Our view: Brexit lessons for Colombia referendum

Referendums on complex and emotive issues have the power to divide nations. As both Colombia and the UK – the birthplaces of much of our editorial team – live through generation-defining periods, The Bogotá Post reflects on the vital lessons Colombia can learn from Brexit.

OPINION: Inclusive gender-neutral Spanish is riling linguistic authorities, but will it...

It is impossible to imagine the Spanish language without gender. Every noun is inextricably tied to its 'el' or 'la', and each adjective defers...

Tourist trap: tours in Colombia under pressure

A local tour operator complains that the heavy handed implementation of arcane rules threatens to throttle the industry.

Independent worker’s visas: a question of degrees

Colombia's visa rules are getting stricter, which has lead to an attack on the freedom of the press that has already forced several journalists to leave.
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The cover-up of the Palace of Justice

The expected acquittal of a retired colonel for his part in the 1985 siege of the Palace of Justice, which led to the deaths of around 120 people, has thrust one of the most deadly chapters of Colombian history back into the headlines. Jake Dixon tells the distressing story of why, 30 years on, relatives of victims are still unsure just who was accountable for the deadly events.
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Turning the tables: Venezuelans in Colombia

As hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans in Colombia try to build new lives, Frank Silva Cardona speaks to some of them about the challenges of starting over.

The Big Debate: The estrato system

Last edition we asked for your thoughts on the Colombian estrato system. Two readers got in touch with their views...   Elizabeth Hastings thinks the discussion...
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Are YOU risking deportation? Working in Colombia

Daniel Warren argues that those who are working in Colombia illegally (or semi-legally) take all the risks while companies reap the rewards The number of non-Colombians working...

Hidroituango or: The greatest project nobody wants to take responsibility for

Since April of 2018 the emergency around the Hidroituango project has kept national and local authorities on...
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What can Colombia learn from Sri Lanka?

Siddharth Mohan draws interesting conclusions between Colombia and Sri Lanka regarding the end of a longstanding conflict on the other side of the world.