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J. Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo

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.

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Latest posts by J. Fernanda Sánchez Jaramillo

Little chance of justice for Colombia's murdered journalists

Only one out of 161 murders of journalists resulted in a conviction of all perpetrators.

In Colombia, ‘yatules’ are the Misak people's pantry and pharmacy

"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."

The Awá people in Colombia threatened by foreign armed and socio-environmental conflict

"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...

Colombian students set up humanitarian camp to resist police crackdown

"We have an overwhelming task and we should assume a leading role during the mobilization"

Indigenous peoples join the national struggle in Colombia's strike

The Indigenous guard protects protestors by setting up humanitarian corridors

Street art shows the clamor of the Colombian people tired of violence, corruption and poverty

Throughout Colombia, facades of buildings, businesses, institutions have been painted with messages of anger, hope, and sadness

Canadian, US cannabis corporations threaten Colombia's indigenous communities

'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.

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