Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Guerrilla Movements

The Heirs: the legacy of violence in Colombia

Right-wing paramilitaries, the heirs of the infamous death squads, have started to re-emerge in Colombia. Programme presented by Teresa Bo. Video: Al Jazeera (English), 9...

Colombia – two sisters, the FARC and the Peace Process

This article is based on an interview carried out by ABColombia in August 2018. The text does not reflect the views of ABColombia...

Colombia: election result imperils peace

On Sunday 17th June Colombians headed to the polls to vote for their new President. As of 5.30pm the results pointed to a clear...

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: an election which may determine the fate of peace

Colombia: an election which will determine the fate of peace By Thomas Mortensen, Colombia Country Manager, Christian Aid As Colombians head to the polls on the...

Colombia: Petrol fuels instability on the border

Brigadier General Gustavo Moreno is sitting behind a wide desk in his air-conditioned office. It overlooks the parade ground of the police compound which...

Colombia: ¿La paz es ahora?

¿La paz es ahora? Questions of peace and violence in Colombia An ambitious conference at Newcastle University in September 2017 examined the nature of violence...

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...

On the trail of Che

A wave of nostalgia is sweeping Latin America as the 50th anniversary of the death of Che Guevara approaches. Julio Etchart follows the ‘Che route’ to...

Colombia: the peace process merits cautious optimism

As peace activists, we have become too accustomed to share bad news. However, on this occasion I’m glad to be able to say that,...

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