Archive for 'colombia'

Fruit in Colombia

Posted on 04. Aug, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Description and pictures of the several exotic fruits in Colombia.

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Life is But a Dream in La Candelaria

Posted on 24. Jul, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Crime and indigente nuisances are way down in La Candelaria. I explain why.

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Riot at Colombia’s National University

Posted on 29. Jun, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Pictures and video of a riot at Colombia’s national university.

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My 2nd Time Bribing Cops in Colombia

Posted on 22. Jun, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Short dittie about my 2nd time busted smoking weed on the street with The Mick.

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Zorreros: How to Move in Bogota

Posted on 14. Jun, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Pictures of a zorrero, a cart guy, helping me move from my Chapinero apartment.

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FARC, Guerrillas, and Paramilitaries in Colombia

Posted on 13. May, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Brief history written by Michael Reid’s Forgotten Continent on the armed conflict in Colombia involving FARC, ELN, paramilitaries, and of course the Colombian state.

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Cocaine Cartels and Economics in Colombia

Posted on 13. May, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Overview taken from Michael Reid’s Forgotten Continent on the history of the cocaine industry in Colombia and its economic implications.

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A Shower of Cocaine and Shady Colombians

Posted on 18. Apr, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: I got drunk and did cocaine with shady people in the shady club, La Cascada.

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My 1st Time Tear-Gassed in Bogota

Posted on 15. Apr, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Short dittie about my first whiff of tear gas during a small riot at UPN.

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Contributed Story: Hangin’ Tough in La Candelaria

Posted on 14. Mar, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Christopher K from Colombia gives his advice on how NOT to get robbed or bothered in La Candelaria section of Bogota, Colombia.

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Contributed Story: La Candelaria Pickpocket FAIL

Posted on 14. Mar, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Quick dittie on an attempted robbery in La Candelaria.

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Limpiezas in Colombia: Social Cleansing

Posted on 06. Mar, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: I discuss social cleansing in Colombia, which Wikipedia defines as “the elimination of ‘undesirable’ social elements, such as criminals, homosexuals, and the homeless.”

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Security and Militarization in Colombia

Posted on 22. Feb, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: I discuss the security and militarization climate in Colombia.

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Why I’m Bullish on Colombia

Posted on 10. Feb, 2010 by .

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SUMMARY: Why I believe Colombia will emerge to be a dynamic economy and one of the most influential countries in Latin America.

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