SUMMARY: Explaining the politically incorrect definition of “uribismo,” as it was explained to me by a proud uribista.
SUMMARY: Why Gustavo Petro beat Enrique Peñalosa in the 2011 Bogota mayoral election.
SUMMARY: My review and definitive post on cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.
SUMMARY: An overview of the Monroe Doctrine.
SUMMARY: Brief overview of Plan Colombia, the US-funded strategy to stabilize the country.
SUMMARY: Overview taken from Michael Reid’s Forgotten Continent on the US toppling of Guatemala’s elected government in 1954.
SUMMARY: Brief history written by Michael Reid’s Forgotten Continent on the armed conflict in Colombia involving FARC, ELN, paramilitaries, and of course the Colombian state.
SUMMARY: Overview taken from Michael Reid’s Forgotten Continent on the history of the cocaine industry in Colombia and its economic implications.
SUMMARY: I discuss social cleansing in Colombia, which Wikipedia defines as “the elimination of ‘undesirable’ social elements, such as criminals, homosexuals, and the homeless.”
SUMMARY: An American expat in China explains his opinion on the prospect of revolution.
SUMMARY: I discuss the security and militarization climate in Colombia.
SUMMARY: Why I believe Colombia will emerge to be a dynamic economy and one of the most influential countries in Latin America.
SUMMARY: The Mick and I got busted smoking a joint in Chapinero. We paid our way out of it.