Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • Bolivar Square in Bogota

    The Flexible Separation of Powers in Colombia

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    The article responds to the Secrets of Transformation multimedia series, a joint project of Bertelsmann Transformation Index and Deutsche Welle.  Colombia has a presidential system of government which means that the head of government is elected through popular vote and that the executive and legislative terms are fixed and do not need mutual ratification. So […]

  • Rural road in Tamesis Antioquia

    Turning to Localization instead of Globalization

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    I grew up in a time when the barriers between developed countries and developing countries started becoming permeable. Windows opened and I could peek into life in other latitudes.  As I learned about lives of people in other places, I absorbed the message that development meant I should aspire to […]