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Colombia’s Santos and regional heads vow “zero tolerance” against corruption at...

Last weekend's Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru proved that global politics can never be put on pause. The two-day regional gathering that...
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Ecuador and Colombia confirm deaths of abducted journalists

The governments of Ecuador and Colombia have confirmed that three men--journalists Javier Ortega and Paul Rivas as well as their driver Efraín Segarra--have been...

The Buzz, Colombia in international news outlets

How was Colombia depicted in international media last month?

Football shorts: Irregular Liga Águila, Copa América and World Cup watch

Atlético Nacional comfortably sit in the lead as we head into the last quarter of the season, followed by Deportivo Cali and Junior, while the Bogotá teams haven’t been able to continue on their good end of 2017. World cup watch and Cafeteras off to a flying start at the Copa América.

United Nations report calls for action on situation Colombia

A United Nations report on the situation of human rights in Colombia in 2017 has called on the government to do more to protect rural communities as they continue to suffer from violence in the wake of the FARC’s disarmament.

Dwars open: Nairo’s Tour de France preparation

Colombia’s great hope for the Tour de France, Nairo Quintana, took the unusual step of racing the Dwars door Vlaanderen this year.

Elections 2018: Road to the Colombian Presidency

Just weeks to go until the first round of voting and the Colombian election circus is in full swing. That first round is on May 27 and no candidate is expected to win a simple majority. We look back at some of the key recent developments in the road to the Presidency.

Author Q&A with Daisy Hernández: “I was confused why the American...

Daisy Hernández's memoirs - arranged into three parts of essays in the book "A Cup of Water Under My Bed" - show just how...

Film review: Pickpockets: Maestros del robo

Pickpockets tells the story of Fresh (Emiliano Pernía) a petty thief who, after a stroke of luck, is trained by Chucho (Carlos Bardem), a skilled international pickpocket. These newly acquired skills prompt Fresh to go in search of more money and more adrenaline with his friends Doggy (Duván Prado) and Juana (Natalia Reyes). How far will they go?

Sports Round up, Davis Cup, Montoya, Arévalo and American Football in...

Colombia qualifies for World Group play offs in Davis Cup, Juan Pablo Montoya in for triple crown, Eider Arévalo keeps winning and Colombian American football team underway. 
Can you make it

Red Bull’s ‘Can you make it?’ challenge: Colombia’s contestants decided

As the start of the Red Bull ‘Can you make it?’ campaign draws closer, the details have been released of the three Colombians who will travel across Europe for five days, armed only with 24 cans of Red Bull and an unlimited data plan.
Drop shipping online business

Drop shipping: the gateway to online shopping

These days, huge retailers have shown us how easy it is to turn over millions of dollars by simplifying the process of online purchasing...
Third Presidential Debate

Election 2018: What you may have missed during the third presidential...

With the frontrunner Iván Duque pulling out due to other campaign commitments, The Gran Debate del Pacifico in the Pacific port town of Buenaventura...

Oil spill wreaks havoc in La Lizama, Santander

Ecopetrol comes under fire for the environmental disaster in La Lizama and the context of contamination of Colombia
Climate Change Lawsuit Dejusticia

In conversation with Dejusticia: the team behind this week’s groundbreaking climate...

Acxan Duque is eight years old. He comes from the Pacific coastal city of Buenaventura and has a skin condition called atopic dermatitis. This...

Matador retired from social media after death threats, what happened?

Matador withdraws from social media following death threats over cartoon depicting presidential candidate Iván Duque as a pig.