Graffiti, art and music are bringing the community closer together. The beautiful mural above by @Chota_13 is emblazoned with the phrase “We’re transforming ourselves”. Recently I went to Comuna 13, once labelled the most dangerous community in Medellín, Colombia due... Read Article
REVIEW I Touched All Your Stuff
When Brazilian film-makers Maíra Bühler and Matias Mariani won a competition to make a documentary about foreigners in the country’s jails, they quickly reduced it down from the general to the particular. The particular was American, Chris Kirk.... Read Article
If religion really is the opium of the people, as Karl Marx said, then sport must be their crack cocaine. Nothing stokes the flames of collective expression so much as some healthy competition, particularly when that’s mixed in... Read Article
Cocaine Death Squads and the War on Terror subtitled: US Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia, blows the lid on a world where no one is what they say they are and nothing is what it seems.
As a second year student of modern languages at University College London, one of the ominous tasks facing me this year is planning my year abroad. Colombia has long held a fascination for me as my Colombian friends... Read Article
It doesn’t require a visit to Wikipedia or the Education Update to know that Pablo Escobar was one of the world’s most notorious criminals. In addition to instigating thousands of murders, including those of judges, policemen, and even... Read Article