Peace Talks: Victims Speak

Historic moment for peace talks as victims’ voices finally heard in Havana, Cuba Victims of Colombia’s 50-year-old armed conflict finally got a chance to make...

‘What Person Deserves To Die In This Way?’

As conflict victims meet their aggressors in Havana, Cuba, The Bogota Post interviews a young victim from Arauca who lost her father to the FARC rebels in 2002

World News Round-Up…

AFRICA Liberia: Leaders admitted 17 suspected Ebola-infected patients are missing after a health centre was attacked. Libya: Unidentified war planes carried out airstrikes in the capital...

Greetings in Bogotá

We look at mastering the art of hello in The Bogotá Post’s first Spanish language column What’s one of the most useful things to learn in...

Perfecting the present

We take a look at a perfectly good, yet underused tense... One of the tenses that is often ignored by Spanish speakers using English is the...

Rolos, Paisas: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Dutchman, Adriaan Alsema, discovers Bogota isn’t so bad after all   Bogota and I have long had a difficult relationship. My first introduction to the capital...

FARC Needs To Face Reality For Peace To Be Possible

Mark Kennedy responds to Tanja Nijmeijer’s Colombia Reports article   In an op-ed piece that ran in Colombia Reports on July 22, Dutch-born member of the...

Banking On It

An innovative mobile application could give a financial safety net to low income groups   Mobile banking may not sound like the most exciting topic, but...

World News Round Up

AFRICA Liberia: The country has suspended all football activities in an effort to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Cameroon: Boko Haram have killed...

Experts Can’t Reach Wreckage

Dutch and Australian experts forced to delay a planned visit to the site of the crash of flight MH17 for the third day as...

Israel-Gaza Conflict: 1,200 Dead

Attempts at a ceasefire on both sides of the Gaza-Israeli conflict suffered another setback, as Hamas continued its salvos, while Israeli airstrikes kill combatant...

Don’t stop the party

Bogota’s new law permitting bars to stay open until 5am sounds like every clubber’s dream, but is it a recipe for disaster? It’s Saturday night,...

Happy Birthday La Republica!

Colombia celebrates 204 years of Independence in full military fashion  Thousands of police, soldiers and other military personnel were out in full force in Bogota...

Fear and Loathing in Cabo

Charlotte Ryan discovers that getting to Cabo de la Vela, one of Colombia’s most tucked-away tourist locations, is not as easy as it seems “Shit!”...
bicycle maintenance

2 Wheels Good

Oli Prichard takes an innuendo-laden ride into the world of Zen and the Art of Bicycle Maintenance... All my furniture can be disassembled and reassembled...

Bogotá’n Tomic

Bernard Tomic took the crown in the second edition of the Claro Open ATP tennis tournament in Bogotá on Sunday July 20. He beat reigning...