Bogotá's eastern mountains. Photo: Jess Kraft/Shutterstock

Richard McColl

Colombia-based British travel/news journalist, Conflict Resolution Specialist. Host of Colombia Calling radio show.

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The battle for Bogotá

Years ago, I took a five-hour walk through the heart of New York City, along Broadway. At Columbus Circle, where Broadway meets the green pastures of Central Park, I took a...

Debate over Cartagena plaque is fighting the wrong battle

A week after it first appeared in Colombian media, the one-sided debate in favor of removing a commemorative plaque remembering a key battle and humiliating loss for the English fleet in...