Colombian cuisine has so much more to offer than arepas and empanadas, as Victoria Robey finds out when she visits a new Chapinero restaurant that is taking the country’s food to new heights.
From addiction to displacement, there are many factors that push people to live on the street. Gerald Barr speaks to some of the city’s homeless population so that they can tell some of their stories in their own words.
Hell or High Water, the story of a brother's incredible plan to save the family ranch in true western style. There is something hatefully likeable...
Coming of age film Moonlight tells the story of a young African American man in a desperate search for identity in three separate stages of his life.
Systema Solar frontman Walter Hernández Romero speaks to Phoebe Hopson about the band’s latest album and the philosophy behind the group.
This year’s season has a distinctly French twist for the Colombian National Symphonic Orchestra, as María Laura Ordoñez finds out when she attends the launch of El Beso Francés.
Each year, Cartagena’s Hay Festival – the iconic celebration of literature, art, cinema and music – draws intellectuals and artists from a wide array of disciplines. Carolina Morales reports from this year’s event.
After six months of police training – and a fair deal of controversy – the new Police Code came into effect on January 30. Ángela Forero-Aponte identifies some of the activities that may now breach the rules.
Phoebe Hopson provides some tales of expats on the Colombian dating scene who have learnt the hard way how cultural differences can get in the way of love.
These are the human rights defenders who have been killed so far in 2017 as the spate of violence against social leaders persists. Emma Newbery looks into the rise of paramilitary violence and activist deaths in rural territories.
The 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates brought a powerful message of peace, forgiveness and inclusion. Ex-combatants dressed in white walked and danced around the stage to the words of Gabriel García Márquez then passed white ribbon through the crowd before leaving their final message: “We are going to weave peace.” We explore four key topics of the event.
After more than three years of informal discussions, representatives from the Colombian government and the ELN have begun negotiations towards a ‘complete peace.’
The drive against corruption is gaining momentum as the government announces new legislation and Senator Claudia López galvanises citizen efforts.
Investigation reveals that 194 banana companies financed paramilitary activity responsible for widespread murder and torture.
Colombia hopes to become an example of environmental and economic best practice as it launches an ambitious green economy growth plan.
As the Liga Águila kicks off and most teams finish their pre-season, it’s a good moment to take a closer look at the title candidates for this year.