Neo-Nazis Vandalize Mural

An iconic Bogota mural for victims of the Colombian political conflict has been vandalized by a group of so-called Neo-Nazis. The event was said to...

“Tragi-Comic Musical Realism”

The Bogota Post interviews Juan Carlos Mazo, director and writer of El Bolero de Rubén.   How did your theatre company, La Jácara Mojiganga come into...

Bogota Theatre Festival Special

The Bogotá Post looks back on the highlights of the theatre festival, bringing you reviews and interviews with interesting figures... We take a look at...

Read All About It

One of the biggest events is Bogotá´s cultural calendar is ready to take-off, beginning on April 29. The Bogotá International Book Fair (FILBo) is one...

Panini Madness Strikes

‘Got, got, need, got, need...’ We examine the passion for sticker collecting in Colombia With less than 50 days to go until the start of...

Colombia Top For Foreign Investment

A new Financial Times report says that five of the top ten South American regions for foreign direct investment are in Colombia. The report, carried...

UN Report: Colombian Murder Rates Down

According to a new UN report, one in every 30 murders in the world happens in Colombia. Bogotá ranks 15th among the capitals with the...
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Colour Your Language

Learn some new ways to improve your conversation style with descriptive language After reading the article about Santander hopefully you’ll all be inspired to immediately...

US Russia Relationship Strained

Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, has accused the United States of being behind the political upheaval in Ukraine and said Moscow would respond if...

Nuqui: A Glimpse Of Paradise

Discover Nuqui, one of the Pacific coast’s and Colombia’s most idyllic spots, stay at a beautiful, tranquil eco-lodge and experience tropical forests, untouched beaches...

Farmers Declare National Strike

Action announced amid accusations that the Government have not enforced previous deal A NATIONAL farmers’ strike is to take place on Monday April 28, with...

2 Wheels Good

Oli Pritchard shares the joys of getting out of the city and pushing his pedals in the páramo. I’m generally a hardcore urban cyclist with...

Mayor Today, Gone Tomorrow?

In yet another twist in the long-running saga, ousted mayor Gustavo Petro has been reinstated. On Tuesday April 22, the Supreme Court of Bogotá ruled...
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Police: A Progress Report

No doubt you’ve all heard the horror stories: Western travellers in Latin America getting on the wrong side of the law, naively or otherwise,...

Truth With Strings Attached

We speak to Jane Taylor, author of Ubu and the Truth Commission, about her work, the various groups she´s worked with and presented to...

Farewell Gabriel García Márquez

Bogotanos gathered in the capital’s Plaza Bolivar on Tuesday to pay their respects to Colombia’s Nobel Prize winner, Gabriel García Márquez. The Aracataca-born author, poet...