Time To Know What Peace Feels Like

A frank and open reflection on the meaning of peace and the impact of death from our columnist Adriaan Alsema   I’ve never been much of...

Grammar Focus

Here at The Bogota Post, we have a habit of using archaic (old-fashioned, out of use) language. So this week’s grammar point focuses on...

Not All Rosy

Kelsey Menzel takes a look at the darker side of the Colombian flower industry

Duke Of The Dives

Orlando Duque reaches yet another milestone in his impressive career  Cali-born diver Orlando Duque took first spot in the first FINA High Diving World Cup...

Rola Derby

Action, aggro and absolutely ridiculous nicknames: Bogota’s newest sport has it all

Starving For A Bullfight

As bullfighters stage a hunger strike outside bullring, angry animal rights activists make every attempt to confront them  Eight young bullfighters have gone on hunger...

Just Desserts?

Finally you have time to visit that cycling restaurant your friends have been bragging about. Expectations are very high  You start with the entrada of...

La Guajira Strikes

Continuing strikes in the La Guajira region of Colombia motivated by severe droughts Wide scale distress at the lack of support from Colombian authorities during...

Hand Grenade Explodes In La Candelaria

A hand grenade was set off late on Saturday evening in the Plaza del Chorro de Quevedo in La Candelaria, leaving three people injured. The...

Pot A Burning Issue

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has come out in favour of a proposed Liberal Party bill to legalise medical marijuana  President Juan Manuel Santos spoke...

Bogota’s Most Dangerous Streets

 A Recent report highlighted the areas in Bogota that see the highest level of robberies, assaults and other crimes With more than 800 reported criminal...

Journalist Gunned Down After Years of Threats

Radio reporter in Antioquia was murdered while collecting his son from school just weeks after having his government protection taken away   The attack took place...

Peace Talks: Victims Speak

Historic moment for peace talks as victims’ voices finally heard in Havana, Cuba Victims of Colombia’s 50-year-old armed conflict finally got a chance to make...

‘What Person Deserves To Die In This Way?’

As conflict victims meet their aggressors in Havana, Cuba, The Bogota Post interviews a young victim from Arauca who lost her father to the FARC rebels in 2002

World News Round-Up…

AFRICA Liberia: Leaders admitted 17 suspected Ebola-infected patients are missing after a health centre was attacked. Libya: Unidentified war planes carried out airstrikes in the capital...

Greetings in Bogotá

We look at mastering the art of hello in The Bogotá Post’s first Spanish language column What’s one of the most useful things to learn in...