‘Colombia, A Comedy of Errors’ is No Joke

A light-hearted jaunt through Colombia’s dark history   After close to four years of living in Colombia, I like to consider myself well-versed in the country’s...

A Tale of Two Restaurants: Garua and Te Encantare

Garua Carrera 5#27-25    Reservations: 243 1267 Modern European cooking  finally has a home in the Macarena. A Colombian chef (and ex – poet) who trained in...
Theatron Bogotá

Featured Venue – Theatron

South America's biggest gay club, Theatron, is the obvious choice for The Bogota Post's Pride edition, especially as it was the finishing point for the Pride march...

ELN Paralyzes Arauca

The threat of violence by Colombia’s second largest guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), in the northeastern department of Arauca has paralyzed transport...

Government Invests In Clean Water

The government is set to invest $7.6 billion pesos in improving access to drinking water in rural and impoverished areas in Colombia over the...

1 Killed, Dozens Injured In Medellin Attack

An explosion in Medellin on Saturday evening has left one person dead and more than 40 injured   The attack took place in the central part...

Film Reviews

Ilo Ilo  - 4 stars In this arresting debut film from writer-director Anthony Chen, an impoverished Filipino maid is taken on to help a struggling...

Shakira To Close World Cup

Colombia's Biggest musical export is to perform in Brazil for the closing of the World Cup on July 19   The 37-year-old Barranquilla native songstress, who...

International Sports Round Up

Djokovic and Kvitova Wimbledon champions Novak Djokovic takes his second Wimbledon crown after a 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4 victory over Swiss veteran Roger Federer....

Indy Champions

Colombians make clean sweep in IndyCar Shell and Pennzoil GP of Houston Just hours after Colombia’s historic victory over Uruguay in the football World Cup,...

COP To Weaken

Colombia’s currency continues to appreciate, as it again made the biggest gain in an emerging market the week ending July 4. The peso’s value...

Tour On

Few Colombians compete in 101st edition of the Tour de France With the World Cup still in full swing, every other sport has taken a...

12 People Killed After Football Loss

Police And Mayor Petro say violence was unrelated   12 people were killed across Colombia after the national football team’s loss to Brazil on July 4. According...

Ex-Agriculture Minister Convicted

A Colombian ex-Agriculture minister was found guilty of embezzlement by the Supreme Court on Thursday July 3   After a four year legal battle, the Supreme...

Heroes

Over a hundred thousand fans gather to show their appreciation for Colombia’s World Cup team

Sport And Nation Building

Like many, I have been swept away with football fever in this World Cup. Partly because of Colombia’s performance, partly because the enthusiasm and...