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· November, 2009

Stories about Colombia from November, 2009

Venezuela: Thoughts About a Possible Conflict with Colombia

The Venezuelan blogosphere also had their opinions about the new conflicts arising between with the Colombian government, many make it clear that a war would also be a conflict among...

Colombia: The Tradition of Arepas in the Afternoon

In Colombia, the time between 3 and 6 pm is usually reserved for coffee or hot chocolate along with the typical arepa or other baked goods. This has become a...

Colombia: Tensions and ‘Winds of War’ with Venezuela

As a result of several incidents along the border, tensions have been escalating in the last few weeks between Colombia and Venezuela, two neighboring countries which already have strained relations.

Colombia: Video interview of 12 year old drug dealer

Giovanni Lopera interviews Jorman, a 12 year old in a Colombian working class neighborhood who tells how he deals drugs to help at home with money, giving half his earnings...

Impact of ICT on Indigenous Cultures: Rejuvenation or Colonization?

Can ICT truly preserve and protect distinct identities and culture? The cultural debate surrounding deployment of ICT in the field of indigenous/ knowledge and culture simply refuses to die down.

Colombia: Preserving Afro-Colombian Culture in San Basilio de Palenque

The descendants of escaped African slaves, who are now living in the village of San Basilio de Palenque in northern Colombia are working to preserve their cultural heritage through their...

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