Research shows that in post-conflict countries where women are recognized as victims and awarded justice, peace is more likely to last. But as Colombia tentatively moves towards peace, how much justice can women expect?
When she was 14, Xiomara picked up a gun and joined Colombia's Marxist guerrilla group, the FARC. She stayed in the wilderness for 15 years. Now she faces the challenges of thousands of other women who have left the rebel group: how to come back.
Women in a small town in southwestern Colombia have stopped having sex with their significant others to protest the terrible condition of a road that connects their town to the rest of Colombia. The campaign, dubbed the “crossed legs movement,” seems to be working.
Palm oil can mean steady, consistent income for farmers in the developing world, but it can also means environmental degradation and other abuses. As palm oil expands in Latin America, can it take a different course?
In Colombia, World Cup celebrations turned rowdy — and deadly. Nine deaths and widespread arrests led some cities to ban alcohol while Colombia is playing, which has saved lives but devastated some businesses.
Check out this high-calorie meat dish favored by farmworkers in Colombia. Start with steak and pork sausage, add deep-fried chorizo, fried eggs, along with rice and beans. Food journalist Steve Dolinsky traveled to Colombia, where he tried the bandeja paisa, a dish so caloric it ought to come with a warning label