The family of deceased Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez announced on Thursday that the cremation ceremony will take place in Mexico where the writer has lived Full Article »
Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, has ordered his staff to respect the decision of the family of Gabriel Garcia Marquez if they decide to bury the deceased writer in Mexico Full Article »
Colombia was in mourning on Thursday following news that the country’s most prolific writer in recent history, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, had died of cancer in Mexico City.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombia’s most renowned writer in recent history, has died in Mexico after a long fight against cancer, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced Thursday.
Bogota recently saw the launch of a bi-weekly English language newspaper, written “by ex-pats for ex-pats,” aiming to offer both comprehensive events listings and provide an introduction to important national Full Article »
For Colombia, a country that has a Catholic population of 90%, the week-long celebration of Easter, or “Semana Santa” in Spanish, is the most important religious festival of the year.
An intentionally released chicken ate part of a pile of corn that was exposed as art at the Medellin Modern Art Museum.
Colombia’s government will invest $1.3 million into restoring Aracataca, the small pueblo near Colombia’s northern Caribbean coast where Nobel prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born in 1927.
The historic Antioquia train station is located right next to Alpujarra, Medellin’s administrative district, and marks the epicenter of Medellin’s trading history.
Bogota’s Philharmonic Orchestra will pay tribute to the victims of violence at one of Colombia’s most important cultural events, the bi-annual Iberoamerican Theater Festival (FITB).