Mark Briggs

Mark Briggs is an aspiring journalist who spent the first four months of 2011 in Santiago. While there he wrote for the local English language newspaper (The Santiago Times) and produced a travel guide (for Essential Guides, available soon on the itunes App store). He has been published in The Big Issue and has written for numerous sports blogs. He began writing for Sounds and Colours in the summer of 2010. Read his Santiago Days column to find out more about his time in Chile.

Website: soundsandcolours.com/content/columns/santiago-days

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Who Killed Simon Bolivar??

Who Killed Simon Bolivar??

By 22 August, 2011

Take one international hero. The liberator of a continent. A man venerated to the point of deity. Add one populist leader of the people. Add a dash of paranoia, a sprinkle of delusion of grandeur. And cook together... Read Article

Santiago Days (After the Quake)

Santiago Days (After the Quake)

By 18 March, 2011

Firstly my condolences go out to any one involved in last week’s earthquake in Japan, which at the time of writing potentially includes eleven Chilean families whose kin have so far remained out of contact. Memories of last... Read Article