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· January, 2010

Stories about Colombia from January, 2010

Video: Drug legalization and life post-prohibition

There are groups of people advocating for the legalization of drugs, but what would that actually mean? From Hungary to Colombia, from youth to teachers, from cops and clergy, individuals...

Colombia: Hard to Tell the Good Guys from the Bad

Through citizen videos, different Colombian organizations share their unique perspectives on crime, violence and armed conflict, where it's hard to tell apart the good guys from the bad.

Colombia: President Álvaro Uribe's Bid for Third Term

While Colombian President Álvaro Uribe has expressed an interest in running for a third consecutive term, changes in the Constitution are needed to allow this. A recent recommendation by the...

Graffiti and Urban Art: Voices from Latin American Streets I

Graffiti and urban art on the streets of Latin America is celebrated on the Internet by artists and fans alike. This begins a 3-part series on this movement across the...

Colombia: Videobloggers Make 1 Video Per Day in 2010

A group of Colombian videobloggers have taken up the ambitious task of creating one video per day in 2010 and already has featured a wide array of subjects from literature,...

Colombia: FARC's controversial online presence

Although most of the reactions visible on twitter to a trailer for a documentary made to support the FARC armed forces of Colombia in international venues were skeptical, the existence...

Colombia: Galeras Volcano Eruption Video

Twitter user @mrmuller linked to the video of the Galeras Volcano Eruption in Colombia and also posted a picture of the aftermath. It seems the areas in the immediate vicinity...

Video: Year End Traditions and Rituals

Around the world, people celebrate the arrival of the New Year with certain traditions. Today, through video we bring you some of the traditions and rituals people follow to improve...

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