Tag Archives: violence

A Colombian Image Challenge

Posted on 23. Jul, 2013 by .

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In the wake of the murder of DEA agent, James “Terry” Watson, we ask which is worse for Colombia’s image: narcoterrorism or common street crime.

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La Punta de Callao in Pictures

Posted on 01. May, 2013 by .

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Pictures of La Punta de Callao in Lima, including Colonial Callao, Real Felipe Fortaleza, Chucuito, Plaza San Martin, Plaza Matriz, and Plaza Galvez.

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Contributed Story: Afrikaaner in Huaraz Prison

Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 by .

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Profile of Lewis Charles Cornelius, who is serving time in Huaraz, Peru for possession of cocaine.

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Contributed Story: Knife Chase Bogota

Posted on 13. Apr, 2013 by .

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Colombia Reports journalist Benjy Hansen-Bundy tells of his adventure of inadvertently passing through a hillside slum in Bogota.

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Contributed Story: Robbed by Arequipa Taxi

Posted on 09. Apr, 2013 by .

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Contributed story of an American who was robbed after hailing an unregistered taxi in Arequipa, Peru.

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Nightmare in Peru: When Indians Attack!

Posted on 05. Apr, 2013 by .

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Summary and analysis of the Nightmare in Peru story, in which three American citizens were robbed and assaulted near Cusco, Peru.

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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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Rafael Trujillo’s Dominican Republic

Posted on 10. Sep, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Review of The Feast of the Goat, Mario Vargas Llosa’s book on Dominican Republic’s dictator of 30 years, Rafael Trujillo.

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The Murder of Noah Goldberg AKA ‘Medellin Paisa’

Posted on 02. Sep, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: A look at the 2012 murder of Noah Goldberg, an American sex tourism operator in Medellin, Colombia.

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Marching Powder: A Gringo Mule in Bolivian Prison

Posted on 14. Jul, 2012 by .

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SUMMARY: Review of Marching Powder by Rusty Young, a look at San Pedro prison in La Paz, Bolivia.

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