Last edition we examined some of the factors behind the spike in the country’s coca production. This month Siddharth Mohan finds out why authorities hope crop replacement schemes could prove successful.
Veronika Hoelker explains why previous failed transitional zones agreements have made people cautious, as well as what’s different in the latest deal.
In the first of a two part series, Siddharth Mohan examines the resurgent coca production industry in Colombia. This edition focuses on the plight of the country’s coca farmers.
Wally Broderick gives an insight into the hell that is La Tramacúa - Colombia’s most inhumane prison The latest letter from the 193 inmates of...
In recent years, Colombia has been a leading voice in saying that the ‘war on drugs’ is not working. Elly Darkin investigates some of...
Proposed developments for Bogotá's humedales have sparked fierce debate about the need to preserve the capital’s wetlands against the need for housing and infrastructure – Diana Mejía takes a look at what’s at stake
Colombia holds the dubious international distinction of being one of the countries with the most internal refugees in the world. Mike Mackenna explains why Colombia’s Land Restitution Act, designed to return the displaced to their land and address one of the principal causes of the armed conflict, has made such little progress.
Mike Mackenna presents the case against the three principal suspects for the TransMilenio’s recent COP$200 fare increase, bringing the total cost to COP$2,000 per ticket.
When it comes to Gustavo Petro, it seems like the haters just don’t stop hating. Bogotá’s outgoing mayor has drawn criticism from all angles. Scott Figler assesses the outgoing mayor's legacy.
Procurador Alejandro Ordóñez is in charge of supervising most of Colombia’s public servants, and as such is one of the most powerful figures in Colombian politics. Mike Mackenna argues that Ordóñez has used the office to further his own political career and set up a run for presidential candidacy in 2018.