Gustavo Petro

September 8, 2023
Madeleine Vallier

The election of Colombia’s first leftist president marked a fundamental shift in the country’s political landscape. Has Petro’s administration fulfilled its pledges one year into office?

April 26, 2023
Virginie Laurent y Bret Gustafson, con Carmen Gembuel Quiguanas, Eduin Capaz Lectamo, & Ancizar Majin Tintinago

Para la/os líderes/as de la principal organización indígena de Colombia, la elección de Gustavo Petro y Francia Márquez ha marcado una gran victoria. Pero, la movilización continúa.

April 13, 2023
Aura María Puyana y Sandra Yanneth Bermúdez

Gustavo Petro ha denunciado que la guerra contra las drogas liderada por los EE.UU. es un fracaso total. Queda pendiente el pasar de palabras a acciones.

March 9, 2023
Jenaro Abraham

National Liberation Army Commander Aureliano Carbonell speaks about prospects for peace in the guerrilla organization’s second round of dialogues with the Colombian government.

February 8, 2023
Patricia Rodríguez

While lawmakers debate a proposed fracking prohibition, deepening struggles over the social and environmental impacts of oil and gas extraction loom.

December 14, 2022
Joshua Collins

A history of broken promises and a lack of representation in the process dampen expectations of real change for residents in conflict zones.

December 1, 2022
Juan Rojas and Olivier Walther

The centerpiece of Petro’s "total peace," talks with the ELN will require considerable cooperation between Bogotá and Caracas.

August 9, 2022
Gabe Levine-Drizin and Margarita Martínez-Osorio

Building on longstanding struggles for land, organized campesinos are demanding an active role in the new administration’s agricultural policies.

May 30, 2022
Ociel Alí López

While Gustavo Petro secured a monumental first-round win, the historic defeat of conservativism does not guarantee a triumph for the Left in the second round.

May 28, 2022
Sita Bates

The leftist frontrunners in the May 29 presidential election have promised to prioritize environmental policies, including implementing a regional treaty to foster a sustainable economy.


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