The COVID-19 lockdown has brought – or exacerbated – the hardships felt by many on a daily basis. Here’s how two local restaurants are providing lunches for homeless people. Continue reading Coronavirus Lockdown: Some Hope for Those on the Breadline
As countries around the world struggle to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, many tourists are stranded and unable to get home. Continue reading Coronavirus Leaves Tourists Stranded in Colombia
Colombia’s marches show little sign of stopping, and protestors have expressed a range of reasons for being on the streets, from frustrations about proposed economic and pension reforms to discontent with the government and a demand for increased education funding. Amongst these many reasons are also the quotas proposed on the fishing of shark species. Back in October, Colombia’s minister of agriculture introduced Resolution 350 … Continue reading Shark Fishing in Colombia
Indigenous groups have been arriving in the capital in recent days and are participating in the third national strike. Continue reading Guardia Indigena March in Bogotá
Toquerolazo de Queda: Local musicians add a new note to the protests.
Continue reading Toquerolazo: Music for the People
On Thursday 21st November, thousands of people took to the streets of Colombia to take part in the country’s first big national strike in three years. Continue reading Colombia’s National Strike #21N
Published in The Bogotá Post Continue reading Ciudad Bolívar’s Route of Hope
Over the last few months, Bogotá has seen an increase in the number of people ditching buses and bikes in favour of electric scooters created by companies such as Lime-S, Grin and Zoom. But what’s all the fuss about? How exactly do these scooters work, and are they more hassle than they’re worth? The Bogotá Post decided to take to the capital’s streets to find out.
Continue reading Bogotá’s Scooters: Harmless Fun or Serious Hazard?
Emerging businesses from guerrilla backgrounds like Café Pushkin feel the pressure after some ex-FARC leaders rearm. Continue reading Café Pushkin Still Pushing for Reintegration of Former FARC Members
We speak to the people behind yesterday’s protests outside the Brazilian embassy to put pressure on the government to take action to stop the Amazon rainforest fire. Continue reading Q&A: Change.org’s Amazon Rainforest Fire Campaign