The Plaza de Toros la Santamaría is the stage for the Davis Cup. Between September 15 and 17, Colombia will face Croatia for a...
Big leap towards lasting peace in Colombia on various fronts, as the ELN declared a historic ceasefire and the FARC held their first congress as a political party.
According to the annual “Global Liveability Report” from The Economist, living in Bogotá is worse than in many other capitals - ranking 12th out of 15 cities in Latin America.
The capital’s annual music showcase, Bogotá Music Market (BOmm), is the most important event for many artists in Colombia. More than just a show, it provides a useful space for making contacts and networking. We got quotes from some of the movers and shakers.
Independiente Santa Fe are commanding the table by six points. Los Cardenales show little spectacle, but they have been extremely efficient so far despite being plagued by injury problems for most of the season.
Pope Francis made a moving speech to the crowds gathered at the presidential palace today, Thursday September 7, in which he acknowledged that the country had come a long way in the peace process but that all Colombians had a role to play in bringing peace.
Pope Francis is set to visit Colombia next month on a four-day tour which will take him to Bogotá, Villavicencio, Medellín and Cartagena. He will fly into the capital on September 6 and return to Rome from the coast on the 11th.
Thanks to Falcao's second-half header against red-hot rivals Brazil, an excellent performance in Barranquilla earned earned a draw for Colombia.
Into the final furlong with just three still to play, Colombia are nervously looking over their shoulders. Failure to beat already eliminated Venezuela has squeezed the South American qualifying group ever tighter. And, while Colombia currently sit second behind runaway leaders Brazil, they are now just two points from plummeting out of the automatic qualification spots.
On Monday September 4, negotiators in Quito announced that the government and the ELN have agreed to a bilateral ceasefire. It is the first time that the ELN have agreed to such a ceasefire, which will come into effect on October 1 and run until January 12, 2018.
With a new name, though the same acronym, the FARC - now the Fuerza Alternativa Revolucionaria del Común - elected the party leadership and launched their new logo: a red rose.
Building basic Spanish sentence structures in is actually quite simple, and helped by the fact that neither negative nor interrogative forms require much modification to the overall structure. We’ve got the building blocks you need to help you with your basic sentence structures so you can form affirmative, negative and basic questions whenever you need.
One of the big differences between English and Spanish is word order, which is the order that we say, or write words. Different languages have different ideas about this. We look at some of the basic points and problems to remember.
September’s busier than a TransMilenio portal at rush hour with plenty of events through the month, from highbrow events like Jazz al Parque and BOmm to more exciting fare in the shape of Incubus. We’ve highlighted three not-to-miss events in the middle of the month. Whatever you choose to do on the 16th of September, it promises to be a cracking day out.
What if we moulded a micro-utopia with our hands? What if we built an immense bridge, which united both the city and the countryside in a deeply polarised society? What if we showcased the values and virtues of rural Colombia? These questions provided the backbone for an inspired weekend in Choachí, Cundinamarca, the Carnaval del Maíz, del Trueque y del Perdón.
Colombia’s third largest city moves at a different pace to the bigger and busier Bogotá, or the more modern and refined Medellín. Best known for its vibrant dance scene, often referred to as the salsa capital, the city has much more to offer such as food, architecture, parks and museums.