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Demystifying international media pessimism on Colombia
Mar 11, 2015 Ξ Leave a comment

Demystifying international media pessimism on Colombia

posted by Diego Gantiva

Colombia and its main cities invest millions of dollars annually in promoting the country as destination globally. Every effort — both public and private — has helped mitigate a negative  Full Article »

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Risk forecast: Outlook for Colombia peace talks increasingly positive
Jan 23, 2015 Ξ Leave a comment

Risk forecast: Outlook for Colombia peace talks increasingly positive

posted by James Lockhart-Smith

A recent announcement by Colombia’s government to push forward negotiations over a bilateral ceasefire with rebel group FARC increased the chances of peace talks succeeding.

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Privilege and Peace
Dec 10, 2014 Ξ Leave a comment

Privilege and Peace

posted by Chelsey Dyer

Margaret Mead, a once famous anthropologist, theorized that warfare is an invention created by humankind. She staunchly rejected the notion that war is a biological or sociological inevitability and argued that  Full Article »

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‘They paved paradise and put up a parking lot’
Nov 20, 2014 Ξ Leave a comment

‘They paved paradise and put up a parking lot’

posted by Mike Ceaser

Folk singer Joni Mitchell sang those lyrics way back in 1970. But, sadly, today a private university is replacing paradise with a parking lot in the hills above central Bogota.

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The dark side of Santos’ visit to Europe
Nov 9, 2014 Ξ Leave a comment

The dark side of Santos’ visit to Europe

posted by Viviana Viera and Lucho Ziegler

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has just finished a five days marathon tour of Europe. The official purpose of his tour was to collect money for the ongoing peace process  Full Article »

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Colombia: a clear showcase of the Latam telecoms, media and digital market trends
Sep 25, 2014 Ξ Leave a comment

Colombia: a clear showcase of the Latam telecoms, media and digital market trends

posted by Javier Alvarez and Xabier Ruiz de Aguirre

The telecommunications, media and digital (TMD) industry has a proven history of strong growth and attractive returns in Colombia and Latin America. In fact, the telecom sector in general has  Full Article »

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Open letter to President Santos from the son of a Palace of Justice siege victim
Aug 13, 2014 Ξ Leave a comment

Open letter to President Santos from the son of a Palace of Justice siege victim

posted by Juan Francisco Lanao

To the authorities of the Republic of Colombia, My name is Juan Francisco Lanao. When I was 18 months old, the presence and love of my mother was taken away  Full Article »

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Colombia and its challenges in the field of ‘bilingualism’
Jul 29, 2014 Ξ Leave a comment

Colombia and its challenges in the field of ‘bilingualism’

posted by Juan Sebastian Yepes

After last week’s launch of the National English Program one can conclude that Colombia is finally raising consciousness and awareness about the importance and relevance of language proficiency in our  Full Article »

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Jul 22, 2014 Ξ Leave a comment

FARC-EP are and always have been a political organization

posted by Tanja Nijmeijer

Contrary to claims, the FARC-EP is a political organization. Especially for our opponents, this is important to recognize because not recognizing it would be denying  the purpose that has kept  Full Article »

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Jun 18, 2014 Ξ Leave a comment

To take Colombia to the next level, it’s time to dare for bigger impact

posted by Maximilian Martin

The re-election of President Santos and the resulting mandate for further peace negotiations is just another remarkable milestone in Colombia’s recent history. To lock in progress, it is now time  Full Article »

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