Stratas ‘Like Caste System’

Colombia’s formal strata system, originally put in place to determine how much in subsidies low-income households should receive and how much middle and upper-class...

Powerful Sinaloa Drug Cartel ‘In Medellin’

Investigation reveals billion-dollar cartel active in Colombia; authorities doubt claim One of Mexico’s most infamous drug trafficking cartels has been detected in Colombia’s second largest...

Indigenous Communities At Risk

Colombia’s indigenous people are still at high risk from the armed conflict and forced displacement, according to a new report. The report, conducted by the...

Santos Praises Cuba Talks At UN

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos optimistic about advances made in the talks between representatives of his government and the leftist FARC rebels at the...

Congress Approves Mandatory Voting

‘Trial’ law to make voting compuslory in next three elections Colombians could be coaxed into the voting booth in future elections with a measure passed...

Villegas Is Back

Golfing champion Camilo Villegas ends four year title drought With a quality 17 under par, Camilo Villegas took the crown at the Wyndham Championship at...

Venezuelan Border Restrictions

17,000 Colombian soldiers deployed to prevent illegal trade  The closing of the Colombo-Venezuelan border has been announced in attempts to stop the illegal passage of...

Editor’s Picks

By Azzam Alkadhi Welcome to our comprehensive Entertainment and Listings section, where you’ll find absolutely everything you need to know about what’s going on in Bogota,...

What To Watch

Duncan Hall & Robin Davies review Chef, We are the Best and Frank Chef: 2.5 stars Chef is the latest film by Iron Man director John Favreau...

What To Watch: Theatre

Motacion This work combines elements of dance, theatre, video, cartoons and sound, with a constant interaction between the characters on video and the dancers and...

Heroes Of The Future

Four young Colombian athletes return home from Youth Olympic Games with some new jewellery   Colombia’s medal haul at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games was...

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...

HPV Shot Making Girls Sick?

Colombian doctors and other health officials are searching for a reason why hundreds of young girls fainted, developed high fevers or experienced severe abdominal...

Scotland: Aye or No?

Ahead of a landmark vote on September 18, we speak to people on both sides of the Scottish independence debate.

Rutas, bloody rutas!

Routes around the city: which are smooth riding and which you should steer clear of

Nine Mid-Level Urabeños Captured

Police nab key lieutenants of the infamous Urabeños criminal group in coordinated operation Nine members of the notorious Urabeños criminal band were arrested in a...