• Government fast track for mining projects threatens Colombia’s rich biodiversity, say environmentalists

  • By adopting the best of the private sector’s values, Colombia’s police force is winning public respect, says its former head, Óscar Naranjo

  • Young people are celebrating a new wave of optimism and entrepreneurial spirit as the city’s violent history fades, says Adam Thomson

  • In seeking to end 50 years of guerrilla fighting, President Juan Manuel Santos is treading a fine political line, writes John Paul Rathbone

  • For decades the rugged Andean landscape harboured crime and violence, but today regional pride is emerging in a revived economy. By John Paul Rathbone

  • Andres Schipani, Naomi Mapstone and Henry Mance profile the Colombians who are setting the agendas in politics, society, business and culture

  • Colombian presidents often exert their influence long after they have left office – much to the irritation of some successors, says Malcolm Deas

  • After decades of conflict with insurgents at home, Colombia is cashing in on its military knowhow by selling it to the world, writes Andres Schipani

  • The country’s crumbling transport infrastructure is to receive a $100bn update over the next decade, writes Andres Schipani

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  • La Guajira peninsula is an unlikely mix of semi-nomadic people, tourism and mining multinationals, writes John Paul Rathbone

  • Market liberalisation and an influx of émigré Venezuelan workers have been catalysts for a boom in Colombia’s energy sector, writes Andres Schipani

  • Industry and politics are closely linked with control of the media, but journalists have a proud history of challenging the status quo, writes John Paul Rathbone

  • Explore the country’s mining and energy projects, with its flora and fauna as a background