Colombia’s creative fashion potential is a secret no more at Miami...

An exciting Miami Swim Week came to a close today after having taken over Miami Beach Convention Centre throughout the weekend. Highlighting the latest...
E-invoicing

Colombia’s new electronic invoicing system

As of January 2019, all Colombian companies will have to have to use the obligatory e-invoicing system platform to send and receive invoices, with all information going through DIAN, the National Colombian Tax Authority (Dirección de Impuestos y Aduanas Nacionales).
Colombian Festivals

A festival free-for-all: The best Colombian festivals

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.
Colombian election

Colombia elections: Duque comes out on top in legislative elections

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.
100 years of solitude

How to sound like you’ve read ‘100 Years of Solitude’

No work is as consistently mentioned atop the Latin American literary canon as Gabriel García Marquez's 100 Years of Solitude, making it nearly impossible...

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.

Tensions grow as Venezuela claims Colombian invasion imminent

Venezuelan Chief Prosecutor Tarek Saab claimed Monday that Colombia is preparing for a "military invasion" of its eastern neighbors before doubling down on the...
Mocoa Colombia Landslides

Mocoa: Preventing future disaster

The disaster that cost hundreds of lives in Mocoa was far from an isolated event. Gerald Barr looks at the tragic history of landslides in Colombia and what isn’t being done to prevent them in the future.

Israeli deported following arrest for running drug and sex hostel in...

An Israeli man has been deported from Colombia after allegedly running a hostel that provided drugs and prostitutes to travellers.  Asi Moosh, 43, was expelled...
francia marquez green nobel colombia illegal mining

Fráncia Márquez awarded ‘Green Nobel Prize’ for environmental activism against illegal...

A 35-year-old woman from the Caucano department of La Toma has been awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for her activism against illegal gold mining...