Colombia: News

08 May 2024

University

Places to visit when in Colombia's Andean

Colombia's Andean region unfolds as a vibrant tapestry of lush valleys and soaring peaks.

23 Apr 2024

Britney Spears

Celebrity handbag designer faces 18-month sentence for exotic leather smuggling

Nancy Gonzalez, a renowned handbag designer with a celebrity clientele including Britney Spears, Eva Longoria, Vanessa Hudgens, Victoria Beckham, and Hayden Panettiere, has reportedly been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

09 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Hop on a journey to Colombia's enigmatic Lost City

The Lost City Trek in Colombia invites adventurers to explore the ancient ruins of Teyuna.

29 Jan 2024

Tribal Community

Matriarchal marvels: 5 tribes worldwide dominated by women

Throughout history, diverse societies have embraced unique social structures, and among them are tribes where women not only participate but indeed hold the reins of leadership, and play a central and dominant role in different spheres of governance and decision-making.

09 Jan 2024

Ecuador

Ecuador declares state of emergency after drug lord's prison escape

Ecuador has declared a state of emergency after an "extremely dangerous" druglord, Jose Adolfo Macias, aka "Fito," escaped from a maximum-security prison.

20 Nov 2023

Beauty

5 ways Miss Universe 2023 pageant embraced diversity

El Salvador hosted the 72nd Miss Universe pageant, where 84 women competed for the coveted title and honored diversity and beauty beyond limits.

10 Jun 2023

Plane Crash

How Colombian children survived 40-days in Amazon after plane crash 

Four children, including an infant, who survived an aircraft crash in Colombia on May 1 and spent the following 40 days in the Columbian Amazon rainforest, were rescued on Friday and flown to the capital Bogota on Saturday.

18 May 2023

World

Colombia: President says 4 children survived plane crash, military disagrees

Confusion has occurred over whether four children, who were involved in a plane crash two weeks ago in Colombia, have been found alive in the Amazon rainforest, reported BBC.

US declines to return suspected 'spy' balloon debris to China

The United States said on Monday it has no plans to return the alleged spy balloon to China, which is being recovered from the Atlantic.

After US, Colombia spots 'balloon-like' object in its airspace

Colombia's military confirmed seeing an object resembling an air balloon flying over its territory on Saturday.

31 May 2021

Football

Copa America 2021: After Colombia, Argentina removed as host

The 2021 edition of Copa America is without a host nation less than two weeks before it kicks off.

31 Dec 2019

Lifestyle

Five animals (presumed to be extinct) that resurfaced this year

While extinction of animal species is a completely natural phenomenon, scientists estimate that they are today being lost at up to as much as 1,000 times the standard rate of extinction, with dozens of species disappearing every single day.

06 Dec 2019

Lifestyle

Love Bird-watching? Here are top five places you should visit

As the name suggests, Bird-watching is the act of observing birds in their natural habitat, for recreational purpose.

04 Dec 2019

Brazil

Copa America 2020: Title-holders Brazil to start proceedings against Venezuela

The draw for the next edition of Copa America was officially held in Cartagena, Colombia, on Tuesday, as the 12 participating teams were divided into respective groups, besides the fixtures being finalized as well.

Today in history: Drug lord Pablo Escobar's death anniversary

Colombia's most feared, iconic and devastating drug lord, Pablo Escobar died today 26 years ago. He was 44.

14 Mar 2019

Football

Copa America 2020: Argentina and Colombia to co-host the event

Argentina and Colombia have been selected as the host nations for the upcoming edition of Copa America football tournament, to be held in 2020.

10 Mar 2019

Plane Crash

Twelve, including mayor and family, die in Colombia plane crash

A plane crash in Colombia killed 12 people yesterday, including a mayor and her family, the aviation and emergency services said.

18 Jan 2019

Terror Attack

Bomb strikes Colombian Police Academy, kills 10 and injures 65

A car bomb attack on a police cadet training academy killed 10 people and wounded 65 in Bogota yesterday, making it the worst such incident in the Colombian capital in 16 years.

20 Nov 2018

Netflix

Story of 'Narcos' can be set anywhere: Producer Eric Newman

Showrunner Eric Newman says the story of 'Narcos' can be set anywhere in the world because drug business connects people beyond geographical and political boundaries.

#NoMoreDrugLore: Museum dedicated to Pablo Escobar shut down in Colombia

A museum in Medellin, Colombia, which showcased the life and times of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar was shut down by the police on Thursday, as the managers didn't have a valid license to run it.

01 Sep 2018

Formula 1

#GamingBytes: Hitman 2 puts Agent 47 in wild Colombian jungles

Hitman 2 is an upcoming sequel to the 2016 game, which will be available from November 13.

11 Jul 2017

World

Colombia: President Santos extends amnesty to 3600 FARC rebels

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed the third and final decree granting amnesty to around 3600 members of the rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

26 Jun 2017

World

Over 15 missing after passenger boat sinks in Colombia

A passenger boat with about 170 people on board sank near Guatapé in northwestern Colombia. At least six died, while over 130 have been rescued.