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· November, 2006

Stories about Colombia from November, 2006

Colombia: TeleSur Reporter Arrested

The Narcosphere and Western Hemisphere Policy Watch come to different conclusions on the detention of TeleSur reporter Freddy Muñoz by Colombian authorities. Dan Feder of Narcosphere writes: “At the very...

Colombia: “Genesis”

Explaining the inspiration to start a blog, “Bacata” writes, “I decided to set this blog so to allow the English speaking people that are interested in knowing about Colombia have...

Colombia: “Outside the Lourdes Church, the bodies of two men”

“Around 11pm on Sunday night, November 5th, responding to a phone call by a passer-by, police inves- tigators in Bogota found two men sitting on the steps outside the Lourdes...

Colombia: Studying Should be Like Reading Blogs

Colombian blogger Arlovich Correa Manchola says [ES]: “studying should be just as fun as reading and authoring blogs. But, today, it's as boring as having to listen to anachronistic old...

Colombia: Global Mayors

Cities of Joy describes the sustainable legacy of Bogotá's former mayor, Enrique Peñalosa. Bicycle Mark recently featured current Bogotá mayor, Luis Eduardo Garzón (“Lucho”) as part of his “global mayors”...

Colombia, El Salvador: Shakira

John Guzman at Proyecto Colombia congratulates Shakira who took home four Latin Grammy’s. Tim Muth says that just a couple days later the Colombian pop diva was in San Salvador...

Colombia: Interesting poll numbers

Citing the most recent Invamer-Gallup poll of 1,000 Colombians in four cities and notes that President Álvaro Uribe's popularity fell six percentage points.

Former Yugoslavia: Can video play a part in truth, justice and reconciliation?

It fell to the controversial figure of Carla del Ponte, prosecutor at the UN war crimes tribunal in the Hague, to lament the slow progress of justice in the Former...

Colombia, Peru: Medellin Poetry Festival

Liz Henry recounts an incredible (if not completely credible) story about the 1995 Medellin Poetry Festival where poets were kidnapped until they secured their freedom by reciting poetry to their...

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