Painting Over Percecption

As a new documentary comes out examining the social impact of Bogota’s burgeoning urban art scene, we delve into the world of graffiti

Spain Returns Ancient Artifacts

After an 11-year legal battle between Spain and Colombia, 691 ancient artefacts have been returned home after being smuggled out by drug traffickers, according to media reports.

Escobar’s Hitman Freed

 Killer responsible for more than 300 murders released after only 22 years in prison   The so-called “killer-in-chief” of Colombia’s most notorious drug lord has been...

Financial Boost for Tourism

Colombia’s tourism industry received a financial shot in the arm last week with a $1.5 million USD investment package to “help elevate Colombia as a world-class travel destination,” local media reported.

Return Of The Bulls

Constitutional Court ruling ordering the return of bullfighting in Bogotá spurs on increasingly weak hunger striker.

Hope Despite ISIS Threat

The Bogota Post spoke to Nisreen Ismael, an Iraqi Muslim engineer living in Erbil in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, about what is...

Flower Power

The Bogota Post takes a look at what one city did with 600,000 flowers last year   Colombia ranks just behind Holland in global flower production,...

Bicycle Film Festival

Oli Pritchard turns the spotlight on the festival that spins reels of film out of wheels of steel.

What’s Hot In The Art World

11 Historias en 24 Cuadros: Animación Británica hoy Get familiar with contemporary British animation with this exhibition of the best animated shorts to participate in...

The Matadors, Hungry For A Fight

“It’s a job, and importantly, a dignified way for people to earn money and look after their family and children. It’s also a way...

Featured Venue – Cine Tonala

Bogota’s Newest Cultural Gem Tucked away on a quiet residential street next to the Parque Nacional is the newest cultural space that the capital has...

Rio+20 Touts Bogota Progress

The capital hosts sustainable transport conference   Bogota’s TransMilenio network drew the attention of over 350 international and local leaders last week. From August 10-12, the city...

Life In Two Languages

Columnist Rachel Beresford asks if raising bilingual children is worth the effort?   A friend of mine went to a children’s birthday party recently, with her...

Now Showing In Bogota Theaters

Monologos de Terciopelo An Ecuadorian play by Jorge Mateus which relates the difficulties faced by actors. The play opens on a confused man who cannot...

Film reviews

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes The last Planet of the Apes saw James Franco (Will) and his pally monkey, Cesar, off on mad...

How to Hacer

Oliver Pritchard explains why direct translation often causes errors Your English teacher has probably said to you “don't translate!”.  Students often think teachers are being...