Jose Luis Peñarredonda

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Bogota, Colombia

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Jose Luis Peñarredonda

Jose Luis Peñarredonda is a journalist based in Bogotá, Colombia. He works in English and Spanish and specialises in science and technology reporting, current affairs, and food journalism in Central and South America. He does news and feature writing, radio and video production.


English Spanish

A feature piece in Spanish for about how technology changed the training of the elite Colombian athletes, and allowed the country to have the best olympic results ever in Rio 2016.


A radio piece in Spanish for Radio Ambulante about the San Juan de Dios hospital in Bogota, Colombia. It was once the most important health institution in the country, but now it is mostly abandoned, and its workers lead an impossible fight to open it again.


A deep dive into the Esperanto culture, and its thriving online community.


A piece for BBC Future about a little-known laboratory in Colombia that leads the fight against coffee rust, the most critical disease for the coffee crop.

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