When Harvard University opened its doors in 1636, there were already well-established universities in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru.
The idea that Hillary Clinton wants to do to Central America what her husband did to Colombia is troubling.
Colombia has been the leading western recipient of U.S. arms and training as violence has grown through the '90s.
I started the Pies Descalzos foundation in Colombia when I was 18, and since then I have been very involved in the crusade for education.
People are not depressed in Colombia the same way people are in America.
I moved to Oklahoma to learn English when I was 16 years old from Colombia for six months; then I moved to New York.
I grew up with a lot of exiles from Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Colombia - I grew up with them, and I gained a family; I gained friends.