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2019 in Colombia, the year in numbers

As the year draws to a close, we look back at the most important numbers of 2019.

Photo gallery of the protests at Universidad Nacional on December 13

Clouds of tear gas enveloped the Universidad Nacional as ESMAD riot police try to clear the protestors.

Implementing peace: Gender issues lag behind

Kroc Institute reports that 42% of gender commitments in Colombia’s 2016 peace agreement have not yet been started, compared with 27% overall.

Clases a las Calles take national strike education to the streets

Professors democratise knowledge with free public event.

Guardia Indígena join Bogotá marches

Indigenous groups and Guardia Indígena arrived in the capital in recent days ready to participate in the third national strike.

The fourteenth day of protest will see a third national strike

Strike leaders announce ‘El Paro sigue’ after meeting with the government does not reach consensus on key issues.

‘The state wants to silence us’

Steven Gutiérrez was an eyewitness to the fatal wounding of Dilan Cruz, a young student shot with anti-riot ammunition by ESMAD. Since denouncing the attack Gutiérrez has received death threats. He speaks to The Bogotá Post.

Duque’s grand debates: The environment

We dip into the national conversation with a look at what was talked about in yesterday’s environmental discussion.

Women in journalism make their voices heard

Conversatorio Mujeres Poderosas brings powerhouse women in journalism head-to-head

A journey around the world with the history of the cacerolazo

How this peaceful protest method originated and how bogotanos are making it their own.