Sep 24, 2019
October is almost upon us and with it comes Colombia's local and regional elections which should be a litmus test for President Ivan Duque's popularity and mandate. So, we at Colombia Calling reached out to Sergio Guzman of Colombia Risk Analysis (www.colombiariskanalysis.com) to provide us with a breakdown of what to...
Sep 17, 2019
When we think of traditional medicines from the Amazon, our
thoughts immediately turn to vines of Yage or Ayahuasca, and so,
while we do discuss this vine with Colombian Anthropologist
Hernando Echeverri, we also explore more of the varities which grow
in the region of the Putumayo.
Speaking with the authority of...
Sep 10, 2019
On Ep290 of the Colombia Calling podcast it's a great honour to
welcome Calgarian, Kaleigh Kuchinski on to the show to talk about
her work with Agriteam Canada Consulting, an agency which enables
communities in zones designated for extractive industries to reach
a greater transparency and best practices.
To keep this...
Sep 3, 2019
Election fever is upon us in Colombia as all local positions are
up for grabs across the country and the contest will come to a head
For those of you familiar with my work, you will know that I am fascinated by local elections here and the machinations taking place in the barrios, not just in Bogotá but...