One of the things that has always allured me about studying abroad is the immense cultural interaction that you are likely to experience in a foreign country. The panorama is even more interesting in a country like the United States where an important sector of the university population is made…

March 13, 2021. That was the day I received the notice that would push me out of the nest. After a long process of consecutive failures that embraces rejections from universities in Chech Republic, Norway and the U.S. I finally got accepted to pursue PhD studies in mathematics at the…

On Wednesday June 2 / 2021, I was scheduled for an important interview in the embassy of the U.S. in Bogotá as a mandatory requirement for the expenditure of a student visa. The process had been long and due to the pandemic, the U.S. embassy had reduced considerably the number…

You have the bullets and I have the word. The bullet dies when detonated, the word lives when replicated.

Within the framework of the “Gran Paro Nacional ‘’ in Colombia and the protests that have been going on for more than 18 days in the country, thousands of people have gone out to the streets to raise their voices against the tyranny. In spite of the violence and repression…

“ In the night, after the curfew, they broke down the doors with rifle butts, they took out the suspects of their beds and carried them on a journey of no return. It was still the seek and extermination of the evildoers, murderers, arsonists and rebellious of Decree Number Four…

It was a freezing afternoon of March of 2020 (March 10 of 2020 more precisely). By that time, I was taking the course “Differential Geometry” given by Professor José Francisco Caicedo, known as “Profe Pacho” by the mathematical community in Colombia. I had two weekly classes on Tuesday and Thursday…

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