The young men and women have become the voices for Colombians fed up with a government they say has mismanaged the coronavirus pandemic and crushed hopes of a better future.
By Regina Garcia Cano, Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
The office of Colombia’s human rights ombudsman says 42 people have died during anti-government protests that began two weeks ago amid discontent fueled by growing poverty and inequality during the pandemic.
By Manuel Rueda, Associated Press
Protesters filled a historic square in Colombia’s capital Wednesday to demonstrate against the government’s handling of a wide range of issues including the economic fallout of the pandemic and implementation of the peace accord.
By Associated Press
Whether fleeing war, persecution, poverty or the effects of climate change, migrants and refugees worldwide routinely find themselves in great danger. Perhaps the most hazardous migrant trail of all is the Darien Gap, a wild, lawless stretch straddling Colombia and…
By Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico
Colombia’s three-year-old peace deal may be coming apart. On Thursday, hardliners from the country’s main rebel group, the FARC, renewed the call to arms, claiming the Colombian government was not living up to its part of the agreement. The president…
By Associated Press
The rebels say conservative President Ivan Duque failed to guarantee their political rights after the signing of a landmark peace deal.
By John Leicester, Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
On the Champs-Elysees fittingly bathed in the yellow of a golden dusk, a Tour de France for the ages crowned a champion of an unusually young age on Sunday: 22-year-old Egan Bernal, South America's first winner of cycling's greatest race.
It's been three years since a groundbreaking peace deal between the Colombian government and FARC rebels. The agreement opened the door for land reform, political participation for ex-rebels and a crackdown on drug trafficking. But most of those problems remain,…
In Colombia, an estimated 83,000 people have been forcibly disappeared since 1958. But peace accords between the government and the FARC, the country’s largest guerrilla group, in 2016 mandated that finding the missing was a necessary step toward reconciliation. Special…
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