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Progressive Paisa Killed in Politics

Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by .

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My review of ‘Oblivion’ by Hector Abad Faciolince, which describes the life of a progressive paisa doctor killed by paramilitaries.

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Socialist Graffiti at Colombia’s National University

Posted on 16. Mar, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Over 70 pics of the socialist graffiti that decorates Colombia’s National University in Bogota.

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Narcoterrorism: The Other World Terror

Posted on 16. Dec, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: An overview on narcoterrorism and its lack of awareness in the developed world.

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Understanding Uribismo

Posted on 12. Dec, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: Explaining the politically incorrect definition of “uribismo,” as it was explained to me by a proud uribista.

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Plan Colombia: An Overview

Posted on 11. Oct, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: Brief overview of Plan Colombia, the US-funded strategy to stabilize the country.

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Contributed Story: Two Maids I’ve Had in Cali

Posted on 30. Aug, 2011 by .

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SUMMARY: Story of two women from a rural Cauca torn apart by guerrilla-paramilitary violence.

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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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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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My Juanes Post

Posted on 06. Oct, 2009 by .

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SUMMARY: I live in Colombia, and I blog, so I must blog about Medellin, Colombia paisa rocker Juanes, even though his music is poxy.

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