Some 5 inches of rain fell Friday night, causing rivers to overflow and sending major mudslides that destroyed parts of southern Colombia and killed as many as 200 people, with many more injured or still missing.
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?
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?
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
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.