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Jericó: El infinito vuelo de los días

Phoebe Hopson reviews the Colombian film Jericó: El infinito vuelo de los días. Jericó: El infinito vuelo de los días intimately portrays the lives of eight women in the colourful village of Jericó, Antioquia. On the threshold between fiction and documentary film, director Catalina Mesa explores what she describes as “the authentic Colombian female spirit.” When […]

The strangest of Escobar’s legacies

Emma Toogood weighs up the three possible solutions to Colombia’s hippo problem, which is spiralling out of control. Pablo Escobar was the man who brought Colombia to its knees. He and his Medellín cartel unleashed a reign of terror over the country from which the population is still recovering. The full scope of his legacy and the damage […]