By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/30/2013 - 14:52
When it comes to prison beauty pageants, one particular holding site in Bogota, Colombia goes all out -- and each and every single inmate is given the opportunity to participate.
Bogota's Buen Pastor prison, which houses 2,222 female inmates, has been hosting beauty pageants for about 18 years, and they allow women of any age to participate.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/24/2013 - 15:11
A Colombian man was forced to have his penis amputated after intentionally overdosing on Viagra in order to impress his younger girlfriend.
The 66-year-old farmer who lives in Gigante, Colombia popped several of the pills to impress his new lover with his sexual prowess, the Huffington Post is reporting.
By Rosy Cordero | 08/28/2013 - 10:43
Move over Shakira and Christina Aguilera! Multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy award winner Juanes has teamed up with Dewars to search for the next breakthrough talent in Latin Music as part of the live band competition—Dewaristas. A panel of judges, including the Colombian rock star, selected winners from San Antonio, Miami, and New York City and now it’s up to YOU to decide who will win the coveted opportunity to open for Juanes at a private concert this September.
By Valerie Tejeda | 08/20/2013 - 11:47
Dr. Juliana Rangel-Posada, Ph.D., is the associate professor for Texas A&M's Entomology Department. Only in her early thirties, this native Colombian has quite the impressive resume!
By Fox News Latino | 08/16/2013 - 11:51
Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new mammal species called the olinguito. And its teddy bear face makes it instantly adorable.
The raccoon-sized critter leaps through the trees of mountainous forests of Ecuador and Colombia, but it shouldn't have been too hard to find — one of them lived in the Smithsonian-run National Zoo in the Washington for a year.
"It's been kind of hiding in plain sight for a long time" despite its extraordinary beauty, said Kristofer Helgen, the Smithsonian's curator of mammals.
By The Latin Kitchen | 07/20/2013 - 10:00
Armed with an intrepid sense of self-determination and patriotism, the masses of Bogota took to the streets in 1810 to rise up against Spanish rule. Now, 203 years later, we commemorate the efforts of these brave people and the beauty of Colombian culture by celebrating Colombian Independence on July 20th.
By Jesus Trivino | 07/16/2013 - 12:12
Manolo Cardona, former telenovela hunk (the classic ¿Por qué diablos?), is guest starring in one of the summer’s most anticipated TV shows, Covert Affairs, which premieres tonight at 9PM on USA. On the crime drama, the Colombian actor portrays Teo Braga, a rebel leader. Here, Cardona tells us about his role, overcoming stereotypes and, of course, his beloved Colombia.
Tell us about your role on Covert Affairs.
By Samantha Leal | 06/26/2013 - 15:27