Colombia’s best rock n’ roll bands 50 years ago today

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Colombia is possibly least known for its rock n’ roll. However, in the mid 1960, a number of bands really put the country on the rock n’ roll map. Rock… Read more Colombia’s best rock n’ roll More...

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9% of Colombia’s children subjected to child labor

Almost one in every 10 children in Colombia is subjected to illegal child labor, especially in rural areas where more than 15% work More...

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The evolution of coffee culture in Colombia’s coffee region

While growing coffee has been a major part of the economy of Pereira and the surrounding coffee region, drinking one of Colombia’s More...

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Bogota wants to build commercial center on evicted drug dealing spot

Days after 2000 police raided Bogota’s most infamous drug dealing center, “the Bronx,” Mayor Enrique Peñalosa released plans More...

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Pacific Feminism: The Case of Colombia

TODAY COLOMBIA – Colombia has been experiencing an on-going armed conflict for over 50 years between the Colombian government More...

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Colombia’s Bogota bares all for photographer Spencer Tunick

American photographer Spencer Tunick, famous for his pictures of huge crowds of naked people, on Sunday convinced more than 6,000 More...

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Lighting a Fire under Coffee Culture in Colombia

I met Karen Silva at a Juan Valdez coffee shop. She’s in her twenties. Serious. Shy. In a society that places quite a bit of emphasis More...

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Non-Profit Work in Colombia: Easy Money?

The contributor of this post operates a nonprofit organization based in Colombia. He wishes to remain anonymous. Easy money, part More...

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Global Study On Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism 2016

The Global Study initiated by ECPAT International published today reveals that more children are being sexually exploited than ever More...

Turf wars biggest threat to post-FARC peace in Colombia: UN

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Wars over control over the cultivation of coca, the plant used to make cocaine, is the biggest threat to benefits of a pending peace deal with the FARC and the… Read more Turf More...

9% of Colombia’s children subjected to child labor

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Almost one in every 10 children in Colombia is subjected to illegal child labor, especially in rural areas where more than 15% work rather than going to school, according to More...

The evolution of coffee culture in Colombia’s coffee region

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While growing coffee has been a major part of the economy of Pereira and the surrounding coffee region, drinking one of Colombia’s most iconic export products is only just More...

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Colombia’s Drug Trafficking Paradise: San Andres Islands

The Caribbean archipelago of San Andrés, Colombia, has been a smuggling hub for centuries, serving as a crossroads for illegal activities between mainland Colombia and Central More...

Bogota hates capitalist mayor even more than it hated socialist mayor

When Bogota Mayor Peñalosa took office in January, he almost impossibly could become as unpopular as his socialist predecessor Gustavo Petro. But he did and is now facing More...

Bogota wants to build commercial center on evicted drug dealing spot

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Days after 2000 police raided Bogota’s most infamous drug dealing center, “the Bronx,” Mayor Enrique Peñalosa released More...

Pacific Feminism: The Case of Colombia

"I had six children, and I had to flee many times from rape," says Everledis, one of the founding members of the Liga de Mujeres Desplazadas (League of Displaced Women)

TODAY COLOMBIA – Colombia has been experiencing an on-going armed conflict for over 50 years between the More...

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Colombia’s Congress is about to pass a law that will prohibit controversial cosmetic plastic surgery for minors,...

1000_pesos_f_juliancastro Colombia’s peso up 2.6% in 1 day, dollar drops below COP3000

The Colombian peso spiked Tuesday and pushed the dollar below the COP3000 mark amid concerns about...

kidnapping_victim Kidnapping, a crime going virtually extinct in Colombia

While leftist guerrilla groups like the FARC and ELN used to be the main culprit of...

The children who will never return from Colombia’s jungles

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Colombia has identified the remains of approximately 500 children after exhuming the remains of thousands More...

Colombia peso weakens after central bank suspends currency intervention

The Colombian peso weakened on Tuesday after the country’s central bank announced it would suspend an intervention policy aimed at slowing..

Bogota police sweep addicts out of Bronx … and into Plaza de España

Riot police and the army raided the Bronx, central Bogota’s infamous drug dealing area, driving out thousands of homeless addicts, only for them to..

Cubans stranded in Colombia beg for passage to US

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While stranded migrants on Thursday begged to be allowed passage, Panama announced that the border with Colombia More...

Every day more than one woman in Colombia is raped due to armed conflict

At least one woman is raped every day on average in Colombia as a result of ongoing acts of sexual violence..

Colombia legalizes medical marijuana after decriminalizing recreational use

Colombia’s Congress on Wednesday voted to legalize marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes. The constitutional court had already decriminalized the recreational..
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Colombia set to begin production of medical marijuana

Boyaca, a province in central Colombia, is set to be the first in the country to begin production of medical marijuana,..
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Colombia Police Purges Force in Anti-Corruption Push

  (InsightCrime.org) Colombia’s National Police has carried out the biggest purge of its ranks in over 20 years, but it will..
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Arrest of Interpol Mole Exposes Urabeños’ Corruption Networks in Colombia

(Insightcrime.org) The arrest of an Interpol agent who allegedly colluded with the Urabeños is fresh proof that Colombia’s principal transnational drug..