Hay Festival Colombia Digital

Hay Festival Colombia took place from 21 to 30 of January 2022, with events in the cities of Cartagena de Indias, Medellín and Jericó. You are currently browsing the digital programme of the festival.

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Event 27

Ricardo Corredor, Wade Davis and Patrick Radden Keefe in conversation with Rosie Boycott (Spanish version)

Imagine... well-being: legal drugs in America

 Centro de Convenciones (Auditorio)

Benzodiazepines, opioids... legal medicines that are regularly prescribed in medical consultations in so many countries on the continent. These legal drugs, together with alcohol, kill thousands of people every year, contribute to violence, and are controlled by wither pharmaceutical companies or, if not legal, by organized crime. Two authors from the region talk about an epidemic that affects us all. With director of Communications of the Comision of Truth, Ricardo Corredor (Colombia); anthropologist and writer Wade Davis (Canada/Colombia); and the journalist Patrick Radden Keefe (United States), in conversation with Rosie Boycott.

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Event 27EN

Ricardo Corredor, Wade Davis and Patrick Radden Keefe in conversation with Rosie Boycott (English version)

Imagine... well-being: legal drugs in America

 Centro de Convenciones (Auditorio)

Benzodiazepines, opioids... legal medicines that are regularly prescribed in medical consultations in so many countries on the continent. These legal drugs, together with alcohol, kill thousands of people every year, contribute to violence, and are controlled by wither pharmaceutical companies or, if not legal, by organized crime. Two authors from the region talk about an epidemic that affects us all. With director of Communications of the Comision of Truth, Ricardo Corredor (Colombia); anthropologist and writer Wade Davis (Canada/Colombia); and the journalist Patrick Radden Keefe (United States), in conversation with Rosie Boycott.

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