Stories about Colombia from December, 2013
Colombia: 60 Unfading Phrases of 2013
The blog Unfading phrases of Colombians [es] features the 60 unfading phrases of 2013 [es]. This an annual compilation, or from nationalwide events, such as football soccer [es]. The ongoing peace negotiation process held in Havana, Cuba, was among the topics of the selected phrases, as the one by Colombian...
Bogotá Mayor Dismissed, Barred from Politics Over Imperfect Trash Collection
Colombia's Inspector General dismissed Bogota's Mayor Gustavo Petro and banned him from public office for 15 years, alleging Petro's mismanagement of a new public rubbish collection system.
New Museum in Medellín to Create Historic Memory About Colombia's Armed Conflict
The museum, the first in Colombia dedicated solely to the armed conflict, was designed as a space to reconstruct a history shrouded in violence and promote peaceful co-existence, according to [museum director Lucía] Gonzalez. “Remember to not repeat,” she said, is the guiding principle behind the museum. […] “We think...