Stories about Colombia
The use of internet shutdowns by authoritarian regimes in Latin America has led to organisations and experts increasingly noting various nuances and contexts in methods to interfere with internet access.
As people take to the streets and governments recall their ambassadors to Israel, Palestine solidarity in South America is not only a fight against Israeli apartheid but also US hegemony in the region.
Retired Colonel Velásquez describes how his activism moved from focusing on the military to creating initiatives involving victims of all factions in Colombia's internal conflict.
"Today, more and more trans women are finishing their studies and becoming professionals," explains activist Lorena Duarte.
They’re welcomed by cities that see them as a way of boosting their economies. But the authorities ignore the economic and cultural threat to locals.
The leader of the largest Amazonian Indigenous organization, now divided, believes that women can unify it
One of the most important Indigenous organizations is fragmented. Fany Kiuru believes that women can strengthen it.
Latin American governments have gotten into bitter disputes, many of them via Twitter, at a time when the region is poised to form common fronts on issues such as climate change, migration or the exploitation of new raw materials.
'Hacktivism is a tool of resistance of this time.'
"I am a mother raising her child. There was no conception in my womb, but for me, it's really a miracle."
"I believe that we need a legal system that takes into account the land that we share with multiple beings (...) and that includes in the legal analysis the knowledge of the ancestral peoples."
Music is a way to push back against threats to Indigenous peoples' way of life, languages, and culture due to settler colonialism and violence, climate change, economic and racial discrimination, and cultural assimilation.
These seven famous memes and caricatures give insight into some of Colombia's public opinion on the historic triumph of the political left.
"I hope the day comes when buying lemons is just that and the shop is not another place where individuals are treated according to what they are supposed to have under their skirts."
On June 19, there is a real possibility that left-wing running mates will secure the highest office for the first time in recent Colombian history
Journalism in Latin America is facing many forms of silencing. These independent outlets break through censorship with innovative ideas.
This week, we head to China, India, Colombia, Indonesia and Serbia to hear from journalists and researchers about what challenges the media faces in those countries.
The film portrays "the positive and beautiful version of the country that we Colombians have always wanted to have"
Despite death threats, this Afro-Colombian leader is writing a new chapter in the history of her country.
Karate for peace, a practice recognized by Unesco as valuable for the training of children and young people, is practiced in a department hit hard by violence in Colombia.
Different varieties of potatoes and corn, among other foods, are exchanged to recover ancestral ways of consumption.
Indigenous reporters like José Abelardo Liz are convinced of the importance of communication produced from the land they want to set free.