Tricolor Trivia: Twenty facts for Colombia’s 20 de Julio

As Colombia celebrates its 207th Independence Day, we present 20 interesting facts of this fascinating country. Feliz 20 de Julio.

Colombia’s flag to be raised in Tour de France in honor of nation’s Independence.

As Colombia's cyclists endure the alpine stage of the Tour de France, the nation's flag will be raised in honor of the country's 207th Independence Day.

El Chato: A Bogotá restaurant on par with the very best

Though El Chato may be a household name to many diners, with a new venue and menu, chef Alvaro Clavijo is reaching for gastronomical stars.

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‘Shakespeare in Love’ adapted to Colombian stage by novelist Vásquez

The love story of Will Shakespeare and Viola de Lesseps debuts this month at the Colón Theatre and adaptation by novelist Juan Gabriel Vásquez of Stoppard's play.

When disaster-recovery means more than lending a helping hand

The pillar of culture is often missing from aid planning. Investing in what the community wants and empowering local involvement could make aid more efficient and effective.

Colombia’s Magín Díaz recognized with Lifetime Award for Culture

The singer and songwriter from Gamero, Bolívar, who wrote one of Colombia's most loved songs, was awarded at age 95 the Lifetime Award for Culture.

The Sierra Nevada of ‘Z’

Director James Gray's Lost City of 'Z' has received critical acclaim for its stunning cinematography and art direction. The story of an early 20th century explorer Percy Fawcett, was filmed in Colombia's Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

Jim and Olga de Amaral: Lives Reflected in Art

Jim Amaral and Olga de Amaral are Colombia’s artistic duo. Recent exhibitions offer a glimpse on lives dedicated to marriage, children and creative expression.

Editorial: A Matter of Perception, But Let’s Move Forward

Last month's meeting between U.S President Donald Trump and Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos, revived the ghost of decades past when the only talking point was drugs. Can we move on?

The strange rebellion of Brazil’s “Operation Car Wash”

The so-called "Operation Car Wash" is the largest corruption case in Brazil and could force the resignation of President Michel Temer. This multibillion dollar scandal could contaminate the region.

Editorial: The tragedy of Venezuela

Venezuela is on the brink of collapse, and for more than a month, millions have taken to the streets protesting the ant-democratic government of Nicolás Maduro.

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