An exclusive interview with Astrid Álvarez Hernández, the CEO of the recently re-branded Grupo Energía Bogotá. Find out how the company came back from the brink of disaster, as well as more on their recent strategy to focus on renewables.
“Entrepreneurs are among the most overlooked assets for community change in rural areas nationwide,” says Dr. Michael W-P Fortunato, professor, author, and director of the Center for Rural Studies at Sam Houston State University in...
Christmas after Christmas: How a Colombian ad exec helped demobilize guerrillas by advertising peace
In 2000, about 30,000 guerrillas were operating in Colombia and between 2006 and 2014 approximately 18,000 of them demobilized in part due to the efforts of an advertising executive. Jose Miguel Sokoloff (founder of...
If you’ve ever bought a cake at Carulla, you’ve almost certainly tried a cake made by Joyce, one of Bogotá’s most famous bakeries. After nearly 46 years in the business, founder Joyce Mitrani shares some of the stories and its longevity – though none of her secret recipes.
Andrés Jiménez, Colombia's chief financial prosecutor, announced that at least 19 prominent Colombian business people have now been arrested or indicted for their potential involvement in the money-laundering scandal which rocked the world back in 2015.
From corruption to the environment, Colombia is one of the countries where online petition site change.org has the biggest impact per user. Victoria Emanuelli and Jonatan Rodríguez from Change.org explain some of the campaigns and tell us how the site works.