Colombia

Colombia

Rare Poll Finds LGBT Students Fear School Because Of Bullies

-Analysis- BOGOTÁ — A majority of gay and lesbian students in Colombia feel unsafe in school and almost a quarter of them miss classes because they fear getting bullied, a survey by two ...

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Colombian FARC Rebels Take Mannequin Challenge

BOGOTA — Freeze! The Mannequin Challenge, the latest internet craze where groups of people make a video of themselves frozen in time, has an unlikely new participant: the Colombian rebel army ...

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Cuba Faces A Big Environmental Question After Castro’s Death

-Analysis- In his half-century as leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro oversaw grand changes on the island. In the wake of his death, new changes may — or may not — be on their way under the helm of ...

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Town In Colombia Aims To Ban Catcalling With New Law

A town in southwestern Colombia is trying to clamp down on catcalling — “piropos” (compliments) as they’re known locally — that is all too common in a country long plagued by machismo. In a ...

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Colombia: The Real Reasons Uribe Sabotaged FARC Deal

-OpEd- BOGOTÁ — The Democratic Center, a right-wing political party led by Colombia's former president Álvaro Uribe Vélez, was ...

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Stitches And Ashes, A Colombian Artist Tries To Heal The Wounds Of War

For famed Colombian artist Doris Salcedo, sewing a vast sheet with the names of victims of the co...

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Manichaean Democracy, What's Wrong With Referendums

Momentous national referendums in Colombia and Britain have shown how dangerous it can be to put ...

Colombia

Speed And Anonymity On The Internet Is Killing Truth

The great paradox of our time is that we've never had access to so much information, and ...