Colmenares: Where’s the Crime?

Many thought that the 2017 court ruling drew a line under the Colmenares controversy. But now a Netflix crime drama has reopened the case.

Scopolamine: Myths and realities

There are over 50,000 cases of Scopolamine poisoning reported every year. Nicknamed devil’s breath, it is said to turn people into zombies. But what is the truth about this drug?

National strike in Colombia: How it unfolded

As darkness falls, protests in Bogotá continue. Here’s what happened today.
Presidential candidates

2018 presidential candidates Colombia: race preview

As the election looms closer, there are already a number of pre-candidates – with their respective alliances – that have started to pick up steam and pull away from the group. However, with almost seven months still to go, the field of presidential candidates is still wide open.

Providencia and San Andrés hard hit by Hurricane Iota

Thousands of families without homes or water as category five hurricane devastates Colombia’s Caribbean coast.
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.

Independence day: Five people who built the Colombia we know and...

July 20 is Colombia's independence day so we look at five people of great importance for the modern day Colombia we all know and love.

Bogotá: the city shakes to the beat of Aainjaa drums

Aainjaa, an innovative Bogotá dance and drumming movement, brings batucada to Colombia and beyond. We talk to founder Homero Cortés.

What you need to know about Colombia’s national strike

Tensions have been rising in the run up to Colombia’s national strike which will take place tomorrow, November 21.

Coronavirus economy: The outlook is bleak for Colombia

Coronavirus has hit the economy of Colombia hard, but just how bad are the long-term prospects? We take a look at what could happen post-virus.