Tue, 31 May 2016
Having spent several years in direct contact with the Comunidad de Paz in San Jose de Apartado (a very isolated yet violence-afflicted community) in northern Colombia, academic Gwen Burnyeat teamed up with Pablo Mejia Trujillo to make a documentary about the people, their suffering and now a feeling of hope for the future due to their organic fair trade cacao production. (see the trailer at http://chocolatedepaz.com)
Direct download: RCC_141.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18am EDT
Tue, 24 May 2016
Mixing things up a little, this week we sit down with Anthony Patrick LaRose, associate professor of criminology at the University of Tampa, and talk about his work of fiction, Cathedral of Salt (available on Amazon: http://goo.gl/dzF29Z)
Direct download: RCC_140.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53am EDT
Tue, 17 May 2016
As the Director of www.tropicomedia.org, Federico Pardo holds a BS in Biology and a MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking from Montana State University. He has documented scientific expeditions in Ecuador, Perú, Mozambique and throughout Colombia. Federico’s work has been showcased by National Geographic, Fusion, The Field Museum and the Humboldt Institute in Colombia.
Direct download: RCC_139.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:12am EDT
Tue, 10 May 2016
Spoontano is an online platform that enables you to meet other open-minded young professionals with different backgrounds and the Bogota chapter is hosted by the friendly local Danny Barragan who joins us here on Colombia Calling.
Direct download: RCC_138.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT
Tue, 3 May 2016
This week in Episode 137 we strike out with Colombia Calling and
take a serious turn and talk to Roxanne Krystalli in Boston.
Krystalli is a researcher and humanitarian practitioner with an
interest in questions arriving at the intersection of gender,
violence, armed conflict, and victimhood based at Feinstein
Direct download: RCC_137.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37am EDT