Additional Web Resources
The CIA’s dossier on Colombia. Basic information on population, economic indicators, trade, and crime.
The Library of Congress’ collection of historical materials on Colombia, prepared in 1988 for the U.S. Department of the Army by the Library’s Federal Research Division.
The U.S. State Department’s information page on policy issues in the Americas, including information on the Andean Regional Initiative and U.S. support for Plan Colombia.
An archive of BBC News reports and interactive features investigating drug production, trafficking and use.
The U.S. State Department’s electronic publication detailing efforts in the fight against money laundering.
The official Web site of the office of the Colombian presidency.
The Web site of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), the largest and most powerful of Colombia’s left-wing guerrilla organizations.
The Web site of the Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN), the smaller of Colombia’s two major leftist armed groups.
The Web site of the Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC), the umbrella organization that governs Colombia’s right-wing paramilitary groups.
The official Web site of the office of the Defensoría del Pueblo, the Colombian Government’s human rights ombudsman.
The Web site of the UN’s office of refugee affairs, with extensive information on Colombia’s internally displaced population.
The homepage of journalist Gary Leech’s “Colombia Journal”, an independent publication with a mix of reporting on Colombian politics and US foreign policy in Colombia.
Homepage of the Center for International Policy’s Colombia Program, an independent advocacy group promoting demilitarization and respect for human rights; hosts an extensive collection of resources on Colombian issues.