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.
As Verdi’s classic opera, Otello arrives to the Teatro Colón in Bogotá, Phoebe Hopson catches up with some of the stellar cast.
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The death of Fabián Herrera has put escopolamina and similar drugs such as benzodiazepine that cause memory loss and high levels of suggestibility back in the headlines.
With a six to four vote, the Jericó city council approved a draft agreement which prohibits mining in the territory, with others expected to follow suit.
Budget supermarkets D1, Justo y Bueno and Ara have made their presence felt on the streets of Bogotá. But behind the discount products, there are some heavyweight legal battles going on, as Emily Hastings finds out.
Every country has its own unique rituals that people use to attract good fortune and repel bad luck. In his latest column, our intrepid agony uncle Jazid Contreras explores some of these quirky Colombian superstitions and the magical thinking behind them.
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.
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.
With the number of holidaymakers visiting Colombia growing rapidly every year, it is no surprise that food tours are fast becoming one of the top things to do. Laura Brown visits La Mesa and looks at some of what’s on offer.