Unions call for protest as Colombia sees highest per day deaths of pandemic

Despite crowded ICUs and surge in covid deaths, Colombia's trade unions call for mass protest on April 28 against government's pandemic tax reform.

JEP gives precautionary measures to Buenaventura’s estuary of the “disappeared”

An estuary close to Colombia's largest port has been granted precautionary measures by JEP to facilitate the exhumation of missing persons.

Duque confirms UK variant circulating in Colombia

Samples taken from coronavirus patients in the department of Caldas have confirmed circulation in Colombia of the highly infectious UK variant of coronavirus

Coronavirus deaths in Colombia reaching grim milestones with third wave

The third wave of coronavirus infection in Colombia is leading a surge in new fatalities from the disease with 380 victims confirmed Thursday by the Ministry of Health.

Vuelta a Colombia cycling tour returns to Bogotá after 12-year absence

Colombia's equivalent of Giro d'Italia and Tour de France begins Friday on the Eastern Plains and will reach Bogotá for the final stage on April 25.

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Colombia’s FAC transports COVID-19 patients from Medellín in air ICUs

The Colombia Air Force has adapted military transport aircraft to airlift critically ill COVID-19 patients between the country's second largest city Medellín and Bogotá

Elsa Zambrano unveils her curious “Constellations” at Beatriz Esguerra Art

Bogotá artist Elsa Zambrano's latest series Constellations was created during coronavirus lockdowns and inspired by the works of Dadaism's "star-painters."

Colombia to invest US$1.8 Billion this year in cultural reactivation

During the Orange Economy Council, President Duque announced an unprecedented US$1.8 Billion to reactive this year the country's cultural industries.

Human rights abuses in Colombia denounced in State Department’s 2020 report

Colombia's extra-judicial killings and child recruitment are some of the abuses profiled in the most recent country report by the U.S State Department.

Antonio Caro, the artist who immortalised “Colombia” dies age 71

Considered the founder of Colombia's conceptual art, Antonio Caro shaped perceptions of his country through visual narratives.

Coronavirus cases surge in Medellín with start of Colombia’s third wave

The capital of Antioquia, Medellín, is the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic with daily cases surpassing those of Bogotá.

Colombia’s green iguana under threat as Easter delicacy

The green iguana's population comes under threat every Lent as this species is hunted for its meat and eggs. Iguanas on the coast are eaten as a substitute for fish and chicken.

Opinion: Power to the People

Trump's incitement to violence with the March 6 storming of the U.S Capitol reveals the blurred lines between authoritarianism and democratic revolutions.

Coronavirus pandemic puts leadership in Colombia to the test

The coronavirus pandemic has shown a spirit of leadership and collaboration among many of Colombia's public officials, while also exposing political enmity and misinformation.

Mayor Claudia López challenges Duque’s easing of lockdown in Bogotá

President Iván Duque has announced easing quarantine for two key sectors of the Colombia economy, but Bogotá's Claudia López wants to extend lockdown for everyone.