London Language Institute

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...
La Guajira Colombia, desalination

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...
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...
La Familia Ayara, Don Popo, Rap Bogotá

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.
Casa Taller Colombia

The travelling school goes to Cauca

Sam Ling Gibson travels with 26 young Colombians from Casa Taller – a community project based in Bogotá - to witnesses first hand the challenges faced by communities in Cauca, where being neutral can be deadly.
Fundación Buen Punto, Surfing Choco Colombia

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...
Calidoso Bogotá

New initiative helps pets of the homeless

Simon West heads to the Bronx, spending the day with pets, vets and some of the city’s homeless community to find out more about...
Deforestation Amazon Colombia

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

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.

Rebuilding a community bio-construction workshops

Constructing peace through community development in bio-construction workshops.