Film Reviews

The Grand Budapest Hotel     5 stars An American author comes of age as Wes Anderson delivers a madcap romp through a fictionalised Eastern Europe.  Sparkling...

Two Wheels Good

Beware the buseta, the pothole and the basuco head. Consider yourself warned! OK, so you’ve been out and picked up your bike, it’s your first...

Making Peace Work

Employment for demobilized FARC fighters is key to a just peace   Ever since the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces...

Yellow Fever Strikes

Greek team unable to find the back of the net as Colombian side dominates with in 3-0 victory On Saturday June 14 the Colombian national...

International Sports Round Up

Tennis: Nadal retains Roland Garros crown Rafael Nadal won his ninth French open crown. In a battle of titans, the world number one faced world...

A Game Of Two Halves

Football, fútbol, fussball...it’s an international language... Except in the States, where they call it soccer. Oh, and Italy, they say calcio.  The ex-manager of...

Cost Of Free Trade

Analysis: ignoring agrarian strikers’ demands will not make them go away, and may make matters worse   With all of the news coverage surrounding Colombia’s presidential...

Saving Bogota’s Mountains

A group of citizens wants to block the construction of high-rise buildings on the side of the city’s idyllic eastern mountain range By Mike Ceaser Should...

Giro d’Italia 2014

Everybody’s watching the Colombians in this year’s Giro d’Italia – for the favourites like Quintana and Uran, for Henao who is the youngest competitor...

Bogota Top Teams Out Of Contention For Liga Postobon Crown

Millonarios choke in knock outs For the second season in a row, none of the Bogotá teams will be in the league final, even though...

Setting The Stages

We take a look at what each day of the Giro will hold - and which days Colombian athletes might perform strongly... click for larger...

Peso Down As Currency Intervention Announced

THE COLOMBIAN peso has seen the biggest drop in an emerging market currency this week after an announcement made by Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas....

Naming Names

Peckerman sticks to expected line up in provisional squad FIFA’s May 13 deadline for the 30-player shortlists  meant another big step for the 32 nations...

We Hope You Like Jammin’…

It’s that time of the year again – Jamming Festival is back around to liven up Bogotá. Samantha Raoult previews the festival... Rapidly becoming a...
Isla San Bernando

Pig Paradise

Angie Tolliday finds an unexpected gem, the islands of San Bernardo, en route to Panama. Despite the false promise of being dropped off at the...

“Irreversible Thaw” Of West Antarctic Ice

New reports published on Monday May 12 show Artic melt is happening faster than expected. Two new pieces of research, conducted by teams of researchers...