Dec 22, 2020
2020 has been a challenging year by all accounts but it has been a breakthrough year for the Colombia Calling podcast. Now completing our seventh year on the airwaves, the Colombia Calling podcast truly came into its own and matured in 2020. I don't know to what we can attribute this, but the interviews were of...
Dec 15, 2020
Imagine a work of fiction set in Colombia where the line between real and unreal, fact and fiction no longer exists...this is what you get when you read author Lachlan Page's debut novel, Magical Disinformation. Think Waugh, think Greene and then a smattering of de Bernieres and you know what you're in for, a romp of a...
Dec 8, 2020
It's a great pleasure to invite anthropologist and expert in
gender studies, Nicol Lesmes on Ep354 of the Colombia Calling this
week to discuss the state of play regarding the implementation of
the peace accords in Colombia.
Lesmes works investigating how the peace accords and the key issues of the accords are being...
Dec 1, 2020
If you want to know the real stories about what is happening on the frontlines of demonstrations in Colombia and Ecuador and on the border with Venezuela, you have to seek out the reporters on the ground, the freelancers that beg, borrow and cajole their way into certain danger to get the story. This is what US...
Nov 24, 2020
In this heartwarming episode, we hear from Colombian musician in
Paris, Diego Franco about the foundation he created with others
called Piano Movil (Pianomovil.com).
PianoMóvil is intrepid and each tour of the country starts by loading a grand piano into a truck and heading out to lesser known parts of Colombia to...