Venezuela Colombia Humanitarian Aid

Humanitarian aid to arrive at Venezuelan border as military standoff brews

Puente Tienditas barricaded by military vehicles. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Yesterday, February 6, Venezuelan military vehicles barricaded...

Cauca river recedes as Hidroituango dam closures threaten environmental catastrophe

Water levels have receded in the river Cauca following the closing of two floodgates at Hidroituango dam. Photo by Arjun Harindranath...

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Medellin Hay Festival Laura Restrepo

One and the same: Author Laura Restrepo on the blurred lines...

Laura Restrepo in conversation with Juan Diego Mejía at Medellín's 2019 Hay Festival. Photo by Sophie Foggin. Laura...

Who peopled South America? New ancient DNA study reveals continent’s first...

Indigenous Americans as portrayed in Apocalypto. Still courtesy of Touchstone Pictures. The question of migrations--that of how...
STEM

MujerSTEM: Celebrating women in science

“The goal of #MujerSTEM is to raise awareness and recognise the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and math, and to engage in dialogue about solutions for confronting the challenges girls and women face in these fields,”

Venezuelans take to the streets but remain divided on future

Demonstrations took place in Caracas both for and against President Maduro's regime. Above is a photo from a 2014 protest in...

Going to Paradise on Bogotá’s TransMiCable

A kind of ‘TransMiCable euphoria’ seems to have set in, and people want to talk about it.

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Opinion: Democracy dies in darkness

Photo by pixabay The past few weeks have been an industry frenzy for the press. Juan Pablo Bieri,...
Nevado del Huila Earthquakes Colombia

Felt the ground tremble? Colombia’s recent earthquakes explained

Nevado del Huila Volcano. Image courtesy of @sgcol - Twitter. Last Tuesday, January 22, the city of Bucaramanga,...

Colombia serve themselves a first-ever Davis Cup finals spot

Juan Sebastian Cabal (left) and Robert Farah (right) took Colombia to an unsurpassable lead over Sweden this Saturday. Photo courtesy of Wikicommons

Boat carrying migrants sinks in Golfo de Urabá

The cape of Tiburón, a stretch of coastline near the border with Panama in the Gulf of Uraba. Photo by Lina...
Social leader killings

All part of a plan? Study throws light on social leader...

"The killing of civilian leaders is a tradition here. Something which in other countries would be considered a huge scandal is somehow normalised in Colombia," says the CCJ's Camilo Bonilla, co-ordinator of a ground breaking report into activist deaths.

Paper Dreams: Can this Medellín library transform a community?

Sueños de Papel community library. Photo by Sophie Foggin. Sueños de Papel library is located...

President Duque holds ground on ELN talks until demands met

President Iván Duque addressing the diplomatic corps. Photo by Efraín Herrera for presidencia.gov.co Following the bomb attack...