Flag of the FARC-EP

Iván Mordisco: back from the dead

The reappearance of the FARC EMC guerrilla leader, armed to the teeth, spooks the Colombian peace process.
Narcohippo wallowing in river

Hippos need culling, says report

Colombia is home to 200 hippos, according to a report which proposes hunting those which escaped from drug baron Escobar’s ranch in the 1990s

A Forgotten Barrio Fights to Keep the Water Running

In rural Bogotá, a neglected community’s project to provide potable water faces increasing challenges.  Passing by verdant hills and...
A Narcohippo

River boats, Caracas connections and flying hippos: the Bogotá Buzz is...

Our regular round-up of Colombia news that caught the world’s eye. Pablo’s hippos: wild ones...
Abortion access in Colombia remains limited

“Our resistance is education”: the social obstacles to abortion access in...

Educator and activist Mariana Sanz de Santamaría is determined to break down social stigma through reproductive rights education and increase abortion access...
15 minute cities are a possibility

Going Local: 15 minute cities – is Bogotá one?

The ‘everything local’ urban concept of 15 minute cities – coined by a Colombian living in Paris - is now under attack...

From feminine resilience to feminine leadership

Survivors of sexual violence raise their voices and work together for justice.
Marco Aguirre, one of Medellín's homeless, in a face mask

Medellín’s homeless population at increased risk due to coronavirus

They’ve already been through trauma. Now COVID-19 is a ticking time bomb for Medellín’s most vulnerable

Sexual harassment on campus: Silent no more

Feminist collective Destapa la Olla organise topless demonstration to call attention to sexual assault on campus and give voice to victims' experiences.
Colombia Local Elections 2019

A forecast of Colombia’s upcoming local elections

Candidates for the position of Mayor of Medellín: Víctor Correa, Jesús Ramirez and Daniel Quintero (left-right). Image courtesy of Víctor Correa.