The Twisted Legacy of Colombia's Aerial Cocaine Crop Spraying Program
Over the last 21 years, the secretive and controversial US-backed drug war effort dumped weaponized herbicide on 4.3 million acres of land.
A Peace Deal with Colombia's Marxist Guerrillas Won't Fix Latin America's Cocaine Problem
Colombia's broader drug problem is, and always has been, that the global war on drugs has made cocaine production too profitable for too many people.
Bulls, Booze, and Pumpkins: The Devil's Carnaval Returns to Colombia
The biannual six-day festival includes a lot of drinking, a lot of parades, and a lot of extremely dangerous encounters with bulls.
The Black Lives Matter Movement Is Resonating in Colombia
Protests over the non-indictment of the New York City cop who put Eric Garner in a lethal chokehold this summer have reached Colombia, which has a storied history of discrimination against its Afro-descendant populations.
FARC Guerrillas Just Announced a Ceasefire with Colombia's Government After 50 Years of Civil War
It's being hailed as a turning point in the long, long war, but it's too early to declare peace just yet.
Is Colombia's 50-Year-Old Marxist Guerrilla Insurgency Finally Ending?
Peace is the word of the day in Colombia as the government closes in on a deal with FARC rebels, but what will the new order look like for the rural underclass?