June 7, 2019
Pablo Medina Uribe

Though the New York Times broke the story on new military orders in Colombia to double kills, arrests, and surrenders, Colombian magazine Revista Semana had access to the same information. Why didn’t they publish it?

June 5, 2019
Benjamin Fogel and Matthew Aaron Richmond

Bolsonaro doesn't need an open military dictatorship to crush his opponents. As the “Colombian model” demonstrates, he can lean on violent paramilitaries to do the dirty work for him.


April 25, 2019
Jaskiran Kaur Chohan and Verónica Ramírez Montenegro

Across cities and rural areas, Indigenous, Afro-Colombian, and peasant communities are leading the resistance against the state’s dismantling of Colombia’s 2016 Peace Accords under President Iván Duque.

April 12, 2019
Raisa Camargo

Demobilized former combatants in Colombia’s five-decade war are facing emotional challenges in understanding and contending with their pasts as they seek to reintegrate into civilian society.

April 11, 2019
Julia Margaret Zulver

En el departamento de Putumayo, en el sur de Colombia, un grupo de mujeres está construyendo tejido social a pesar de una cantidad alarmante de amenazas y actos de violencia contra ellas.

March 7, 2019
Chelsey Dyer

Despite the 2016 peace accords in Colombia, conflict and violence continue due to the U.S.-supported neoliberal economic model. In order to imagine peace, we must imagine a new model of reparations and justice.

January 9, 2019
Kate Paarlberg-Kvam

So long as Colombia’s peace accords fail to contend with the liberal economic order or challenge extractivism and militarism in the country, they will fall short of achieving true gender justice.

August 9, 2018
Lucía Baca and Alejandro Jiménez

As conservative Uribe protégé Iván Duque takes the helm, Colombia’s right wing plays politics with the crisis of activist killings, threatening to resurrect a deadly state security policy.

July 20, 2018
Alex Diamond

Campesinos colombianos en Briceño han arrancado voluntariamente sus plantas de coca a cambio de apoyo gubernamental para cultivar nuevas cosechas. Pero con el retraso de mucha ayuda, la economía local se ha derrumbado y la presencia de un nuevo grupo disidente de las FARC amenaza traer más violencia.

July 19, 2018
Alex Diamond

Colombian campesinos in Briceño, Antioquia have voluntarily uprooted their coca plants in exchange for government support to grow new crops. But with much aid delayed, the local economy has collapsed, and the presence of a newly formed dissident FARC group threatens more violence.


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