Livability in Colombia: Is this a city for cars or people?

Bogotá is dominated by motorised transport – but is that a good thing?

Cycling isn’t a Capital crime

With various videos showing motorists flagrantly endangering cyclists, it’s time for the alcaldía to protect vulnerable road users.

Bogotá Nights: Last night’s riots, and why Colombia?

In tonight’s episode of Bogotá Nights, Brendan and Oli discuss what they like about living in Colombia, as well as their take on the events of the last few days.

5 things we’re looking forward to now Bogota’s strict lockdown is...

The rules have changed, meaning that a lot of things are going to be possible for the first time in a long while.

End of Bogotá quarantine: 5 things that can jog on

With our Brave New Reality now firmly in place, let’s all wave goodbye to this list of irritations…hopefully!

Cuarentena Estricta: how was it for you?

As Chapinero joins seven other sectors in exiting two weeks of strict quarantine, we evaluate the effects of the increased lockdown.
Police code Colombia

Oli’s big topic: Who polices the police?

There’s a clear discrepancy between what is officially allowed and what is actually happening in Bogotá at the moment.

Gaitán’s memory would be best served by helping the country’s worst-off

The commemoration of Colombia’s National Day of Solidarity for Victims of the Armed Conflict was muted this year as the novel coronavirus lockdown forced individuals to shelter-in-place.

Oli’s big topic: You’re not Batman

Taking the law into your own hands isn’t the sign of a functioning society.

Oli’s big topic: Consequences schmonsequences

After the resignation of the defence minister last year, there have been immediate repercussions. Is this is a one-off, or a promising sign for the future?