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Veronika Hoelker

Veronika Hoelker is a Bogotá-based transitional justice and peacebuilding researcher. She's worked with civil society, ex-combatans and victims of the armed conflict across the country and has given lectures on the Colombian Peace Agreement in several public forums. She holds a Master's degree in International Relations of the Americas from University College London.

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Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah win Wimbledon doubles final and take first ever Grand Slam victory. In the final they beat French duo Mahut and Roger-Vasselin in a marathon five-setter of almost five hours with 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3

La Roja: Beer for peace brewed by former FARC members

La Roja stands apart in the current wave of Colombian craft beers - it’s made and distributed by ex-combatants of the FARC. The brains behind the operation gives us the inside story.

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The league is set to kick off this weekend, and while the clubs are still putting together their squads, we took a look at some of the players to keep an eye on this season.
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