Latin American cities adapt to social distancing with cycle lanes, wider pavements | AFP

Latin American cities, including Bogota, are creating cycle lanes and expanding pavements in order to implement social distancing rules. However, the idea of redistributing public space is not new for the Colombian capital.

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Colombian medical workers recount experience with COVID-19 patients | AFP

Medical workers at the Clinica Desa hospital in Cali, Colombia, recount their experience with COVID-19 patients. They discuss their feelings of hope and relief when patients recover, as well as how they have learnt to cope with deaths.

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Colombian police serenade 15-year-old for her birthday | AFP

Colombian police officers in the city of Cali, southwest of capital Bogota, serenade 15-year-old Andrea Moreno a few days after her birthday, in an effort to support citizens during a nationwide lockdown imposed to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Colombian cops use Zumba to arrest virus blues | AFP

Colombian policemen visit Bogota neighbourhoods and give Zumba fitness classes to encourage and entertain residents stuck at home over coronavirus fears. Zumba was developed in Colombia in the 1990s.

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Colombian company swaps cosmetics for anti-bacterial gels amid pandemic | AFP

In the Colombian city of Cali, a cosmetic company modifies its production to face the COVID-19 outbreak and swaps to antibacterial soaps and gels for hospitals, nursing homes and pharmacies.

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Bogota restaurateur delivers burgers to the poor

A Colombian restaurateur has launched a program to feed families in Bogota’s poor neighborhoods, including Venezuelan migrants who are fleeing hunger in their home country, during the coronavirus pandemic. (April 1)

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Forensics, police, relatives at Bogota jail after riot leaves 23 dead | AFP

Colombian police, including forensics, enter and exit La Modelo prison in Bogota after rioting swept through the crowded centre overnight and left 23 inmates dead and 83 wounded. IMAGES

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Colombian authorities conduct COVID-19 checks on Venezuela border | AFP

Colombia implements control and prevention measures at its border crossings with Venezuela to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus by migrants crossing the international bridges which divide the two countries.

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Colombia police raid coca field in Tumaco | AFP

Colombian police raid a coca field in Tumaco, Colombia, following the state’s Defense Minister’s statement that the military will step up an offensive against drug trafficking gangs responsible for clearing thousands of hectares of protected national parks for coca plantations. The South American country is the largest producer of cocaine in the world, much of it is destined for the US market.

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Brain & Unreal Project – Dive Into My Soul

Colombian talent Brain and Marseille based Unreal Project combine on ‘Dive Into My Soul’, taken from Hyperactivity Music’s forthcoming ‘Polychrome Volume 3’ LP.

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Venezuela’s Guaido meets with Pompeo and Colombia’s Duque | AFP

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido meets with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Colombian president Ivan Duque during an event to honour the victims of the bombing of a police academy in Bogota that killed 20 people as well as the attacker last year. IMAGES

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Venezuelans migrants transform Colombia’s parks into open-air bedrooms | AFP

Bucaramanga, a Colombian city near the Venezuelan border, is known for its parks, which have become a refuge for the country’s many Venezuelan migrants. They have transformed the green spaces into open-air bedrooms from which they sleep, work and ask for help to survive.

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Thousands gather in Colombia for Blacks and Whites’ Carnival | AFP

Thousands of people watch performers, entertainers, and dancers on floats in the annual Blacks and Whites’ Carnival in the southern Colombian city of Pasto, one of the country’s largest festivals that has its origins in the Andean, Amazonian and Pacific cultural expressions.

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Police clash with demonstrators near Colombia’s main university | AFP

Colombian police fire tear gas at demonstrators in Bogota as they try to occupy the National University, stopping traffic and disrupting public transportation. IMAGES

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In Colombia, musicians join anti-government protests | AFP

Thousands of Colombian protesters including dozens of musicians marched, sang and banged pots and pans on Sunday in a bold new show of discontent with President Ivan Duque’s administration.

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Tourism becomes weapon of choice for Colombia’s Comuna 13 to shed stigma of violence | AFP

Stricken relentlessly by violence, Comuna 13, a neighbourhood high up in the Colombian city of MedellΓ­n whose streets and terraces once ran bright with rivers of blood, resists remaining synonymous with danger thanks to the initiative of its residents to use tourism as its newest weapon.

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Former FARC rebels hold fashion show in Colombian Congress | AFP

Former combatants of the FARC rebel group, joined by Colombian models, wear garments created by former guerrillas. The ex-FARC members are in the process of returning to civilian life under a peace deal with the Colombian government.

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Images of crime scene where French engineer shot dead in Bogota | AFP

An engineer working for French aerospace and defense company Thales was shot dead in the Colombian capital Bogota on Tuesday in an apparently targeted assassination, officials said. +DOPESHEET TO FOLLOW+ IMAGES of site of killing

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