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Record emigration: are they voting with their feet?

We look at the rising phenomena of Colombians heading overseas

Health reform: kill or cure?

The Petro government has finally presented plans to reform Colombia's health system. Congress will now debate radical proposals which could up-end decades of private-public partnership. Are the proposed reforms set to improve the Colombian health system?

Back to the streets: Petro’s development plan prompts mass demonstrations

Both fans and critics of Petro’s programme of far-reaching reforms have organised mass mobilisations this week following the presentation of the programme

Oli’s Big Topic: Increased presence is nothing without action

Our columnist says it's one thing to put more police on the streets, but quite another to change the culture and get them to enforce the law. Find out why he sees it as a question of respect.

Día sin Carro: Sin Carro, Without Cares?

Bogotá's Día sin Carro always generates its share of positive and negative comments. Find out what's driving the car-free day.

A new year’s resolution: Actually police the streets?

Noticed anything different on the mean streets of Bogotá recently?
Valentina Trespalacios

Valentina Trespalacios murder suspect arrested in Panama. He says cartels are...

The brutal murder of Valentina Trespalacios, a popular young DJ, has shocked Colombia, a suspect has been arrested
Visa process in Colombia changing

New Colombian Visas for the New Year

Make sure you understand the new rules, even if you’re a long term resident. Visa process in Colombia...

Wayuu mochilas: Bags for life in La Guajira

We spoke to Juan Carlos Buitrago, head of ABACO, about their work to help the Wayúu make money from traditional crafts such as mochilas.

The almighty dollar and the Colombian peso

The symbolic rate of 5,000 pesos to the USD is within touching distance. But what does all of this mean for the country?