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Mario Mendoza: A library is a very powerful weapon

The Colombian writer and journalist Mario Mendoza talks about gritty realism, literature, protests, and the pandemic.

Medellín’s miracle transformation: a half-told story

We talk to some of the people involved in a new exhibition that highlights the many barrios on the outskirts of the city that lack basic infrastructure.

Colombia to take Afghan evacuees

Colombia will act as a transit hub for Afghan migrants on their way to the US. But details are thin on the ground.

Independence day: Celebrations and protests

Independence day protests in Colombia unfolded peacefully for the most part as thousands took part in marches and other events.

Independence day: No shame in waving the Colombian flag

This independence day, we consider attitudes towards the Colombian flag and the way that it's flown by police, protestors, and presidents.

Dispatches: Migración offices

Bogotá's Migración offices will be familiar to many foreigners in Colombia. Here's a snapshot of one October morning.

A jab in the arm: Getting vaccinated in Bogotá

Here's how getting vaccinated in Bogota panned out for one writer this week. If you're next in line, find out what to expect.

An end to COVID-19 restrictions in Colombia?

The government announces ambitious plans to ease out of the crisis. But it could get worse before it gets better.

How Colombian students are fighting sexual aggression on campus

Universities won't listen, but social media will. Here's how student groups are making sure that cases of sexual harassment don't remain hidden.

3 Reasons Why Colombia Could Benefit from Mexico’s Outsourcing Ban

Colombia could be well-positioned to take advantage of changes in Mexican outsourcing laws.