Presidential hopeful Antanas Mockus is persuading many that he can reform Colombia's parasitic and abusive political culture.
Green Party supporters are circulating images on the internet to mobilise support for Mockus.
Antanas Mockus on course to win in the first round of the elections, as he continues with his remarkable rise in the opinion polls.
what the Colombian press says about the elections.
Gearóid Ó Loingsigh, a journalist based in Bogotá, gives his interpretation of the surprising election results in a special piece for LAB. 
In a special article for LAB, Gearóid Ó Loingsigh reports from Colombia on the jailing of a military officer for "disappearing" 11 people in 1985.
Juan Manual Santos won a landslide victory in Sunday's presidential elections. But, says Gearòid Loingsigh, in a special report for LAB from Bogota, he faces a disastrous legacy.
Ines PG-Ward from Bogota looks at how much human rights abuses affected the election.
A recently released UN report has found that indigenous tribes in Colombia are critically endangered.
Highly respected Colombian human rights activist, Jesuit Javier Giraldo Moreno, has published an open letter criticising the appointment of former president Alvaro Uribe as professor at the Jesuit University of Georgetown, Washington DC.

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