State of the nation: Higher education

Higher education funding per student has decreased dramatically in the past decade and the deficit won’t be easy to bridge.

Time for a transportation transformation: The RegioTram

Beyond Metro and TransMilenio, changes in other forms of transport are set to take place in the capital region. With RegioTram, bike lanes, and ride-sharing, residents may have many options for cleaner, more efficient transportation.

TransMilenio trumps tranvia on Séptima and Avenida 68

The controversial TransMilenio on Séptima has failed to gain popular support, while the TransMilenio on Avenida 68 has the green light.

Transport Bogotá: Construction to start on Bogotá’s metro

Are the brakes finally off for the Bogotá’s metro construction? The constructors say they will break ground in April.

Why Colombian protests neither represent a second Chile nor are part...

Although Chilean and Colombian unrests have things in common, a comparison of both country’s protest movements is completely unfounded.

State of the Nation: No peace for social leaders

There were 34 assassinations of social leaders in January alone. We look at the numbers and ask why there is still no peace for Colombia’s human rights defenders.

Tens of thousands march in Bogotá’s first anti-government protests of the...

A largely peaceful national strike saw sporadic outbursts of violence. Marchers complain the government has been irresponsive to their demands and say protests will continue.

Two young men killed by security forces during Colombia’s national protests

This article was originally published on Latin America Reports Four days before the death...

2019 in Colombia, the year in numbers

As the year draws to a close, we look back at the most important numbers of 2019.

Latin America rises up in unison

As the Cacerolazo Latinoamericano calls for equality and human rights in the region, one of the Chilean activists who joined in jokes that Colombians ‘have more rhythm.’