Considered a sacred plant for ceremonial rituals, the ground powder of the coca leaf, consumed as mambe, has found a mainstream audience among urbanites and unwary tourists.
Andrew Crawford is Associate Professor of Biology at Los Andes University. He spoke with The City Paper about the multiple threats facing Colombia's "Kermits."
ward Davey has released his first book detailing Colombia's role and ongoing commitment to the Paris Agreement.
Legality and social responsibility are corporate pillars for the rapid growth of the Colombian-owned medicinal cannabis company Clever Leaves.
Colombia is open to international film production companies looking for a diversity in locations, professional crews believes ProImágenes' Claudia Triana.
Playing for pesos is a reality many Venezuelan musicians face on the streets of Bogotá to survive with the economic collapse of their country.
Jorge Orlando Melo covers plenty of historical terrain with Colombia and subject of his most recent book.
The theme of January's edition of the International Music Festival of Cartagena is Celestial Harmony with invited guests John Eliot Gardiner and London's Philharmonia among others.
Colombia could be a leader in supplying the world with food, but to do so, needs to tackle a major agent of climate change: deforestation.
A bird sanctuary on the Barú peninsula in northern Colombia has become an important tourist attraction for its conservation efforts.
Fernando Urbina has dedicated 40-years of research to Colombia’s ancient rock art. His discovery of petroglyphs in remote territories show the first contact between conquistadores and Amazonian tribes.
The Elders of the Huitoto are commemorating 30-years of the Colombian government's recognition of their ancestral territory.
Photographer Ruven Afanador and artist Ana González tribute the beauty and inherent sense of style of Colombia's indigenous women in a collaborative project: Daughters of Water
Ayahuasca ceremonies are performed by many indigenous groups in Colombia's Amazon region. But, how safe is yagé for foreigners? We asked an expert.
The head of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage spoke to The City Paper about Colombia’s participation in the Representative List.
In her directorial debut with Birds of Passage, Cristina Gallego chronicles the birth of the marijuana trade in La Guajira and the role of women among the Wayúu.