Ex-AUC paramilitary Salvatore Mancuso granted freedom by Bogotá Court

Former paramilitary commander of the AUC, Salvatore Mancuso, has been granted freedom by Bogotá's High Court after serving a mere two months in La Picota prison. Mancuso was appointed as a "peace envoy" for leftist President Petro.


Colombia’s Fernando Trujillo named Nat Geo’s 2024 Explorer of the Year

Colombian biologist and environmentalist Fernando Trujillo has been named the National Geographic Society's 2024 Explorer of the Year. Trujillo's Omacha Foundation works in the Colombian Amazonia to protect the pink river dolphin.

ICC Americas Summit galvanizes global business leaders toward economic growth

Business leaders from over 35 nations gather at the inaugural Americas Summit of the World Federation of Chambers (ICC) in Bogotá, forging partnerships and exploring opportunities for economic growth and collaboration across the region.

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Bogotá in the eyes of Botero’s “Mona Lisa”

A giant canvas depicting some of Fernando Botero's most famous works covers the façade of the Colombian Congress in Bogotá. The artist will receive the honor of a state funeral on Monday at the Primary Cathedral. Photo: Richard Emblin

Leon Tovar unveils artistic showcase in Bogotá’s Atrio Tower

Renowned New York gallery León Tovar lights up the Bogotá skyline with an avant-garde exhibition featuring Peruvian maestro Jaime Miranda-Bambarén's 'Semillas' at the Atrio Tower.

NYC rebrand looks to strengthen Colombia travel segment

New York City Tourism + Conventions hosted a breakfast at the Bogotá restaurant Harry Sasson to present the new official brand of the five boroughs.

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