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Bogotá throws hero’s welcome for returning Los Cafeteros

It's an earlier return than they would have hoped for but Colombia's national football team has been received in Bogotá with a hero's welcome following...

FARC dissidents blamed for deadly attack on geologists working for Canadian...

A team of geologists working for Canadian mining company Continental Gold were attacked early this morning leaving three dead. The attack took place at...
Yo Lucas

Film review: Lucas Maldonado’s Yo, Lucas

In his debut film, Lucas Maldonado paints an intimate, well-rounded and mostly unflattering portrait of himself through the voices of those who know him best.

Venezuelan voices: Long walk to the unknown

With the Venezuelan situation lurching from bad to worse, many people are leaving the country in search for food and medicine - some travelling on foot. We spoke to a few of the recent arrivals in Bogotá about their experiences and look at what might happen next.

Venezuelan voices: Stories from the caminantes – continued

As thousands of footsore caminantes walk from the Venezuelan border to towns and cities in Colombia – and beyond – in search of food, medicine and shelter, we speak to some of the arrivals in Bogotá. Part two.

Venezuelan voices: Stories from the caminantes

As thousands of footsore caminantes walk from the Venezuelan border to towns and cities in Colombia – and beyond – in search of food, medicine and shelter, we speak to some of the arrivals in Bogotá.

Venezuelan voices: How you can help

Whether they have walked, hitch-hiked or bussed their way to the capital, the trickle of people is becoming a stream. How you can help!

Venezuelan voices: Voting with their feet

Venezuela’s collapse has sparked a trail of human misery which is not going to end any time soon.

Venezuelan voices: Compassion and condemnation

Venezuelans struggle for acceptance in Colombia’s crowded capital.
Venezuelan crisis

Venezuelan voices: crisis is just beginning

Whether they are called migrants or refugees, Venezuelans in Colombia need protection and access to the formal economy.

Venezuelan voices: From riches to rags

With at least a million Venezuelans in Colombia, we look at what is driving them out of their homes and what is waiting for them.

Colombians continue to flock to Schengen countries

Over 550,000 Colombians made the most of visa-free travel to Schengen countries in 2017 – up from 340,000 in 2015 when the rules were changed.

Bogotá Bulldogs beat Santiago Saints in Aussie Rules Andes Cup

The Bogotá Bulldogs retained the annual Andes Cup with a 19-point victory over Chile’s Santiago Saints, in a tightly contested affair at Los Pinos Polo Club.
Feria del Hogar

Home Sweet Home: Exploring Bogotá’s Feria del Hogar

The annual home festival, Feria del Hogar made Bogota's Corferias home to all things homely for the first couple of weeks of September.

Colombia’s most wanted guerrilla wounded in shootout with military

The man who the Colombian government considers to be the mastermind behind the capture and killing of three Ecuadorian newspaper staff members was injured in a...

Is Bogotá banking big on blockchain?

Gone are the days when cryptocurrency and blockchain were associated with drug dealers. Colombia is shedding that image too. And with help from a...

Opinion: Are you listening in on me bro?

Colombia has been through its fair share of legal and illegal interception scandals. The last chapter in this topic, which surfaced last week, shows...