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...

Spate Of ELN Attacks

Latest murders may be part of series of planned attacks IN THE latest of several acts of violence, leftist rebel group ELN (National Liberation Army)...

Curtain Call

One of the highlights of this year’s cultural calendar has been Bogotá’s fourteenth Ibero-American Theatre Festival. This exciting biennial event was begun in 1988...

Syria Election Plans “Sham”

Plans to hold elections in Syria on June 3 have been dismissed as a farce by both the US and the EU. UN head Ban...

A Tale Of Two Restaurants: La Fama and Nueve

La Fama Having investigated a number of restaurants in the La Zona G, I find myself frequently coming back to La Fama, Colombian Spanish...

Elections For New Mayor

Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, has confirmed that there will be elections to choose a new Bogotá mayor. Speaking via his twitter account, the President...