Kangaroo care

Colombia pioneers life-saving Kangaroo care

Kangaroo care can save the lives of premature babies by acting as a human incubator.

Cyber crime: SIM swapping, a new form of hacking

Hackers can access your bank account through SIM swapping before you can say two-tier authentication.
Ulrike Kuchner

On celestial beauty and Our Place in Space: A Q&A with...

Ulrike Kuchner is an astrophysicist who peers through the Hubble to map the universe and a visual artist who transforms research data into vibrant abstracts

Colombia’s cotton-top tamarin faces grave threat from deforestation

Weighing in at less than a pound and about the size of a squirrel, Colombia’s cotton-top tamarins are threatened by continued deforestation. Only around...
Mexico

Colombia connection: Mexico, Aztec Camera

The links between these two Latin American powerhouses go far deeper than mariachis, tacos and tequila.
El Cerebro Scientifico

Bogotá meeting of minds will ‘mark the future of science and...

Climate change, particle physics, musical innovation and the space-art interface are just some of the topics being discussed at this Friday’s El Cerebro Scientifico...

Rionegro children win national robotics tournament “Make X”

Earlier this month, a robotics group from Rionegro, Antioquia, took first place in the Make X Tournament annually organized by Make Block. This tournament...
Education protests

Student protests against government education policies remain on the ropes

After over a month and a half on the streets, leaders of the main student organisations negotiating with the Ministry of Education are struggling...

Snapshot of a nation: Preliminary Census 2018 results revealed

Colombia has 45.5 million people. This is the estimate made by the National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) when they published their preliminary findings...

Opinion: What the US midterm elections mean for Latin America

Colombia has remained a solidly bipartisan issue in the US Congress. However a change in party also means a change in priorities. As a...
International Car Show

Bogotá’s International Car Show: The torque of the town

We preview Bogotá’s biennial Salón del Automóvil – the city's international car show, where the car’s the star that takes place from November 7-14.

President Duque credits stricter measures for alleged decrease in crime

Colombian President Iván Duque has credited new zero-tolerance policies for a supposed reduction in crime within the country. At an event commemorating the 127th...
Deforestation

Deforestation in Colombia: The forest is burning

Deforestation in the Amazon has reached a critical point – if action is not taken now, the eco-systems will not recover.

White House cancels US President’s scheduled Colombia trip

US President Donald Trump will not be visiting Colombia this year as a scheduled trip to the country has been cancelled for the second...

Atlético Nacional Tops Once Caldas 2-1 to take out Copa Colombia...

A last minute free kick from Daniel Bocanegra proved to be the difference in Atlético Nacional’s 2-1 victory over Once Caldas in the final leg...
Venezuelan Migrants

Venezuelan migrants ‘in limbo’ while waiting for work permits

"Life is getting harder for us in Bogotá," say Venezuelan migrants struggling to find jobs as record numbers flow into Colombia’s capital