Crime at Christmas

It’s not all canezalos and candles; the festive season in Bogota also heralds a jump in crime. We examine the phenomenon and how to avoid becoming a victim
Jericó AngloGold Ashanti

Jericó votes to ban mining

With a six to four vote, the Jericó city council approved a draft agreement which prohibits mining in the territory, with others expected to follow suit.

Colombia snapped up!

A new book brings beauty and diversity in an instant... When photographer Matthew O’Brien came to Colombia in 2003, to cover the Concurso Nacional de...
Illegal mining Colombia

Illegal mining takes five more lives

Tragedy struck on Friday April 1 when an illegal gold mine collapsed in Santander de Quilichao, Cauca, trapping eighteen miners, five of whom were killed.

New platform aims to promote socially conscious programmes in Colombia

Colsubsidio launched socially conscious platform Xposible on May 21 which promotes companies and institutions that have created social programs in the country.
Human Rights Defence Colombia

Colombia most dangerous for activists

Colombia has topped a list for the number of human rights campaigners killed in the first 11 months of 2015, according to a recent annual report by Dublin-based Front Line Defenders.
Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP)

Guzmán: The opposition will be defeated if it doesn’t unite

Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) Photo courtesy of Oficina de prensa JEP Duque’s objections to the JEP presented...

Colombian protests and small businesses

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

On its 20th birthday, Google see strong Colombian potential

As Google celebrates its twentieth birthday, we reflect on where the company has been, where it’s going, and what its innovations mean for Latin America.

Medellín innovation center Ruta N to partner with airline Viva Air

Ruta N, the innovation center supported by the city of Medellin, has entered into a partnership with...