Bringing clean water to Quibdó through rainwater harvesting

Water, water everywhere…but not a lot to drink. Despite being on the rainiest places on the planet, Colombia’s Chocó department has a serious lack of clean water. Here's how one group are working to fix it.

1819 – 2019: 200 years of Colombia

Colombia has had a rollercoaster 200 years of history. Check out some key moments…

The Great Hack: Who pays the Pig.gi?

Netflix documentary The Great Hack has put the spotlight on data mining and social media manipulation in Colombia.

Llanero music heroes, Cimarrón, talk about their new album

Cimarrón, the group who brought joropo music to the global stage, recently released their new album, Orinoco. There’s also a new video for one of the songs on the album, ‘Tonada de La Palomita’, filmed high up in the Cerros de Mavecure.

Medellín ‘dating academy’ draws ire from feminist sphere

In the last two decades, the city of eternal spring has struggled to change its international image...

Monsieur Periné and others: Live from the stage to your screen

Bogota’s Teatro Mayor is broadcasting a live stream of 10 of its top artistic performances via the platform TeatroDigital, which can be accessed from all corners of the world.
Young boy holds up a water bottle with his new prosthetic arm

A Q&A with Adam Armfield, founder of e-NABLE Medellin: Reducing the...

A young boy holds up a water bottle with his new prosthetic arm (Photo courtesy of e-NABLE Medellin)

Hiking in Bogotá: Crunch time for Bogotá’s Cerros Orientales

We speak to the Amigos de la Montaña, a people-power association trying to protect the city's eastern mountains, the Cerros Orientales.
A construction site of a bridge on the Ruta del Sol II project

Why is the Colombian government offering to pay $1.2 trillion to...

The second sectore route was intended to stretch 510km from Puerto Salgar, in Cundinamarca, to San Roque, in Cesar (Photo by...

Creative industries: Interview with Louise Jeffreys, Director of Arts at the...

In the first of a series of interviews with leading lights in UK creative industries, we speak to Louise Jeffreys, the Director of Arts at the Barbican who has a long history in theatre and opera.

Why Choose Luxury Villas in Anguilla

Anguilla villa rentals offer more value for your money than hotels, ensuring that you make the most...

Getting some biodiversity into your diet: gastronomic wealth in Colombia

Why gastronomy could be key to the future in Colombia.

3D printing non-profit e-NABLE to host its Medellín launch event

e-NABLE, which provides free, 3D printed, personalized prosthetic limbs to children and adults in need is hosting its Medellín launch event.

Photos from Medellín’s march for the lives of social leaders

"Building a different country is costing us our lives. #BeingASocialLeaderIsNotACrime," read a banner paying homage to María Pilar Hurtado, a social...
Headless model sports long sleeve shirt from Chickend

Made in Medellín: local brands in Colombia’s fashion capital face an...

(Photo courtesy of Chickend) Medellín, Colombia -- Wandering down the tree-lined Via Primavera in Medellín’s fashion district, you’ll...

Wrong use of Spanish language in the media: Don’t get me...

Spanish language in the media isn't always right. Photo: Elijah O'Donnell, Unsplash We all make mistakes when...