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West of the Avenida Caracas

Recently I had the good fortune of interviewing someone for my weekly radio show who was bold enough to write the statement on her blog page about the stark reality that most websites: “sugarcoat life in Colombia and, from young … Continue reading

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Trauma on a Tuesday in Colombia

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Thousands of farmers and representatives of indigenous groups are marching in Bogota, the Transmilenio system has failed, elections have been bought with vast amount of cash in bribes passing hands, Gustavo Petro the leftist Mayor of the capital has been … Continue reading

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The Fug of an Election in Colombia

Perfectly timed to generate the most impact as Colombians go to the polls to vote in elections for members of Congress and the Senate on March 9, protestors have been creating chaos in the streets of Bogota and around the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bogota or How I Came to Love the Smog

Something has to give in beautiful Bogota. The smog in this city now borders on the ludicrously dangerous. I have not looked for statistics on cases of juvenile asthma or other respiratory conditions, I’ll leave that to the experts in … Continue reading

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