Living

Wi-Fi zone

Colombia plans to launch 1,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots in public places around the county to help get more people online.
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Stunt riding

“Stunt,” an informal sport where motorcyclists perform daring moves in city streets is gaining popularity in Colombia and around the world.
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Artesanías de Colombia

Artesanías de Colombia is hosting an annual craft sale with items from 2015 sold at price until they run out.
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Crown of the Andes

Colombia’s legendary Crown of the Andes recently sold to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Sunset in Cartagena

A chance encounter under the Caribbean heat of Cartagena sparked a 20-year international romance.
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Medellin

A multi-national study will research the effects of violence on brain development in Colombian youth.
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Bëtsknaté

The Camëntsá and Inga communities’ Bëtsknaté festival celebrates traditional values of peace and reconciliation in Colombia’s Putumayo region.
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Steve and Anni Gregson, Rubina Soorty

Steve and Anni Gregson bike across Colombia to check on charitable efforts at local hospitals and Rubina Soorty takes a pit stop in a round-the-world trip.
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Birthday Candles

More than 25,000 Colombians celebrate birthdays only once every four years, making 2016 a particularly special one.
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Red lionfish

With invasive lionfish taking over Caribbean waters, the only realistic solution is a delicious one — eat them.
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Pope Francis speaks to the press

Pope Francis suggested birth control could be used in Zika-affected regions, but many Catholic Colombians already use contraception.
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Carnaval de Barranquilla S.A.

Colombian health officials handed out at least 900,000 condoms at Barranquilla’s Carnaval to help prevent pregnancies during a Zika outbreak.
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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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Soccer for Peace

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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The Tower of Babel by Pieter Bruegel

Colombia fared poorly in an international ranking of English proficiency, which raises concerns about the country’s economic competitiveness.
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Christmas light watching in Medellin

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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