Anti Uribe Graffiti

Looking through my files and photographs from almost ten years of wanderings of life here in Colombia, I came across a number of pieces of Anti Uribe graffiti. Here are a few for you to enjoy. I have not been out exploring recently, but I am sure there are more pieces of graffiti in the same illustrative vein.

 

No Mas Uribe: Anti Uribe Graffit

No Mas Uribe: Anti Uribe Graffiti

No Mas Uribe: This piece was

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Colombia’s Peace 2.0

Yes, it’s peace agreement signing time again in Colombia. If you have been overwhelmed by the presidential elections in the US then you’ll be forgiven for having missed the issues at stake here for Colombia’s Peace 2.0.

peace march Bogotá

peace march Bogotá

Background to Colombia’s Peace 2.0

Having hammered out a peace agreement which was negotiated from November 2012 until well in to 2016 and then signed before great

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Disarray and Uncertainty in Colombia after Peace Deal Rejected

Top-level negotiations take centre-stage but the real victims remain in the countryside

As Colombia stumbles from tumultuous fanfare on the international stage to national political disarray in the space of two weeks, the population is left mulling what could have been against an uncomfortable backdrop of uncertainty, polarization and an attitude of radical Pyrrhonism towards the ruling political elite. Oh, and there was a Nobel too!

Peace President Santos signing peace on
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The Dead Do Vote in Colombia

It was a Sunday when I discovered that I had been declared dead. The dead have been known to vote in Colombia to ensure victory at the urns, but alas, by being very much alive I was excluded from this ghoulish political game.

I was going to vote until I realised I was dead

I was going to vote until I realised I was dead

In the months leading up to

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