Body found in suitcase near Medellin’s party hotspot Parque Lleras

This morning, first responders in Medellin confirmed the discovery of a suitcase containing the remains of a person. The suspicious suitcase was found a block away...

Colombians perceive slow progress in implementation of peace accord, Norwegian thinktank...

The peace accord between the government of Colombia and FARC has been a politically divisive topic within the country. We spoke to Dr Håvard...

Colombian government suspends peace negotiations after attacks by country’s last rebel...

President Juan Manuel Santos has suspended peace negotiations with Colombia’s last rebel group following attacks on its armed forces and an oil pipeline -...
Altaquer

Off the beaten track: Altaquer, Nariño is a birder’s dream

Located on the road between turbulent Tumaco and Pasto, Altaquer – bursting with rare birds and biodiversity –  is shaking off its violent past...
election, farc, timochenko, peace process

FARC Presidential candidate Timochenko circulates election tactics memo within party

FARC presidential candidate Rodrigo Londoño, aka "Timochenko", circulated a memo yesterday describing to members the methods by which he hopes to convert to electoral success. “We...
Grupo Energía Bogotá

Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) energetically looks to the future

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.

Gulf Clan believed to be responsible for grenade nightclub attack that...

Over 30 people were injured after a grenade was thrown into a nightclub last week. The attack was believed to be carried out by...
Top 2017 searches in Colombia

Top 2017 searches in Colombia

The minimum wage and Martín Elías were the two most googled terms in Google’s list of top 2017 searches in Colombia. Music and sports featured extensively, while ‘How to be a Latin Lover?’ was the most-asked question.

Guns ‘n Colombia: Military Expo rolls into Bogotá

Between December 4th and 6th, the biannual exhibition Expodefensa took place at Bogotá’s expo hall Corferias. In spite of protests and criticism over the...

Don’t miss these top Bogotá restaurants

To mark the holiday season and a time when many people have time to eat out, The Bogotá Post has made a list of some of the top Bogotá restaurants.  Jim Cook has picked some of his favourite places to eat. Since it’s not in the Yuletide spirit to critique the restaurants, he’s stuck to places that are so good they didn’t need criticism.