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Map of Colombia

The Other Look of Colombia

Destination Colombia - Lonely Planet website

Library of Congress Country Study

Information on Colombia - South American Explorers website

NPR's Talk of the Nation radio call-in show:

  • 5/29/02: Colombia, Colombia's new president Alvaro Uribe won a landslide victory based on a law-and-order platform. He also appealed for more aid from the US to fight cocaine and heroin trafficking. What does his election mean for Colombia? And what does it mean for the U.S.?

    NPR's Fresh Air interviews:

  • 1/8/02: Ingrid Betancourt, Colombian senator and presidential candidate. Author of Until Death Do Us Part: My Struggle to Reclaim Colombia
  • 1/8/02: Stephen Dudley, Freelance journalist Stephen Dudley has been reporting from Colombia for five years for National Public Radio and Public Radio Internationalís The World.
  • 5/29/01: Enrique Santos Calderon, Editor-in-Chief of the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo, one of Colombia's leading newspapers.
  • 5/2/01: Mark Bowden, author of Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the Worlds Greatest Outlaw, an investigation into the US government's role in the manhunt for Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.
  • Information about Bogotá

    More information about Bogotá

    Things to do in Bogotá

    Things to do near Bogotá

    Colombian Holidays

    Facts about Colombia

    Birding in Colombia

    CDC Health Information for Travelers "Colombia" search results Colombia adoption resources

    Adoption information from the US Embassy in Bogotá

    Latin America Parents Association

    Villegas Editores: Books and more about Colombia

    -- David L. Gilles-Thomas