rigoberto uran colombia tour de france

  Prior to this year’s Tour de France it was generally assumed here in Colombia that Nairo Quintana was Colombia’s best chance at a podium spot. However, it was his compatriot Rigoberto Uran who stormed to a surprise 2nd place finish yesterday in Paris, with a final time of 86H 21′ 49”, just 54 seconds behind […]

chocquibtown nuqui

  2016 has been another cracking year for Colombian music, both mainstream and underground. Artists such as Shakira, Maluma, J. Balvin, Bomba Estereo and ChocQuibTown continued to dominate music charts at home and abroad, whilst exciting lesser-known Colombian talent like La Tromba Bacalao, Meridian Brothers, Los Piranas, Romperayo and Ghetto Kumbe also released some wonderful music. […]

CNN Heroes 2016

  A couple of months ago we posted an article urging our followers to vote online for CNN’s ‘Hero of the Year’ award, for which a Colombian man, Jeison Aristizábal from Cali, was nominated. Jeison runs a foundation in his native city named the ‘Asociación de Discapacitados del Valle’ (ASODISVALLE), or ‘The Association of Disabled People of […]