Saturday, October 21, 2017
A sober assessment of the tasks facing the peace-makers. All parties must compromise and reconciliation cannot be rushed.
An appeal by the main guerrilla group for intellectuals and artists to join in building the new Colombia
International drug policies reflect a bias towards the global north, with damaging consequences for the south.
For the national peace process to succeed, local communities need to make sense of their past and keep alive historical memory.
Real efforts are being made to promote not just dialogue, but real conversation among all actors in Colombia's peace process, at local as much as at national level
The Colombian government has recently launched aerial bombardments against new armed groups in northern Colombia, claiming they are 'narcos'. The groups, however, claim to be politically motivated.
Peace negotiators in Havana have at last signed off the Agreement on Victims, a key part of the peace process and a great advance.
Miners often die in the small, informal mines but thousands still seek their fortune in this risky activity, that the government is finally attempting to regulate.
A new initiative is being made in Bogota to help women stand up to machismo and to get men to change their behaviour
In Caño del Oro, on an island close to Cartagena, efforts to win collective land titles boost the resilience of the Afro-Colombian community.

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