Starstruck: Three Stages Of Grief

Starbucks have decided to sell ice to the eskimos: and Luisa Leon wonders why Colombians are queuing for the privilege   When I first saw images...

First Colombian Starbucks

The world’s largest coffee chain sparks debate as it opens its doors for the first time in the capital By Steven Grattan Almost a year after...

Fears over new FARC offensive

Amid attacks on power lines, an aqueduct and a series of bombings, army repositions troops By Steven Grattan An eruption of FARC attacks in the past...

Copy-Wrong

Andres Izquierdo takes a look at the Colombian Audiovisual Market in the New Digital Arena It’s a great time to be in music or film....

Cops Seize Ancient artifacts

By Laura Sharkey Colombian police last week discovered more than 800 archeological artifacts in the La Cruz municipality of Nariño Department, and three people were...

Report: Attacks Up

ELN has increased attacks as part of ‘strategy to enter peace talks’ By Mark Kennedy The Colombian guerrilla group the National Liberation Army (ELN) is stepping up...

Peace Talks ‘Can End’

But conflict victims still preparing to fly to Havana, Cuba and meet both FARC and Gov’t negotiators By Mark Kennedy The Colombian President said on...

Colombia Runs Dry

By Greg Haugan THERE IS growing alarm as large portions of Colombia continue to experience severe drought, including the northern departments of Magdalena, Casanare, and...
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20 Years of Head-Banging

Rock al Parque celebrates its 20th birthday by reconnecting with its heavy metal roots. Daniel Brody takes a look at the line up. The 20th...
Bogotá Pride 2014

Bogota Pride 2014

Kelsey Menzel gives us the lowdown on Bogotá Pride 2014 as hundreds of LGBTQ and allies gathered in Parque Nacional. It was another cool, cloudy,...
LGBT Bogotá

LGBT Bogotá: Out And Proud

In a few short years, Colombia’s gay community has gone from being hidden away on the margins of society to where – at least in the country’s major cities – a lesbian, gay, transgendered, transexual or bisexual person can be who they are and be proud of it.
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Senior Diversity Colombia: Group For Older Gay Men

We speak with the creator of Diversidad Senior Colombia about how things have changed in the country regarding gender rights over the past 30...
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Things Slowly Improving For Colombia’s Transsexuals

Cataline came to Bogota from Cali 22 years ago looking for freedom and acceptance. Like many transsexuals, she ended up working in the sex...

Positive Signs From Deaf LGBT Community

Vladimir is deaf. He is also gay – which inspired him to create Arcoiris de sordos in 2006. This group caters to LGBT deaf people...
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Transtienda: Safe Place To Dress Up And Be Yourself

Derly Lizeth Linares, owner of Transtienda, speaks with The Bogotá Post about the shop she set up specifically for closet transvestites three years ago.

Life In Two Languages

Rachel Beresford asks if it’s possible to have different personalities in different languages The other day my boyfriend referred to me as his costillita. ­In...