Ingrid Betancourt spent six years in brutal captivity. In what seems like another life she was held by FARC rebels in the Colombian jungle cut off
Police in the Spanish region of Alicante said on Saturday they had arrested a 40-year-old man who they identified as the head of the military wing of
French-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt will be our guest in the next edition of The Global Conversation. We will put some of your social media
Hosts Brazil qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday after beating Chile 3-2 in a nail-biting penalty shootout.
Bogotá, the capital and largest city of Colombia is the country’s most populous conurbation. Since 1998 it has been run by leftist mayors. The latest
The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, has been in power since August 2010. Before being elected head of state, he was Minister of Foreign
Some local educational ideas have such an impact that they go beyond borders and gain international recognition. In this edition of Learning World
The leftist mayor of Colombia’s capital was removed from his post on Monday for the
mismanagement of garbage collection and banned from holding
Every year the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in Doha rewards an individual or a group of up to six people for their outstanding work
The 2013 WISE Prize, a kind of Nobel Prize for education, has been awarded to Vicky Colbert.
The Colombian sociologist and founder of the ‘New
Can we have education without teachers? How can we do more with less? Those are some of many educational questions being debated here in Doha at the
In Colombia, despite the peace process between the government and the rebel organisation Farc, the conflict is still taking its toll – particularly
Columbian police have arrested a woman after uncovering two kilograms of cocaine hidden in a fake pregnancy pouch.
Tabitha Leah Ritchie, 28, was
Social media is extremely popular, especially with young people. As a result the education world is exploring how that success can be used in the
As iPads make an appearance in classrooms in France, the question is being asked – are we getting closer to an era of only having electronic and
In conflict zones education, like much of everyday life, can become a risky business. Across the world tens of millions of young people miss out on
Interview with Juan Arbeláez Escallón- Vicepresident of Tourism – Proexport Colombia – Tourism, Foreign Investment and Exports Promotion.
President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos has politics in his DNA, the fourth member of his family to become head of state, succeeding Álvaro Uribe
This week in Learning World we go to Columbia, Indonesia and Syria to look at the effects of education in far flung corners of the globe.