Mural of boy pointing in Moravia, Medellin

Transformation is a complicated word here. For most visitors, the words “barrio transformation” conjure up Comuna 13, a district in the San Javier barrio (neighborhood) that has become…

Exercise in Medellin

Whoever would have thought that staying fit in Medellín – a city of  2.6 million people – would be so easy? There are three operational words here: dogs,…

Monaco demolition and Venezuela Aid Live concert

Two important and very great things happened in our adopted country of Colombia on Friday. FIRST, the city of Medellín finally demolished the Monaco building, the former home…

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