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Since April, Colombians have demanded change from their government and been met with violence.
Mass demonstrations in Colombia continue for the third straight week. After defeating the unpopular tax reform that sparked the movement, protesters push new demands.
The government’s response to massive protests repeats old tropes of smearing the organizers as criminals. Labels like “urban terrorist” or “extreme vandals” aim to justify the excessive repression.
A young woman shares her story of suffering sexual violence at the hands of a riot police officer in Cali, one case in a broader misogynist problem.
Both Trump and Biden have played on tropes of socialism and Latin American strongmen without providing substantive policy proposals for the region.
The Minga, made up of Indigenous, Black and campesino collectives, continued to Bogotá after President Iván Duque left an empty seat when invited to a debate.
Para las personas trans y no binarias así como para los trabajadores sexuales, las medidas para responder a la pandemia en Colombia y otros países reforzaron las normas de género y provocaron un aumento de estigma, violencia, y exclusión.
Under President Duque, massacres are on the rise, especially in areas where FARC-EP guerrillas previously controlled territory.
Anger over police abuses boiled over after officers killed Javier Ordóñez in Bogotá on September 9.
Toby Muse tracks one kilo of cocaine from harvest to trafficking, documenting Colombia’s changed drug landscape following the 2016 Peace Accords.