Bogotá gay pride

Bogotá gay pride parade 2017

Rainbow flags permeated the sky on Sunday, July 2 when around 55,000 people attended the Bogotá gay pride parade 2017 as participants enjoyed the sunshine and marched, celebrating diversity and inclusivity in the city.
New Year in Bogota

New Year in Bogotá

People travelling to Colombia around this time are no different, usually looking for somewhere fabulous to sing the local version of Auld Lang Syne and ring in the new year in style. However, if it’s your first time spending this occasion in the country, you’re probably in for a bit of a surprise.

Tourist trap: tours in Colombia under pressure

A local tour operator complains that the heavy handed implementation of arcane rules threatens to throttle the industry.

Christmas songs in Colombia: all the songs you need to know

6 Christmas songs you need to know to impress your Colombian friends and family this festive season.
TransMilenio Bogotá, Bogotá Metro

Transcending the TransMilenio

Father of the TransMilenio, Mayor Peñalosa, has decided on an elevated metro to complement the overworked mass transit system and relieve it of some pressure. Gerald Barr looks at the history of the system and takes his kids on an adventure.

ESMAD shooting leaves student in critical condition

A young protestor was struck by a grenade on Saturday night, leaving him fighting for his life
escopolamina

Escopolamina cases on the rise in Bogotá

The death of Fabián Herrera has put escopolamina and similar drugs such as benzodiazepine that cause memory loss and high levels of suggestibility back in the headlines.
Bronx Bogotá

The Bronx: After the raid

Two months after 2,500 riot police entered the Bronx neighbourhood to take control of the infamous “olla”, which had long been associated with vice and degradation, the raid’s repercussions are still being felt.
2018 Bogotá gay pride parade

July 1 will see the 2018 Bogotá gay pride parade

The 2018 Bogotá gay pride parade will take place on July 1, marking the 23rd year for Bogota’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer (LGBTQ) to march.
TransMilenio, Bogota Public Transport

Bogota’s TransMilenio System: A Painful Route to the Future

As protests against the TransMilenio system’s poor service become increasingly frequent, The Bogotá Post investigates how Bogotá is attempting to serve its millions of daily commuters