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  • 278: FARC Guerrillas in Search of PeaceMalcolm Linton is a British-American photographer known for his images of conflict and humanitarian crises. Since 1989 his photographs have appeared in magazines including Time, Newsweek, Der Stern, P … Read more
  • 277: Solo Expedition through the Darien GapHailing from Birmingham in the UK, Daniel Eggington is a keen adventurer and his latest challenge is to cross the infamous Darien Gap from Colombia to Panama.  For those unaware of this stretch of lan … Read more
  • 276: The Writer's Block in ColombiaWe have had plenty of authors on the Colombia Calling podcast of late and this week, we turn the tables a little and bring Emily Tamayo Maher on the show to give us insights into her fascinating life … Read more
  • 275: Richard McColl is Interviewed!This week represents a special show and a change for the Colombia Calling podcast where the interviewer Richard McColl – host of the podcast – is put to task and interviewed by Emma Louise Jay of Conq … Read more
  • 274: The Bogotá CyclistYou asked, we listened and delivered! Ep274 of the Colombia Calling podcast deals with cycling in Bogotá with none other than one of the original city cyclists, El Mono Nuñez. So, in an enjoyable and … Read more
  • 273: Resisting War in ColombiaOliver Kaplan is an Assistant Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He is the author of the book, “Resisting War: How Communities Protect Themselve … Read more
  • 272: Bogotano por Accidente!Mark Litwicki has lived a colourful and varied life and has been a journalist, an academic, an actor and indeed, an author. One constant in his life appears to be his love for Colombia. So, it is a gr … Read more
  • 271: Humanitarian Demining in ColombiaThe HALO Trust was founded in 1988 in response to the global humanitarian catastrophe caused by landmines. The problem was particularly acute in Afghanistan where thousands of civilians were being kil … Read more
  • 270: Amalgama: Female Latin American Art Exhibition in LondonDaniela Galan is a Colombian artist and art historian from Goldsmiths University. She is also a former lawyer and philosopher of Los Andes University, with a five-year background in education and corp … Read more
  • 269: Storytelling for Business in ColombiaHailing from Villavicencio and then growing up in California, Alma Quiroga has plenty of stories to tell about both the Llanos and the transition her life took when her family decided to transplant it … Read more