A few months ago the Peace Commission of the Protestant and Evangelical Council of Churches and Justapaz released the second edition of A Prophetic Call [pdf] which documents human rights abuses suffered by the protestant and evangelical churches in Colombia in 2006. Below is a short video presentation of the report. For far too long, … More Colombian Churches Document Their Suffering and Their Hope
While we’re on the pop-culture watch: El Tiempo reported earlier this week that Bono stated he “is aware of the poverty in Colombia” and intends to visit (along with his band U2).
OK, this has nothing to do with Colombia, but it’s not everyday that your favorite public intellectual, former professor at your alma mater, son of a Baptist minister, is named MTV’s Artist of the Week.
Last week I attended the last day of the Corralejas here in Sincelejo. Corralejas are a wacky, wild and dangerous free-for-all mixture of the running of the bulls, a traditional bullfight and a western rodeo… or something like that. They are popular all over Colombia’s Caribbean coast with Sincelejo’s considered the biggest and best. The … More Circus Sincelejanus