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· September, 2007

Stories about Colombia from September, 2007

Colombia: The Story of Arturito

Andrea Rojas Cartagena, a participant in Medellin's Hiperbarrio project, tells the story of Arturito in her blog aptly named Historias de Personas [ES].

Colombia: Blogs y Polas 3

Medallo Bloguero [ES] posts pictures of the recent Blogs y Polas 3 blogger get-together.

Colombia: Medeatón For Pop!Tech 2007

Global Voices author Juliana Rincón aka Medea was recently invited to the Pop!Tech conference next month. However, the scholarship did not cover much of the travel expenses to Maine. As...

Colombia: Trans-Atlantic Interest in Cocaine

Sergio Mendez of Un colombiano más (reloaded) [ES] makes a startling discovery while working at an archive. In a letter dated 1889, a businessman in France wrote to the Colombian...

Colombia: Failed State?

In his recent article at equinoXio [ES], Carlos Raúl van der Weyden Velásquez writes about the ways many are measuring whether Colombia is better or worse off than before.

Colombia: Experience With Hiperbarrio

Palabras Vagas [ES] and Muestra Artistica [ES], participants in the Hiperbarrio project express gratitude for the creation of the project.

Colombia: Bogus Earthquake Alarm in Bogotá

A prank was recently played on the entire city of Bogota, in which an individual called several companies indicating that a massive earthquake to strike the capital city. The false...

Colombia: Dutch Woman's Secret FARC Guerrilla Diary

During a raid on a FARC guerrilla camp, the Colombian army found part of a diary kept by a Dutch woman who for the past 5 years has been living...

Colombia: Hiperbarrio Workshops

The project Hiperbarrio, an outreach project based in Medellin, recently completed its first two workshops in the neighborhood of Santo Domingo Savio. A podcast recorded by the workshop facilitators and...

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