How Latin American Feminists Won Abortion Rights
Many argue abortion is not just an issue of individual choice but also of social justice.
Colombia’s Left Finds Its Footing
A leftist has never ruled Colombia. But after last week’s primaries, the country’s upcoming presidential election is Gustavo Petro’s to lose.
As China Eyes Colombia, the United States Is AWOL
The country is a test case for Beijing’s encroachment in Latin America.
The ICC Doesn’t Look So Interventionist After All
Serious domestic efforts at justice in Colombia have led the court to suspend its longest-running examination to date.
Lockdowns Produced a New Generation of Child Soldiers
In Colombia, armed groups have treated the pandemic as a recruitment opportunity.
As Colombia’s Peace Crumbles, Female Guerrillas Wonder What’s Left for Them
Many joined the FARC to escape traditional gender roles. Now they’re being forced back.
Deforestation Déjà Vu at COP26
Past conservation efforts have floundered. Latin American nations will decide whether the new pact succeeds.
What a Gangster’s Takedown Says About Colombia’s Fragile Peace
The Gulf Clan grew in areas where implementation of the country’s 2016 peace deal has lagged.
The Pandemic’s Legacy Will Spur New Protests in Latin America
Increased economic inequality has only added to widespread discontent.
The Hit on Haiti’s President
International observers have stood by as Haiti’s political crisis escalated.
Solutions for Colombia’s Social Unrest Are in Short Supply
As negotiations between the government and the strike committee stall, what can Colombia expect in the last year of Duque’s presidency?
Colombia’s “Progress” Leaves Millions Behind
Black and Indigenous citizens have been excluded from the country’s narrative of growth.
In Colombia, Violence Against Protesters Is Exploding
The United States should invoke the Leahy Law to stop paying for it.
Unrest Returns to Colombia Over COVID-19 and Police Violence
The pandemic has increased debt in Latin America, and paying up may stoke social tensions.
In Colombia, Free Trade Has Come With More Violence
Nearly a decade after signing a deal with the United States, the future in cities like Buenaventura looks worse and worse.
A Green Recovery in Latin America
Stimulus cash in the region aims to create environmentally friendly jobs, but there is room for far more.
Colombia’s Peace Court Charges Former Guerrilla Leaders
The response will indicate the future of the country’s fragile detente.
Drug Cartels Are All Over Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok
Latin American criminal gangs have embraced social media and messaging platforms to spread narco culture and sell drugs.
In Florida, Many Colombian Americans Fear Biden Is Soft on Socialism
By painting Biden as a far-left sympathizer, Trump is getting a late-election bounce with Florida’s normally Democratic-leaning Colombian community.