Valerie Meikle paddled 1,500 kms down the Putumayo. A story of endurance, personal loss and life in the Amazon rainforest is the subject of a poignant film.
Demonized by the media, redeemed by justice, Colombia has its women of the “Witching Hour”
Heroic rats are sniffing out landmines as an initiative by Apopo, an NGO that recently registered in Colombia to help with landmine detection.
The caricaturist known as ‘Vladdo’ shapes public opinion on printed pages and his alter ego 'Aleida' reaches millions on a weekly basis.
Despite advanced monitoring systems and global initiatives and policies aimed at preserving the world’s rainforests, controversy remains over whether deforestation rates are, in fact, declining.
The award-winning British photojournalist Malcolm Linton gave The City Paper a preview of his most recent essay: photographs of the final days of FARC.
A Colombian soldier has turned his life, and near death, into a harrowing documentary of survival and enduring faith in his country.
Local activists recently closed El Cocuy mountain after a football was kicked around on an endangered glacier. Now many are wondering when, or if, this National Park will reopen.
Colombian photographer Carlos Pineda spent years documenting the art of chiva bus design in the coffee region to discover unique mandala designs.
In a letter, one prominent businessman recalls how we has sold into captivity and endured 10 months as an "economic prisoner" of the Colombian guerrilla.
A 60-episode series produced by RCN on the life of Hugo Chavez's premiered recently across Latin America. Three former presidents recall the leader and his "revolution."
Artist Ruby Rumié’s representation of palenqueras is art-psychology. Thirty exceptional women who contribute to the living patrimony of this nation are part of her latest photographic project "Tejiendo Calle."
Colombia’s Chocó region is known for its natural wonders, abundant rainfall and rich biodiversity, but thrill-seeking tourists are leading the waves, with Nuquí’s new-found surfing culture
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.
Colombian anthropologist Alvaro Soto discovered the Ciudad Perdida in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta 40 years ago.
Colombia is parrot paradise, but many are hard to spot because their green matches their leafy homes. Ongoing threats to their habitats is endangering this rather feisty species.