Tuesday, June 28, 2022


Colombia: false positives, failed justice

Like Cuba’s Ladies in White and Argentina’s Mothers of the May Plaza before them, Colombia’s Mothers of Soacha continue to do the slow and...

Colombia: stairway storytellers in Medellín

Sulay Pino is waiting for us at the main entrance to the San Javier metro station wearing a bright green t-shirt that reads ‘Stairway...

Structural violence and displacement in Central America and Colombia

This article was prepared for Christian Aid by Nathalie Mercier (Guatemala), Maria Useche (Colombia), Tania Grande (El Salvador) and Javier SanVicente (Honduras) Main image: migrant...

Protest art in Latin America + news from LAB. November 2017

Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, Protest art in Latin America Louise Morris, a member of LAB’s Editorial Team who travelled to Central America for us at...

Colombia: peace, but maybe not the peace we hoped for

Without addressing crucial elements of the original agreement, the revised peace deal risks not living up to expectations in Colombia. It has been a year...

The Amazon Region between protection and profit

New studies of the Amazon show that protected areas represent 45% of the river basin, but in Brazil protected areas are under pressure.

Colombia: famous peace community attacked by paramilitaries

San José de Apartado is a Comunidad de Paz in the Department of Antioquía, Colombia, created in 1997 by some 500 people displaced from...


ABColombia is the advocacy project of a group of five leading UK and Irish organisations with programmes in Colombia: CAFOD, Christian Aid UKI, Oxfam GB, SCIAF and Trócaire.

Indigenous peoples: why it matters to us all if they catch...

This article was translated for LAB by Chloe Budd. You can read the original (in Spanish) here. Main image: Raya, an old Nahua....

Colombia: historic agreement reached for victims

Peace negotiators in Havana have at last signed off the Agreement on Victims, a key part of the peace process and a great advance.

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