Opinion: Living in the moment instead of on a smartphone

Perceived public insecurity in Colombia results in reduced smartphone use and more physical presence.

Oli’s big topic: I’m a migrant too

A lot of people look down upon Venezuelan migration. But many of us have similar stories and situations – more empathy is needed.
Palace of justice, Bogota

Opinion: The lies of Colombia’s politicians should not go unpunished

The Palace of Justice in Bogota where the inscription at the entrance reads "Colombians, guns have given you independence, laws...

Oli’s big topic: The importance of family and the family name...

Family seems to decide everything in Colombia, a column based on the headline: Char family decides on candidate for mayoral elections.

Oli’s big Topic: NIMBY pamby – Not In My Back Yard!

Money talks and bullshit walks. That’s pretty much what’s happening in the saga of the TransMilenio extension to Carrera Séptima.
FARC Peace Agreement Santrich

Guzmán: The FARC share the blame for the peace agreement’s failure

Colombia's government signed the peace agreement with the FARC-EP in September 2016. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. It’s...

The removal of Semana columnist indicts the magazine and threatens the...

Photo courtesy of @DCoronell Twitter Yesterday was one of those days that marked a turning point in Colombia's...
The Simon Bolivar Statue in Bogota

Colombia’s courts are in crisis

What the JEP is going on? Wednesday’s resignation of Nestor Humberto Martínez, Colombia’s Attorney General, took the...

Guzmán: Colombia’s forgotten history of peace

Colombians negotiated a landmark peace agreement that slowly crumbled as the State was unable to live up to its promise of economic...

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Should we value qualifications over experience when elections come around?