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Colombian Teacher's Strike

Teachers’ strikes: Thank you, Minister Parody

As the teachers’ strike continues, Juan Gabriel Pineda believes that Education Minister Gina Parody has allowed us to ask fundamental questions about the public...

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.
Government sells Isagen

Blowing a fuse over Isagen

In a trend no one could have predicted, pawn shop based reality shows like Pawn Stars have taken over your television. Mike Mackenna asks why Santos is selling off the state’s crown jewel.

The big debate: Taxis

Mark Kennedy speaks to a taxi driver, and the organiser of the Día Sin Taxi campaign, to get their perspectives on the city’s...
venezuela colombia, Venezuelans in Colombia

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.

Being gay at an Opus Dei

Francisco González is proud of his education, but less so of his university’s views Based on the premise that any private university is entitled to...
Taxi Uber

Uber vs Taxis: The Bogotá transport debate

The arrival of Uber has stirred up controversy with some remaining faithful to yellow cabs and others converting to the newcomer, Laura Sharkey looks at both sides of the debate and Emily Hastings runs through the most recent events.

Not as simple as ‘with or against’

The sad events at Charlie Hebdo in Paris are clearly an affront to so many things that we hold dear in society, not least the right to free speech. Azzam Alkadhi rejects the idea that all Muslims should apologise for the crimes of a tiny minority.
Colombian Peace Process

On Trial: The peace process

On Trial is a Bogotá Post feature in which we will put someone or something from the Colombian news “on trial”, trying to explain the...
Bogotá street vendors

Order and control in Bogotopia

The current administration argues that Bogotá needs to “recover” its public spaces. Faye Griffiths highlights the flawed reasoning behind the city’s new administration forcing street vendors to move on.