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colombian drug trafficker has been captured -The Bogota Post

Medellin’s most wanted drug lord has been captured

Colombian police have captured Juan Carlos Mesa, one of the most wanted drug traffickers in the country, while he was celebrating his birthday in...
Colombian cocktails

Festive celebrations: Colombian cocktails

Our annual holiday tradition of throwing a bunch of ingredients together and calling them cocktails continues. This year, we mix our favourite spirits with Colombian fruits and, inexplicably, Pony Malta. Our tried and tested recipes are an excellent guide to what does - and doesn't - go with what.
La Chorrera

Bogotá hiking: Falling for La Chorrera

La Chorrera waterfall is a remarkable 590 metres high, making it the highest in Colombia and 60th highest in the world. More remarkably, it’s just one hour’s drive from Bogotá, plus a beautiful three-hour hike (there and back) through lush Andean cloud forest.

Superhero limbs: Fabrilab gives Colombian children a hand with 3D- printed...

In 2004, Colombian engineer Christian Silva had a life-altering moment when his cousin lost his hand in an accident. It was a moment that...
Colombian novena

Novenas: an oh-so-Colombian tradition

As December gets underway, you will no doubt begin to hear Colombians talking about their upcoming novenas, a tradition unique to Colombia and parts...
La Niña

La Niña: Life after war

La Niña is a new series which follows the life of a woman trying to escape her past as a guerrilla fighter in a fitting story for Colombia’s current situation. Jazid Contreras speaks to director Rodrigo Triana.

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