Tag Archives: Colombias

Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines

Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines

Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines Playing the ‘Green Lottery’: Life Inside Colombia’s Emerald Mines I was half a mile into the mine shaft, and my heart was racing. Hunched underneath the low ceiling and hardly able to see, I was following along by listening to the splashes of the men’s steps in front of me. The …

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Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions

Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions

Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions Álvaro Uribe’s Detention Deepens Colombia’s Divisions Colombians, the office said, must “stop the aggression and the extreme polarization that could bring new scenes of violence. To the crisis created by the pandemic of Covid-19, we cannot add a pandemic of hate that clouds the future, threatens democracy and submerges us in a new night …

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A One-Time Rebel of Colombia’s War Seeks Her Place in Peacetime

A One-Time Rebel of Colombia’s War Seeks Her Place in Peacetime

A One-Time Rebel of Colombia’s War Seeks Her Place in Peacetime A One-Time Rebel of Colombia’s War Seeks Her Place in Peacetime BOGOTÁ, Colombia — María Alexandra Marín lives with her cat Marx and two dogs in a small apartment in a working-class neighborhood in Colombia’s capital, Bogotá. She has an enviable view of the Andes, a breeze in the …

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A Visual Trek Through the Sweltering Jungle: In Search of Colombia’s ‘Lost City’

A Visual Trek Through the Sweltering Jungle: In Search of Colombia’s ‘Lost City’

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’re turning to photojournalists who can help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. We’re calling this new series “The World Through a Lens.” This week, Stephen Hiltner, an editor on the Travel desk, invites you to join him on an arduous multiday hike to an archaeological site …

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