I can’t stop thinking about a story Larisa told me at the end of November. I was about to leave on a work trip and the conflict in the Montes de Maria in the early 2000s was furthest thing from my mind, but I ended up carrying it with me through Central America and back.
Tag: peace talks
I always resort to cliques when I am asked the question of what I like most about Colombia. I can’t help it because it is true. Whether a taxi driver, a coworker or someone from Canada asks, the answer is always the same: people. I do not mean this in any sort of romantic, nostalgic,
Leer en español Conversations in Bogotá swing between excitement and worry. The World Cup starts today; this is the first time in sixteen years that Colombia will play and soccer jerseys and sticker albums are hot ticket items on the street. We are setting up a television in the office and meetings are carefully planned
September 21 was the International Day of Peace, Disarmament and Non-Violence, started in 1982 by the United Nations with the goal of creating one intentional day a year to ponder the impacts of putting aside armed conflict. It is dedicated to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace. Therefore, in commemoration of peace, I asked