Oh So ‘Juicioso’

Katie Jacoby takes a look at the multi-faceted Colombian Spanish term juicioso, which doesn’t translate in the way you might think When I came to...

Colombian Prisons At Breaking Point

Overcrowding, drug abuse and unhygienic living conditions are rife in Colombia’s prisons. As the situation reaches crisis levels The Bogota Post investigates...  Riohacha is a...

Fall From Favour

Favourite Nairo Quintana falls, dashing his season’s hopes in one fell swoop  The Vuelta a España has reached the third week. The first two weeks...

Hope Springs Eternal

The Bogota Post takes a trip to The City of Eternal Spring and gets seduced by culture, innovation and spirit…

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...