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Post Conflict: ‘War doesn’t distinguish faces, hearts, or skin colour’

We hear from Marcos, who joined the FARC at 18, who tells us in his own words about what peace means for him.
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Donald Trump cancels visit to Bogotá

  U.S. President Donald Trump has cancelled his Latin American travel plans to Bogotá and to Lima's Summit of the Americas in order to respond to the...
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ELN negotiations: One step forward, two steps back

Talks have finally started with Colombia’s second largest guerrilla group, but the first weeks of negotiations have been marred by attacks. Emily Hastings finds out more.

Bogotá curfew: What happened on Friday night?

Bogotá Curfew: Friday 22 November saw a whirlwind of news hit Bogotá, both true and false, we try to give some context to what happened.
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Happy birthday Bogota!

On August 6, Bogota celebrated its 477th birthday and since it is a long wait until the city hits the big 500, we thought...

Sexual harassment on campus: Silent no more

Feminist collective Destapa la Olla organise topless demonstration to call attention to sexual assault on campus and give voice to victims' experiences.

Robbie Williams, a ‘fire bird’ and a ball from space; what...

The World Cup 2018 got off to a spectacular start this morning as the inaugural ceremony warmed up the 80,000-strong crowd before the match...
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Decoding the new Colombian Police Code

After six months of police training – and a fair deal of controversy – the new Police Code came into effect on January 30. Ángela Forero-Aponte identifies some of the activities that may now breach the rules.

Former coffee plantation becomes coronavirus refuge for international artists

After the founders of ArteSumapaz, an art centre just outside Bogotá invited anyone stranded to spend quarantine with them, 13 poets, painters, musicians and other creators spent lockdown together.
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Much ado about smuggling

Martha Ferro visits San Andresito to find out about the impact of new laws The Colombian government is determined to battle contraband. And, amongst others,...