The FARC is out of the running for Colombia’s president. Who gets their votes?
A former FARC rebel commander-turned- presidential candidate has withdrawn from Colombia's 2018 election. Despite increased violence, the peace accord he signed will probably survive this setback.
Lacking self-awareness? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on Feb. 21, 2018. Trudeau was pilloried in domestic and international media for wearing Indian traditional outfits during his trip.
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Justin Trudeau's disastrous trip to India is regarded by some as an exercise in so-called nation branding gone badly. But we might want to blame the game, not the player.
(Left to right, top to bottom) Martyn Fitzsimmons, David Sell, Gerard Docherty, Steven McArdle, Francis Mulligan and Barry O'Neill.
Why bother chasing big drugs operations when it makes no difference? Here are three reasons.
El Cocuy National Park.
One of Colombia's most beautiful areas, El Cocuy National Natural Park was for years too dangerous to visit. No more.
Get a move on.
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Some of the crucial mechanisms meant to deliver peace in Colombia have yet to be set up.
Colombians look on as House of Representatives prepares to vote on transitional justice framework after 10 months of delays.
Conservative congressional reps in Colombia have been stalling votes on key parts of the country's peace accords through endless petitions and nonstop debate. In short, they're filibustering.
Now the war is over, academia has a special role to play in securing the peace.
A ceasefire with the ELN rebel group is another big step toward peace in Colombia, but the road ahead is long.
A court decision securing last year's peace deal and a new ceasefire have invigorated Colombia's peace process, but there are plenty of ways it could still go wrong.
Climate change could severely impact the world’s coffee-producing nations and turn a cup of decent java into a luxury in the years to come.
By 2100, more than 50 per cent of the land now used to grow coffee will no longer be arable. Climate change is changing the game to such an extent that Canada could one day become a coffee producer.
The Atrato River has been awarded rights. But it will be tough to translate these abstract ideals into actual progress.
Homeless residents of El Bronx embrace after a May 2016 raid that displaced thousands, sending some to shelters and others to streets elsewhere in the city.
Bogota's mayor wants to make the city 'better for all,' but repeated police crackdowns have displaced thousands of homeless Colombians. Are clean streets really more important than human rights?
Major nations make labour rights a key part of trade deals. But what happens next?
The highest-profile Australian currently imprisoned overseas, Cassie Sainsbury, is detained in Colombia on drug charges. She was arrested at Bogota airport in April with 5.8kg of cocaine in her suitcase…
Colombian soliders on parade in Bogota.
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It seems the culprits in a "cash-for-kills" scheme that claimed thousands of lives might find a way to wriggle out of the peace process.
Supporters listen as Colombia’s disarmed Marxist insurgency, the FARC, publicly launches its new political party, also called the FARC.
Meet the Commoners' Alternative Revolutionary Force, Colombia's newest political party. To move beyond its violent past, the new FARC will need a charismatic leader who can win over voters.
FARC members take a long-overdue break.
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The last time the FARC joined in democratic politics, thousands of its members and leaders were murdered. Will this time be different?
The tropical dry forest characteristic of Colombia’s Montes de Maria region has all but disappeared.
Felipe Villegas, Instituto Humboldt
As Colombia seeks to rebuild after fifty years of armed conflict, an emerging conservationist movement is linking lasting peace to healthy habitats.
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It is a delicate – and dangerous – moment for one of the world's most ecologically important nations.
A FARC member waves a white peace flag to commemorate the completion of their disarmament.
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Ending violence is only a first step. Research from Colombian universities sheds light on the role of education in peace-building.
Women transitioning from the front lines to civilian life are bringing with them some pretty high expectations of equality.
Demilitarised female guerrillas in Colombia are hoping to spark a new women's movement based in the FARC's revolutionary ideals.