Colombia receives $5 billion from U.S to finance projects in coca-growing regions

Colombia will receive U.S$5 billion to invest in regions impacted by coca. President Duque also received on Thursday a message of friendship from Trump for eradication efforts.

A year after Bogotá bombing, Attorney General’s Office to charge ELN commanders

The commanders of the National Liberation Army (ELN) will be charged by the Attorney General's Office for the bombing of Bogotá's Police Academy last year.

With Bogotá protests set for January 21, Claudia López faces first challenge of mayoralty

After a month-long lull in the Paro Nacional, the first mass protests take to the streets in Bogotá on January 21, and first challenge to public order with López as mayor.

FARC’s Timochenko thanks Colombia’s Police and Army for saving his life

FARC's political leader and former top commander "Timochenko" thanked Colombian security forces for thwarting an assassination attempt during the weekend.

Bogotá Mayor Claudia López retires 108 canines from TransMilenio duties

Sniffer dogs will no longer patrol Bogotá's TransMilenio stations after Mayor Claudia López reversed a security strategy citing health concerns for these animals.

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Uber and out for Colombia operations of ridesharing company? Save that...

The global ridesharing company Uber ends operations in Colombia after legislators failed to regulate legal loopholes favoring the transport guild over the technology-based company.

Brushes with history: Colombia’s Museo Nacional presents the Independence painters

The National Museum of Colombia is hosting its last exhibition of the country's bicentenary with works by Independence painters Figueroa, Gil de Castro, and Espinosa.

Cinemateca de Bogotá presents works by two emerging Canadian directors

Ficción/no/Ficción is the title of Cinemateca de Bogotá's short film series dedicated to the works of two emerging Canadian directors.

Your need to know for U.S citizen absentee voting from Colombia

With 10 months before the U.S presidential election, the caucus state of Iowa kicks-off a busy calendar of pre-election events. If living outside the U.S., exercise your right to vote.

Editorial: Bogotá is strong

Despite a tumultuous end to 2019 with the national strike, Bogotanos have shown to be resilient when dealing with the fall-out of anti-government protests.

Tragedy among Colombia’s Nasa: A photo essay by Malcolm Linton

In southwest Colombia, illegal armed groups have killed community leaders of the Nasa indigenous community as they seize control of lucrative drug routes.

Bogotá hosts UNESCO’s 14 session for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage

Bogotá is the first Latin American capital to host UNESCO's 14.COM: the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Editorial: Endangered ecosystems and Orange Economy that thinks green

President Iván Duque is pushing the Orange Economy to combat a host of environmental threats, including deforestation. Are digital ecosystems a smokescreen for failed infrastructure?

Editorial: When August fanned the flames

The wrath of the news maelstrom in August didn't exclude Colombia from making world headlines after ex-FARC dissidents announced their return to arms.

Editorial: Colombia is a nation on the move

The improved security situation across Colombia is presenting many with the option of living in smaller cities, and that offer good quality of life and new-found business opportunities.