Monthly Archives: May 2013

From Dumb Expat in Guatemala to Active Citizen in Colombia

General Efrain Rios Montt’s conviction for genocide in Guatemala 12 days ago shocked me, far more than the annulment of his sentence just two days ago. It’s a sign of how my interpretations and maturity process the reality of life … Continue reading

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Poster Art in Colombia

Much has been made about the graffiti on show in Bogota, and indeed I am party to this, but for once we should take a look at graffiti art’s impoverished sibling, Poster Art. Bogota, Medellin, Cali and all of Colombia’s … Continue reading

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Do I live in the “Most Criminal City in the World?”

Apparently, according to German daily newspaper Bild Zeitung and the finely chosen words of scribe Ralf Schuler, I do indeed live in the “most criminal city in the world.” How unfortunate for Mr. Schuler that during his press trip to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Becoming a Bogota House-Husband

Yesterday, May 7 2013, was the day it dawned on me that I had become a Bogota house-husband. My travels have taken me all over the world, but principally through Latin America, and in this bastion of machismo where the … Continue reading

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