SUMMARY: A look at Joran van der Sloot & William Trickett Smith II, plus prison for gringos in Latin America.
SUMMARY: Story of an American prison inmate being raped.
WARNING: Graphic violence and rape depicted. Reader discretion advised.
SUMMARY: An overview on narcoterrorism and its lack of awareness in the developed world.
SUMMARY: Explaining the politically incorrect definition of “uribismo,” as it was explained to me by a proud uribista.
SUMMARY: My review and definitive post on cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.
SUMMARY: Story of two women from a rural Cauca torn apart by guerrilla-paramilitary violence.
SUMMARY: In Colombian prison The Mick befriends a notorious assassin, who is ultimately killed himself.
SUMMARY: The Mick gets knocked out by my American buddy Rico.
SUMMARY: I got stole on (didn’t hurt) and robbed on my birthday.
SUMMARY: The Mick witnesses a public hanging in South Bogota, a form of street justice enforced by guerrillas where the government lacked control.
SUMMARY: Short dittie on how security guards work in La Candelaria, Bogota.
SUMMARY: My observations of Mexican-American culture in my experiences over the summer, which include a trip to immigration court and a small rumble at a bicentennial festival.
SUMMARY: Pictures and video of a riot at Colombia’s national university.
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.