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 a good conspiracy and have most undoubtedly been wrong before, but, I am penning this Read more about Distractionary Tactics in Colombia’s Presidential Elections[…]

President Santos vs James Bond

It struck me the other day as I was watching the results roll in for the first round of the Colombian presidential elections that the dove picked as his symbol by President Santos is strikingly reminiscent of the dove pin used as a calling card in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only. A Read more about President Santos vs James Bond[…]

The Revolution has Evolved in Colombia

The mist is low over the mountains and as the rain falls in Bogotá, the weather appears to reflect my feelings about the current scandals and political situation in Colombia. I’ve been scouring the news since 5.30am and despite being a news junky there is so little broadcast to really suggest the miasma of trouble Read more about The Revolution has Evolved in Colombia[…]

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