WBEZ | Columbia http://www.wbez.org/tags/columbia Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Worldview: Conflict in Syria, Colombia http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2012-12-04/worldview-conflict-syria-columbia-104181 <p><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-12-04-12.js"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-12-04-12" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview 12.04.12" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:01:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2012-12-04/worldview-conflict-syria-columbia-104181 Community Radio activist pushes for community healthcare in Colombia http://www.wbez.org/worldview/2012-06-22/community-radio-activist-pushes-community-healthcare-colombia-100340 <p><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/AP02050701844.jpg" title="Residents of Puerto Conto, who fled their village arrive to the port of Quibdo, the capital of the the northwestern Choco state, in 2002. (AP Photo) " /></div><p>The poorest province in Colombia is called Choco province. The Ingigounous and Afro-Columbians communities that populate the area don&#39;t even have health care readily accissible. Alan Gomez, co-founder of Radio Populares, is taking steps to train community heath care providers in Choco. Radio Popularez is a global activism group which builds community radio stations in Latin America.</p></p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 11:33:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/worldview/2012-06-22/community-radio-activist-pushes-community-healthcare-colombia-100340 Worldview 6.22.12 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/bez/2012-06/worldview-62212-100338 <p><div class="image-insert-image " style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/AP060731015123.jpg" title="People who work cutting timber in the northwestern state of Choco, Colombia, in 2006. (AP/ Luis Benavides) " /></div><p>Friday on <em>Worldview</em>:</p><p>Allan Gomez has been training health practitioners in the Choco area of Colombia. The Choco is the poorest region of Colombia. It&rsquo;s remote and difficult to access due to &nbsp;constant flooding. Gomez tells <em>Worldview</em> about his experience and explains why the area has been plagued by constant poverty.</p><p>Then, global citizen Narimon Safavi plans your global weekend. We&rsquo;ll be learning Ecuadorian folk dance and heading to an international festival in Wheeling where you can sample Korean wine and watch Serbian dance.</p><p>And finally, <em>Worldview</em> film contributor Milos Stehlik gives us his take on <a href="http://movies.nytimes.com/person/112099/Todd-Solondz?inline=nyt-per" title="">Todd Solondz</a>&rsquo;s latest film,&nbsp;<em>Dark Horse.</em> Director Todd Solondz joins the conversation and tells us what inspired the film.</p></p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 10:08:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/bez/2012-06/worldview-62212-100338 Space explorers look to infinity and beyond after final space shuttle mission http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-07-22/space-explorers-look-infinity-and-beyond-after-final-space-shuttle-missi <p><p>The tallest building will never reach the skies quite like the space shuttles did. For 30 years the U.S. space shuttle program launched Americans into orbit. When Atlantis touched down Thursday, it punctuated a great chapter of space exploration.The shuttles kept many looking up at the sky but now, it's time to look to the future – or so says the <a href="http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/" target="_blank">Adler Planetarium</a>’s Michelle Nichols-Yehling.</p><p><em>Live Music Button: DJ Matt Warren spins Kid Cudi's "Enter Galactic" with live violin accompaniment by Katarina Visnevska</em></p><br> <p><br> &nbsp;</p></p> Fri, 22 Jul 2011 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-07-22/space-explorers-look-infinity-and-beyond-after-final-space-shuttle-missi