Since yesterday evening, Hurricane Matthew has gathered strength and is on a collision course with the Caribbean. Here’s what we know about the strongest hurricane to hit the region since 2007.
If volleyball had a child with a bounce house, it would be bossaball. The relatively young sport was created in Spain but has already started taking off in South America and Europe—and damn does it look like fun.
Imagine a game like Grand Theft Auto but instead of committing crime and stealing cars and robbing people you’re having harmless fun and partying and seeing Colombia. This short, There and Back: Colombia by Spencer Creigh & Michael Barth, is basically that. You get to experience a person’s travel through a country…
A Spanish galleon sunk in the Caribbean 300 years ago with an exceptionally valuable cargo has been discovered near the port city of Cartagena, Colombia. Called the San Jose, the ship is rumored to contain gold, silver, and jewellery worth an estimated $4 to $17 billion.
Skyscrapers have been around for 130 years, and during that time they’ve been built one way: With investments from a few very, very wealthy investors.
This is a graphic video showing a Colombian Army Blackhawk helicopter landing on a minefield. It explodes tragically, killing four and injuring six of the 15 people on board. The explosives in the minefield were supposedly detonated by the guerilla movement FARC. So sad. War sucks on both sides.
For the first time, two albino spider monkeys have appeared in the wild. Danny Schmidt captured the first photos and videos of them; we asked him to explain why the ghost monkeys spell doom for their eco system.
I recently met two ex-Army Rangers in a bar, and got onto the topic of the war against ISIS. They told me they knew the solution: flip flops. I scoffed, which probably isn't something you should do to an Army Ranger's face. And they put me in my place.
Like big butts? Just a 45-minute boat ride from Cartagena is an idyllic island paradise that each weekend and holiday turns into the city's best party scene.
With massive security hacks now coming on what feels like a weekly basis, two-factor authentication has become a modern necessity. But, leave the country and getting that access code can become a lot more difficult than just waiting for a text. Here's what you need to know and do before your next trip.
By now you probably know the story of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's hippos, which are now wreaking havoc in Colombian wetlands. If you don't, here's a quick recap.
For a brief period after the dinosaurs vanished, truly gigantic reptiles like the 50-foot snake Titanoboa and twenty-foot crocodiles dominated the swamps of ancient Colombia. Now we've discovered another, much gentler giant - the humongous 60-million-year-old "coal turtle."
You've never heard of scopolamine. It's synthesized from plants, like cocaine. It even looks exactly like cocaine. But unlike coke, it'll turn you into an insane zombie and probably kill you. There's a reason they call it "the Devil's Breath."
A high school in Mocoa, Colombia recently hired hypnotist Miller Zambrano Posada to entertain a group of 590 youth for a student fun day.
After 113 years in hiding, the red crested tree rat (Santamartamys rufodorsalis) has appeared once again and posed for its first ever photographs.
When you need to transport eight tons of cocaine across international waters, you can't exactly just pay an extra baggage fee. So Colombian drug lords did the sensible—and trendy—thing: they spent 4,000 million pesos (approx $2.2 million) to build their own drug-trafficktacular submersible.
Undertaker William Betancur's a man with a mission. His quest? To catalog the entire population of specters, apparitions, and poltergeists in the Colombian city of Medellin. So far 215 ghosts have been cataloged and 23 were photographed or recorded.
For decades, militaries have weaponized Christmas songs, symbols, and sentimentality for psychological warfare and propaganda purposes. Here are some bizarre tales about ersatz Christmas cards during World War II, controversial Christmas trees, and decking the halls in the Colombian jungle.
Gustavo Alonso was the captain of a cocaine submarine based in Colombia, until he was arrested at sea with 3.5 tons of coke on board. He soon realized that solitary confinement in prison was better than working for the cartels.
This Thursday, Mono Jojoy was killed in his secret jungle base. He was the military boss of narcoterrorist group FARC, responsible for the deaths and kidnappings of thousands of people in Colombia. Caught and killed thanks to a boot.