Colombia’s Santos sparks ire and protest memes

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has found a convenient way to deal with the broad-based protests cropping up across the country — pretend they don’t exist. But with thousands of Colombian farmers and public service workers marching through Bogota, the capital, on August 29, to air grievances against everything from fuel prices to free-trade policies…

Anthony Bourdain discovers Colombia

Anthony Bourdain recently decided to visit Colombia, and with that CNN dropped me a line to pitch a “10 things you need to know” list to support his new show for the network: Parts Unknown. The snarky, say-it-like-is former host of the Travel Network’s hit show, No Reservations, brings a large spotlight to the country…