Colombian peace process
The Colombian Political System is Ravaged by Corruption: Pablo Beltrán

Interview with Major Pablo Beltrán, member of the Central Command of the ELN National Liberation Army, and head of its peace delegation.

Behind the bars of coronavirus: Two Colombian social leaders speak from prison

Two Colombian social leaders in preventive custody talk about how the prison crisis and the coronavirus pandemic is affecting them.

Colombia’s government acts like a doormat for the United States—and its people aren’t going along with it

While the Colombian government may lend itself to US plots against Venezuela, the Colombian people ratify their support to the government and people of Venezuela and condemn their government for ignoring pressing issues at home

Colombia’s ELN declares ceasefire amid COVID-19 pandemic

The National Liberation Army (ELN), announced that it will suspend its actions as a humanitarian gesture throughout April due to the coronavirus disease

Colombian movements denounce the assassination of peasant leader Marco Rivadeneira

Marco Rivadeneira, of the National Board of the CNA, was assassinated by armed men on March 19 in Puerto Asis, Putumayo

Camilo Torres Restrepo: the importance of unity and love in the face of a united right

Diego Pinto reflects on the legacy of Colombian revolutionary Camilo Torres Restrepo and the importance of his teachings today

In 2020, already 50 social leaders assassinated in Colombia

The massacre of Colombia’s social, peasant and Indigenous leaders continues unabated

Colombians return to the streets en masse in national strike

Thousands mobilized on Tuesday, January 21 across Colombia to mark a return to the mobilizations against the government of Iván Duque

Gustavo Pedraza: “The legacy that Carlos leaves us is of unrelenting struggle”

Five years have passed since social leader Carlos Alberto Pedraza Salcedo was forcibly disappeared and assassinated, and the struggle for truth and justice continues

Colombia: stories of pain and resistance

In the first two weeks of 2020, 19 social leaders, human rights defenders and ex-combatants have been assassinated even as the government has failed to take action

Antonio García: “The government forgets that the conflict in Colombia has social, political and economic causes”

Commander of the ELN, Antonio García, reflects on the mobilizations that have shaken the continent in the last couple of months and the response of the Colombian government to the mobilizations

National protest in Colombia against Duque’s tax reform

The tax reform, promoted by President Iván Duque, gives significant tax benefits to the wealthiest sectors which critics claim will deepen inequality

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