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: Why I believe Colombia will emerge to be a dynamic economy and one of the most influential countries in Latin America.
SUMMARY: Compelling photos from Colombia’s National Museum of Photography exhibit in Plaza Lourdes last month.
SUMMARY: Some ugly details of Peru’s human rights record.