Alvaro Uribe
‘False Positives’: How Colombian army killed innocents for rewards

Over the past few weeks, retired officers of the Colombian armed forces have been charged with crimes against humanity for the brutal killing of innocent civilians during the rule of Álvaro Uribe

Special court in Colombia convicts 22 former military officers for killing over 300 innocent civilians

The JEP determined that the members of the 16th Brigade killed 303 innocent people between 2005 and 2008 in the Casanare department, and then framed them to authorities as guerrilla fighters killed in combat to obtain rewards

Colombia enters crucial phase ahead of run-off election

Zoe Alexandra of Peoples Dispatch talks about the results of the first round of the Colombian elections and the upcoming contest between Gustavo Petro and Rodolfo Hernández in the run-off

“We killed innocent people”: retired Colombian army officials confess to murdering civilians

Ten retired soldiers and one civilian admit to kidnapping and murdering 120 innocent peasants, framing them as left-wing guerrilla fighters killed in combat

Haiti’s de facto president Jovenel Moïse killed in overnight attack and other stories

Today we look at the killing of Haiti’s de facto president Jovenel Moïse, soldiers accused of killing civilians as part of Colombia’s false positives case and more

‘The police have never protected life’: Cizañero

Artists have played an active role in the ongoing national strike in Colombia. Sasha Yumbila Paz spoke to digital artist Cizañero about his illustrations and the role of art and culture in building a new Colombia.

Peace in Colombia should mean land reform and an end to hunger

Colombia’s ongoing national strike is part of a decades-long struggle against the political and economic elites to demand peace and dignity for all

Colombia’s leaders want to stain their country with the blood of the working class

In the face of a state that assassinates its own people, the Colombian people remain on the streets and continue resisting.

Understand the uprising in Colombia’s streets

After a week of mass mobilizations and violent state repression, Colombians remain on the streets to demand that the government respect the fundamental rights of the people

“The number one demand on the streets of Colombia is for justice”

Massive protests have broken out in Colombia following the torture and murder of Javier Ordóñez by the police. Nicolás Arias of Colombia Informa talks about what led to this outburst, the demands being raised and the structural violence of the state

The tragic assassination of Colombia’s sports hero Patrón, lover of football and his Afro-Colombian community

Patrocinio Bonilla was assassinated by paramilitaries in Chocó on August 11, amid a context of intensified violence against the communities in the region

Two years of Duque’s Colombia: deepening neoliberalism, increased violence and a public health crisis

Colombian social leader Milena Ochoa analyses the past two years of Iván Duque’s government and explains how its functioning has been completely in favor of big business, landowners, paramilitaries and the corrupt