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Orange Alert: New coronavirus controls in parts of Bogotá

Day 58 of quarantine saw special measures introduced for five areas in Bogotá, the orange alert. Also protests from sex workers.

Colombian film industry grants emergency financial relief

Gig workers in the field are eligible to apply for emergency funds. Meanwhile, Bogotá’s premier indie theatre is in a fight for survival.

Behind closed doors: Domestic violence against children in quarantine

As tensions and challenges from the nationwide quarantine increase, the usual channels that might pick up on abuse are not working.

‘Stranger than winning the lottery:’ Humble Colombian family goes viral on...

A widowed Colombian farmer and her two young sons have gone viral on YouTube, to their own shock and surprise. Now their videos are educating viewers on the realities of life as a campesino.

Domestic violence: The ‘Shadow Pandemic’

Violence against women during Colombia’s quarantine has increased, prompting some chains to allow women to denounce violence when they are shopping.

Coronavirus in Colombia: May 7 update

Key points on coronavirus in Colombia: 407 deaths and 9,456 cases, quarantine extended until May 25, crisis in the Amazonas and peak could be July or August

Colombia extends quarantine until May 25, but relaxes rules

With less than a week to go until May 11 when the current quarantine is set to end, Colombian President Iván Duque announced that the obligatory lockdown will again be extended until May 25.

Coronavirus in Colombia: May 1 update

Our regular roundup of COVID-19 cases in Colombia.

Bogotá quarantine: Engativá stories

In Engativá, busier streets and roadways indicate people are itching for things to go back to normal.

Bogotá allows exercise during quarantine… For now

This morning bogotanos were allowed to walk, jog, or run between 6am and 10am.