Remembering Buenaventura

Long overdue, the coverage coming out of Colombia’s Pacific port of Buenaventura has left me feeling philosophical. I first visited this impoverished city in 2003 and then again in 2007. I promised myself I would never return. Writing in 2007 for the online site Suite101, I found myself suffering from a barrage of troll-like criticisms Read more about Remembering Buenaventura[…]

Who is Reporting the News in Colombia?

Believe it or not I am a creature of habit and my daily routine here in Colombia is to have the news switched on first thing every morning as I brew my coffee and prepare to walk the dog. It is just after 5.30am and first I try the BBC for an overview of international Read more about Who is Reporting the News in Colombia?[…]

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