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Former journalist, aid worker and tour guide who first came to Colombia very drunk in 1994, and has been back many times since, eventually settling with his family in Bogotá. Holidays are spent exploring corners of Colombia in an old 4x4 called Mitzi... Read about his travels on his site, Travels with Mitzi.

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Hidroituango or: The greatest project nobody wants to take responsibility for

Since April of 2018 the emergency around the Hidroituango project has kept national and local authorities on...

Opinion: No justice, no peace

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Who peopled South America? New ancient DNA study reveals continent’s first...

Indigenous Americans as portrayed in Apocalypto. Still courtesy of Touchstone Pictures. The question of migrations--that of how...

Tunga penetrans: Get to know Colombia’s least favourite skin-burrowing parasite

Once lodged in the skin, the embedded sand-flea can grow up to 2000 times its size in 10 days. Illustration courtesy...

Turning Japanese, the connection between Colombia and Japan

We put Colombo-Japanese relations under the spotlight, as we take a look at what brings the two nations together.

Environmental costs mounting but EPM pushes forward with controversial dam project

An early estimate has been made today into the environmental damage caused by closing the floodgates to...

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