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Post conflict 2 years on: Reconciliation: ‘Not easy, but not impossible’

It's two years since congress ratified the peace agreement with the FARC. In Caquetá, an ancient Japanese art form connects civilians, ex-FARC, & military.
Student march

Marchers paralyse Bogotá’s main routes with seventh protest in six weeks

The seventh 'Take the City' march in as many weeks was supported by trade unions, social organisations, farmers and indigenous groups – also protesting the government's tax proposals.
student camp

Students trek to the capital and camp out before protests

Hundreds of student protesters camp in the Universidad Nacional before the biggest demonstration yet.
Fragile X, FARC rafters

Frogs, frites and Fragile X: International media about Colombia

Plus coral farming, rafting with former FARC members and a sexy former nun. The international Buzz November in 2018
Odebrecht

Poison shock in Odebrecht corruption case

The suspicious deaths of a whistleblower and his son have heaped more mystery on the Odebrecht corruption case, linked to the construction of the Ruta del Sol II route.

British delegation concerned over Colombian peace accord and state of detainees

A delegation from the UK has urged Colombian authorities to guarantee imprisoned FARC leader Jesús Santrich’s rights to a fair hearing and has asked...
The Scientific Brain

The Scientific Brain: An exploration of how science and art meet

Protons and poetry. Music and math. String theory and....Salvador Dali.

Oli’s big topic: The right to blasphemy

“Back to the middle ages” is how Under Threat guitarist Nicolás Bermúdez described the recent blocking of Swedish black metal band Marduk to me. Coming from the UK, it feels more like the 80s to me: we haven’t had a Satanic Panic for a long old while.
Ivan Duque cabinet

Opinion: 100 days of ‘meh’

The first 100 days of President Duque have passed by. Critics and supporters  of the president have rushed to evaluate his first three months...
Student strikes

Student strikes continue: The march of the pencils

The march for more funds for public universities is the seventh massing in seven weeks, but the stakes are higher as recent outings have ended in violent clashes with riot police.