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The General

By Emma Reyes (1919?2003), a painter, from a letter written in 1969 to Germán Arciniegas, a historian and journalist. The Book of Emma Reyes, a memoir, will be published in…

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It’s Not How They Say It

From an interview with a girl in a reintegration program for former child soldiers in Colombia.

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Upward Immobility

Navigating Colombia's class-based estrato system

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Emerald Sea

The making and unmaking of a half-billion-dollar treasure hunt

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Guerrillas in the Mix

From comments posted on YouTube about a rap video released in September by the Colombian guerrilla group FARC. The song describes their upcoming peace talks in Cuba and Norway with…

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Weekly Review

Colombian military commandos infiltrated a settlement operated by the guerilla group FARC and freed 15 hostages, among them three U.S. contractors and the Colombian-French politician Ingrid Betancourt. President George W.…

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January 2008

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