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)[…]

Bogota is a Many Headed Hydra of a City

One of my favourite descriptions for Bogota when describing the Colombian capital to newcomers here is to state that it is a many headed hydra of a city. Then I usually feather this statement into a call to Bogotanos to reclaim their home from the corrupt, the delinquents and the unruly. My last post was Read more about Bogota is a Many Headed Hydra of a City[…]

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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