Colombian elections 2022
Colombian senate ratifies Escazú agreement

The agreement is a historic step to guarantee the rights of environmentalists, Afro-descendant and Indigenous communities, who are often threatened and killed in Colombia

Meet the ministerial cabinet of Colombia’s first left-wing government

Colombia’s president-elect, Gustavo Petro, has so far appointed eight ministers to serve in his cabinet, five of them are women

Francia Márquez: “The vice presidency is a means, the end is to achieve peace and dignity”

The Francia Marquez phenomenon revolutionized Colombian politics and set the stage for the victory of the first progressive government in its history.

Daniel Quintero Columbia Daniel Quintero returns to office as mayor of Medellín

The Colombian Inspector General’s Office had suspended Medellín mayor Daniel Quintero on May 10 following a video which was interpreted as a sign of his support for presidential candidate and eventual winner Gustavo Petro. The suspension was widely condemned as a coup

Left-wing Historic Pact coalition emerges victorious in Colombia

The victory of the Historic Pact is expected to bring an end to decades of conservative and neoliberal politics which have dominated the country.

Gustavo Petro wins historic elections in Colombia

The victory of the Historic Pact is a marked shift in the Colombian political scene which has been dominated by conservatives for decades

Roger Waters pens letter in support of the Colombian people

Ahead of the second round of presidential elections in Colombia, Roger Waters wrote a letter in support of the struggle of the Colombian people

Who will be the next president of Colombia?

Senator Gustavo Petro of the left-wing Historic Pact coalition is running against businessman Rodolfo Hernández of the League of Anti-Corruption Governors movement for the presidency of Colombia in Sunday’s run-off vote

Colombia needs democracy, plain and simple: An interview with María José Pizarro

The run-off presidential election in Colombia in June 19 is a rare opportunity for a left-wing breakthrough, which will help set aside the violent agenda that has so far been supported by the country’s elite

Another Indigenous leader falls victim to armed group in Colombia

Edison Gómez Ortizmo’s Murui Indigenous community had been warned by armed groups against participating in last week’s presidential election in Colombia

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

Colombia goes to second round presidential elections with Gustavo Petro and Rodolfo Hernández

“Anti-corruption” businessman surprised and will run against Petro on June 19, the conservative favorite Fico Gutiérrez came in third.