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Situation worsens on Colombian-Venezuelan border

Health workers call for international emergency as sky rocketing HIV cases and sheer numbers of people strain public services on the Colombian-Venezuelan border.

De minimis non curat lex: Our moral hazard

The Latin principle de minimis non curat lex suggests that the law cares not for small matters. However, it is how countries treat these...

In Colombia, one homeless person is killed every day

New research has revealed that one homeless person is killed every day in Colombia. The study--conducted by Colombian NGO Temblores using data from the National Forensic Institute, the national police and...

Colombia among nations blacklisted by OECD for providing “golden visas”

Along with 20 other nations, Colombia has been blacklisted by thinktank OECD for providing visa and passport schemes that allow tax and financial advantages....

Ser pilo will no longer pay

Ser Pilo Paga, which set out to open university education opportunities, had a mixed report card.

Colpatria suicide highlights hidden issue

More than 1,000 people have died by suicide in Colombia this year.
Education protests

Education protests: 40,000 march in Bogotá

With a growing deficit in the public education budget, tens of thousands of people participated in education protests on October 10.

A week after being abducted, 5-year-old Cristo José is reunited with...

Cristo José Contreras, the five-year-old son of El Carmen Mayor Edwin Contreras, has been safely returned to his family after being kidnapped one week ago. President...

Punitive Populism: Prohibition in 2018

The decree that reinstates prohibition for legal drugs as well as the overall structure of Duque’s anti-narcotics policy in Colombia is rooted in a...

“I will be vindicated”: DEA Colombia Regional Director fires back at...

Following the publication of an AP report about an investigation into allegations of misconduct within the Drug Enforcement Authority's (DEA) Colombia office, Regional Director...