Some 174 demobilized Colombian paramilitaries who are imprisoned will be eligible to apply for release this year under a controversial law.
Galeano, a Zapatista teacher, was killed in an attack on May 2. His death has caused a wave of anger, solidarity, and calls for justice.
On March 12, Francisco Huenchumilla—governor of the south-central Araucanía region—apologized to the country’s indigenous Mapuche people for “the theft of [their] lands by the state.” But the Mapuche people want more than an apology.
Four days ago, 53-year-old peasant leader Roberto Cortes was assassinated in front of his son by two gunmen on a motorbike.
Four days ago, 53-year-old peasant leader Roberto Cortes was assassinated in front of his son by two gunmen on a motorbike. A day earlier, Sergio Ulcue Perdomo, a peasant leader from Cauca department, was killed. Two weeks before that, 37-year...
I recently visited Soacha, a poor neighborhood outside of Bogota, to hear about Colombia's 'false positives' scandal. The scandal has its roots in the country's 50-year civil war. In an effort to increase their kill numbers, government soldiers...
Colombian drug cartels have the strangest ways of dealing with loss.