Tumaco Killings, thousands displaced

At least 1500 people displaced in Tumaco due to armed groups

Following the October 5th violence in Tumaco, which left 6 dead and 12 injured, The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)...
The Special Jurisdiction for Peace

Delayed justice, the Special Jurisdiction for Peace

The Special Jurisdiction for Peace is a cornerstone of the Havana peace agreement, but getting it through congress is proving tricky. Peace correspondent Veronika Hölker explains why.
Court rules FARC peace accord can not be amended for 12 years

Court rules FARC peace deal cannot be amended for 12 years

The Colombian Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday that the peace accord reached last year between the government and the FARC rebels is to be...
SOFA

Colombia’s biggest geek-fest is back in Bogotá, SOFA: So what?

October brings the rainy season and with it an incentive to pull the curtains and settle down for some serious chilling time at home. Luckily, in mid-October there’s a huge celebration of all things geeky and freaky, as SOFA lands once again in Bogotá. Its full name is the Salón de Ocio y Fantasía and it’s Colombia’s biggest event for anyone and everyone involved in niche leisure pursuits.
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SITP buses are back after thousands were left stranded in Ciudad...

Residents of Ciudad Bolivar, in southwest Bogota, woke up to a surprise yesterday morning: there were no buses running. Bus routes were suspended due to...

Corruption in Colombia is among the worst in the region

According to a recent report by Transparency International (TI), Colombia is ranked as one of the worst countries in Latin America and the Caribbean...

Police relocated as Tumaco killing sparks international outcry

After a clash between armed forces and farmers that left at least 6 people dead, the National Police has suspended, withdrawn or relocated all...
Avianca pilot strike

Avianca pilot strike: Turbulent times continue

Avianca pilot strike continues to affect air travel in Colombia. In the third week there is no sign on an agreement yet, We set out the different events affecting the strike.
Tumaco

Authorities indicate police participated in Tumaco killing

At least six people have been killed and over 50 injured during clashes between farmers and security forces in the southwestern municipality of Tumaco.

Territorial peace: Coexistence, trust and empathy

The idea of “territorial peace” is repeated at least 118 times in the peace agreement. It is a thorny issue, not least because of the complex demographics in rural Colombia where citizens may have been victimised by several different players, and members of the same family may have belonged to opposing sides of the conflict.