British Council turns 80 in Colombia and takes next step in education

The British Council's presence in Colombia is the largest in the Americas and an achievement that took 80 years in the making. The focus is on the future.

The Colombian whose inspiration comes as a comic

A Colombian illustrator living in Brooklyn, New York, gives voice to issues many immigrants face with personal stories drawn as comics.

Yidan 2018 Laureate Larry Hedges on education to “bridge social divides”

Professor Larry Hedges has been awarded the 2018 Yidan Prize, the world’s largest endowment for education research. The pioneering statistician at Northwestern spoke about the role of higher education in the United States.

Two Bogotá theme cafés let coffee do the talking and washing

Bogotá is an entrepreneurial city with a slate of start-ups, including two theme cafés that offer clients much more than just coffee and pastries.

Return to Argentina? Pékerman on brink of “adios” to Colombia

Considered the "most successful football coach in Colombian history, Argentina's José Pékerman's days with La Selección are numbered.

The City Paper’s Olga Helena Fernández wins bronze at UANA Championships

Colombia's synchronized swimmers at the UANA Pan American Championships have clinched medals. Among the champs, The City Paper's Olga Helena Fernández.

Colombia classifies for knockout round in World Cup after 1-0 win over Senegal

A goal by defender Yerry Mina in the second half of the final match in Group H has secured Colombia's place in the knockout round of the Russia World Cup.

Colombia World Cup “comeback” depends on final match against Senegal

Hopes are running high that Colombia will defeat Senegal in their final group match Thursday in order to make knock-out stage of World Cup Russia.

Colombia’s Patrulla Aérea: On wings of hope

The flying doctors of Patrulla Aérea have been performing medical missions in the most remote regions of Colombia for more than a half century.

Colombia’s World Cup dream at risk after “draining” loss to Japan

Not all over yet for Colombia despite a heart-wrenching loss against Japan in World Cup opener. La Selección must win against Poland to have a chance to stay in Russia.

Colombia in Russia ahead of World Cup ceremony and opener against Japan

Colombia's national football team has arrived in Russia before the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup on June 14 and first game against Japan in Group H.

Losing a “sense” no obstacle to discovering Colombia claims researcher

Living with a disability should not be an obstacle for everyday cultural activities believes researcher Jorge Colmenares of Bogotá's Sensory Library.

Renown plant-based chef Matthew Kenney opens eatery in Bogotá

The acclaimed plant-based chef Matthew Kenney spoke with The City Paper of his latest vegan venture, the opening of Makeout in the Colombian capital.

Manuel Peña: A life of service and rescue of Colombians in need

As a founding member of Defensa Civil Colombiana, Manuel Peña has coordinated complex operations under tragic circumstances.

Colombian Easter: Size does matter when it comes to your fish

Fish is the most celebrated meal in Colombia during Easter. As fish stocks become depleted, know which species can be eaten and the importance of size.

High expectations for Colombia’s medical cannabis reveal experts

Five leading physicians spoke with The City Paper about how medical cannabis is helping health professionals deal with the symptoms often associated with terminal illness.

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