Setting The Stages

We take a look at what each day of the Giro will hold - and which days Colombian athletes might perform strongly... click for larger...

Peso Down As Currency Intervention Announced

THE COLOMBIAN peso has seen the biggest drop in an emerging market currency this week after an announcement made by Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas....

Naming Names

Peckerman sticks to expected line up in provisional squad FIFA’s May 13 deadline for the 30-player shortlists  meant another big step for the 32 nations...

We Hope You Like Jammin’…

It’s that time of the year again – Jamming Festival is back around to liven up Bogotá. Samantha Raoult previews the festival... Rapidly becoming a...
Isla San Bernando

Pig Paradise

Angie Tolliday finds an unexpected gem, the islands of San Bernardo, en route to Panama. Despite the false promise of being dropped off at the...

“Irreversible Thaw” Of West Antarctic Ice

New reports published on Monday May 12 show Artic melt is happening faster than expected. Two new pieces of research, conducted by teams of researchers...

Giraldo At Top Of His Game

Santiago Giraldo had a dream week on the red clay as he booked the first top-ten win of his career, beating reigning Wimbledon champion...

Colombia’s Giro Heroes

What made this country’s top cyclists who they are today? What are their strengths and weaknesses?   Nairo Quintana: Movistar The son of campesinos from Boyacá is...

A Walk On The Wild Side

As Colombia’s Fetish Festival approaches, Fred Ellis delves into the cities’ BDSM scene... It’s 18:30 on Saturday night and I’m a little afraid.  My hand...

Common Errors

Spanish and English have a lot of similarities, but also some major differences - especially in the way we use certain tenses and express...

Nigeria’s Lost Girls

Extremist group Boko Haram have caused international outrage after the kidnap of 200 schoolgirls. Nigeria is experiencing a period of rapid economic growth at the...

Colombian Ship Smuggles To Scotland

A VESSEL travelling from Colombia has been detained off the Scottish coast after a huge stash of cocaine was found by Border Force agents. Police...

Bargains In Bogotá

Becky Adler explores what second-hand style Marly has to offer Like many expats, I’ve found that living in a different country makes you miss some...

Colombia Pro Cycling

Twenty five years ago Café de Colombia, sponsored by the coffee farmers federation in Colombia, was a well-respected team on the professional circuit. They...

Ayahuasca: Is It Worth The Risk?

The Bogotá Post takes a look at Ayahuasca  and yagé - a growing trend among tourists in South America. A traditional plant mixture used by...

Santa Fe Fail To Live Up To Expectations, Coach Gutierrez Resigns

Independiente Santa Fe started the league with a great run of games under the leadership of Omar Perez and Wilder Medina, but the side...