Vivamos este Sueño: Inviting Colombians to dream

The Vivamos este Sueño campaign hopes to unite the country around a shared idea of peace. Emily Hastings attended the launch.

Transport Bogotá: Construction to start on Bogotá’s metro

Are the brakes finally off for the Bogotá’s metro construction? The constructors say they will break ground in April.
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Paramilitary violence on the rise

These are the human rights defenders who have been killed so far in 2017 as the spate of violence against social leaders persists. Emma Newbery looks into the rise of paramilitary violence and activist deaths in rural territories.
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Much ado about smuggling

Martha Ferro visits San Andresito to find out about the impact of new laws The Colombian government is determined to battle contraband. And, amongst others,...

State of the Nation: No peace for social leaders

There were 34 assassinations of social leaders in January alone. We look at the numbers and ask why there is still no peace for Colombia’s human rights defenders.

In numbers: 8 days of the Colombian protests

The country has seen over a week of mass protests. We wrap up the national strike so far with some interesting numbers.

Former coffee plantation becomes coronavirus refuge for international artists

After the founders of ArteSumapaz, an art centre just outside Bogotá invited anyone stranded to spend quarantine with them, 13 poets, painters, musicians and other creators spent lockdown together.
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WHO: Zika virus ‘spreading explosively’ in the Americas

Diana Mejía takes a look at the Zika virus, which has triggered worldwide concern and caused an international health emergency As reports of Zika infections continue...

Latin America rises up in unison

As the Cacerolazo Latinoamericano calls for equality and human rights in the region, one of the Chilean activists who joined in jokes that Colombians ‘have more rhythm.’

Colombia’s 2017 in numbers

Colombia's 2017 in numbers: At the end of what has been a transcendent year for Colombia, we take a look at some of the...