Archive for June, 2016

Brexit fallout


A bit of chat in my work hat – Brexit has shocked global financial markets and revealed a country divided by age, geography and class. We discuss:


Peace dividend?

A soldier destroys a rifle with a torch in a military zone in Guatemala City November 15, 2011. The Guatemalan army on Tuesday began the destruction of more than 1,000 firearms collected in 1996 after the signing of a peace deal that ended internal armed conflict, The weapons were delivered by the URNG, or the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity, which was a union of the four major guerrilla groups in Guatemala during the conflict.  REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS) - RTR2U2C5

After Colombia’s ceasefire accord with FARC rebels comes into effect, who will pay for peace? Here are a couple of pieces I wrote last year: and