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My Own Special Twitter Troll

Where the author receives a thinly veiled threat from a troll Continue reading

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Distractionary Tactics in Colombia’s Presidential Elections

What if, this “polarization” between candidates Gustavo Petro on the left and Ivan Duque on the right is nothing more than a distractionary tactic in Colombia’s presidential elections to favour former vice president German Vargas Lleras? Of course, I love … Continue reading

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Corruption and Uribe, the road to Colombia’s elections 2018

Colombia’s politicians continue to fall foul of the law in terms of corruption, many suspect the 2018 presidential elections will be less transparent than ever before   In July, former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe Velez, outspoken at the best of … Continue reading

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Coffee and Politics with the FARC: A Journey to Las Colinas, Guaviare

I had been forewarned that our driver might utter some anti FARC commentary along the two-hour journey from San Jose del Guaviare to the temporary zone of concentration at Las Colinas. Bouncing along the rutted trail, passing tiny farming settlements … Continue reading

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