Bogotá Nights: Lent

Considering giving something up for lent? Find out what Oli and Brendan will give up this lent in Bogotá Nights.

Bogotá blast kills nine at police training academy

Photo courtesy of bogota.gov.co A car explosion that occurred this morning in Bogotá’s Escuela General Santander, the Colombian...
Duque Marta Lucia

Iván Duque: Meet the President-elect

What does Colombia's new president have in store for the country?

Coronavirus leaves tourists stranded in Colombia

As countries around the world struggle to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, many tourists are stranded and unable to get home.
FARC negotiators, Colombian peace process

Peace process advances with ‘Special Agreement’

In a joint statement today, the Colombian government and FARC negotiators in Havana with the announcement of their decision to contrive “Special Agreement” status for any final peace accord reached between them.
Álvaro Uribe

In political about-turn, former President Uribe revokes resignation 

A week after Álvaro Uribe unofficially resigned from Congress on Twitter, the former president has now used the same social media platform to retract...
Avianca ProColombia

Magic realism translates to magic prices

As part of ProColombia’s new ‘Colombia is magical realism’ campaign, Avianca are offering discount flights to Colombia from a wide range of international destinations,...
Bronx Bogotá

The Bronx: After the raid

Two months after 2,500 riot police entered the Bronx neighbourhood to take control of the infamous “olla”, which had long been associated with vice and degradation, the raid’s repercussions are still being felt.
Bogotá street vendors

Order and control in Bogotopia

The current administration argues that Bogotá needs to “recover” its public spaces. Faye Griffiths highlights the flawed reasoning behind the city’s new administration forcing street vendors to move on.
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...