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· July, 2014

Stories about Colombia from July, 2014

Colombian Sentenced to Prision and Fined for Comments Online

On a judicial ruling that sets a dangerous precedent in Colombia, the Supreme Court of Justice refused to reconsider an appeal taken on the verdict that orders 18 months of...

The Purple House, a Collective in Colombia's Medellín ‘To Create, Enjoy and Find Ourselves’

Morada, or Casa Morada, is an initiative born in a complex neighborhood of the Colombian city of Medellín. Learn about its various projects that combine art, education and participation.

Colombia: “What Do You Love About Medellin Downtown?”

On his Facebook page, Colombian journalist Juan Mosquera reflects on the problems of downtown Medellin: #‎AmamosElCentro‬ El centro de Medellín tiene problemas, cada día más palpables y agudos, que no...

“Muito Obrigado, Brazil”

Colombian student Juan Pablo Ramírez blogs his opinions, mainly about football and politics. He shared his farewell to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, and called it “the best 21st century...

Palestinians are Friends with Journalists

Marcelino Torrecilla N. has started a series in Spanish called Stories from Gaza. The first installment by this United Arabe Emirates based Colombian was published on El Tiempo of Bogotá...

Authorities Have Confiscated $9.9M Hidden in Bean Cans, Shoes and Even Stomachs at This Guatemalan Airport

Money launderers try to smuggle the undeclared cash to destinations like Panama or Colombia, often to pay for drugs.

FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 Already Ancient History

Caligo, author of Spanish blog La ilógica (The ilogical) and Colombian fan, shares his final thoughts about 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. The mentions the highest points of the tournament:...

In Love With a Porn Star?

Psychologist and many blogs author Johanna Pérez Vásquez writes on her blog Sexo sin maquillaje (Sex without make up) about sex without worries, taboos nor prejudices. On this post, she...

Reflections From a Chronic Pedestrian

From Bogotá, the author of blog Juglar del Zipa remembers his childhood without a family car, among other things he hadn't at home that made him the “weird guy of...

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