Colombia

Colombia

Colombian Ad Campaign With Gay Couple Sparks Uproar

BOGOTÁ –– Bancolombia, one of Colombia's big banks, portrayed a gay couple as its customers in a recent advertisement. While some have welcomed it as a bold and inclusive move, others weren't as ...

Colombia

Trump's Policy Toward Latin America Is Worse Than Just A Wall

-OpEd- BOGOTÁ –– For some time now, Latin America has not figured on the U.S. State Department’s agenda. If the continent did appear, it was at the bottom of the government’s list. This ...

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New FARC Soccer Club Aims To Ease Colombian Guerrillas Into Society

A Colombian NGO is hoping football could turn former communist guerrillas into peaceful citizens ...

Colombia

When A Former Hitman For Pablo Escobar Gets VIP Treatment

When El Espectador's Aldo Cívico spots a former henchman of the Medellin drug cartel i...

Colombia

Rivers Have A Memory, Lessons From The Landslide Of Mocoa

A deadly flash flood and landslide in southern Colombia is a brutal reminder that people can'...

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How The Far Right Usurped The Tools Of Leftist Counterculture

-OpEd- BOGOTÁ — There is a curious new twist to a longstanding political phenomenon, and we see it popping up around the world. Provocation and outrageous behavior is switching ...

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A Doctor's View, The Horrific Rush Of Colombian Mudslide Victims

Rural physician Julián Ramírez recounts the spectacle of desperate survivors stream...

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Deadly Landslide In Colombia, Rising Toll

La Opinión Brought on by relentless rain and an overflowing river, a devastating landslide over the weekend has left at least 250 dead in Mocoa, Colombia. The front-page headline Monday of ...