Argentina: Guest of honour at FILBo 2018

As guest of honour at FILBo, Argentina have brought over 90 speakers to take part in 70 events, among them authors, illustrators, playwrights, journalists – even scientists and chefs.

“Whenever I start reading, I can feel the power of words.”...

Juan Fernando Hincapié is a writer, a translator and, most importantly, a Colombian. His journey through the literary world has played witness to the creation...

The Buzz, Colombia in international news outlets

How was Colombia depicted in international media last month?

Football shorts: Irregular Liga Águila, Copa América and World Cup watch

Atlético Nacional comfortably sit in the lead as we head into the last quarter of the season, followed by Deportivo Cali and Junior, while the Bogotá teams haven’t been able to continue on their good end of 2017. World cup watch and Cafeteras off to a flying start at the Copa América.

Elections 2018: Road to the Colombian Presidency

Just weeks to go until the first round of voting and the Colombian election circus is in full swing. That first round is on May 27 and no candidate is expected to win a simple majority. We look back at some of the key recent developments in the road to the Presidency.

Author Q&A with Daisy Hernández: “I was confused why the American...

Daisy Hernández's memoirs - arranged into three parts of essays in the book "A Cup of Water Under My Bed" - show just how...

Film review: Pickpockets: Maestros del robo

Pickpockets tells the story of Fresh (Emiliano Pernía) a petty thief who, after a stroke of luck, is trained by Chucho (Carlos Bardem), a skilled international pickpocket. These newly acquired skills prompt Fresh to go in search of more money and more adrenaline with his friends Doggy (Duván Prado) and Juana (Natalia Reyes). How far will they go?

Matador retired from social media after death threats, what happened?

Matador withdraws from social media following death threats over cartoon depicting presidential candidate Iván Duque as a pig.
Colombian economy

IMF says Colombian economy ‘at turning point’

Following their annual visit, the IMF says the Colombian economy is 'at turning point,' highlighting the need to improve infrastructure, address informality in the labour force and reduce barriers to international trade.
Restaurant reviews San Just Madre Prudencie

Eating out in Bogotá: Restaurant reviews of Sant Just, Madre and...

The capital’s culinary panorama has certainly raised its game in recent years. It wasn’t too long ago that really good restaurants were a rarity, but a steady rise in the locals’ awareness of different cuisine options, along with the rising influx of foreigners with bulging wallets and empty bellies, has seen the face of the city’s restaurants change rapidly.