Coronavirus erodes ratings of Duque and López as cases surpass 120,000

Bogotá appears to be increasingly improvising in its management of coronavirus. As confidence in economic recovery erodes, so too, the public's approval with politicians.

Local Cundinamarca tribunal suspends US troop activities in Colombia

A Cundinamarca court has ordered the suspension of all activities in Colombia of a U.S Army company aiding in counter-narcotics operations.

Colombia marks record with testing as COVID-19 claims 171 new fatalities

With more PCR testing among the population, Colombia registered an additional 4,101 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Barranquilla worst affected city with mortalities.

BanRep’s Artistic Exchanges presents regional artists and quarantine creations

The new cultural project by Banco de la República - IR9 - adapts to quarantine and reinvents the way of exhibiting works of art.

US donates ventilators to Colombia as coronavirus cases surpass 100,000

The U.S Government handed-over to Colombia's Iván Duque 200 U.S manufactured ventilators to help hospitals treat critically ill patients from vulnerable populations.

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An App to explore Bogotá’s legendary Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)

The Museo del Oro (Gold Museum) has created a free App for audiences beyond the reach of the capital, showcasing the best of its pre-Columbian collection. Links provided.

Colombia marks birth centenary of artist Alejandro Obregón with online tributes

Colombia's Banco de la República tributes the life and works of Alejandro Obregón with lecture series from the artist's adopted city Barranquilla.

Colombia and Ecuador to allow humanitarian transit across overland border

Colombia and Ecuador signed a resolution to facilitate the repatriation of their citizens by opening the international crossing at Rumichaca for humanitarian travel.

Colombia initiates pilot project with sniffer dogs for COVID-19 detection

Researchers in Antioquia are working with canines to develop their coronavirus detection skills and one of several pilot projects worldwide.

As Colombia faces critical weeks with COVID-19 shoppers throng outlets for deals

Cases of coronavirus surpassed 60,000 this week in Colombia and deaths continue to mount. Despite the health emergency, shoppers are taking advantage of the No Sales Tax Day.

Coronavirus pandemic puts leadership in Colombia to the test

The coronavirus pandemic has shown a spirit of leadership and collaboration among many of Colombia's public officials, while also exposing political enmity and misinformation.

Mayor Claudia López challenges Duque’s easing of lockdown in Bogotá

President Iván Duque has announced easing quarantine for two key sectors of the Colombia economy, but Bogotá's Claudia López wants to extend lockdown for everyone.

Colombia’s Iván Duque and Claudia López show leadership with coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has revealed very different leadership by President Duque and Mayor López. Both share altruistic objectives when it comes to saving lives.

Coronavirus: Humanity’s unrivaled “equalizer”

The coronavirus pandemic is a reminder to the world's populations that nature ultimately dictates the future of our planet, not government nor man-made boundaries.