Colombia

Podcast
Oct 17, 2016
Image: Flickr/Robert Thivierge

Why Colombians rejected peace deal with FARC

Redeye
After 50 years of war that killed thousands and displaced millions, the Colombian government signed a peace deal with the FARC guerillas. But on October 2, Colombians voted to reject the peace accord.
News
Apr 4, 2016

Criminalizing farmers' activism in Colombia

Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo
Farmers in Colombia are being systemically detained, say many human rights lawyers. Why is this practice occuring and what is the impact of these mass arrests?
Blog
May 14, 2014
Photo: Lynne Fernandez

World Urban Forum 7: Policy lessons from Colombia

Shauna MacKinnon
Lynne Fernandez
Sara Swartz
For one week in early April, Sara Swartz, Shauna MacKinnon and Lynne Fernandez visited Medellin, Colombia to take part in the seventh World Urban Forum (WUF7).
News
Oct 4, 2013

Colombia: Is peace possible?

Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo
The Peace Dialogues in Colombia are a wind of hope for Colombians, who have spent more than five decades living in a conflict which has soaked their land in blood and pain.
Blog
Jul 31, 2013

Not in our name: A Canadian energy giant in Colombia

Dave Coles
A Toronto-based company is trampling on the rights of workers, Indigenous people and the environment in Colombia, but Canadian officials are more concerned with strengthening business ties in the coun
Photos
Apr 9, 2010
A stunning documentary chronicles the efforts of American lawyers trying to take the soft drink giant to court over the killings of 10 union leaders in Columbia.

Coca-Cola doc chronicles a bitter battle

June Chua
A stunning documentary chronicles the efforts of American lawyers trying to take the soft drink giant to court over the killings of 10 union leaders in Columbia.

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