in the popular shopping centre on Saturday June 17 at 5pm. Authorities promise to bring those responsible to justice.
FARC Colombia, FARC Transitional Zones, FARC Zonas Verdes

FARC celebrates new era

For over five decades, the longest running insurrection in the western hemisphere, the FARC-EP, have opposed the Colombian state. However, with peace about to become a reality, their 53rd birthday was their last as an armed group. The Bogotá Post were lucky enough to be invited to the celebrations and see what the future might hold.

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