Brazail’s Chapeco will build a memorial to the victims of a plane crash in Colombia that killed almost its entire soccer team, and will name a plaza after Medellin in a display of appreciation for the city’s heart-warming response to the tragedy.
Living & People - General
Medellin‘s stadium proved too small to shelter the tens of thousands of Colombians who had flocked there in an extraordinary display of solidarity with Brazil’s Chapeco, the city of the Chapecoense soccer team.
Some interesting initiatives are motivating farmers to produce and export cocoa, growers are finding it could offer a lucrative alternative to illegal crops.
Every year, Colombia becomes the center of the fashion design competition Latinoamérica Habla for Latin-American students aiming for a place in the fashion industry.
Following a Tour de France stained by health and condition issues, Colombia’s Nairo Quintana finished 3rd in Paris on Sunday after which he canceled for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
After nearly 70 years of war and a quarter of a million casualties, the guerillas are talking peace. There’s a long road ahead
A recent study carried out by the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNal) School of Gender Studies shows the transformations of the living history of childless women who perceive maternity as an option and not as a destiny.
Colombia’s peasants and ethnic minorities ended almost two weeks of strikes, protests and roadblocks after the government vowed to include them in decision making on mining and other decisions affecting the countryside.
When it comes to gender equality Colombia is 6th in the ranking of Latin American and the Caribbean countries and 42nd worldwide.
Colombia’s wealthy have $100 billion, more than a quarter of the country’s GDP, stashed in offshore accounts, the country’s former tax chief estimated Monday
How the country went from being the cocaine capital of the world to a Latin American success story.
You’re unemployed, down on your luck, and you find a bundle of banknotes and an electricity bill. Would you pay it? That’s exactly what one Colombian woman did in Bogotá, and she even left a note!
Eighty-four percent of Colombia’s children were born outside of marriage, a record in Latin America, according to a global study.The report, prepared by the Child Trends and Social Trends Institute gathered information from 49 countries.
Colombia is Latin America’s second most unequal country in the Americas after Honduras, according to updated World Bank statistics.
The 12 Apostles were a far-right paramilitary group that was active in the early 1990s in Antioquia, a province in the northwest of Colombia. The group was allegedly founded by Santiago Uribe.
Pope Francis will be visiting the South American nation during the first half of 2017
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos has signed a law that imposes tougher sentences on the perpetrators of acid attacks.
Capri Everitt, an 11-year-old girl from Vancouver, Canada and her family will travel to 80 countries to sing 80 anthems in 41 languages in an effort to raise $1 million for SOS Children’s Villages
Venezuela violence hit record levels in 2015; Colombia murders lowest in 20 years
María Roa has had remarkable success in getting the Colombian government and ordinary citizens to wrestle with that question and reconsider how domestic workers ought to be treated, as a matter of principle and under the law.