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Coffee farmers struggle to adapt to Colombia’s changing climate

In Colombia’s coffee-producing region of Risaralda, small trees run along the sharp incline of the Andes Mountains, carefully tended in tidy rows. Thousands of...

Only Women and Children Live in This War-Torn Villa

In Colombia’s mountainous northwest, three hours’ walk from the closest town over paths haunted by guerrillas, lies the village of La Puria. It’s home...

A Portrait of Colombia in 26 Gorgeous Polaroids

(San Francisco) Bay Area photographer Matthew O’Brien documented Colombia from his unique vantage as a long-time visitor, straddling the line between traveler and insider...

How Coca Leaf Became Colombia’s New Superfood

No other plant in human history has been as demonized as coca. In 1961, it was placed on the Schedule I list at the United...

In Latin America, is there a link between abortion rights and democracy?

Three-quarters of all abortions in Latin America are performed illegally, putting the woman’s life at risk. Together with Africa and Asia, the region accounts...

Latin America Makes History In 2016

Satisfaction! On March 25, just one day after the end of a historic visit from US President Barack Obama, who was the first US president...

Gringo Roundtable on the Colombia-FARC Peace Deal

(TODAY COLOMBIA) By Colin, Expat-chronicles.com - I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Colombia’s peace agreement with the FARC when the war...

24 Signs You Were Born and Raised in Colombia

1. If your mother calls your name, you certainly don’t answer “¿qué?” (What?) Otherwise, she will immediately say “Señora, aunque se demore un poco más”...

Why Do People Not Comply with the Law in Latin America?

Q24N - There is an abysmal difference in people’s attitude before the law. For example, people in Germany and in the United States usually...

Why Air Travel in Latin America is So Expensive

TODAY COLOMBIA - Insufficient development of low-cost airlines is the main reason why international travel within Latin America is so much more expensive than...

What Prevents Us from Eradicating Poverty is Within Ourselves

TODAY COLOMBIA - Per Bylund, a libertarian thinker, recently tweeted: “What causes poverty? Nothing. It is the original state, the starting point. The real...

Colombia World’s 3rd Most Dangerous Country for Drivers: Report

TODAY COLOMBIA - New research by Global Positioning Specialists (GPS) in Australia has identified the most dangerous countries to be a driver. Experts at GPS...

Colombia Among The Places You’re Most Likely To Get Kidnapped

TODAY COLOMBIA via Vocativ.com - Kidnapping is booming. There are lots of reasons people avoid high-profile travel destinations—the flights are too long, the hotels...

The Real ‘Narcos’: My Life Inside Pablo Escobar’s Cocaine Kingdom

TODAY COLOMBIA (Nypost.com) - The white, blood-spattered truck screeched to a halt outside the Hospital Universitario San Vicente de Paul, Medellín’s biggest public clinic. “Rapido!...

The Medellin Tranvía (Tram)

The tranvia (tram) will complement an integrated system that will eventually link Medellín to all nine of its satellite cities. The idea of a tram...

The Anatomy of a Colombia Prison Extortion Call

TODAY COLOMBIA - Over 400 cases of extortion were perpetrated by prisoners last year in Colombia, reflecting the ease with which this crime can...

Colombian Navy Supports Scientific Expedition in the Antarctic

  TODAY COLOMBIA (Dialogo Americas) The Colombian Navy is providing logistical, operational, and scientific support – and its largest and most sophisticated ship – for...

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