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Disarray and Uncertainty in Colombia after Peace Deal Rejected

Top-level negotiations take centre-stage but the real victims remain in the countryside As Colombia stumbles from tumultuous fanfare on the international stage to national political disarray in the space of two weeks, the population is left mulling what could have … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Smoke Detectors and Panini Stickers: Dirty Gritty Pretty Bogota

Sometimes I wish I had an office job so that I could swing in a rotating chair, heave my feet up onto a window overlooking Bogotá, pick my teeth with a hunting knife and then say: “I love this dirty … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on 2013: My end of Term Report

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As the ubiquitous year-end travel lists for 2014 are being penned as parting shots and final thoughts on 2013 by editors and hacks across the land, I find myself for once, wishing to write an end of term report as … Continue reading

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