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# bogota - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley

The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.

# bogota - Friday 25 August, 2017

'We are all coming to the same conclusion – prohibitive drug laws harm'

The people who used basuco in Bogota have similar issues to those here who use crack cocaine, writes Tony Duffin.

# bogota - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Living in Colombia: 'Water is a luxury that only some can afford to pay for'

Fergal Browne talks to displaced women in Bogotá about everyday life, conflict and their future hopes.

# bogota - Thursday 12 June, 2014

A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires...

Juan Gabriel Vásquez grew up in a Bogotá rife with violence, and a drugs trade beginning to take off. His experiences inspired his IMPAC-winning novel.

# bogota - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

# bogota - Monday 6 August, 2012

How to stop jaywalking? Hire mimes...

One mayor used mimes, superhero capes and relentless positivity to try and change circumstances in Bogotá, Columbia. We take a look at what happened next…

# bogota - Saturday 23 June, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Messi and friends play out a 6-6 in Bogota Charity Match This post contains videos

VIDEO: Messi and friends play out a 6-6 in Bogota

The Argentine star took on a ‘Rest of the World’ side captained by Radamel Falcao in Columbia last night.

# bogota - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos praised the release of captives, but called the move “insufficient” to merit a peace dialogue.