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  •  READER COMMENTS

    Reader comments on Maria Full of Grace

    Subject: Re: There are alternatives
    Date: Sep 6, 2004
    Sender: American-ColombianPrevious | Next

    Ok, many of us move to a better place such as the United States because of the many options that we have here. However, I agree with the person before where we can come illegally and work hard to attain those "options" in a positive way. We are basically forced to live under "illegal" conditions because visas are not easily given to Colombians. WHy so??? The Americans are constantly promoting and maintaining the drug trafficking by purchasing and consuming drugs. How is Colombia ever going to get better if drugs are making people attain some sort of money. If you make money, why stop? We have millions of options, drugs aren't the only way out and if it were, then we'd all be druglords in Colombia.

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    Response to this comment:
    Re: There are alternatives

    well let's see, since it's virtually impossible for colombians to get a "visa" to the US...how would they come here if not by illegal means??
    i'm not at all condoning drug trafficking but it's a realistic option for many over there. and once here i know damn well almost all colombians work their ass off via legal means to get to the American Dream. i'm sure you'd just accept the bad life...and your right life is what you make it....here where there are MANY options available for everyone but that's not the case in Colombia. try living there for just a month and then get back to me....






    Comment index:

  • finally   from jorge, Jul 14, 2004
  • us customs   from escobar, Jul 20, 2004
  • Re: us customs   from Colombia Bella, Jul 21, 2004
  • Excellent   from Colombia Bella, Jul 21, 2004
  • Re: Excellent   from Valérie, Feb 8, 2007
  • There are alternatives   from Tracy Alegria, Jul 27, 2004
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Colombia Bella, Jul 30, 2004
  • » Re: There are alternatives «   from American-Colombian, Sep 6, 2004
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Sylvie, Oct 5, 2004
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Colombia Bella, Nov 24, 2004
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Colombian, Apr 19, 2005
  • Re: I think you missed the point   from Suzi-Q, Jun 28, 2007
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Claudia, Oct 31, 2005
  • maris fo g   from joe, Jan 8, 2005
  • Maria Full of Grace   from Uptown, Jan 16, 2005
  • the movie is wonderful   from humberto, Feb 11, 2005
  • Re: the movie is wonderful   from Nick, Feb 27, 2005
  • Re: the movie is wonderful   from sara, Apr 11, 2005
  • greetings   from shashi, Mar 2, 2005
  • Thanks   from Sara, Apr 11, 2005
  • I'd..., Would you...?   from Charles - Brasil, May 7, 2005
  • Maria Full of Grace !   from JULIANA HERRERA, Feb 6, 2006
  • Not really good   from Roberto Gomez, Mar 5, 2006
  • [no subject]   from lissette, Apr 18, 2006
  • Fantastic   from Bianca, Aug 2, 2006
  • LOVE IT!!   from Marcia Lemus, Mar 23, 2011
  • finally   from jorge, Jul 14, 2004
  • us customs   from escobar, Jul 20, 2004
  • Re: us customs   from Colombia Bella, Jul 21, 2004
  • Excellent   from Colombia Bella, Jul 21, 2004
  • Re: Excellent   from Valérie, Feb 8, 2007
  • There are alternatives   from Tracy Alegria, Jul 27, 2004
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Colombia Bella, Jul 30, 2004
  • » Re: There are alternatives «   from American-Colombian, Sep 6, 2004
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Sylvie, Oct 5, 2004
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Colombia Bella, Nov 24, 2004
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Colombian, Apr 19, 2005
  • Re: I think you missed the point   from Suzi-Q, Jun 28, 2007
  • Re: There are alternatives   from Claudia, Oct 31, 2005
  • maris fo g   from joe, Jan 8, 2005
  • Maria Full of Grace   from Uptown, Jan 16, 2005
  • the movie is wonderful   from humberto, Feb 11, 2005
  • Re: the movie is wonderful   from Nick, Feb 27, 2005
  • Re: the movie is wonderful   from sara, Apr 11, 2005
  • greetings   from shashi, Mar 2, 2005
  • Thanks   from Sara, Apr 11, 2005
  • I'd..., Would you...?   from Charles - Brasil, May 7, 2005
  • Maria Full of Grace !   from JULIANA HERRERA, Feb 6, 2006
  • Not really good   from Roberto Gomez, Mar 5, 2006
  • [no subject]   from lissette, Apr 18, 2006
  • Fantastic   from Bianca, Aug 2, 2006
  • LOVE IT!!   from Marcia Lemus, Mar 23, 2011