Prince Charles Colombia

A Blunder of Royal Proportions

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla caused a stir while on their official royal visit to Colombia recently and, since their departure, the situation has only got more heated. Harriet Marsden explains how the memorial to British Colonial invaders was destined to cause a furore from the outset.
Colombian Peace Process

Colombian peace: Havana is just part of the picture

Lucas Peña explains that the peace process is crucial but it is not the only step on the path to peace.
Colombian Peace Process, FARC attack Cauca

Reader’s view: Should we believe the military?

Our correspondent Ellis Carver argues that the official account of the recent FARC attack in Cauca may not be the whole truth

Oli’s big topic: Consequences schmonsequences

After the resignation of the defence minister last year, there have been immediate repercussions. Is this is a one-off, or a promising sign for the future?
Colombian peace

I’m A Friend Of The Enemies Of Peace

Adriaan Alsema rejects the polarisation of Colombians into “allies” and “enemies” of peace

A series of knee-jerk reactions on Charlie Hebdo

Continuing our coverage from the fallout of the Hebdo massacre, our outspoken columnist Oli Pritchard finds himself in the unusual position of being the voice of reason

Homo, Adopt-us

Following on from the recent ruling on gay adoption in Colombia, our columnist reflects on the couples and children who lose out because gay adoption is not legal
Ley Seca

Ley Seca Bleeds Profits Dry

Travis Crockett questions whether the Ley Seca law is really the answer to combating post-World Cup violence...

A lesson in keeping quiet?

Adriaan Alsema argues that French media could look very different after the Charlie Hebdo attacks Following the massacre at the office of satirical magazine Charlie...
Police Progress Report

Police: A Progress Report

No doubt you’ve all heard the horror stories: Western travellers in Latin America getting on the wrong side of the law, naively or otherwise,...