Social leader killings

All part of a plan? Study throws light on social leader...

"The killing of civilian leaders is a tradition here. Something which in other countries would be considered a huge scandal is somehow normalised in Colombia," says the CCJ's Camilo Bonilla, co-ordinator of a ground breaking report into activist deaths.
oil spill Santander

Recent allegations and fiscal investigation could shed new light on Santander...

This Monday, it was reported that sufficient evidence had been found for the Fiscalía to launch a formal investigation into the environmental emergency caused...
femicide Colombia, violence against women

Making femicide visible

Isabel Agatón, a human rights lawyer who played an active role in pushing through the femicide law, tells Elly Darkin that the challenge faced by the Colombian government is still a great one.
Rodolfo Palomino, Colombia police corruption

Top stories of 2015: Colombian police corruption scandal

With accusations of sex, murder, prostitution and cover ups, the Colombian national police have been rocked by allegations of dodgy dealings going back as far as 1998 and reaching all the way to the top: the head of the National Police, General Rodolfo Palomino. Mike Mackenna summarises the scandal.
Coral reefs

If the coral reefs disappear, so will 30% of the ocean’s...

With some scientists warning that the world's coral reefs will have been destroyed by 2050, we speak to Colombian marine biologist Mauricio Molano about the conservation work he is doing.
OXXO Candelaria

Bogotá quarantine: The centre under lockdown

There’s always a mishmash of people in the centre of the city and that’s magnified with the quarantine that has now been extended to April 26.

Colombia tops Venezuela 2-1 in first match post-World Cup

In its first match since a heartbreaking penalty shootout loss to England in the World Cup Round of 16, some of Colombia's brightest stars...
ELN negotiations, colombia peace process

ELN negotiations: One step forward, two steps back

Talks have finally started with Colombia’s second largest guerrilla group, but the first weeks of negotiations have been marred by attacks. Emily Hastings finds out more.

Humberto De La Calle: An unlikely rebel

Long-term politician and chief negotiator with the FARC Humberto de la Calle talks to us about peace, equality and nadaismo.

Migration: ‘Without us, the world would not turn’

The stories of caregivers who migrate to earn money to send home – leaving a care deficit in their own countries.