Originally posted November 3, 2013 in: www.resistencia-colombia.org
Days go by, the World Cup comes closer and the system brings out again the most horrible aspects of football.
During the last congressional and presidential elections in Colombia, mainstream media and international witnesses reported a smoothly running democratic contest, some kind of genuine "carnival of democracy". For a foreign spectator, this fact would prove the existence of a real democratic regime in this South American country. But below the surface, a grim reality emerges.