“Bogota Brothel Tours: A Brief Career in Colombia’s Sex Trade”, e-Book Released

At US$2.99 a pop, Colin Post, editor of the Expat Chronicles, talks about talks about sex, violence, crime and drugs in Colombia's major city, Bogota in his e-book, "Bogota Brothel Tours: A Brief Career...

Designer drug 2C-B increasingly popular in Colombia’s club scene: Report

The expensive designer drug 2C-B is quickly becoming popular in Colombia’s nightlife, where it reportedly has become the favorite drug of the social elite, reported local newspaper El Pais. Often sold in high-end discotheques and bars mixed with the high prices...

Bogota darlings rock Cosmopol to its core

Bogota darlings Bomba Estéreo set Roskilde Festival's Cosmopol stage alight with an impeccable performance that topped their 2009 debut at the event. Following in the footsteps of a blockbuster show by cumbia kings Celso...

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...

Shakira looks to the dance floor for upcoming album

Shakira Shakira begins work this month on her new album, promising a sound that's less Latin rock and more sweaty dance club. The Colombian superstar has staged listening sessions with some of electronic music's top producers,...

Delirio salsa festival dazzles Cali

Delirio, the sensational dance, theater and circus extravaganza from Colombia's third largest city Cali is hosting a new spectacle October 26. This time the display will pay homage to the culture of the Valle de...

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...

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...

Bogota continues with nightclub curfew extension citing positive results

Colombia’s capital, Bogota, will continue to extend the night time curfew to 6AM for bars and clubs after experiencing positive results from the trail run which began last week, according to local media. Bogota’s Mayor Gustavo...

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...

Bogota tourist center to stay open all Saturday night

La Candelaria, the tourist center of Colombia’s capital Bogota, will stay open all night on Saturday to help it become the neighborhood that never sleeps. In what the mayor’s office calls a “day of culture,”...

Mayor extends nightclub curfew to 6AM in Colombia’s capital city

Bogota’s Mayor Gustavo Petro has implemented a trial run for bars and nightclubs in to stay open until 6AM in Colombia’s capital, local media reported on Monday. This weekend will see the trial run of the new curfew policy...

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...

‘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...

Colombia’s Rock al Parque Festival Turns 18

The Rock al Parque (Rock in the Park) festival in Bogota, the biggest free music fest in Latin America, turned 18 on Saturday in the Colombian capital and for three days will feature 17...

Authorities investigate porn film shot in Cali stadium

Authorities have been looking into an adult film circulating on the Internet that was shot in a stadium in the southwestern Colombian city of Cali. Cali's Ombudsman, Andres Santamaria, said that his office will try...

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...

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(McClatchy) Florida lawmakers went into damage control mode after President Donald Trump attacked Colombian President Ivan Duque during an off-the-cuff comment about closing the...

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VOA Latin America Interviews Ivan Duque

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The United Nations is urging its members to "actively cooperate" with Colombian authorities in their efforts to bring to justice those responsible for last...

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