FARC plan to transform into political movement after conflict

The latest round of the FARC-Colombian government peace talks kicked off in Havana on February 2, with the guerrilla delegation tabling a number of...

Plan for the nation

Santos tables National Development Plan that seeks to tackle rural poverty, close rich-poor divide, invest millions in housing and schools and fund Bogota’s Metro...

Santos blasted over false positives

New bodies found as Human Rights Watch criticises extrajudicial killings legislation The watchdog group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the government of President Santos...

The peso’s plunge

The Bogota Post talks to the experts to find out what we can expect from the Colombian currency this year Two years ago a strong...

Vallenato for beginners

Anyone in Colombia for a while will have surely heard of Vallenato. Those new to the country may be wondering what those screeching accordions are all about. Fanatic Lee Ritter gives us a crash course on this Colombian musical staple

Motoring the Magdalena

Colombians speed to victory in World River Marathon Championships Power boat enthusiasts gathered in Colombia at the end of last year for a test of...

The sport that’s Lacross-ing continents

One of the oldest team sports in North America is starting to take root in Colombia, thanks to a small group of lacrosse fanatics...

Back to the Future

We help you make your New Year’s resolutions  and talk about the year ahead Happy New Year! Across the world, many people celebrate the new...
Ringo Starr Bogota, Colombian Entertainment

The year ahead

Bogota has become a popular stop off for international touring musicians, cultural events and local artists alike and 2015 will be no different. We round up the best of what's coming this way in our guide to entertainment in the city.

Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria

The human rights group Amnesty International released satellite photos last week that it said showed widespread destruction in a number of villages and a...
Mariana Pajón, Colombia Olympics, Coldeportes

2015: Olympiad

Carlos Villegas, member of the Colombian Olympic Academy,  takes a look at the year ahead It’s difficult to say whether 2014 was the most important...

Rockin’ the chocolatina

Want to stick to those New Year's resolutions? Thinking about getting into shape? We have the perfect piece for you - all the local body and fitness lingo you need to shape up in 2015

Teaching expats new tricks

Teaching English is a common profession for expats in Colombia, but there are many other career paths to choose from. Our writer discusses his own experiences as well as common issues you may face while out job-hunting.

Plan your year in sports

We make sure you won’t miss any of the sport this year with a look at the international events where Colombian athletes may find success, plus chances for you to watch or take part in the action here on home soil.
Fabián Puerta, Colombian Cycling

Puerta opens door for Colombia

As Cali plays host to cyclists from around the world for the UCI World Cup, Fabián Puerta emerges as a new champion, with a...

Football shorts

While Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the world’s best player in 2014 at the FIFA Ballon d’Or gala, Colombia’s James Rodriguez walked away with another...