Thousands of women in Pacific communities works the swamps looking for the mollusk delicacy known as piangua.
Monika Bravo is a multi-disciplinary artist whose use of photographic engravings leads viewers through emotional landscapes.
Industrial designer Alberto Mantilla's works are world famous, and he led the Los Héroes monument renovation.
French Guyane is an outpost of European civility in South America, home to rocket scientists and a notorious prison colony.
Angel Martinéz dedicated 20 years to looking for traces of the lost Panche culture, which flourished in the Magdalena valley.
One Laptop per Child connects children in the remotest areas in order to improve lives through education.
In retrospect, a chance run-in with a shaman in Chocó may have saved Benjamin Guez from a nastier bout of malaria.
Sir Roger Casement exposed the injustices of the rubber trade in the Amazon before meeting an untimely end.
An accomplished artist, the lifelike paintings of Miles McMullan are key to novice and professional birders.
Baudillo Cuama, a performer and producer of marimbas, explains the instrument's significance to Afro and Pacific culture.
Milton Coleman, Senior Editor at The Washington Post talks journalism, Latin America and freedom of expression.
From Oxford to creating the Latin American Centre, Malcolm Deas helped shape an understanding of Colombia's history.
Fernando Trujillo, winner of the 2007 Whitley Prize, leads initiatives in the Colombian Amazon to help save river dolphins.
Celebrating half a century in Colombia, Dione and Paul Gervis made a commitment to a lifestyle and friends in the tropics.
Alex von Loebell came to Colombia to help the family farm. Now he runs BioPlaza, health food stores leading a food revolution.
One of Colombia's most recognized musicians, Totó la Momposina is a link between the nation's cultural past and future.