London Language Institute

Who peopled South America? New ancient DNA study reveals continent’s first...

Indigenous Americans as portrayed in Apocalypto. Still courtesy of Touchstone Pictures. The question of migrations--that of how...
China

Colombia Connection: China, bring on the Earth Pig

China has been a mysterious entity for most Colombians for many years, seen mostly as a source of cheap consumer goods and even cheaper mixed rice dishes. However, the Chinese whispers are getting louder as links between the two countries grow stronger.

Andrés París interview: Former FARC chief weighs in on Colombian peace...

Former FARC chief Andrés Paris (left) pictured with Jesús Santrich. Picture provided by Andrés Paris. In a...
straws

The last straw

Saying no to straws is one of many ways to reduce your plastic consumption.

The students from the Latin American Leadership Academy and their mission...

Co-founder David Baptista along with LALA students. (Photo by Jordan Jones) The deadline for final presentations was the...

Only muppets like Christmas

Christmas is a riot of over consumption and greed argues our columnist.
Bogotá hiking

Bogotá hiking: Back to the hills?

Bogotá city authorities are considering an ambitious plan to re-open the old trails and rehabilitate less-used routes onto the mountain.
mamo

Heal the world

Arhuaco spiritual leader, el mamo Lorenzo Seuny Izquierdo Arroyo, speaks about his mission to create a greater consciousness towards the planet.
Francisco José de Caldas

Mapping the life of Caldas, a Colombian superhero

'Ojos en el Cielo, Pies en la Tierra' at the Museo Nacional focuses on the astronomical and map making skills of Francisco José de...
Female genital mutilation

Cutting danger: Female genital mutilation

While it is more commonly associated with parts of Africa, female genital mutilation (FGM) is a practice that has taken hold in select communities...