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Green Party candidate Enrique Peñalosa has taken the lead in the election race for the second most important office in Colombia, that of Bogota mayor. According to pollster Datexco, ex-mayor Peñalosa leads the polls in the Bogota mayor race with nearly 22% of the votes. He leads ahead of runners-up Labor Minister Rafael Pardo with 18% in second place and leftist Democratic...

(TODAY COLOMBIA) Bogota’s investment promotion agency, Invest in Bogota, has earned an award from Site Selection Magazine as best in the region...

A SITP bus and private buses on Carrera 10 in central Bogotá (TODAY COLOMBIA) Bogota – Once again, Bogota’s city government has promised to...

(TODAY COLOMBIA) The city of Bogota’s urban transit system is a chaotic network with long bus routes and an old fleet. Its 4.5 million daily passengers...

Just under a dozen of Colombia’s top politicians will be seeking to take the second most important office in the country, that of Bogota Mayor, later...

Bogota has a deficit of 12,000 policemen, the mayor of Colombia’s capital city said Monday. Mayor Gustavo Petro said that the city requires a total of 30,000 uniformed policemen; a far higher number than the existent 18,000. Colombia’s capital has nearly 8 million inhabitants, meaning that for every 100,000 inhabitants, there are 225 policemen. In New York City,...

BOGOTA  (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Colombian authorities intercepted phone calls between a young woman and a member of Colombia’s...

Macondo is a fictional town described in Gabriel García Márquez’s novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude TODAY COLOMBIA – A map of legendary...

Two women detained on suspicions of shoplifting have allegedly been offered release in exchange for sexual relations by policemen, reported Caracol Radio...

Colombia’s biggest airport, El Dorado in Bogota, does not have enough anti-narcotics agents to adequately check outgoing flights for drugs, local media...

Colombia’s government announced on Wednesday it hopes to finish the construction of the capital Bogota’s second airport in 2021. The start of construction...

TODAY COLOMBIA (Mike’s Bogota Blog) You’ll feel a little less bored these days while stuck in the usual traffic jam on Calle 26, thanks to...

Andrea Johanna Torres, alias Yayita, and her accomplices were responsible for robberies on 2 to 3 homes daily.   TODAY COLOMBIA – Bogota, Colombian...