Expedition to Colombia’s Vaupés discovers 18 species new to science

An expedition by Colombia BIO and the Amazon Research Institute, SINCHI, has confirmed 18 new species to the world of science.

Bogotá intensifies vaccination campaign after isolated chicken pox outbreak

The mayoralty is encouraging residents to get vaccinated free of charge against chicken pox after a recent outbreak of the virus.

National Dance Company of Spain brings Carmen to the Colón stage.

To mark the end of Foco Cultural España-Colombia year, the National Ballet Company of Spain is putting on their landmark production of Bizet's Carmen at the Colón theatre.

Current Issue

Testament of a Nation: Pedro Nel Gómez at the National Museum

Compared to Mexico's Diego Rivera, Pedro Nel Gómez used murals for creating a national identity, and subject of the National Museum's latest exhibition.

Colombian novelist Juan Gabriel Vásquez shortlisted for Man Booker Prize

The most recent novel by Colombian novelist Juan Gabriel Vásquez, The Shape of the Ruins has been named a finalist for the prestigious UK literary prize Man Booker.

Editorial: From a border to broader chaos

Colombia's Iván Duque has waged foreign policy capital on regime change in Venezuela. But, the arrival of Russian military experts to back Maduro will extend the migrant crisis and geopolitical stalemate.

A French slave ship docks at Bogotá’s Gold Museum

The Museo del Oro's temporary exhibit A Bordo de un Navío Esclavista looks at the transatlantic slave trade on board La Marie-Séraphique.

British Council turns 80 in Colombia and takes next step in education

The British Council's presence in Colombia is the largest in the Americas and an achievement that took 80 years in the making. The focus is on the future.

Stage to Bogotá streets: The musicians of the Venezuelan migration

Playing for pesos is a reality many Venezuelan musicians face on the streets of Bogotá to survive with the economic collapse of their country.

A letter to Roger Waters from this side of the Moon

Roger Waters' tirade against the Venezuela Live Aid concert organized by Richard Branson seems incongruous with the lyrics of this humanist, poet, rock star.

Short story: Poshlost or Masterpiece?

Installment of author Jimmy Weiskopf's portrayal of literary anti-heroes.

Essay: Is Colombia “Trapped by the Impossible?”

Colombia defies all categorization as history has shown, explains Jimmy Weiskopf.

Pin It on Pinterest