Pearl Jam ‘Loses Virginity With Colombia’

TODAY COLOMBIA - During Pearl Jam’s first-ever concert in Bogotá on Wednesday night, Eddie Vedder referred to written notes as he spoke to the crowd in Spanish. “I’m going to say something I’ve never said...

‘Return’ of Colombian drug boss Escobar sparks debate

A Colombian television series about the life of the late drug kingpin Pablo Escobar is well on its way to becoming the most watched television programme in the country’s history, and perhaps its most...

A Slow Bleed into Colombia’s Nightmare

Latin American literature is experiencing something of a renaissance in the wake of Roberto Bolano. With The Sound of Things Falling, Colombian novelist Juan Gabriel Vasquez has created a story that can be appreciated...

Sofia Vergara Loves Being Hispanic

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara, the star of hit television series "Modern Family," said in an exclusive interview with Efe that the international success she has had is due in good measure to her Latino...

Juanes’ new album most downloaded in Latin America

Colombian singer Juanes' third album is the number one download in all of Latin America, following its release on Monday. The 14 songs on "Juanes: MTV Unplugged," recorded at the New World Symphony Center in...

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...

Being funny supports my family: Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara never thought "I could make money and support my family, with being funny," she tells press. The Colombian bombshell, who is in the running for an Emmy Award this year, said she is...

The Accordion is Still King of the Festival

The Vallenato Legend Festival (Spanish: Festival de la Leyenda Vallenata) is one of the most important musical festivals in Colombia. The Festival features a vallenato music contests for best interpreter of accordion, caja vallenata and...

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...

Colombian McDonald’s to sell empanadas

McDonald's in Colombia has decided to adapt its menu to the local market and has introduced variations on numerous local foods in their new marketing platform, "Colombian Cravings," news publication Portfolio reported Monday. "The platform...

Colombia’s Sofia Vergara ‘dating’ True Blood star Joe Manganiello

The Barranquilla-born bombshell, Sofia Vergara, is apparently dating True Blood heartthrob, Joe Manganiello, according to People magazine. The recently single Vergara, who turns 42 on Thursday, and Manganiello, 37, met at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner...

Juanes hosts St. Jude’s 50th anniversary charity gala

Colombia's rock icon Juanes and his wife will host the special return of the star-studded St. Jude Angles & Stars Gala on Saturday to mark the charity hospital's 50th anniversary. Juanes and his wife, television...

The sweetest Colombian beauty contest: the Internatonal Jaggery Beauty Contest

One of the most expected dates of the Internatonal Jaggery Beauty Contest took place in Villeta, Colombia, with 21 candidates from Colombia and 7 interational, showed off the most representative outfits of the reigons. [youtube...

Paul McCartney too loud for Bogota

The organizer of a Paul McCartney concert in Bogota faces a fine after the legendary British artist "broke the sound limit" during one of his concerts in the Colombian capital in April. The ex-Beatle is...

Colombian Incentive Looks to Attract Foreign Shoots

A newly created film law sweetens the deal for foreign producers. BOGOTA -- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday is signing into law a new filming incentive that aims to substantially boost the number...

Introducing Medellin’s tackiest nightclub, ‘My Sweet Jesus’

COLOMBIA NEWS - Medellin’s Dulce Jesus Mio, or “My Sweet Jesus” in English, is quite possibly the tackiest nightclub in town. Covered in neon lights, with an excess of dolls, plastic trinkets, and colorful underwear...

Shakira to perform in World Cup closing ceremony

Colombia’s beloved pop star Shakira will perform at the closing ceremonies of the FIFA World Cup. The Barranquilla-born beauty will perform her new single “La La La (Brazil 2014)” in the Maracana stadium in Rio...

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10 Mental Health Care Center Employees Arrested for Abusing Disabled Children

Colombian police have arrested ten people after they found children with disabilities who were being abused inside of a clinic run by the government. The...

Colombian Army Burns 814 Kgs of “High-Quality” Marijuana in Middle of Town

In Colombia, the seizure and subsequent destruction of 814 kilos of ‘cripy’ marijuana in the town of Florencia, Caquetá led to non-stop calls to...

Colombia In Top Ten in Expat Destinations in 2017

Colombia was chosen as the eight best country to live abroad, according to a survey conducted by expat resource website InterNations. InterNations reports surveying more...

Deadline Expires for Striking Avianca Pilots in Colombia

This Monday was the deadline for striking Avianca pilots, who are still in the process of being reinstated, to return to their jobs. Avianca, Colombia’s...

Tourists Face Being Thrown Out of Country On This ‘Hooker Holiday’

A risqué promotional video offers a drug-fuelled orgy offering unlimited sex with big-bottomed hookers in a “sex island experience” holiday in Colombia. The raunchy clip...

In Latin America, is there a link between abortion rights and democracy?

Three-quarters of all abortions in Latin America are performed illegally, putting the woman’s life at risk. Together with Africa and Asia, the region accounts...

Colombia Qualifies For World Cup 2018

Colombia qualified for next year’s World Cup on Tuesday after a dramatic last round of South American fixtures that also saw qaulity Uruguay and...

Who Are the Real Targets of Bogota’s Crackdown on Crime?

It was just before rush hour on Aug. 23, 2017, when the Bogota, Colombia, district police and SWAT squad came for the gangs of...

Corruption On The Rise in Latin America and the Caribbean

Corruption is a scourge that hurts ordinary people every day across the Americas. And when they speak out about it, far too often they...

Colombia President Signs Ceasefire Deal With ELN Rebels for 1st Time in History

A deal signed on Friday by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos marks a significant milestone in efforts to end political violence in South America...