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The Putumayo Atrocities

The story of the near-extermination of indigenous communities in the early 1900s at the hands of the Peruvian Amazon Company.

Colombia: Incompliance, continued violence and crop eradication

Main image: Community leaders, military and San Pablo municipal delegates meet. Photo: Jaskiran Kaur Chohan Just over a year ago many Colombians and observers around...

Latin America’s migration problems

The Americas were shaped by migration, mostly from Europe. Now Asians and Africans are arriving, and there is desperate intra-continental movement in...

Colombia: the dark side of peace in Tumaco

Where demobilisation of the FARC may leave a dangerous vacuum and increased violence

Killing machismo the Colombian way

A new initiative is being made in Bogota to help women stand up to machismo and to get men to change their behaviour

Voices of Latin America – social movements and the new activism

This is a book of many voices (more than 70 of them, from 14 different countries) which testify to an extremely sensitive and uncertain moment in the history of Latin America. 

Colombia: What happens when Auntie AngloGold comes to stay?

AngloGold Ashanti is busily buying land and influence in Cajamarca province, future site of its vast La Colosa mine. Behind the PR, what's really going on?

Peace on the Street in Trafalgar Square

Colombians in the UK use President Santos' state visit to renew their calls for peace following the shock No vote in referendum on peace agreement with the FARC

Colombia: FARC’s words to the intellectuals

An appeal by the main guerrilla group for intellectuals and artists to join in building the new Colombia

Colombia’s struggle for sustainable development

The relationship between the natural environment and the armed conflict in Colombia is deeply interwoven and complex, and the issue of governance is at...

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