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Santos wins Nobel, rejected at home

October 7, 2016


Not always the Nobel committee chose the right guy for its Peace Prize as in this case. A member of the Colombian upper-class, Juan Manuel Santos showed the guts to betray his former mates and bet for the peace in a complex and patient negotiation with the largest guerrilla organization after more than 50 years […]

The Summit ends on low key

April 17, 2012


Possibly the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, will be remembered as the most opaque until now. And one of the most embarrassing for the United States.Not only because of the embarrassing question of the relation of some security officers with prostitutes. The summit ended with sharp political differences between the U.S. and Canada with the rest of the continent with regard to the future inclusion of Cuba and support to Argentina over the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) occupied by Britain. Moreover, the absence of the radical group of […]

Red Guard Obama vs the Free Press

July 30, 2010


Hollman Morris, a Colombian independent investigative journalist and TV producer, was denied a visa to attend Harvard U for supposed ties with the FARC guerillas, according to the Patriot Act. Those ties never were probed but just claimed by the rightist government of Uribe, who’s links with the Death Squads Morris used to expose. The […]