News of a Contract Killing

The news of a contract killing of a neurosurgeon in Barranquilla in January 2014 did not sound any alarm bells when I overheard the reports that morning. I was otherwise occupied on another story and as unpleasant as the reality of a sicariato in the northern industrial hub of Barranquilla is, it was not a Read more about News of a Contract Killing[…]

Romantic Vallenato Music: Colombia’s Worst Creation?

Subjected in my rural office, to two nearby riverside kiosks intent upon drowning out one another and inflicting the rest of us to raucous, skull splitting and above all tedious strains of romantic vallenato music at all hours of the day, you could say that I’ve had some time to establish a profound dislike for Read more about Romantic Vallenato Music: Colombia’s Worst Creation?[…]

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