Stories about Colombia from September, 2009
Colombia: Love and Friendship day in Online times
September is Love and Friendship month in Colombia, and to celebrate, many participate in gift exchanges, to the chagrin of some who dislike this tradition which has already migrated to online platforms as well.
Colombia: Medellín Celebrates its Festival of Flowers
Every year, the city of Medellín, Colombia, celebrates the Festival of Flowers. This celebration's defining symbol are the "silletas," which are flower displays that are carried throughout the city by the flower carriers.
Colombia: The Extraordinary UNASUR Meeting in Bariloche
The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) recently held an extraordinary meeting in Argentina primarily to discuss the use of Colombian military bases by the U.S. military. Bloggers and twitterers commented during the 6 hour meeting.