Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bogota, Graffiti Capital

With political machinery in full swing at the moment with the Government v FARC peace talks fast approaching in Cuba, the continual displeasure of students in the country and the lack of mobility in downtown Bogota, this has become a … Continue reading

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When Trip to Santa Marta Becomes a Journalist’s Ethical Nightmare

I started the week thinking that this post was going to be all about a business visit to Santa Marta, a promotion of my hotel among other business owners and a reflection of how Santa Marta and the nearby seaside … Continue reading

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Oslo Press Conference Summary: Agrarian Reform and Unequivocal Denial

What started as a day for hope has quickly descended into farce. But we must stay positive and we must believe and strive for an achievable peace in Colombia. While Colombian Government spokesman Humberto de la Calle approached the dialogue … Continue reading

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Bogota is a Many Headed Hydra of a City

One of my favourite descriptions for Bogota when describing the Colombian capital to newcomers here is to state that it is a many headed hydra of a city. Then I usually feather this statement into a call to Bogotanos to … Continue reading

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