plastic surgery

Plastic Fantastic

Our columnist Adriaan Alsema points out that we are all freaks in our own way, and questions the need for plastic surgery to make ourselves more freakish
Ley Seca

Ley Seca Bleeds Profits Dry

Travis Crockett questions whether the Ley Seca law is really the answer to combating post-World Cup violence...
Police Progress Report

Police: A Progress Report

No doubt you’ve all heard the horror stories: Western travellers in Latin America getting on the wrong side of the law, naively or otherwise,...
Transmilenio Bogota, Female only Transmilenio

A Senseless Solution?

Jenny Boyle expresses her opinions about the recently implemented trial of women-only Transmilenio sections. The Transmilenio debate has opened up a nasty can of worms...

Que Pena Con Usted…

Brendan Corrigan dissects 'que pena', one of Colombia’s favourite phrases It’s not always best practice to translate sayings/phrases in one language directly into another and...