The Great Hack: Who pays the Pig.gi?

Netflix documentary The Great Hack has put the spotlight on data mining and social media manipulation in Colombia.
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Cacao for coca

Last edition we examined some of the factors behind the spike in the country’s coca production. This month Siddharth Mohan finds out why authorities hope crop replacement schemes could prove successful.
La Tramacúa

Traumas of La Tramacúa

  Wally Broderick gives an insight into the hell that is La Tramacúa - Colombia’s most inhumane prison The latest letter from the 193 inmates of...
Marco Aguirre, one of Medellín's homeless, in a face mask

Medellín’s homeless population at increased risk due to coronavirus

They’ve already been through trauma. Now COVID-19 is a ticking time bomb for Medellín’s most vulnerable
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Chaos on Colombia-Venezuela border

As the Venezuela Colombia border spat rumbles on, Mike Mackenna takes a look at the history of the conflict between both countries, and what...
Bogota Mayoral Elections

Bogota: The race for mayor

Daniel Steel takes a look at what’s at stake in the Bogotá mayoral elections - analysing where the four leading candidates stand on five...
Bogota Environment

No smoke without fire

As Bogota’s outgoing Environmental Vice-Secretary Julio Pulido was preparing to leave his position, we spoke to him about his work in the department and the issues they face, including black smoke, burning tyres and river regeneration.
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Humedales: to build or protect?

Proposed developments for Bogotá's humedales have sparked fierce debate about the need to preserve the capital’s wetlands against the need for housing and infrastructure – Diana Mejía takes a look at what’s at stake

Founders of iconic Carmen Restaurant introduce Medellin steakhouse Don Diablo

For those still lamenting the lack of a superior steakhouse in Medellin, the recently opened Don Diablo...
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Activist deaths: shadow over peace deal

Human rights organisations sound the alarm over a spike in attacks and murders of activists as armed gangs capitalise on opportunities provided by rural turmoil.