How the Colombia election could change Latin America

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In 1980, the M-19 guerrilla movement stormed a diplomatic reception in Bogotá and kidnapped US envoy Diego Asencio, holding him and several other ambassadors...

Former urban guerrilla homes in on Colombia’s presidency

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Gustavo Petro once lived a clandestine life as an urban guerrilla and was imprisoned and tortured. Now the former revolutionary is the favourite to...

Politician Famous for Slapping Rival Upends Colombia Election

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A short-tempered 77-year-old entrepreneur who once physically assaulted an opponent has shaken up Colombia’s presidential election race in its final few days. A week ago,...

Monkeypox is Not a Gay Disease

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By guest contributors Boghuma K. Titanji MD PhD, Keletso Makofane, PhD and @neurofourier In recent weeks multiple cases of confirmed and suspected monkeypox infections have...

Survey shows Hernández two points ahead of Petro

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Colombia's surprising runner-up in last Sunday's elections Rodolfo Hernández is poised to become the country's next president, according to a survey conducted by the...

Colombia truth panel calls for move toward ‘legal regulation’ of drugs

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Colombia’s truth commission on Tuesday said the government should stop focusing on prohibiting illicit drugs — a cause of violence, it said, in the country’s...