The world was built on ‘machismo’ when it was said that God was a man. A concept from which Bogota never escaped: a warped city until it became a metropolis without a beginning or end, of which the Spanish conquistador arbitrarily changed the name, from Bacatá to Bogotá.
I can never forget the sound of the bombing when the sky and the earth melted into a grey and hurtful mass… I remember roaring herds of German tanks advancing on our battery… the ardent and smoking barrels of the mortars… Armando Orozco Tovar There is a […]
90% of food produced annually belongs to only 10 major multinationals. Companies which put their own profits before human lives. 1,000 million people suffer from starvation on a planet where food is abundant. . Ramón Alabau . Whilst Nestlé bottles and sells Pakistan’s underground water for high prices, many of […]
For the second time, and only a few days after reaching my seventh decade of wandering this earth, I nostalgically relive the possibility of nuclear disaster…this time on the Korean peninsula. Armando Orozco Tovar I remember all too well the great fear that struck the world when news […]
She has been rated as one of the foremost figures in mid-twentieth century Colombian literature. Ten years after her death, homage is still being paid to her memory. Coming very soon within the context of the 16th International Bogotá Book Trade Fair, an emotional salute in recognition of the […]