Half Truths

I am pleased that the senator and former Colombian presidential candidate, Gustavo Petro, disclosed his medical history in which he discloses information about the medical procedures he underwent in Cuba and their respective results. I am even more pleased that he is in good health and that the “squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus”, which…

The Narco Brother

How does one explain, to those who ask, the scandal surrounding the vice president of Colombia, Marta Lucía Ramírez, and her brother who has been convicted drug trafficking? How does one justify that Álvaro Uribe, who was president of Colombia for 8 years, appointed José Obdulio Gaviria, first cousin of the infamous and ruthless narco-terrorist…

Posthumous Apologies

The world lives the anguish of succumbing to a pandemic. The emergency in hospitals, the shortage of medical supplies and equipment, and the dangers facing healthcare workers, even in the most powerful countries in the world; fear of the contagion among the population and the economic paralysis that augurs an unprecedented global recession, has brought…

The Only Heir (last part)

A few days after Liliana Laserna and her partner, Camilo Fidel Pinzón Gómez, were detained, Liliana underwent psychological and psychiatric evaluations that would determine the health of her mental state. The World Health Organization’s guide for psyhological evaulations sets standards for various severe mental disorders including schizophrenia, delirium, schizoaffective, bipolar, and depressive disorders. Liliana’s mental…