El Negro Comanche: Bogota’s Ñero from Cali

The first I heard of Comanche was when I passed the Camara de Comercio building in Chapinero and saw a makeshift scaffold erected with the bust of a man on top. There he was, Comanche and his supposed date of birth and death. I searched around online and before long found the information I was Read more about El Negro Comanche: Bogota’s Ñero from Cali[…]

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[…]

Salaciously Delicious Smear Campaign: The Colombian Presidential Elections

Can you believe this run in to the Colombian Presidential elections? I can’t. The rattle of tit for tat wars of words on the campaign trail ends up revealing aspersions with more than a grain of truth to them. “My dear Richard, everything in Colombia happens so fast that the latest scandal is always the Read more about Salaciously Delicious Smear Campaign: The Colombian Presidential Elections[…]

Bogota’s Transport: Indifference and Corruption.

On the back of an opinion piece I penned some days ago, I find myself wondering about the state of Bogota and what the future has in store for the Colombian capital. I mentioned that problems of noise contamination and pollution so frequently discussed in the mainstream media here are distinctly first world issues and Read more about Bogota’s Transport: Indifference and Corruption.[…]

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