Egypt Sees ‘Catastrophic Decline In Human Rights’

A new Amnesty International report catalogues the failures and brutalities of Egyptian justice   A year after the Muslim Brotherhood was banned and elected Egyptian president...

World News Round-Up…

AFRICA Uganda: Army kills 41 ‘tribal gunmen’ near Democratic Republic of Congo. Nigeria: Military claims to have killed at least 53 Boko Haram fighters, just hours...

What Exactly Does The Law Say?

In Colombia, ley seca is the temporary prohibition of alcohol meant to coincide with a national event such as an election. The law itself...

Mayor’s Office And Bar Owners Talk To Reduce Sting

Back to our emergency meeting last Friday and it was finally concluded that not only would the industry stand up for its democratic right...
Ley Seca

Ley Seca Bleeds Profits Dry

Travis Crockett questions whether the Ley Seca law is really the answer to combating post-World Cup violence...

Passive Problems

Mastering the passive voice is an essential part of learning English. Oliver Pritchard explores this puzzling part of the language.
Colombian Amazon

Untamed Amazon

As hoards of football fans travel through Leticia en route to Brazil, Chris Bell recalls his own Amazon river experience, discovering the fine line between natural beauty and a ‘green hell’

World News Round-Up…

AFRICA Kenya: Suspected Islamist militants have attacked hotels and a police station in the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni killing at least 48 people, military...

First UN Rape Summit

The London Summit on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict has been dubbed ‘a landmark opportunity to strengthen global efforts to end rape in war’   UN...

Shia Soldiers Slaughtered

Sunni militant group boasts of executing dozens of Shia soldiers in Iraq The Sunni extremist group that had taken control of several key cities and...

Let’s Talk Peace

Academic Andrei Gomez-Suarez tells The Bogota Post about peace process organisation Rodeemos and his thoughts on the ongoing discussions with the FARC in Havana Rodeemos...

Santos: A New Path Or More Of The Same?

Now in his second term, President-elect Santos can choose to take one of two paths. He can attempt to re-build the confidence he enjoyed in 2010, or he can see his victory as approval of the status quo

Colombian Cops In Brazil

A Colombian Police strategic communications team specialized in digital media is preparing to interact 24 hours a day in real time with Colombian citizens...

Carry Trade: World’s Best

Colombia is giving the best return in the world to carry trade investors.   Carry trading, which involves selling currency with a low interest rate to...

FARC Boss ‘Not Dead’

Colombian authorities mistakenly reported that 'Roman Ruiz' was killed in an army raid.  The Colombian Army announced on Saturday they had killed a top FARC...

Medellin: Innovative Science

On May 31 and June 1, Medellín hosted Colombia’s first ever Science Hack Day.   The event was a grass roots science event that connected scientists...