President Ivan Duque of Colombia

A week in the life of Ivan Duque, President of Colombia (part 2)

I had hoped that the second instalment of this series was not going to be so hot on the heels of the first (see Part 1, Feb 13) but, alas, President Ivan Duque cannot catch a break at all and at each turn appears smote as if with a deadly sabre of calamity. Our snake-bitten, Read more about A week in the life of Ivan Duque, President of Colombia (part 2)[…]

Colombia’s Carousel of Corruption

I wanted to call this Colombia’s merry-go-round of corruption, but I found it to be too well-meaning and therefore taking away from the seriousness of the issue. Colombia is currently in the grips of startling revelations of illegal pay-outs, under the table payments, obscure campaign contributions and all linking to some of the most “respectable” Read more about Colombia’s Carousel of Corruption[…]

Scandals on the Colombian Presidential Campaign Trail

Scandals and inappropriate behaviour everywhere you turn on the campaign trail for the presidential elections. The order of the candidates is in no way significant or relevant to my own politics, just how each event came to me and an attempt to cut away at the crap published in our daily press. There has been Read more about Scandals on the Colombian Presidential Campaign Trail[…]

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