The Havana Peace Accords: The FARC’s Last Chance?

President Santos’ statement last week, that for no instant would the armed forces rein in their campaigns against the FARC guerrillas until a formal declaration of peace is signed, shows that the Colombian government is at no point a hostage to the peace talks and neither are they obliged to kowtow to extravagant and unrealistic Read more about The Havana Peace Accords: The FARC’s Last Chance?[…]

A Guide to Demonstrations in Bogota

Yesterday a demonstration passed beneath the windows of my apartment in Bogota along the Carrera 7 and I did not even rouse from my siesta. Yup, I’ve gone local. There are demonstrations and there are demonstrations here and well, I had no forewarning as to what this one was about so I wasn’t going to Read more about A Guide to Demonstrations in Bogota[…]

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