Opinion: Shadow of the Hegemon

The United States continues to be a global superpower. The US for the time being will continue to influence countries all across Latin America....

Just desserts

Adriaan Alsema argues that ‘Peace without impunity’ is a double-edged sword Since peace talks began in 2012, former President and now Senator Alvaro Uribe has...
Patriotism

Oli’s Big Topic: Hate-riotism-Patriotism

What does it mean to be patriotic? And how do you stop pride in your country turning into hatred for others? We consider the tricky topic of patriotism.
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.
Colombian Same Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage

The recent decision in Ireland is an outstanding example of a society taking good care of all its citizens. Colombia, however is still far from having a referendum where people could recognise the importance of marriage equality.

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...
Journalism in Colombia

Journalism in Colombia

We take a look at different perspectives on journalism in Colombia, with Cristian Valencia, Hollman Morris and Kevin Howlett all sharing their thoughts on the industry today

Opinion: No easy way out for Venezuela

Photo by Arjun Harindranath Many around the world are hoping for change in Venezuela but the troubled country...

Opinion: Living in the moment instead of on a smartphone

Perceived public insecurity in Colombia results in reduced smartphone use and more physical presence.
Ivan Duque cabinet

Opinion: 100 days of ‘meh’

The first 100 days of President Duque have passed by. Critics and supporters  of the president have rushed to evaluate his first three months...