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· August, 2016

Stories about Colombia from August, 2016

Can Colombia's Best Ever Olympics Help to Heal Social Fractures?

"One more triumph was given to us by these worthy Colombians, representatives of the very mistreated afrodescendants in this racist and segregated Colombia."

Decades After Killings and Displacement, Afro-Colombians’ Struggle Isn’t Over

“Yesterday they displaced us, murdered us, and kidnapped us. Yesterday and today we are together holding hands with the world, resisting death, and resisting impunity.”

The Successful Hunger Strike That Changed Colombia's University of Tolima

"The day I wake up without the will to change the world, will be the day the world has changed me."

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