Mexico and Colombia have a shared experience of brutal conflict. In both countries, families of victims have had to overcome taboos about speaking out."Memory projects" in Colombia have made some inroads could offer some guidance for activists in Mexico.
Colombia was wracked with violence during the era of the Escobar drug cartel. And while the cartel has been curtailed, regular street violence persists. Now, arts groups are trying to give youth an alternative path to the future.
Two years ago, Colombia's government pledged to help peasant farmers reclaim the millions of acres of land they lost during the guerrilla war. But a new round of violence is keeping peasants from getting back their land.
The immigrant parents of actress Diane Guerrero were deported to Colombia in 2000, where they still live. Guerrero was only 14 at the time, and struggled to fend for herself alone in the United States.
Ingrid Betancourt is one of 15 hostages who were freed yesterday in Colombia, many of whom had been held for years by Colombia's FARC rebels, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Colombia's vice president