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· November, 2005

Stories about Colombia from November, 2005

Colombia: Southern Colombia and Northern California

Plan Colombia and Beyond makes the very worthwhile observation that “nobody is proposing to fumigate Sequoia National Park.”

Colombia: Galeras Valcano Erupts and Shakira

John Guzman has the latest on the eruption of Galeras volcano as well as Shakira's new album, which will be in English.

Colombia: Spotlight on Chocó

Plan Colombia and Beyond focuses on the often overlooked northern province of Chocó.

Colombia: Rio Hacha

Juan Noly was impressed by the town of Rio Hacha.

Colombia: Uribe's Reelection Chances

Boz uses a rainy day to hammer out some thoughts on President Uribe's chances of reelection after the passing of a new Colombian law allowing for successive presidential terms.

Colombia: A conversation with the governor of Putumayo

Adam Isacson sits down with Putamayo governor, Carlos Palacios to discuss the state's progress, or lack thereof since Plan Colombia first began five years ago.

Colombia: 2006 Foreign Aid Outcome

Adam Isacson posts an English translation or an article he wrote in the Colombian daily, El Espectador about recently approved U.S. foreign-aid bill for 2006.

Colombia: Are Colombians Friendlier

Jaramillo uses the scientific method to answer the question, are Colombians friendlier than anyone else.

Colombia: “The Demobilization ‘Time Bomb'”

Plan Colombia and Beyond explains the significance of Hernando Cadavid's murder by “demobilized” ex-paramilitaries.

Latin America: Polling Without a Clue

Anarchogeek explains his frustration with public opinion polls in Latin America, focusing on opinion polls of Evo Morales in Bolivia.

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