Barack Obama

On Monday, U.S. President Obama asked Congress for $1.8 billion to fight Zika, including millions in foreign aid.
Gay pride Colombia

A draft presidential decree organizes government entities and guarantees rights and protections for Colombia's LGBTI citizens.
Spraying for Mosquitos in Brazil

For clues in the fight against Zika, Colombia looks back at another Latin American epidemic spread by the same...
Aedes mosquito

Zika is grabbing headlines at the moment, but its viral relative Chikungunya typically causes much more devastating symptoms.
Barack Obama and Juan Manuel Santos

President Obama and President Santos announced Thursday “Peace Colombia,” a $450 million successor to Plan Colombia.


Between Sea and Land

Colombian film “Between Sea and Land” took home prestigious awards at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
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Cartagena International Music Festival

After the 10th annual Cartagena International Music Festival this month, a look at the family who founded this celebration of classical music in the colonial city.
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Cosplay Inc

More than just a costume, Bogotá cosplayers are competing with the best through hard work and dedication to their craft.
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For youth in the Colombian Pacific region, soccer teaches skills like teamwork and cooperation — and helps keep kids out of conflict.
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Colombia fared poorly in an international ranking of English proficiency, which raises concerns about the country’s economic competitiveness.
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In Colombia, tiny towns and big cities alike get decked out for the holidays, but these are the best of the best for Christmas lights.
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As Colombia opens up in the post-conflict, protecting land and encouraging sustainable agriculture must be priorities.
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In the new year, get to know Bogotá better, enjoy booming food and cultural scenes, squirrel away some pesos and prepare for Colombia’s post-conflict era.
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November terrorist attacks in Paris made international news, even as other attacks worldwide faded from view. Is it journalism’s fault?
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