“Historical memory goes hand in hand with peace”: María Emma Wills...

The unopened Museo de Memoria Histórica will debut its first exhibition, 'Voces para transformar a Colombia', at the FILBo (Feria Internacional del Libro Bogotá), which will...
Colombia peace process, Colombia plebiscite

Myths and realities of the peace process

As all parties in the peace process agreement sign the historic peace accord, campaigns from both the Yes and No camps are ramping up before the plebiscite on October 2. We take a look at some of the more common notions associated with it and see whether they have merit or not.
Social leader killings

All part of a plan? Study throws light on social leader...

"The killing of civilian leaders is a tradition here. Something which in other countries would be considered a huge scandal is somehow normalised in Colombia," says the CCJ's Camilo Bonilla, co-ordinator of a ground breaking report into activist deaths.

Colombia comes back to stun France 3-2 in World Cup lead...

  Colombia's toughest test before it opens World Cup play in June looked like it would be an abject failure when it started, but ended...
The Colombian Ambush

‘The Colombian Ambush’: The videos that trick gringos into learning about...

A baker from Marinilla, a street seller from Santuario, a manager from Bogotá, a fisherman from Cartagena, a coffee-maker from Tolima, a farmer from...
Apagar paga, Colombian energy crisis

Don’t leave good habits at home

In recent months, Colombia has been on the brink of severe electricity and water shortages, and the country is not yet in the clear. Laura Brown speaks to some of the country’s tourism operators about what visitors can do.

Vivamos este Sueño: Inviting Colombians to dream

The Vivamos este Sueño campaign hopes to unite the country around a shared idea of peace. Emily Hastings attended the launch.
Medicinal Cannabis

Colombia aiming for a high with medicinal cannabis

With a global increase in the use of medicinal marijuana, Colombia could become a top producer, given the country’s ideal geographic and climatic conditions for growing the plant.

Humberto De La Calle: An unlikely rebel

Long-term politician and chief negotiator with the FARC Humberto de la Calle talks to us about peace, equality and nadaismo.

14 dead, 36 injured after ‘chiva’ bus plummets over precipice

An accident involving a large chiva bus, near Sabanalarga in the Antioquia department, has shocked the country and brought grief to the local community. The...