Opinion

An opportunity to build the country from the regions

Citizens are called to take the floor and assume leadership, in addition to making visible problems and realities ignored in their regions and communities. / Photograph by Ricardo Maldonado Rozo (EFE) Photo: EFE – RICARDO MALDONADO ROZO Last Friday the first of the “50 Binding Regional Dialogues for the construction of the National Development Plan with Government delegates&#8221…
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Opinion

Lights and shadows in the new attempt to reform politics

The reform presented includes campaign promises, a desire to change the party system, old debts of politics with the citizens and one or another “monkey”. / Reference photograph courtesy of the Ministry of the Interior. The political reform project presented…
Opinion

Can Icetex credits be forgiven? Missing data

The procedure, the legal procedures or where the resources would come from are not clear. And what will become of Icetex once the debts are forgiven? / Reference photography by Gustavo Torrijos. Photo: THE SPECTATOR – GUSTAVO TORRIJOS The Icetex horror stories are well known. That is why the appointment of its new president, Mauricio Toro, who as a congressman…
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Opinion

La Mojana does not resist more of the same in response

The question should not be how to prevent more floods —which seem inevitable—, but how to prevent human tragedies and adapt to the territory. / Photography by Arcesio Paredes. Photo: Arcesio Paredes La Mojana celebrated a year under water. On August 26, 2021, a…
World

[Opinión] the queen is dead

How to explain the impact of the death of the queen of the British not only among her subjects in that country, but also, and above all, beyond the borders between publics of countries that define themselves as liberal and republican? Two seemingly opposite positions compete…
Opinion

Elizabeth II dies, does the monarchy survive?

Although Elizabeth II carried out a modernization of the monarchy, the last years of the British royal family have been of crisis. / Reference photo: AFP Photo: AFP – AFP Agency Queen Elizabeth II has died after occupying the British throne for 70 years and 214 days. In the history of mankind, only one monarch has lived longer: Louis XIV of France, who lived for 72 years and 110 days.
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Opinion

Inflation and unemployment fall, but doubts remain

There is good news on inflation and unemployment, but we are far from overcoming the crisis. / Reference Image: Pixabay Photo: Pixabay For the first time in 14 months, inflation fell. In addition, the April unemployment report shows a reduction: it went from 12.1% in…
Opinion

Not having candidate debates undermines democracy

It is strange that a person who dreams of being president of the Republic flees to the spaces of deliberation. The strategy is understood, but it is a mockery of democracy / Reference image: AFP Photo: YURI CORTEZ JUAN BARRETO Discussions will be needed. It has become…
Opinion

Amber Heard was not the perfect victim and now she pays for it

The verdict in the case of Johnny Depp against Amber Heard is a terrible precedent for victims of sexual violence. / Photography: Evelyn Hockstein (EFE/EPA). Photo: EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/POOL The jury’s decision in the case of Johnny Depp against his ex-partner, Amber Heard, ended a grotesque spectacle that captured the world’s attention and set a terrible precedent on several levels.
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