Columns & Blogs

Venezuela: freedom for Juan Pedro Lares

I want to share a story with those who question the gravity of the breakdown of human rights and democracy in Venezuela.
Read more

Our “common home”

In his encyclical, Pope Francis makes an invitation to seek other ways of understanding the economy and progress, to explore a new vision of development that respects our house and allows believers and non believers to live in equality.
Read more

Indolence against femicide

According to Forensic Medicine, of the 50,707 case of domestic partner violence registered in 2016, 86% were for violence against women, violence that in many cases ended in femicides.
Read more

The Pope’s message

Francis has a powerful message of unity, not only for Catholics, but for all; a message based on a simple, basic morality of brotherhood, solidarity and respect.
Read more

Francis, extreme environmentalism?

To take seriously the visit of Pope Francis is to take seriously his message on the environment. The central idea of ​​Francis' ecological encyclical is as simple as it is conclusive: everything is interconnected.
Read more

Undue pressure in the wrong direction

Why let the United States continue to pressure the government to deal harshly with communities that plant coca, if the problem lies in the ban promoted by the U.S. and delays in rural development in Colombia?
Read more

Is it possible to build a bridge between the Catholic Church and LGBTI people?

The Church should abandon its moral superiority and open the mind and heart to see the daily discriminatory acts against the LGBTI community around the world.
Read more

Judicial misinformation

We do not really know how many cases the justice system receives and solves every year. We also do not know how many civil, labor or family cases are registered, nor how many cases of certain behaviors like domestic violence are processed in the country. And no one seems to care about the absence of reliable information.
Read more

The fantasies of “homo sapiens”

After having beaten its competitors and almost all other species, today humanity's main enemy is itself.
Read more

The rise of robots

We cannot ignore the rise of artificial intelligence. In the next 10-20 years, about half of paid work will be at risk. How to adapt education and employment accordingly?
Read more

Colombia must not cry another avoidable tragedy

In Colombia, climate change and risk mitigation issues do not escape the political struggles in which almost all the issues on the national agenda end up. It is common to see how public policies approaches do not respond to the need of the territories.
Read more

Opportunities left behind by the crisis

The backwardness of Cartagena's social welfare has much of its roots in corruption and the successive institutional crises that it has produced. Except for honorable exceptions, clientelism has been the governance model, which includes bribing oversight authorities to guarantee impunity.
Read more
Powered by swapps