London Language Institute
Wilson Borja, Día de la Afrocolombianidad, Afro-Colombian Day

Wilson Borja: Artivismo – where art and activism meet

As part of our special on Día de la Afrocolombianidad, artist Wilson Borja chats to Phoebe Hopson about using his craft to express his political views, and the whitening and appropriation of black culture.

Year in review: Colombia’s impact on the world

Colombia made its mark in 2014, but it was more than just the glory of James Rodriguez in the World Cup. Here are a few other Colombian happenings that caught the world’s attention this year

Social media giant tests the waters with Facebook Dating in Colombia

In the month of Amor y Amistad, Facebook picks Colombia to test out its new dating feature.
OECD Colombia

Will Colombia join ‘club of rich nations’ this month?

After a 5-year process, Colombia is on the verge of joining the OECD (The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) this month. Following a meeting...
The Simon Bolivar Statue in Bogota

Colombia’s courts are in crisis

What the JEP is going on? Wednesday’s resignation of Nestor Humberto Martínez, Colombia’s Attorney General, took the...
Andrés Felipe Arias

Colombia seeks to extradite Andrés Felipe Arias from US

Former Agriculture Minister Andrés Felipe Arias, who was found guilty of misallocating hundreds of millions of dollars in government subsidies, may be forced to return.
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.
Alone Together

Book review – Alone Together: Tales of Sisterhood and Solitude in...

Alone Together is a book about solo female travel and some of the people and places that 36 women from 17 different countries and all kinds of backgrounds encounter on their journeys through Latin America. This diverse group of women – from backpackers to an octogenarian – share their experiences, which are at times humorous, at times unnerving and at times heart-warming.

Further troubles on the Pan-American Highway

Policeman Boris Alexander Benítez was killed on March 19 during clashes between Minga protesters and public forces on the Pan-American highway.