Colombia’s capital Bogota aspires to become the main business center of music in Latin America.
A history of slavery, Cuban music, Mexican movies, foreign radio broadcasts, a disciplined collecting of vinyl records, and sounds from New York City all were key in the history of salsa in Full Article »
The “Indigenous Guard,” the police of Colombia’s native minorities, regularly hit the headlines when confronting guerrilla groups like the FARC or even the military. But the guards have a wider role throughout indigenous Full Article »
The University of Texas at Austin has purchased the personal archive of the late Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez for an undisclosed amount.
Colombia’s northwestern Antioquia state has canceled funding for the popular Miss Antioquia beauty pageant and –under the leadership of the governor’s wife — put that funding in a talent show for young women.
An aspiring pop singer from Colombia’s Caribbean coast is gaining worldwide popularity with a short internet tutorials on how to speak to mystical dialect of the Caribbean region which leaves even native Full Article »