|University student Luis Andres |
Colmenares, whose death has become
a national obsession.
Certainly, Colmenares' death was a tragedy for him, his family and friends, no matter what caused it. But does it really rate all of this attention in a country in which many people die violently every single day?
|The grieving family of six-year-old Isaac, killed by a bus. |
(Photo: El Tiempo)
|Luis Colmenares was just another partying |
student until his death made him interesting.
But the Caso Colmenares will continue monopolizing the public's attention, while little anonymous Isaac seems to have already been forgotten by all but his family - and traffic goes on as deadly as usual.
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours