The Shaman (Radio Ambulante)

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Bogota, Colombia — The intense winter rains of 2011 left thousands of Colombians flooded out of their homes and claimed hundreds of lives. That same year, a man named Jorge Elías González became infamous for taking public money to keep the skies clear over Bogotá. Here’s his story, as reported by Melba Escobar.