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¿Pero Por Qué?: Beyond the headlines in Latin America

Aug 24, 2020

This episode, ¿Pero Por Qué? is back with the story behind Colombian president Álvaro Uribe's political rise and fall, after he was recently put under house arrest by the country's Supreme Court. We start off with a brief history of Colombia, before covering the contemporary political landscape.


Radio Ambulante episode:

El Hilo episode:

The Guardian:

What the Coronavirus Pandemic Looks Like For Colombia's Former FARC Fighters:

Uribe Arrest Portends More to Come from Colombia’s Justice System:



Music by Chogo El Bandeño used under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Creative Commons