Wander up the narrow streets of La Candelaria that lead to the Chorro de Quevedo, the plaza packed with chicha-guzzling punters and street performers, and you might notice that some of the buildings have a new white-washed appearance. They've been painted (including painting over the graffiti) as part of an (IDPC) initiative to preserve the city’s heritage sites.
Find out more about traditional food in Bogotá and learn about its culture and traditions in Sabor Candelaria, which runs from September 25-30. We speak to some of the organisers and chefs involved in the event.
Up to 230 flights have already been cancelled, affecting nearly 22,000 passengers, in the Avianca pilot strike. 702 pilots demand increased wages – they want to earn the same as pilots in other countries – and better working conditions.
Jeff Mills, Henning Baer, Dany Rodriguez, Detroit Techno Militia and Sonico mix dark and light at this year's Link festival. Our correspondent gets loved up and down to the beat in a gonzo look at the night which he says changed his life.
Once called “Farclandia,” the El Caguán river basin in southern Colombia is becoming more of an area to be explored and enjoyed for its natural beauty than a dark place to be feared. Chris Bell takes us on his birdwatching trip through this area
Two of France’s greatest 19th century cultural figures are given the cinematic treatment in the historical drama Cézanne and I. Writer-director Danièle Thompson offers an intermittently engaging, if uninspiring account of the lifelong friendship between the post-impressionist painter Paul Cézanne and the naturalist writer Emile Zola.
After more than fifty years of conflict, the government of Colombia and the leaders of the FARC gathered in Havana to negotiate a peace deal to finally end the war. This process is portrayed in the documentary film El fin de la guerra, directed by British filmmaker Marc Silver.
Girl power, unity, support towards women, and health awareness were all important themes at the tenth version of La Carrera de la Mujer, which Colombian athlete, Angie Orjuela won once again on Sunday, September 17.
Last year saw a new law come in to help promote cycling in cities. Cyclists are generally fairly well-respected and treated in Colombia, but how does the law view them?
Sixteen years ago, residents of Chengue, a small village in northern Colombia were forced from their homes by paramilitaries. Now, the chengueros are celebrating the possibility that they can return.
Éider Arévalo is Colombia’s golden boy at World Athletics Championships, Yuri Alvear, Yuberjen Martínez and Jackeline Rentería also claim World Championship medals Éider Arévalo won...
Cali’s six day-long annual AJAZZGO festival has a special focus this year, programming a strong contingent of national talent. Colombia's jazz musicians are becoming increasingly well known in jazz strongholds such as New York City and Buenos Aires, as well as throughout their home country.
It’s that time of the year again: the world’s most famous booze-up is coming to Bogotá. Get ready beerlovers, as Oktoberfest is back from across the Atlantic and Colombia is set to be cerveza-soaked throughout September and October, with events in every major city to celebrate.
What to watch: The Liga Águila will continue after a well-deserved break for the Pope’s visit. Straight after the break, one of the biggest derbies in the country takes place. On Saturday, September 16 at 7.45pm, Millonarios will visit Nacional in the Atanasio Girardot stadium. The season continues with three more rounds before attention shifts to Falcao and co.
Colombia are just a final step away from qualification for the next World Cup Russia 2018. AS THE full-time whistle blew in Barranquilla on September...
Yet another Colombian cyclist emerges from the pack in La vuelta a España 2017. Just as in the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, the...