This month, our regular columnist ponders the origins of graft, fraud, corruption, double dealing and misconduct. Find out how this culture goes back to Christopher Columbus and isn’t going away any time soon.
Hikers wanting to escape the crowds in Bogotá’s popular Cerros Orientales can head to La Peña de Juaica, an imposing rocky outcrop set in the lush hills between Tenjo and Tabio, an hour’s travel west of Bogotá.
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.