New Colombian visa regulations take effect as of December 15

If planning on visiting or residing in Colombia take note of the simplified Visa categories introduced by the Cancillería.

Exploring the Darien Coast: Shades of Colombia past and present

Colombia and Panama share two tropical coastlines of the Darien Gap, the narrow Isthmus home to one of the world’s most dense rainforests and a rather "peculiar paradise".

Colombian student named ‘Top 20’ figure in British manufacturing

A Colombian engineering student has been recognized in the United Kingdom as one of the bright talents in automotive manufacturing.

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Colombian police bust crime syndicate operating inside El Dorado airport

Six persons were arrested Wednesday for operating a drug trafficking syndicate inside Bogotá's El Dorado airport, targeting flights to Paris, London and Dominican Republic.

Teatro Mayor rolls out the red carpet with its 2018 programme

Austria, Spain and Mexico bring their very best performing artists to the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo in 2018

Editorial: A ‘Day of the Dead’ in Bogotá

Colombia wants tourism to be its post-conflict economic resource, but in order to achieve this, more needs to be done on the ground to keep visitors safe.

Colombia’s Buenaventura joins Creative Cities Network for its traditional kitchens and gastronomy

Buenaventura’s cooks and local kitchens are being recognized by the United Nations for their ancestral traditions and unique recipes.

Tobari: The art of Japanese dance comes to the Colón Theatre

The Japanese dance company Sankai Juku presents two performances at the Colón Theatre of their stylized choreography, modern lighting and sound.

On the trail of Colombia’s “Jaguar Corridor”

The Serranía de San Lucas is a vital corridor for the jaguar's survival, but illegal gold mining and mercury contamination threatens this endangered species.

Editorial: Colombia, time to get moving

In an crowded presidential electoral race, the future of Colombia's peace can't be muddied by populist rhetoric. Too much is at stake, including food security and prosperity for rural communities.

Editorial: “Thou shalt not steal”

Pope Francis' recent trip of Colombia was marked by a huge outpouring of affection and millions of faithful attending religious services across the country. But will the message of reconciliation and anti-corruption hold?

Analysis: New Conflicts, new cities

When violence breaks out, public spaces are often the first casualty – along with the customary practices of urban life and the civic rights associated with them.

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