Claudia López outlines rules to enjoy Halloween in Bogotá without curfew

Bogotanos will be able to enjoy the last seasonal event of the year before Christmas at home with Halloween house parties banned and rules for trick-o-treaters.

ARTBO replaces 2020 fair with weekend of socially distanced art

The largest art gathering in Bogotá - ARTBO - has furloughed its 16th edition for a virtual showcase of national talent and downsized walk-in tours of galleries.

Medellín and Antioquia placed under Halloween weekend curfew

At the epicenter of the second wave of coronavirus infection in Colombia, Medellín and 125 towns in the department of Antioquia will face a strict curfew for Halloween.

Colombia inaugurates two Chinese mega-projects in less than a week.

Construction of the Bogotá Metro and inauguration of one of the country's largest gold projects by Chinese companies will transform Colombia's transport and mining sectors

Early voting for U.S election surges with final nine days to cast ballot

More than 60 million Americans have cast their ballots ahead of the November 3 election. Visit Votefromabroad.org for state deadlines on overseas, mail-in and absentee ballots.

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The MAMU reopens with retrospective on Beatriz González: The Master

Colombian sensibility takes center stage with the largest retrospective on the life and works of artist Beatriz González. The exhibition runs from October 7 to December 7.

Forging bonds between authors, books and readers with BLAA’s literature series

Director Ana Roda of the Luis Ángel Arango Library (BLAA) talks about the importance of reading as a way of understanding the uncertain times in which we live.

Judge orders immediate release of Álvaro Uribe from house arrest

After months of house arrest, former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe regained his freedom on Saturday as the case against him returned to the Attorney General's Office.

Colombia could return to quarantine if COVID-19 cases continue to increase

Health Minister Fernando Ruíz stated that Colombia could return to lockdowns as new cases of COVID-19 have increased with the reopening of the economy.

FARC’s brutal warlord “Mono Jojoy” ordered killing of Álvaro Gómez

The leadership of FARC's political party have confirmed that their ruthless commander "Mono Jojoy" ordered the killing in 1995 of Álvaro Gómez.

Murder of Álvaro Gómez reveals ex-FARC’s alliance with Cali Cartel

One of Colombia's longest criminal investigations has been partially cleared after ex-FARC senior leaders accepted their role in the 1995 assassination of Álvaro Gómez.

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.

Colombia’s Iván Duque and Claudia López show leadership with coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has revealed very different leadership by President Duque and Mayor López. Both share altruistic objectives when it comes to saving lives.