Venezuelan Unrest Continues

Police ‘take control’ of San Cristobal after weeks of opposition occupation, officials say Caracas – Venezuelan police and security forces have “taken control” of the...
Deforestation

Deforestation in Colombia: The forest is burning

Deforestation in the Amazon has reached a critical point – if action is not taken now, the eco-systems will not recover.
Colombia minimum wage

Minimum wage to increase by 7% in 2017

On January 1, the minimum wage in Colombia increased by 7% from the 2016 rate. Unions say that the rise – less than 50,000 pesos per month – does not meet the rise in the costs of living caused by inflation and tax reforms.
oil spill Santander

Recent allegations and fiscal investigation could shed new light on Santander...

This Monday, it was reported that sufficient evidence had been found for the Fiscalía to launch a formal investigation into the environmental emergency caused...
donald trump bogota

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...

Women in journalism make their voices heard

Conversatorio Mujeres Poderosas brings powerhouse women in journalism head-to-head
Colombian victims, Colombia Excombatants, Colombia peace process

Over 100 human rights defenders killed in Colombia this year, according...

Over 100 human rights defenders have been killed in Colombia since the beginning of 2017. According to a report by Reuters, the United Nations...
Vigilante justice

V is for Vigilante

Vigilante justice is responsible for one death every three days in Bogotá. As the latest viral video sparks both support and outrage, Laura Sharkey asks what it means for society.
TransMilenio, Bogota Public Transport

Bogota’s TransMilenio System: A Painful Route to the Future

As protests against the TransMilenio system’s poor service become increasingly frequent, The Bogotá Post investigates how Bogotá is attempting to serve its millions of daily commuters

Colectivos getting the SITP blues

In theory, by the end of May, the SITP buses will rule Bogota’s roads – replacing or running all the existing busetas and colectivos....