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Colombia Calling - The English Voice in Colombia

The Colombia Calling podcast is your first stop magazine-style podcast for everything you ever wanted to know about Colombia. Interviewing experts in the travel industry, deciphering the politics, dealing with security issues and explaining the cultural nuances of this newly fashionable destination, Colombia Calling is hosted by Anglo Canadian expat Richard McColl and broadcast on the Overseas Radio Network

 

Nov 25, 2013

Tackling one of the most sensitive subjects regarding the ongoing conflict in Colombia, we host Colombia expert Paula Delgado Kling (www.talkingaboutcolombia.com) on to the show to talk about the Peace Dialogues between the government and the FARC guerrillas, her book on the touchy subject of the recruitment and...


Nov 18, 2013

Showing true star quality we host author Carolina Doherty de Novoa from Northern Ireland on Colombia Calling to discuss her highly praised novel "Dancing with Statues" (http://carolinedohertydenovoa.com) and the relevance it has today with the ongoing peace dialogues in Colombia and her own experiences in a similar...


Nov 11, 2013

Visitors to Bogota always comment on the high quality graffiti or urban art they see covering the city’s walls, in fact, there is even an immensely popular Graffiti Tour (http://bogotagraffiti.com/) to take in some keys sites in the downtown Candelaria district. So, on the strength of this art scene, we invited famed...


Nov 4, 2013

In a profoundly personal and humorous show, we talk to Briton Claire Austin (http://clairejayne.wordpress.com) and her experiences of having a child in Bogota, Colombia, far removed from her comfort zone of the UK. Claire shares her insights of the process, the Colombian health system, her fears and hopes of raising...