Colombia’s Presidential Elections – The “Golden Age” vs the “Anti-Establishment”

On May 27 Colombians will vote in the first round of presidential elections, clearing the way for two candidates to face-off in a second round in June and – should we trust the polls – the two front-runners look set to be the right-wing Ivan Duque of the Democratic Center Party and the leftist Gustavo Read more about Colombia’s Presidential Elections – The “Golden Age” vs the “Anti-Establishment”[…]

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[…]

Oslo Press Conference Summary: Agrarian Reform and Unequivocal Denial

What started as a day for hope has quickly descended into farce. But we must stay positive and we must believe and strive for an achievable peace in Colombia. While Colombian Government spokesman Humberto de la Calle approached the dialogue with restraint, humility and officiousness expected of an international delegate the same cannot be said Read more about Oslo Press Conference Summary: Agrarian Reform and Unequivocal Denial[…]

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