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Julian E. Torres

May 22, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

How Colombians stand in their own way

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

I can’t help but worry for the future of Colombia, and it’s not a concern rooted in the conventionally accepted reasons for our violent strife. The way we raise and  Full Article »

Julian E. Torres

May 14, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Uribe’s broken promises, Part 3 & 4

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

Former President Alvaro Uribe is on a Twitter tirade claiming his successor Juan Manuel Santos has not lived up to 2010 campaign pledges. Not only is this false, but the  Full Article »

Julian E. Torres

May 7, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Uribe’s broken promises, Part 2

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

Former President Alvaro Uribe is on a Twitter tirade claiming his successor Juan Manuel Santos has not lived up to 2010 campaign pledges. Not only is this false, but the  Full Article »

Julian E. Torres

Apr 18, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Uribe’s broken promises, Part 1

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

Former President Alvaro Uribe is on a Twitter tirade claiming his successor Juan Manuel Santos has not lived up to 2010 campaign pledges. Not only is this false, but the  Full Article »

Julian E. Torres

Mar 26, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Hope in the time of Colombia

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

Why would the unquestionable victor of a war make considerable concessions to the vanquished?  Why would the strong negotiate with the weak and willingly consolidate power? Traditional ‘might is right’  Full Article »

Julian E. Torres

Jul 25, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s ‘obligatory’ military service: The arbitrary role of class disparity

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

When Alvaro Uribe (2002-2010) first ran for president of Colombia, a question I thought important was dodged. When asked why he and his sons had never performed military service, his  Full Article »

Julian E. Torres

May 31, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Save the water for a rainy Colombian day

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

In a time when Colombians are sick and tired of water because of the incessant torrential rains that have hit the country since last year, in a time during Colombia’s  Full Article »

Julian E. Torres

May 19, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Colombians: Can old dogs learn new tricks?

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

When discussing Colombian security, it should be noted that we face more than one threat/conflict keeping us from realizing a more peaceful society. Our very social ethics are also at  Full Article »

Julian E. Torres

May 5, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Escobar & bin Laden: Bigger than the man

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

Though there are similarities and differences between the two men, I liken Osama bin Laden’s assassination with Pablo Escobar’s in 1993.  Both were the most wanted men in the world.  Full Article »

Julian E. Torres

Mar 28, 2011 Ξ Comments are off

Where have all Colombia’s disappeared gone?

posted by Julián Esteban Torres López

The current Colombian administration is denying the kidnap, torture, and murder of thousands of citizens. In an interview this past Wednesday, 23 March, Defense Minister Rodrigo Rivera spoke with certainty  Full Article »

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