Scribbled down to clarify a few things: the peace dialogues with the FARC

Anyone expecting a tome from me regarding the peace dialogues between the FARC guerrillas and the Colombian Government is going to be disappointed. But bear with me, there’s a few things that need to be clarified. Since the Santos government is doing so appallingly badly at getting the message out there to the people, and Read more about Scribbled down to clarify a few things: the peace dialogues with the FARC[…]

the Colombian Conflict: Focus on the Macarena

There is only so much that I can share about this return to the Macarena. It was an academic trip, not journalistic, and thus perhaps the most interesting details will remain unwritten, but fear not, there is still plenty to consider. I was here in 2012 and had the opportunity then to see Caño Cristales Read more about the Colombian Conflict: Focus on the Macarena[…]

Don’t Hold Your Breath

So, news was leaked via La F.M. radio station this morning informing listeners of a mass legal process to be levied at the FARC guerrilla group in coming days. Good news on the surface, but don’t hold your breath. The story Apparently the Colombian Attorney General’s Office has been investigating and preparing a case against Read more about Don’t Hold Your Breath[…]

Who is Reporting the News in Colombia?

Believe it or not I am a creature of habit and my daily routine here in Colombia is to have the news switched on first thing every morning as I brew my coffee and prepare to walk the dog. It is just after 5.30am and first I try the BBC for an overview of international Read more about Who is Reporting the News in Colombia?[…]

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