Netflix and director José Padilha revisit a bloody chapter in Colombia's history with the new prime time series Narcos.
This month's mambe article explores the criminalization of an ancestral substance and misuse by those in search of its psychotropic effects.
Colombia has quickly gained ground as a world supplier of African Palm oil. A plant with far-reaching implications for the planet.
The Humboldt Institute has released a beautifully illustrated tarot deck to draw attention to Colombia’s endangered biodiversity. It also reads the future.
Esteban Cortázar puts Colombia and its rich cultural diversity into his stunning fashion collections.
Alonso de Ojeda named Venezuela and founded one of the first settlements in the Americas, but remains largely forgotten.
A former humorist with a popular television show has dedicated more than two decades to finding missing persons in Colombia.
Colombia is the top location for orchids in the world, but about 50 percent of the native orchids are threatened by logging and illegal extraction by materos.
The collapse of one of Colombia's Fourth Generation road engineering marvels, the Chirajara bridge, reveals an urgency to examine this country's infrastructure.
Only recently discovered, the nomadic Nukak Makú endured the nation's conflict and many live in refugee camps.
The quest for gold churned up plenty of mud and memories of Muisca mayhem. A brief history of a lake and a legend.
After the 10th annual Cartagena International Music Festival this month, a look at the family who founded this celebration of classical music in the colonial city.
At the Humboldt Institute, Brigitte Baptiste is committed to preserving Colombia’s biodiversity.
Seeking to heal the "Heart of the World" from the lingering impact of Columbus' invasion, indigenous communities closed Tayrona National Park for November.
Who gets to keep the treasure from the San José galleon is a recurring debate that has continental twists and turns, as well as a chain smoking deity in Bolivia smiling.
Chiribiquete National Park has been proposed to UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage site. The largest of all protected parks in Colombia is also one of the most topographically diverse.