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The Lost Children of FARC Guerrilla Fighters

19/08/2014

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Columbia Female FARC Fighter on the March, Photo by Reuters, Courtesy of trust.org

Allyson Cartwright, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 13:50 p.m. DST, 19 August 2014 BOGOTA, Colombia — On the heels of a grandmother’s reunion with her missing grandson after his kidnapping by the Argentinian army 36 years ago, a wider secret is beginning to unravel. Government and guerrilla forces alike in South America have, for decades, stolen infants […]

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Battles Dementia

07/07/2012

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One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Photo by Chris John Beckett

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 02:51 AM EDT, 7 July 2012 CARTAGENA, Colombia – Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian writer and winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature is reportedly suffering from senile dementia. Born in 1928 in the small town of Aracataca, Colombia, he began his career as a journalist and throughout the […]

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Fernando Botero | Amedeo Modigliani

07/08/2011

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Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, La Grande Odalisque, 1814

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:31 AM EDT, Sunday, 7 August 2011 An Odalisque (Turkish: Odalık) was a female slave in an Ottoman seraglio. She was an assistant or apprentice to the concubines and wives, and she might rise in status to become one of them. Most odalisque were part of the Imperial Harem, that […]

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