20 years after his death, Colombian drug lord is king of telenovela

Almost two decades after he was gunned down on a Medellin rooftop, Colombia's most notorious villain is being resurrected on national television. Pablo Escobar - the bloody and lavish drug lord who swamped the...

Fit for a (TV) queen! Inside Sofia Vergara’s lavish new $10 million Beverly Hills...

She's splashed out a cool $10.6 million on a lavish new Beverly Hills villa. And it would seem that Sofia Vergara's swanky new pad is fit for a queen if newly-released shots of the home's...

Typical Colombian Food

Colombian Cuisine is very diverse and varies depending on the different regions of Colombia. In some areas you will find specialties like roasted ants or guinea pigs while in other areas Colombians wouldn't even...
In gender equality Colombia is ranked sixth in Latin Amerca, 42nd worldwide.

Colombia 6th In Gender Equality in Latin America

  TODAY COLOMBIA – When it comes to gender equality Colombia is 6th in the ranking of Latin American and the Caribbean countries and 42nd worldwide. To the north, Nicaragua is first in Latin America and...

Ticket sales surge for Madonna’s 2nd Medellin concert

One-third of the tickets for Madonna's second concert in Medellin have been sold before going on sale to the general public, local media reported Tuesday. The first 15,000 tickets were sold exclusively to customers of...

Colombia made it to the final after all: Shakira stars at World Cup closing...

COLOMBIA NEWS - Colombia's very own, Shakira, performed during the closing ceremony of football's biggest party ahead of Sunday's showdown between Argentina and Germany. Shakira, 37, performed with musician Carlinhos Brown in the centre circle...

John Leguizamo Lends His Voice to “Walking with Dinosaurs”

Actor John Leguizamo is bringing a Latin voice to “Walking with Dinosaurs,” providing the voice for “Alex,” one of the Hispanic stars of the animated film. The film is based on the recent discovery of...

The Regions of Colombia Playing the Biggest Role in the Coca Boom

TODAY COLOMBIA - InSight Crime takes a closer look at shifts in coca cultivation trends in 19 of Colombia's departments based on the most recent US estimates, shedding light on the different dynamics on...

The Colombian who teaches Colombian to Colombians

Ever spoken to someone who speaks the same language as you, and not understood what they were talking about? COLOMBIA JOURNAL (BBC Trending) -- Colombia is a Spanish-speaking country. But when a someone from the...

What Crosses Shakira’s Mind When She Sees Her Boyfriend’s Body

There was a time when Shakira would shy away from answering questions about her personal life, but it seems the Colombian songstress just can’t keep her love for boyfriend Gerard Piqué all to herself. In...

Miss Colombia candidate disqualified over skimpy bikini shots

COLOMBIA NEWS - The recently-crowned Miss Antioquia was stripped of her tiara and booted from the Miss Colombia beauty pageant for revealing pictures of her scantily-clad in bikinis and lingerie that were deemed “too...

Colombia Beauty Queen Rules Them All!

TODAY COLOMBIA - Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday's...

Fireworks Ignite Stage, Bad Trips Abound at Colombia’s Summerland Festival

More than 100 attendees received medical treatment for drugs and alcohol; LSD was smuggled in chewing-gum packs, says one official [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jqB8br21HY] Four people sustained minor injuries when a pyrotechnic display malfunctioned during Nicky Romero's set...

Beating the chill! Sofia Vergara warms up in purple padded jacket in between filming...

'Latin women are very comfortable with their bodies and their sexuality. We aren't afraid to show that off a little bit more.' It was getting a little too cold for comfort for this star. After a...

Colombian surgeon rebuilds acid victims’ lives

TODAY COLOMBIA - Angeles Borda ignored the cat calls as she walked past the building site. But she couldn't ignore the nitric acid that her tormentor then threw in her face. A decade on she...

Miss Universe For A Shining Moment

TODAY COLOMBI A- Miss Colombia's Ariadna Gutierrez, had it, the Miss Universer crown, for one shining moment ... that is, until Steve Harvey walked back with his tail between his legs to explain to...

Guarapo, the new lemonade

I have always been a fan of lemonade - it brings back memories of hot summer picnics, July 4 barbeques, and glossy pictures from my mom’s "Southern Living" magazines. But since arriving in Colombia,...

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US Navy Hospital Ship to Deploy to Colombia

The United States is sending a U.S. Navy hospital ship to Colombia to help treat some of the hundreds of thousands of people who...

Drug trafficking and organized crime, agenda topics with the United States

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis met with Colombia’s defense minister on Friday to reaffirm the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and Colombia,...

Colombians Told ‘No Sex’ In The Afternoon. It’s Too Darn Hot!

It’s been a sweltering summer in many parts of the world, with millions scrambling for ways to cool off. On Wednesday, the 600,000 residents...

‘We apologize’: former Colombia FARC rebels seek forgiveness at tribunal

Former rebel FARC commanders in Colombia have appeared at a historic tribunal where for the first time they were made to answer for kidnappings...

Colombian President-Elect Pledges to Maintain Peace Accords With FARC Rebels

Ivan Duque, who finished first in the second round of the Colombian presidential vote, said that he would respect the peace accords with the...

Ivan Duque Wins Colombian Presidential Elections

President-elect Ivan Duque appealed for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook Colombia’s political establishment and laid bare...

Colombia Aiming For Best-ever World Cup

(AFP) Colombia will not take struggling Japan for granted when the two sides meet in their World Cup opener in Saransk, on Tuesday (June...

Fajardo’s Party Leaning Towards Supporting Leftist Petro

Now that the right-wing Ivan Duque will face the center-left Gustavo Petro in the second round of the Colombian presidential elections, the Alternative Democratic...

Ivan Duque and Gustavo Petro Go To Runoff

With nearly all ballots counted in Sunday's first round, Ivan Duque was leading with 39.7% ahead of Gustavo Petro on 24.8%. Former Medellin Mayor...

Colombia to be NATO’s first Latin American global partner

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia will next week formally join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, making it the only Latin American nation in the alliance,...