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A barracks and a convent

SIMON BOLIVAR is attributed the following sentence: "Ecuador is a convent, Colombia is a university, and Venezuela is a barracks." Now that we are in the Bicentennial celebration and on the eve of the election of a new president, perhaps it is worth wondering the value of the Liberator's phrase.
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Erasers and memory pills

Last Tuesday, the Third Specialized Judge of Bogota was ready to read the condemnatory sentence against Colonel Plazas ...
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Worse than hell

THE HOPE OF LIFE IN COLOMBIA is 75 years. This means that a citizen can participate in 14 presidential elections over its existence.
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The devil doing wafers

A GOOD way to end with a reasonable rule is to require its compliance relentlessly, even in the most absurd situations.
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Governments and judicial independence

IN ENGLAND, BEHIND the humblest of judges is always the powerful British Navy.
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Atheism and evil

IN COLOMBIA many people believe that atheists are people who are closer to evil than what believers are.
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Santos’ slyness

JUAN MANUEL SANTOS SAYS that the cradle of his campaign in which someone imitates the voice of President Uribe, calling to vote for him, is nothing else than "pure sly."
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Doubt and political honesty

People who never hesitate produce me distrust. Thats why I like Nietzsche's aphorism that says, "its not doubt but certainty what makes people crazy."
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Colombia, land of lawyers

This transcendental legal profession has been largely unregulated and, in addition, poorly regulated. How much should it be intervened?
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