Identity / Culture

The Latin American death tree

The Manchineel tree or beach apple is perhaps the most dangerous trees in the world and is now in danger of extinction.

Lollapalooza lineup announced

Del Rey on her way to Bogotá for Lollapalooza alongside mystery headliner

Popeye -Escobar's hitman- is now a YouTube star

He is a former enforcer for the Medellín drug cartel who has boasted of committing hundreds of murders on behalf of his boss, Pablo Escobar.

New version of La Guaneña debuted in Florida

Fantastic variations on La Guaneña” of Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNal) Music Conservatorium Professor Mauricio Arias was played by the University of Florida, Gainesville Symphonic Band on April 14th

Miss Colombia on Miss Universe flap: ‘It was very humiliating’

Miss Colombia says it’s no coincidence you haven’t heard her talk much about her experience winning — and losing — the Miss Universe crown.

Paris: Fernando Botero’s “Maternity” stolen

Paris: Fernando Botero’s “Maternity” stolen

The bronze sculpture, valued at 425,000 euros, was taken from the Galerie Bartoux in Paris

Shakira: The awaited arrival of 'El Dorado'

The singer-songwriter announced the release date to her millions of followers on social media, along with the album cover.

Shakira to Open New School in Colombia

Colombian superstar Shakira is opening a new school in her native hometown of Barranquilla in Colombia.

Philip Potdevin took Wayú culture into a book

The Colombian writer Philip Potdevin has just published his novel 'Palabrero', with Intermediate Publishers.

BOGOSHORTS hits the road

BOGOSHORTS world tour is an initiative of the BOGOSHORTS Movement and the Bogotá Short Film Festival

Pompidou: Colombia is an option

For its 40th anniversary, a Latin American headquarter for the Pompidou cultural center is already a project.

Colombia considers ban on bullfighting

Highest court to debate if practice violates laws against mistreatment of animals after police tried to disrupt first bullfight in Colombia’s capital city in four years

Colombian music multiplied by two

"Chantaje" by Shakira and Maluma exceeded 50 million views in just 11 days. Colombian artists are sweeping away with their latest collaboration and have positioned themselves at the top of the sales charts.

Colombian Indigenous tribes talk to the nature

Indigenous communities are scared and hurt about the current state of the nature. They ask for forgiveness and help.

Colombia's 'Embrace of the Serpent' tops Platino Awards

Colombian Oscar bid Embrace of the Serpent was the big winner on Sunday at the third edition of the Platino Awards, the Latin version of the Oscars.

Colombia loses 2-0 to Chile in Copa America semi final

Chile beat Colombia 2-0 in the semi-finals of the Copa America Wednesday.

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

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.

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 most iconic export products is only just kicking in.

Thousands pose naked in Bogota

American photographer Spencer Tunick, famous for his pictures of huge crowds of naked people, on Sunday convinced more than 6,000 Colombians to strip down in Bogota's main public square -- all in the name of peace.

Lighting a fire under Coffee Culture in Colombia

Here in Colombia, the recognition of female baristas at any level is hardly more advanced.

Colombia And SEX

This article is about sex, sex, and more sex, a totally uncontroversial subject in Colombia we can talk about without touching any taboos.

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ becomes Colombia’s first Oscar-nominated film

For the first time in history, a Colombian film has been nominated for an Oscar. “Embrace of the Serpent” is running in the Foreign Language Film category.

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