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· May, 2008

Stories about Colombia from May, 2008

Colombia: FARC Leader “Sureshot” is Confirmed Dead

After countless false claims of the death of the FARC's top leader Manuel Marulanda Vélez aka "Sureshot," the Colombian government confirmed that he passed away in March of natural causes....

Colombia: FARC Laptops Reveal Ties to Politicians and Foreign Governments

The laptops found in the FARC guerrilla camps were sent to Interpol for independent analysis. The findings, which were leaked to the press, reveal some disturbing ties to foreign governments...

El Salvador: A Computer in Ecuador Stirs Up Salvadoran Presidential Campaign

A computer file purportedly discovered on a laptop computer at a FARC guerrilla camp in Ecuador, has bloggers in El Salvador wondering what impact it will have and what impact...

Colombia: Paramilitary Leaders Extradited to the United States

In Colombia, 14 demobilized paramilitary bosses were recently extradited to the United States to face charges of drug trafficking. Bloggers in Colombia discuss how this might affect the current political...

Colombian anti-military youth group commemorates 10 years of resistance

Last May 17th marked the ten year aniversary of the Antimili sonoro, an event organized by the Youth Network as a way to spread the word about resistance to the...

Colombia: Statistics on Internet Usage and Access

Seventy-five percent of Colombians do not have access to the internet reveals a recent studty. Campus Comunicativo [es] provides more of the findings.

Colombia: Campus Party Speakers

Campus Party – Colombia is about a month away and Carolina Botero provides an update on some of the activities and speakers planeed for the week-long event.

Colombia: Update on Suso en La Loma

“Suso” is a well-known person in the community of La Loma in Medellín, Colombia thanks to the documentation by the Hiperbarrio project. Catalina Restrepo of Cosas del Alma [es] provides...

PangeaDay: an event lived worldwide

Pangea Day took place Saturday, and people from different parts of the world got together to watch movies and be a part of the worldwide event where movies, speakers and...

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