Medellín expats, charity groups in fight against ‘hunger pandemic’

Each passing day of mandated quarantine is another without income for scores of informal workers and their...

Coronavirus lockdown: Some hope for those on the breadline

The COVID-19 lockdown has brought – or exacerbated – the hardships felt by many on a daily basis. Here’s how two local restaurants are providing lunches for homeless people.

How you can help vulnerable Bogotanos during the quarantine

As Bogotá shuts down to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many who were already living day to day are struggling to find food or put a roof over their heads. How can you help?

Putting the FUN in Fundacion

Jairo Chaves talks to us about the FUN foundation to help children in Ciudad Bolívar
Young boy holds up a water bottle with his new prosthetic arm

A Q&A with Adam Armfield, founder of e-NABLE Medellin: Reducing the...

A young boy holds up a water bottle with his new prosthetic arm (Photo courtesy of e-NABLE Medellin)
Jaguar Conservation Chiribiquete Colombia

A symbol of “transformation and force”: Challenges facing the jaguar in...

In order to find out more about the jaguar’s role in Chiribiquete, The Bogotá Post spoke to award-winning Colombian conservationist Fernando Trujillo and conservation...

Charity Soy Doy keen to get kids eating right with help...

Alejandro González worked at a local consultancy firm in Bogotá for just over 10 years. One year, his company decided to organise a team...
Cartagena Environmental Sustainability

Small businesses lead the way to environmental sustainability in Cartagena

In comparison to neighbouring South American countries, Colombia has made fairly significant steps towards a sustainable environmental policy in the past few years. The...
Hidroituango Dam River Cauca Flood

Hidroituango dam flooding forces thousands to evacuate

"Please immediately withdraw from the Cauca riverbed and its shores. In the following minutes the water flow will increase, downstream of the dam. People...

Rebuilding a community bio-construction workshops

Constructing peace through community development in bio-construction workshops.