I am a Colombian-canadian professional journalist and a lawyer with a master's degree in international relations. I also worked as a social service worker in Vancouver Canada. Currently, on first year as a Law PHD student.
As a journalist I write mostly about women, human rights issues, social issues, labor issues, environmental issues and cultures. I am also a speaker on diverse subjects.
Latest posts by J. Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo
Indigenous reporters like José Abelardo Liz are convinced of the importance of communication produced from the land they want to set free.
In spite of the risks, Nasa people will continue to defend Mother Earth through Indigenous communication, Indigenous guardianship, and culture before those who harm their traditional land.
The death of Indigenous reporter Efigenia Vásquez reignited the Kokonuko community's fight to keep their reserve and collective property.
"The Indigenous put up a fight in Cauca by having their own channels of communication."
Only one out of 161 murders of journalists resulted in a conviction of all perpetrators.
"The yatul is made up of associated crops such as potato, corn, beans, and onion, among other medicinal plants, whose nutrients complement each other and keep the land healthy."
"Being part of Awá families, I believe that any situation that affects the territory, the social, cultural, and spiritual fabric of our people and our Awá families implies being a direct victim."
"We have an overwhelming task and we should assume a leading role during the mobilization"
The Indigenous guard protects protestors by setting up humanitarian corridors
Throughout Colombia, facades of buildings, businesses, institutions have been painted with messages of anger, hope, and sadness
'Monocrops, mining exploitation and other projects break the equilibrium of our health, culture, spirituality on Misak territory.'
Colombian and Chilean psychiatrists plead to care for mental health by avoiding COVID-19 overexposure of (fake) news
In Chile, there has been an increase in drug, alcohol, and tobacco consumption during quarantine.