COLOMBIA

Photos

These Photos Celebrate the Strength and Endurance of Indigenous Women

Liliana Merizalde's photographic series "Inner Disruptions" uses prosthetics to communicate the life experiences of Indigenous Colombians.
Nicole Garcia Merida
4.30.19
Motherboard

90-Million-Year-Old 'Chimera' Crab Was An Animal Mashup

"We have an idea of what a typical crab looks like—and these new fossils break all those rules."
Becky Ferreira
4.24.19
carnaval

For Indigenous and Afro-Colombians, Carnaval Is More Than a Party

Faced with stigmatization and targeted threats, Colombia's marginalized communities have found a respite in the Barranquilla Carnaval: a means of preservation and celebration in the midst of violence.
Megan Janetsky
3.7.19
COLOMBIA

Venezuelans Tell Us Why They're Demanding Change In Their Country

We spent the weekend on the Venezuela-Colombia border with people who risked their lives trying to bring vital humanitarian aid into their country.
Alex Domash
2.26.19
Munchies

Controversial "Pablo's Escoburgers" Pop-Up Serves Burgers Topped with Fake Cocaine

"You can clearly see the difference between the people who have tried our delicious burgers and the Colombians who just don’t like the name."
Jelisa Castrodale
2.1.19
Culture

Forget Netflix: Inside the Forums Where People Share Obscure Pirated Movies

It's difficult to draw the line between distributing essential, hard-to-find cultural relics and piracy.
Tania Tapia Jáuregui
1.7.19
COKE

This Photographer Captured the World of Cocaine Farmers in Colombia

Deep in the Colombian jungle, Mads Nissen documented the day-to-day lives of people involved in the production and trade of coke and cannabis.
Kristian Ejlebæk Nielsen
10.29.18
Broadly

This New Netflix Show Is About an Afro-Colombian, Time-Traveling Teen Witch

"Siempre Bruja" tells the story of a 19-year-old who is burnt at the stake in the 17th century and wakes up in present-day Cartagena.
Zing Tsjeng
10.12.18
Natural High

I Tried to Get High at a 'Cacao Dance'

The power of cacao doesn’t flow through everyone.
Katinka Oppeck
10.9.18
not an ad

My Shameful but Passionate Love Affair with Boil-in-Bag Rice

My Latin grandma would roll over in her grave if she knew that I was sneaking around with instant Uncle Ben's.
Ian Burke
8.10.18
New music

Shit Suddenly Gets Very Real in Migos' Violent "Narcos" Video

The latest 'Culture II' clip finds the trio and 21 Savage enjoying their riches before the law bears down upon them.
Phil Witmer
6.27.18
World Cup

Polite Soccer Fans Clean Up Trash After World Cup Matches

Fans from Japan, Senegal, and Colombia helped clean up the mess after their respective matches.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.20.18
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