Bogotá

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A protest in Bogotá, Colombia last Wednesday over proposed tax reforms. Photograph: Federico Rios/The New York Times

The dead include a ninth-grader who went out to protest with his brother; an artist shot in the head as cameras rolled; and a teenager whose mother’s (...)

The epic story of people around the world living through the first year of the pandemic

Is it too soon? That is the question whenever a new documentary comes along claiming to bring us the unvarnished truth about the year we’ve just endur(...)

Carlos Holmes Trujillo in November 2019. Photograph: Joedson Alves/EPA

Colombia’s defence minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo has died from viral pneumonia related to Covid-19, the government said on Tuesday. Mr Trujillo was(...)

Riot police take position as clashes erupted during the fifth  day of protests against police brutality in Bogotá on Sunday. Photograph:  Juan Barreto/AFP via Getty Images

Colombians on Sunday held peaceful “reconciliation” vigils as they counted the cost of some of the worst violence in their capital’s history, sparked (...)

James Rodríguez training with Everton at Finch Farm after signing from Real Madrid. Photograph: Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images

Yes. That is all Carlo Ancelotti wanted to hear when he dialled James Rodríguez’s number to ask whether the Colombia playmaker fancied swapping the sh(...)

 Lina Prieto and her daughter, Luna, at their home in Bogotá, Colombia. Photograph: Federico Rios/New York Times

Her mother, a housekeeper, never made it past second grade. Her father, a policeman, never finished high school. But Lina Prieto had won a spot in the(...)

Former Colombian president Alvaró Uribe at the supreme court in 2019. He now faces up to a year of house arrest.  Photograph: Juan Zarama/EPA

Colombia’s supreme court on Tuesday ordered the detention of a former president and longtime giant of Colombian politics, Álvaro Uribe, amid an invest(...)

Cormac Ross: ‘Colombia is home, but I’ll always be an Irishman.’

After almost 30 years in Colombia, Cormac Ross says his adoptive country has undergone monumental change, mostly for the better. “When I first arrive(...)

 Rodrigo Londoño   has swapped a life in jungle camps planning ambushes and kidnappings for a new routine of bedtime story-reading to his infant son, shared via Instagram. Photograph:  Daniel Garzon Herazo/NurPhoto via Getty Images

He has enough enemies to fill a telephone directory and the United States once put a $5 million (€4.4 million) bounty on his head. But Rodrigo Londoño(...)

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro holds a copy of a document he says is evidence of     opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s involvement in a plot to oust him, at a press conference in Caracas on  Wednesday. Photograph: Miraflores Palace presidential press office via AP

Their leader was a gung-ho US special forces veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Their training camps were on a windswept peninsula in norther(...)

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