Andrés Jiménez, Colombia's chief financial prosecutor, announced that at least 19 prominent Colombian business people have now been arrested or indicted for their potential involvement in the money-laundering scandal which rocked the world back in 2015.
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.
October brings the rainy season and with it an incentive to pull the curtains and settle down for some serious chilling time at home. Luckily, in mid-October there’s a huge celebration of all things geeky and freaky, as SOFA lands once again in Bogotá. Its full name is the Salón de Ocio y Fantasía and it’s Colombia’s biggest event for anyone and everyone involved in niche leisure pursuits.