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# bogota - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 16th 2018, 10:25 AM 22,591 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Colombia
# Colombia

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

Aug 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 11,038 Views 47 Comments

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'
# Bogota
# Bogota

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

Nov 25th 2014, 8:58 AM 17,799 Views 47 Comments

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...
# IMPAC Award
# IMPAC Award

A childhood in dangerous Colombia inspires...

Jun 12th 2014, 5:40 PM 8,031 Views 2 Comments

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

Fake nuns caught smuggling cocaine in Colombia
# Bad Habits
# Bad Habits

Fake nuns caught smuggling cocaine in Colombia

May 7th 2013, 9:13 PM 11,212 Views 35 Comments

Nice try.

# bogota - Monday 6 August, 2012

How to stop jaywalking? Hire mimes...
# Scarlet
# Scarlet

How to stop jaywalking? Hire mimes...

Aug 6th 2012, 4:00 PM 10,066 Views 3 Comments

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

VIDEO: Messi and friends play out a 6-6 in Bogota
# Charity Match
From The42
# Charity Match

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

Jun 23rd 2012, 2:38 PM 1,688 Views 2 Comments

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
# FARC
# FARC

Farc rebels release ten hostages held for at least 12 years

Apr 3rd 2012, 8:00 AM 1,921 Views 5 Comments

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