Monthly Archives: July 2015

Shoe Shiners in Lourdes Park

You can stroll through the paved side of Lourdes Park where the iconic church faces the Carrera 13 and with the exception of those shining shoes or selling mobile phone minutes, at any point within 50 yards in every direction … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Portrait of Bogota’s Avenida Caracas

Days of the week don’t carry any significance before 7am on the Avenida Caracas. Steel shutters are firmly down, padlocks in place, perhaps the only change seen is in the people and the new gangland tags, scrawled and skewed onto … Continue reading

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The Colombian Government will walk away from the Negotiating table

An Open Letter to the FARC in Havana, Cuba In your haste and desire to push for a bilateral ceasefire, smelling blood in the water within President Santos’ government, you have done yourselves irreversible damage in the eyes of the … Continue reading

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