On March 2, with 15 months to go until the presidential elections on May 27 next year, Vice President Germán Vargas Lleras announced that he will step down on March 14 to focus on the presidential campaign.
There is a crisis facing Medellin, a city with one of Colombia’s highest rates of HIV diagnoses across the country. In 2013, there were...
Hydraulic fracturing – or simply ‘fracking’ – is a method of extracting oil and gas which has made its way from the US across most of South America and is in exploratory stages in Colombia. The possibility that fracking in Colombia might be allowed has sparked controversy – Steffan Frydkjær finds out more about this controversial extraction method.
The full extent of tragedy from mudslides in Mocoa is still emerging as hundreds are injured after three rivers burst. Phoebe Hopson reports that the death toll is almost two hundred.
The already-strained relations between Colombia and Venezuela have deteriorated further in recent weeks with a string of incidents that have put pressure on the two countries.
Colombia has become the second nation in South America and the 37th member country to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It...
As the month dedicated to highlighting some of the achievements and challenges faced by Afro-Colombian kicks off, ChocQuibTown singer Goyo and activist Edna Liliana Valencia Murillo chat to Laura Brown about being black in Colombia.
An exciting Miami Swim Week came to a close today after having taken over Miami Beach Convention Centre throughout the weekend. Highlighting the latest...
Colombians are known for their love of a good time, which explains the abundance of festivals this country has to offer. From tiny towns celebrating a foodstuff that is the backbone of their economies, to giant festivals that attract talent from the world over, there’s something for any taste.
Voting in the senatorial and congressional elections saw plenty of drama, but when the dust settled there were few surprises. Ordóñez has been forced to give up his presidential hopes after Duque took ten times the number of votes.