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· March, 2006

Stories about Colombia from March, 2006

Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Nicaragua, Mexico: Poll Numbers

Punctual as always, Boz has his Friday poll numbers from across Latin America.

Colombia: Fifty FARC Leaders Indicted

Adam Isacson gives his assessment of last week’s indictment of fifty FARC leaders for drug trafficking.

Colombia: Gay Marriage Debate in Colombia

After highlighting the attention on gay rights in Colombia's presidential campaigning, Andrés Duque says that presidential candidate Antanas Mockus backs marriage for gays.

Colombia: “Alleged Former Paramilitary Named Military Commander”

Sean Donahue lists several reasons why he is concerned that General Mario Montoya was appointed by President Uribe to head Colombia’s armed forces.

Colombia: New Blog from Munich

AwayTeam is the weblog of Jorge Gooding, a Colombian engineer who is currently living in Munich. Not surprisingly, many of his posts focus on football.

Colombia: Election Analysis

Kamilo Klauss (ES) and “Sentido Común” (ES) both have in-depth analysis of last week's elections in Colombia.

Colombia: Election Analysis

Adam Isacson has eight observations on the results of Colombia's Sunday elections.

Bolivia, Peru, Colombia: Coca

A small Andean plant which was once used to flavor Coca-Cola, continues to make waves across the Western Hemisphere. Niko Kyriakou, writing from Caracas, describes the cultural and legal differences...

Colombia: High Abstention in Congressional Elections

Colombian bloggers have so far said very little about Sunday's congressional elections, but Boz did update his readers on El Salvador and Colombia throughout the day. Sergio Méndez of Bogotá...

Colombia, El Salvador: Sunday Elections

Both Colombia and El Salvador are off to the polls on Sunday for congressional elections. This prompts Adam Isacson to post a translation of a who's who chart of Colombian...

¡Feliz Día de la Mujer!

You certainly don't need to speak Spanish to feel the raised hairs on your neck as you watch this moving video, edited by Argentine blogger Malearg, which recounts the progress...

Colombia: Trafficking of Women

On this International Women's Day, John Guzman is saddened that when you search for “Colombian women” on the internet, the majority of results are “buy a bride” websites. Juan Gratinaiano...

Colombia: Happy Birthday Gabo

John Guzman wishes Gabriel José García Márquez a happy birthday as the Colombian author turns 78 today. Both Morgan Burton and Zarela Morales list Gabriel Garcia Marquez as one of...

Colombia: Much Ado About Nothing?

Andres Duque writes about a small story that made a big wave when a council member from Tulua, Colombia proposed a bill that would have required all Tulua male residents...

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