‘The state wants to silence us’

Steven Gutiérrez was an eyewitness to the fatal wounding of Dilan Cruz, a young student shot with anti-riot ammunition by ESMAD. Since denouncing the attack Gutiérrez has received death threats. He speaks to The Bogotá Post.

Colombian protests and small businesses

The small business community is feeling the effects of the protests, but many still support the movement.

In numbers: 8 days of the Colombian protests

The country has seen over a week of mass protests. We wrap up the national strike so far with some interesting numbers.

Colombia’s strike leaders tell the government to listen

Representatives of the National Strike Committee say strikes will continue and ask president Duque to listen to the demands of the country.

Cacerolazos: Reclaim the calles

Out and about in last night’s cacerolazos as spontaneous demonstrations break out across the country.

Top art prize for Doris Salcedo

There’s further international acclaim for one of Latin America’s leading artists as Bogotá-based Doris Salcedo wins awards in Japan and Germany.

Liga Águila cuadrangulares kick off

With the regular season finished, it’s time for the local leagues to enter into cuadrangulares.

The silent revolution of quality coffee

Colombian coffee is experiencing a “generational change and a behavioural shift,” says Roberto Vélez, CEO of Federación Nacional de Cafeteros (FNC), the country’s national coffee foundation.

Brits in Colombia: Taking tourist trouble seriously

While many people have a great time when visiting Colombia, a number of tourists do fall foul of problems.

Colombia Connection: UK Rules, OK?

From environmental collaboration to commercial connections, ties between Colombia and the UK are flourishing.