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...
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?
Marcha por la Vida: Pro-Life NGO organises national protests against abortion
This Saturday, May 5, 42 cities across Colombia will take part in a march organised by the NGO Unidos por la Vida, in protest...
Desalination: well worth its salt
With La Guajira hit by severe droughts, Simon West visits a community that is harnessing the sun and the sea to provide water desalination...
La Familia Ayara: Voices of the barrios
‘People living in violence and oppression aren’t used to expressing their opinions, but rap debate can let them, and it seems less offensive because it’s art’, says Don Popo, founder of La Familia Ayara. Phoebe Hopson finds out more about the innovative organisation that is empowering people through rap.
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.
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)
Colombian supreme court issues ground-breaking ruling on Amazonian deforestation
Colombian Supreme Court judges rule the urgent necessity for government measures to protect the Amazon from deforestation which, according to recent statistics, increased by...
Co-School: Reimagining education
An imaginative approach to education mixes kids from different backgrounds and encourages them to work on their social and emotional skills as much as academic ones.
Nuquí: Our very own Newquay
Olly West finds out about Club de Surf de Chocó in Termales, a small community that is making waves in a sport little known...